Exclusive: Sen. Schatz’s new health care idea could be the Democratic Party’s future

Exclusive: Sen. Schatz’s new health care idea could be the Democratic Party’s future

Rep. Rangel’s bill to reinstate the draft

WASHINGTON – Rep. Charles Rangel plans to resurrect a bill to reinstate the draft when Democrats take power in January, but the idea got a chilly reception yesterday in the heart of his Harlem district. From New York Daily News – Politics – Rangel feelin’ a draft Last time he brought this up, Mr. Rangel… Continue reading Rep. Rangel’s bill to reinstate the draft

the end of caveman-style conservativism

As pathetic, desperate efforts to spin an electoral loss of historic proportions go, this line of thinking makes the kind of faux intuitive sense that is pure talking point gold. The concocters of this poppycock deserve some credit. They were ready and waiting to unleash the conservative Democratic mandate and we’ll hear no end of… Continue reading the end of caveman-style conservativism

Under Fire, Top Dem Leaves Ethics Post

Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) is stepping down from his post as Ranking Member on the House ethics committee, Roll Call’s John Bresnahan reports this afternoon, quoting anonymous sources. From TPM Wanna know the difference between the Dems and the GOP? This is an excellent example. Here you have a scandal involving a top ranking Dem… Continue reading Under Fire, Top Dem Leaves Ethics Post

How the Democratic Party Can Change Its Pronouns

One difference between a Democrat and a Republican is that when a Republican criticizes his party, he uses the pronoun ‘we’. From MyDD No one should use we when referring to a political organization unless that person is in a leadership role in that organization. Liberals and Progressives should not buy into GOPer group think.… Continue reading How the Democratic Party Can Change Its Pronouns

Leading New York Mayors Endorse Spitzer

New York, NY (December 5, 2005) – Spitzer 2006, Eliot Spitzer’s campaign for Governor today announced the support of 35 city mayors and mayors-elect from across the state. The list of supportive mayors includes all of the largest upstate cities, as well as leading mayors from smaller cities. For more, head over to the Spitzer… Continue reading Leading New York Mayors Endorse Spitzer