Tag Archives: Democratic Party

The New Yorker: William Brennan- The Night Bernie Sanders Was President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review How about we all go to Colorado and load up on marijuana. Cigarets, cookies, whatever it might be and just get as high as New York skyscrapers and Elvis fans … Continue reading

Posted in Bernie Sanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: Sibling Rivalry: Democratic Socialists & Liberals

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat What’s going on in the Democratic Party today reminds me of what was going on post-JFK assassination in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Even though I wasn’t born until … Continue reading

Posted in Democratic Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ripon Society: The Ripon Forum- Gregory Koger: Preserve The Filibuster- Protect People From Political Parties

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before I get into the Republican hypocrisy about the Senate filibuster which is as loud as Metallica heavy metal concert unclose with no earplugs and as obvious as the Grand … Continue reading

Posted in Congress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roll Call: David Hawkings – Whiteboard: What is a Filibuster?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat David Hawkings is right about what an actual filibuster is. Its generally one Senator or a group of Senator’s who take to the Senate floor and talk forever basically, or … Continue reading

Posted in Congress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brookings Institution: Governance Studies- Molly Reynolds: Limitations of The Senate Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Warning! This article is only for truly hard-core political and Congressional junkies and people who haven’t slept in days and need to fall asleep real quick. Great bedtime reading for … Continue reading

Posted in Congress | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

Posted in New Left, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment