Category Archives: Medicare

Our Fighting Leader Obama

My Top 5 Picks: Tomgram: David Bromwich, George W. Obama? from TomDispatch – Blog by David Bromwich Obama Slipping: Black America Waking Up – To the Nightmare from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford What’s the Matter with Obama? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama v. Bush … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: Down and Out at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Down and Out at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall 1 person liked this What I Would Do If I Were Obama Jobs, jobs, jobs. Throughout the presidency of Barack Obama, Americans have been preoccupied with jobs. … Continue reading

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Obama: Who is he? Friend or Foe?

David Sirota FRIDAY, AUG 5, 2011 07:01 ET Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal) The president has the political muscle to enact a progressive agenda, but he doesn’t want to BY DAVID SIROTA Reuters Barack Obama is a lot … Continue reading

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Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal)

FRIDAY, AUG 5, 2011 07:01 ET Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal) The president has the political muscle to enact a progressive agenda, but he doesn’t want to BY DAVID SIROTA Reuters Barack Obama is a lot of things … Continue reading

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The administration’s stated budget priorities: cut social programs to save “Defense” (aka War)

The administration’s stated budget priorities from Glenn Greenwald by Glenn Greenwald 8 people liked this (updated below – Update II) The theory of Round II of the debt deal is that both parties will be motivated to reach an agreement in the “Super-Committee” on how to … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 7/28/11: Geller, Anti-Jihadi Blogs Have ‘Very Real Blood of Children on Their Hands’

The Race Gap Becomes a Chasm from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall During the economic collapse of 2005-09, the median wealth of Hispanics fell 66%, of blacks 53%, and whites 16%. INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now … Continue reading

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Obama: recent blog posts about his role in the deficit crisis

Taibbi: The Debt Ceiling Deal—Democrats take a dive from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius This is just starting to make the rounds, and it should. It presents the other frame to the “poor Obama is … Continue reading

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The myth of Obama’s “blunders” and “weakness”

The myth of Obama’s “blunders” and “weakness” from Glenn Greenwald by Glenn Greenwald With the details of the pending debt deal now emerging (and for a very good explanation of the key terms, see this post by former Biden economic adviser Jared Bernstein), a … Continue reading

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Ransom Paid

Ransom Paid from Robert Reich 12 people liked this   Anyone who characterizes the deal between the President, Democratic, and Republican leaders as a victory for the American people over partisanship understands neither economics nor politics. The deal does not raise … Continue reading

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[CPUSA] Obama Administration as Weimar Republic

CPUSA analysis (title is only a part of their analysis) Comments are interesting too The Reactionary Republican Menace, and Not Only to the Economy from PA Editors Blog by Political Affairs As working people are mobilizing  through the country to … Continue reading

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