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Why the Democrats lost, for complete idiots

From Ian Welsh in Canada The Democrats gained control of both Congress and the Presidency. They then pursued ineffective policies which didn’t fix the economy. They increased deportations of Hispanics. They restricted abortion rights for women. They spat on gays…

Jerome Armstrong bails from Democratic Party

One of the first political bloggers, a hyper-partisan Democrat who coined the phrase netroots, has bailed from the party. Jerome Armstrong is now calling for “real revolution.” I’ve ended my hyper-partisan allegiance to the Democratic Party. In moving beyond the…

Spare the rod, spoil the Democrats

The Republican Ogres are coming! This election is of colossal importance and is Very Important (see the diagram) and you must send buckets of money to Democrats then vote for them even though they’ve continually back-stabbed you. Remember, the Republican…

Follow Obama and Biden’s advice: Consider the alternatives!

Clearly concerned about the so-called “enthusiasm gap” between likely Republican and likely Democratic voters, the White House recently began what is effectively a new campaign to shore up support for Democratic candidates among the party’s most vocal activists, and, by…

Why our political system is dysfunctional

The two major parties spend inordinate amounts of time blaming each other. Which conveniently means they never have to do much because the Other Side is always mucking things up. Plus, such an approach lends itself well to constant fund-raising…