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Entries by David Sirota from 10/2006

David Brooks Shocked to Discover America Exists Outside the Beltway

| Posted 10.01.2006 | Politics
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The fact that the establishment is publicly throwing temper tantrums about candidates representing ordinary people shows that progress has only started to be made.

The Rise of the Populist Democrats

| Posted 10.02.2006 | Politics
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So, according to the Wall Street Journal "recent political history" should teach Democrats not to talk about economic inequality and populist themes.

"Dems for Joe" Is Actually "Lobbyists for Joe"

| Posted 10.03.2006 | Politics
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You may have read in the Hill Newspaper this morning that Joe Lieberman is now blackmailing Democratic Senate leaders with a threat to caucus with Rep...

Lieberman Continues Attacking Critics of Sexual Predator Cover Up

| Posted 10.05.2006 | Politics
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Think about how much of a career politician you have to be to have your first reaction to a sexual predator scandal be "Dammit, the people who want answers are too partisan!"

Another Open Letter to Thomas Friedman

| Posted 10.06.2006 | Politics
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You, Tom, are showing all the psychological signs of a person who knows they are being slowly unmasked as a fraud and thrown onto the scrap heap known as irrelevance.

How Close We Really Are

| Posted 10.08.2006 | Politics
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Over the last week, there has been much navel gazing about the Lamont-Lieberman race, with some saying that polls showing Lamont behind somehow mean t...

How Does Defending Foley Cover-Up Artists "Protect Kids?"

| Posted 10.09.2006 | Politics
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This weekend, Joe Lieberman got caught on film trying to claim he didn't make statements about the Mark Foley sex predator cover-up that earlier video...

Politics 101: Standing Up for People Actually Gets Results

| Posted 10.10.2006 | Politics
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The next time you flip on C-SPAN and see some Beltway blowhard go on about how politicians should never stand up to moneyed interests, remember that populism is attacked because it can be so effective.

October 11 - A Day That Will Live in Infamy

| Posted 10.11.2006 | Huffington Post

This tidal wave leaves people like Lieberman, DeWine and Allen clinging to George W. Bush as a life raft, hoping beyond hope that the president who they helped push the war will rescue them.

CT's Largest Paper Says Lieberman "Plays Loose With the Facts"

| Posted 10.13.2006 | Politics
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Lieberman has sunk to the worst kind of politics: fabricating out of whole cloth newspaper stories that don't exist.

NEW AD: Why Is Joe Breaking His Three-Term Pledge?

| Posted 10.15.2006 | Politics
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The bottom line from all of this is clear: Joe Lieberman is a man who thinks it is perfectly acceptable to lie to voters' faces.

A Pathological Lying Problem on Display

| Posted 10.16.2006 | Politics
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I've worked against a lot of dishonest people, but never in my life have I worked against someone who quite literally goes out of his way to lie to people.

CT-SEN: Courant Cartoon Destroys Lieberman As Nedrenaline Grows

| Posted 10.19.2006 | Politics
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joelieberman.jpgJoe has an event today whining and crying about Ned's supposedly negative ads, but we're going to be throwing Joe's own words from 1988 right back in his face.

A State Haunted by the Ghost of Richard Nixon

| Posted 10.25.2006 | Huffington Post

Lieberman has been more than just a cheerleader for staying the course. He's actually gone out and bragged that he's the original ARCHITECT of stay the course.

The Rising Threat of Partisan War Syndrome

| Posted 10.27.2006 | Huffington Post

Ordinary people don't give a crap about politics for politics' sake - they care about the challenges in their daily lives. And if Democrats believe otherwise, it really will be a short-lived heyday.

Democratic Party Saboteurs - The People Who Truly Hate Change

| Posted 10.30.2006 | Politics
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This behavior above and beyond any one issue sends a message that Democrats are interested only in their own self-promotion, not in actual convictions.

Still Believe He Isn't George W. Bush's Favorite Senator?

| Posted 10.31.2006 | Politics
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It is more than even Iraq and foreign policy - Lieberman has become the senator who most effectively aids and abets all of the White House's most destructive policies.