“No Reconciliation” Liberals Proven Utterly Wrong by Reconciliation Process

By: Thursday March 25, 2010 9:20 am

I’m hoping for an apology. Many liberals, including self-styled health care experts, told everyone who would listen that the health care bill could not be accomplished in reconciliation. Chris Matthews made a complete fool of himself browbeating Alan Grayson for even suggesting that reconciliation could be used to make fixes to the bill, chastising him [...]

Jon Walker Debates Nate Silver At Firedoglake Next Monday

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 12:41 pm

Over the past month, the health care debate has increasingly become a debate on the left over the relative merits of the bill. Most everyone has weighed in on this, often multiple times, with substantive critiques of the reform package and reasons for the urgency of its passage. But until now, the debates have had [...]

Obama Below 50 On Gallup – Tracks Precisely With Economy

By: Friday November 20, 2009 12:56 pm

A lot of people are taking note of the fact that Barack Obama has dipped below 50% in the Gallup daily tracking poll for the first time in his Presidency. It is not unusual and in fact expected that Presidents will fall below that magic 50% threshold at some point – Obama’s predecessor spent his [...]

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