Tag Archives: Democratic Party

The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: The piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made … Continue reading

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Connor Higgins: George Wallace’s Life in 16 Minutes

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Was George Wallace a racist, or a demagogic career politician, or perhaps both things? Well, the same question could be asked about Donald Trump and Patrick Buchanan, unfortunately. One of those … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against Henry Wallace

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The division between in the Democratic Party between the Hillary Clinton, even though I don’t believe she’s that strong of a Democratic leader anymore, but her New Democratic Theodore Roosevelt progressive … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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