Debt Ceiling Discussion And My Appearance on CBC Radio One

I know I have been M.I.A. for the past month but what better time to resurface than on the eve of the Grand Non-Compromise? As I mentioned briefly back in January, I was recently elected Chairman of the Vancouver chapter of  Democrats Abroad, an extension of the Democratic Party for Americans living outside...

Greenspan on Meet the Press

There is a very interesting discussion going on right now on NBC’s Meet the Press regarding the current debate over the raising the debt ceiling which has lead to a discussion of our general budget situation. Let me preface this by saying that I am certain that we in the blogosphere have been wholly...

Ryan Budget Plan Splayed Out for All to See

Many thanks to The Nation’s Chris Hayes for tweeting this link earlier. To no one’s surprise other than possibly the man-crushed beltway media, after closer inspection the “brave” budget proposal put forward by Paul Ryan in fact does nothing at all to address the deficit. Even some...

You Had Me Until This Point…

Robert Reich has an interesting post up today on his blog entitled Why We Must Raise Taxes on the Rich. It is generally a collection of very sensible ideas focusing mainly on the fact that the rich have effectively dropped their tax burden over the past 30 years while the rest of us have taken on that...

When Will They Learn?

Watching the Sunday morning talk shows yesterday one thing became even more clear to me about the tax cut deal, by throwing a Supernanny-esque fit over Obama’s proposed tax cut deal the left has managed to take a winning debate and turn it on it’s head. Ever since the President announced the...

This Surrender Monkey Meme Has Got to Stop

Who the hell elected Jane Hamsher, Adam Green and Roger Hodge to represent Obama’s liberal base? While it is true that Green and Hamsher in particular lead organizations that helped rally Democrats to put the Senator Obama into the White House, they have yet to use those resources to help President...

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