Why is the [Obama] Administration talking about replacing Treasury Secretary Geither with a wealthy banker who wants to cut Social Security and Medicare, would lower taxes on his fellow rich people, and is trying to impose European-style job-destroying austerity on this country?
Klein wrote that “as of today, I’m ready to name a frontrunner, at least if Barack Obama is re-elected: Erskine Bowles.” He also notes that Paul Ryan called Bowles “my favorite Democrat.”
I am willing to believe the Obama Administration’s claim that the Syrian government used chemical weapons on Syrians. And anyone who has read about World War I chlorine and mustard gas casualties knows what a horror these weapons are, and understands that even war has its rules. Yet does crossing this “line” require a U.S. […]
I had the great honor of meeting Dr. Cornel West when he visited the Occupy Seattle encampment at Seattle Central Community College in November 2011. I will never forget that historic beautiful day in the Emerald City… I was very impressed by Dr. West during our meeting. He is undeniably one of the most respected […]
No matter which way you vote, it sucks. Romney is worse, but not by that much. It may be reasonable to vote third-party and allow this election to go to Romney. It would teach the Dems a lesson so that in the future they don’t betray progressives. But the costs would be very high. See […]