Democratic Party Goes Soul-Searching

By: Monday February 23, 2015 10:05 am

What does the Democratic Party stand for? No one seems to know, not even Democrats according to a recent report published by the Democratic National Committee. The report, authored by a group within the DNC called the Democratic Victory Task Force, states that “It is strongly believed that the Democratic Party is loosely understood as [...]

Democrat’s Demographic Fatalism Facing Critiques

By: Monday November 17, 2014 10:19 am

Is there really an emerging electoral majority for the Democratic Party? Given the results of the last election this question seems silly to even ask, but the belief that the demographic changes occurring in America predestine the Democratic Party to dominate future elections has become the consolation for every defeat the Democrats have faced. The [...]

Third Way’s Attack On Elizabeth Warren Prompted By Calls For Expanding Social Security

By: Monday December 9, 2013 5:42 am

Why did Third Way launch an attack on Senator Elizabeth Warren? According to one of the op-ed writers it was Warren’s support for a plan to expand Social Security that was the “final moment.” Clearly an unforgivable offense against the bondholders that Third Way represents who want general austerity and cuts to Social Security to ensure [...]

Wall Street Lobbyist Actual Author Of House Democrats’ Letter To Weaken Investor Protections

By: Thursday August 15, 2013 8:30 am

Despite the incredible suffering the 2008 financial crisis caused on the traditional constituents of the Democratic Party it seems Wall Street still calls the shots. A letter sent to federal regulators from so-called progressive Democrats calling for weaker investor protections for retirement accounts was actually written by a Wall Street lobbyist. A letter that a [...]

Nancy Pelosi Driving Force Behind Saving the NSA Spying Program

By: Friday July 26, 2013 7:55 am

It was kind of odd to see the Democratic Party Leadership vote to spy on Americans given the party’s alleged commitment to civil liberties. Now it is reported that not only did the Democratic Leadership vote against the bill but that Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the driving force behind saving the NSA spying program. [...]

Congressional Democrats Pushing Back Against Obama’s Austerity Budget

By: Tuesday April 30, 2013 5:48 am

As the latest reports indicate that the U.S. economy is slowing down and the intellectual foundation for austerity economics has been discredited, Congressional Democrats are pushing back against President Obama’s austerity budget. Democrats in the Senate and even more in the House no longer see the logic in austerity cuts to social programs such as [...]

Democratic Party Divided As Obama Inauguration Approaches

By: Friday January 18, 2013 6:47 am

The Democratic Party has always prided itself on having a “big tent.” But representing a diversity of interests is different than representing conflicting interests. As President Obama’s Second Inauguration approaches the divisions within the Democratic Party over wealth inequality and social justice are boiling to the surface. From Politico: As President Barack Obama approaches his [...]

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