The Old Deal

[This essay, about Obama's past, is the first essay I've published about the president today. The second essay is about Obama's future, and you can read it on Pushing Rope.] In January 2009, at the beginning of the Obama Administration, I thought everyone knew the deal. The Republicans’ eight year...

Minority Report

So the unthinkable has happened, soon to be former Speaker Pelosi has decided to try and remain on as minority leader.  The argument coming out of her camp is that she was the only person in democratic leadership to do her job, so why should she be the only person to fall on the sword? This is a big...

Emeritus Blogging

Howdy CFLFer’s.  Despite Michael’s attempts to get me on the team again, I’m not back — but I’m good for one more post. That post will be a postmortem on the 2010 elections, and it’ll be published on Monday. This is like guestblogging, but since I used to be a regular...

Mike’s Top Five Take-Away’s from Tonight’s Election

Wow, what a night. My fingers are sore from all the live-blogging. I am just about ready to call it a night but before I do I thought I would share with you my initial review of tonight’s election in the form of my very first CFLF Top “X” List post. 1. It was really not that bad of a night...

CFLF Live Blog of the 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Live Blogging 2010 Midterm Election Edition If you prefer to watch/participate in this event by launching it in a pop-up window you can click here. And for those of you who would like to watch the event via RSS here you...

GO VOTE

Hey it’s election day so I thought I would drop you a couple informative links (below the fold) and simply encourage you to get out there and vote. WELL, GO DO IT! When you’re all done you can come back here between 6 and 8 PM EST (3 and 5 PM PST) to join David, Matt and me and many of our...

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