A significant challenge facing the Obama Administration as it gears up for the 2012 re-election campaign is that the President is not positively defined in the minds of many voters. A look at the entire record of President Obama shows that he has been a pragmatist who, while far from perfect, has led our country through daunting times and achieved significant progressive victories in the face of intractable opposition.
by Nurse Pam •
Employers and health care insurance companies are beginning to add the Medical Tourism choice. Medical Tourism is the act of attaining health care treatment/surgery in a country other than your own.
What? You thought it would never happen here? I have some bad news for you…
by Matthew Desmond •
It’s Christmastime again, and many people criticize the greed that seems to run rampant in America during a season which is supposed to be about family, and spreading good cheer. Bill Maher weighed in on this issue.
by Teeluck Sooknarine •
Many of you are not aware of how the tea party infiltrated and effectively took over the Republican Party in one short year…less even. We were all caught with our pants down when November 2010 saw the election of so many tea party representatives. And yet, how they managed the feat was actually quite simple.
by Winning Progressive •
Over at the New York Times, Joe Nocera had a column entitled ‘We Can All Become Job Creators’ in which he praised Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz for two recent proposals regarding jobs and politics.
by Tex Shelters •
Setting the record straight on the Occupy movement and its goals.
by Justin Boone •
Right wing politicians, lobbyists, marketers and titans of industry, we’re gonna need some detailed WHYs in regards to you desire for privatization and austerity. Your rhetoric is just not good enough anymore.
by Winning Progressive •
In his recent New York Times column titled Things to Tax, Paul Krugman sensibly argues that increased overall taxes must be a key component to any plan to deal with present and long-term deficit issues.
by Tex Shelters •
In the United States, we have divided the political landscape into liberal versus conservative for too long. These terms only serve to divide us and stereotype each other and this infighting only benefits the ruling classes.
by In Your Face Radio •
So who made the cut as the shining role model for all Conservatives to marvel in the 2012 Presidential election? No, not Ron Paul. The last three standing are a DC insider .. A Moron .. and an Idiot.
by Phil Rockstroh •
The recent pepper spraying ‘incident’ at the University of California at Davis represents more than an opportunity to create a cleverly photoshopped, viral meme. The act is part and parcel of a larger collective mindset–a proclivity towards authoritarian overreaction now deeply internalized in daily life in the U.S.
In times of great need, Americans have answered the call to action in the effort to push America towards a brighter future. This is one of those times. On November 17, 2011, Americans across the country took to the streets and began a massive day of protests against corporate greed, corrupt politicians, big banks, and the top 1%.
Those damn hippies MUST be dangerous! Look at how the police have had to respond!
by Guest Writer •
I have been thinking about this whole concept of distrusting and downright hating of the government that was politicized by President Ronald Reagan. All government is bad, all private industry is good.
by David E. Phillips •
Back in June, Wisconsin Congressman (and noted Randian Philospher), Paul Ryan, referred to the President’s middle class targeted payroll tax cut as ‘sugar high economics.’
by The Pardu •
As we view the continuing saga of a dissolving Herman Cain, evidence of his demise sprouts a new leaf. Before Cain’s campaign killing allegations of an affair hit the airways, the candidate had secured an important media opportunity.
by Jenny Corvette •
It takes a special kind of woman to trump Sarah Palin in dumb quotes, and Michele Bachmann is that woman. And to make matters more frightening, Bachmann’s actually pinky-swear serious about running for President.
by Randy Reynolds •
Republicans have always capitalized on the gullibility and fear of low-information voters. George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign is a prime example.
by Chris •
It’s always fun to go through some quick facts about the budget because it’s sure to stir up the Republican noise machine when they realize the bullet points don’t line up with what Fox News has been telling them. Let the fun begin!