Tag Archives: Lyndon Johnson

WAWG Blog: Andy Hailey- ‘As A Progressive, Am I Too Extreme?’

Source:WAWG Blog: ‘As A Progressive, Am I Too Extreme?’ From Andy Hailey “Am I too extreme to want representatives who will unabashedly speak out against all forms of economic injustice spawned by right-wing extremists and their belief that only the … Continue reading

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Contra Corner: David Stockman- ‘Today’s Pathetic GOP: Talks Like Barry Goldwater, Spends Like LBJ’

Source: The New Democrat David Stockman’s line about today’s GOP talking like Barry Goldwater, but spending like Lyndon Johnson, reminds me of Max Boot’s line from his column in The Washington Post yesterday, where he said the Republican Party use … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Win McCormack: ‘Are You Progressive’- Differences Between Progressive, Socialist & Liberal

Source: The New Democrat Before I offer you my own personal definition of progressive and progressivism and there really isn’t any official of progressive and progressivism unlike liberal and liberalism, or conservative and conservatism, I want to lay out what … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon Foundation: Pat Buchanan- 1968: The Year The Silent Majority Was Born

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe you have to understand the 1960s and 1967-68 especially to understand the great political comeback of Richard Nixon and the rebirth of the Republican Party. Once you know … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: The Vision of Barry Goldwater

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Barry Goldwater’s 1964’s presidential campaign was monumental for several reasons. He lost 40 states, lost 61% of the popular vote, Congressional Republicans took a beating both in the House and … 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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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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