Tag Archives: Progressive Democrats

The Washington Post: Opinion- Karen Tumulty: ‘Joe Biden’s Biggest 2020 Competitor May Be Joe Biden’

“Former vice president Joe Biden has finally entered the 2020 presidential campaign. Columnist Karen Tumulty argues that he must prove that he isn’t a politician of a different era.” Source:The Washington Post: Opinion- Karen Tumulty: ‘Joe Biden’s Biggest Competitor May … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Booknotes With Brian Lamb- Irving Kristol: What is Neoconservatism’s Writings On Politics, Economics & Culture

Source:The New Democrat “Neoconservatism (commonly shortened to neocon when labelling its adherents) is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s among liberal hawks who became disenchanted with the increasingly pacifist foreign policy of the Democratic Party, … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for good reasons. They left the American … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt: Absolute Equality, Absolute Justice, in Matters of Taxation

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of Progressives and I mean true Progressives and not just people who use the label to self-identify with because they believe its politically or culturally popular and don’t … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Tom Keane: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth

Politico Magazine: Opinion: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth We should be really careful to comparing people who are very new to elected office like Senator Elizabeth Warren, just elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012, after never holding … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion: Mike Conrad: The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run

Salon: Opinion: Mike Conrad: The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run I agree that the Democratic Party needs a strong progressive challenger to Hillary Clinton. At the very least to challenge Hillary for … Continue reading

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Daniel J.B. Mitchell: Ronald Reagan- Campaigns For Harry Truman in 1948

Source: Daniel J.B. Mitchell: Ronald Reagan- Campaign For President Harry Truman in 1948 If you just saw or met Ronald Reagan in lets say 1978 or so and had no idea who he was other than Governor of California and looking … Continue reading

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