Obama’s Citizenship & Race: Separated at Birth?

It never ceases to amaze me how eager some white liberals are to divorce race from political analysis when it comes to Obama. Bob Somerby of the Daily Howler (who seems to have settled nicely into his blogospheric role as the curmudgeonly Luddite uncle who refuses to replace his black and white TV with a...

Why Can’t More Democrats Be Like Gordon Hintz?

I know I am a few days late to the party on this one but I just wanted to voice my support of Wisconsin Representative (D) Gordon Hintz and share his impassioned speech from the floor of the House on the 18th. It is clear from this clip that things are not well in Wisconsin....

DAV SOTU Watch Party

019/365:01.25.2011 – DAV SOTU Watch Party Originally uploaded by Michael Tedesco Tonight was the Democrats Abroad Vancouver Annual General Meeting and State of the Union watch party at the Lennox Pub downtown Vancouver. The turnout was pretty good, about 50-60 people. In addition, I took over the role...

The Left Has Officially Jumped the Shark on Obama

I had hoped that once the tax cut extension was passed that the noise level from my peers on the left would abate a bit and we could get back to discussing things that really matter. I was sadly mistaken. On my ride home last night I tuned my satellite radio to 120 MSNBC and was greeted by yet another...

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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