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POLITICO Magazine: Paul Starr: Why Democrats Should Beware Bernie Sanders Socialism

Source:The New Democrat The main point I get from Paul Starr’s column are the differences between socialism and liberalism. And they’re not the same thing whether you’re talking about communism which of course is different from liberalism. Because liberalism is … Continue reading

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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion: Harold Meyerson- Bernie Sanders and The New Left

Source:The New Democrat Back in 2008 when then Senator Barack Obama was running for president, the New-Left in America which were predominantly Millennial’s in their twenties and Gen-Xer’s in their thirties and forties, overwhelmingly supported Senator Obama’s presidential campaign. Why? … Continue reading

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Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews- ‘Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive’

Source:MSNBC-Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton, on Hardball With Chris Matthews in 2016. “There was a curious moment recently in an interview with Hillary Clinton that might interest our political science and philosophy majors. Chris … Continue reading

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The Federalist: Opinion- David Harsanyi- Republicans, Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Senate Republicans, have all the motivation in the world to not only be in favor of the filibuster, but to want to keep it even though they’re current in the … Continue reading

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The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech I believe President Obama, gave one of his best speeches tonight. Because it wasn’t a laundry list of … Continue reading

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The Nation: Rebecca Vallas & Melissa Boteach: Paul Ryan Just Accidentally Made a Great Case For Raising The Minimum Wage

Source:The New Democrat Am I missing something here, or has The Nation come back down to Planet Earth and finally just left Planet Utopia where there’s no such thing as war, poverty, bigotry, everything that most people see as bad? … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin: Paul Ryan & The Long History of Political Beards

Source:The Daily Review When I first saw new Speaker of The House Paul Ryan and his new beard I guess a week ago, I thought, ‘great, here’s another political faker wannabe. Someone who wants to fit in with the Millennial … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office After spending a few months trying to lead the Tea Party and rest of the … Continue reading

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