Obama’s Gen44 Speech Has Sully Inspired Again

I knew it wouldn’t be long before he was back. Obama’s speech to Gen44 tonight knocked my socks off. It’s streaming on CSPAN here. If you’ve forgotten why many of you worked your ass off for this guy, and felt hope for the first time in many years, watch it. He deserves criticism...

Can We Agree That Dems Do Not Want To Lose In November?

Three categories of arguments, at least three major groupings of valuable members of the Democratic base, not one whom is calling for for Dems to vote for Republicans or stay home in November. Roughly speaking, there are three different strains of argument or sentiment on the left right now. The first is...

Time To Come To Your Senses

As I said in the comment debate I had earlier with Kyle over this post, agreeing with Peter Daou about the President’s failings does not equal sitting on my hands come November. Apparently Digby feels the same. My feeling aren’t hurt by Obama finger wagging about the base being ungrateful. I...

The Writing on the Wall is Left Handed

A week ago I chose to mark my return to this blog by taking exception to a trend that seemed to be emanating from leading voices in the Progressive movement. In this case I was referring to Glenn Greenwald and Jane Hamsher calling out the President for his antagonistic comments directed at his base during a...

Tea Party Derangement Syndrome

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past six months it is clear that the ‘Tea Party’ supported candidates are garnering significant support from the frustrated Republican right as well as the media. While it has yet to be seen exactly how many actual voters will support these people...

More Sage Advice From Clinton

It looks like Bill has done a pretty decent job of framing a winning Democratic message for the next five weeks. Former President Bill Clinton says Democrats can still pull the November elections out of the fire if they refute Republican arguments and keep the vote from becoming a referendum on President...

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