Tag Archives: Progressive Democrats

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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The American Prospect: Opinion- Julian E. Zelizer: When Progressives Were Organized

Source: The American Prospect: Opinion- Julian Zelizer: When Progressives Were Organized The Democratic Study Group that Julian Zelizer, was a coalition of FDR/LBJ Progressive Democrats who gave America the New Deal, Great Society and the civil rights laws of the 1960s. … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Michael Gerson- Are Democrats Stuck in 1979?: How The Democratic Party Has Changed

The Washington: Opinion- Michael Gerson- Are Democrats Stuck in 1979 Just to answer Mike Gerson’s title of his column, no. Democrats are not stuck in 1979, but some are. Pre-1976 and why the Democratic Party lost back-to-back presidential elections in … Continue reading

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Daniel JB Mitchell: Huey Long- ‘Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s’

Source:The Daily Times Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and making American capitalism work for more people. But … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: Video: Ted Kennedy: Why do You Want to be President?

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Anyone who doesn’t know why they want to be President of the United States, should not run for President. It is too big of a job to have someone … Continue reading

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Video Activist Network: The Best Man From 1964: Some Things Never Change

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState 1975 on Blogger, October, 2011 I saw The Best Man the 1964 version for the first time in late 2008, during that presidential election between Barack Obama and John McCain on Turner … Continue reading

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