Tag Archives: Great Society

Politics and Prose: Robert Reich- ‘The Common Good’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In this long PBS style fundraiser marathon of a speech that Robert Reich gave in Washington about his book The Common Good, I got the sense that he was talking … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Firing Line With William F. Buckley: Ronald Reagan on State’s Rights in 1967

Source: Liberty Pen: Firing Line With William F. Buckley: Ronald Reagan on State’s Rights in 1967 What Bill Buckley and then Governor Ronald Reagan of California were talking about here in 1967 was the growth of the Federal Government from … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: Opinion: Timothy S. Goglein: The Moynihan Report at 50

Source: The American Conservative: Opinion: Timothy S. Goglein: The Moynihan Report at 50 I believe the failure of the Great Society and where it comes up really short, is that it has essentially subsidized poverty in America. Not help people … Continue reading

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Blog: Judith Solomon: Medicaid at 50: A Critical and Evolving Pillar to U.S. Health Care

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Blog: Judith Solomon: Medicaid at 50: A Critical and Evolving Pillar to U.S. Health Care Medicaid, is a very important health insurance program for people in poverty including the working poor, but also people … Continue reading

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The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare

The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare The fiftieth anniversary of the most successful government health insurance program in the country, if not the most successful health insurance program period. No other health insurer has provided more health insurance … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation: Diana West- American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character

Just to point out and after you see this, you’ll have an idea where Diana West is coming from. Diana West, is a Birther. She doesn’t believe Barack Obama, despite being born in Hawaii, with a Hawaii birth certificate to … Continue reading

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