Tag Archives: Great Society

Firing Line With William F. Buckley: Barry Goldwater- The Future of Conservatism (1966)

Source:Firing Line With William F. Buckley– U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater (Republican, Arizona) on Firing Line With William F. Buckley, in 1966. Source:The New Democrat “Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: The Future of Conservatism. Episode 016, Recorded on June … Continue reading

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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 (1967)

Source:Liberty Pen– Governor Ronald W. Reagan (Republican, California) on Firing Line With William F. Buckley, in 1967. Source:The New Democrat  “In 1967, newly elected California governor Ronald Reagan sat down with William F. Buckley Jr to discuss states’ rights. Liberty Pen.” … 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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Cato Institute: ‘Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State’

Source:CATO Institute– Daniel Shapiro on the so-called welfare state. Source:The New Democrat “In his new book, Is The Welfare State Justified?, philosopher Daniel Shapiro insightfully combines moral and political philosophy with contemporary social science to argue that proponents of the … 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’

“In “American Betrayal”, Diana West argues that — current policies today notwithstanding — America began to abandon its core ideals and march toward Socialism nearly 75 years ago. Starting in the late 1930s, at the time of FDR, the Soviets … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Bill Moyers & Michael Winship- Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Crackpot

Salon: Opinion- Bill Moyers & Michael Winship- Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Crackpot It depends on what you mean by progressive, to sort of paraphrase what Bill Moyers said about, “it depends on what you mean by left-wing.” If you mean … Continue reading

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