Tag Archives: Middle Class

The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: The American Prosperity Agenda

The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: The American Prosperity Agenda There’s a faction in the Democratic Party that I’m and this blog is part of that I believe at least represents most of America. We represent most Americans … Continue reading

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AEI: ‘Representative John Delaney’s American Infrastructure Fund proposal: An idea whose time has come?’

“”Although most politicians on both sides of the aisle support increased investment in US infrastructure, few agree on the source of necessary funds. In his keynote address at AEI on Tuesday, Representative John Delaney (D-MD) outlined his Partnership to Build … Continue reading

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The Hill: Congress: Keith Laing: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure Bill Would Be Cheaper Than Iraq War

The Hill: Congress: Keith Laing: Senator Bernie Sanders: $1T Infrastructure bill Would be Cheaper Than Iraq War Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be Bernie Sanders if we wasn’t proposing things like a trillion-dollars in infrastructure investment to rebuild America. And I agree … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: “The Economist Magazine is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family”: Why People on Welfare Should Be Encouraged to Work

The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: The Economist Magazine Is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Blog: E.J. Dionne: A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families

Brookings Institution: Blog: E.J. Dionne: A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families Infrastructure investment, a national energy policy, education and job training for our low-skilled adults and low-income students, immigration reform … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Jeff Spross: ‘President Obama’s Middle-Out Economics is Good, Bottom-Up Economics is Better’

  Source: The Week: Opinion- Jeff Spross: Middle-Out Economics is Good, Bottom-Up Economics is Better I have several questions that I would ask Jeff Spross. Which is why can’t you do both? Why can’t you have policies that improve the middle … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion: Jeff Spross: “Three Reasons Why Work Requirements For Food Stamps Are a Bad Idea”: Why We Should Encourage Economic Independence Over Government Dependence

The Week: Opinion: Jeff Spross: Three Reasons Why Work Requirements For Food Stamps Are a Bad Idea Here’s a big area where the Democratic Party disagrees. Where the Center-Left liberal New Democrats such as myself, disagrees with the more further … Continue reading

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New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: “State of The Union a Window Into Obama’s Mind”

New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: State of the Union a window into Obama’s Mind What I don’t think that S.E. Cupp gets that is of course President Obama was taking a victory lap last night. Which is his … Continue reading

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The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Mario Cuomo- On The Death Penalty and Other Issues (October 12th, 2011)

“Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo discusses his firm belief that the death penalty is wrong and that it is time for American to banish capital punishment.” From The Open Mind With Richard Heffner At risk of insulting Mario Cuomo and … Continue reading

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Bloomberg News: Video: Rip up the Script: “Why Canada’s Middle Class Beats America’s”

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Strange title for an over two-minute video, two-minutes and seventeen seconds to be precise, that spends only twenty seconds … Continue reading

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