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Entries by David Sirota from 03/2008

Fareed Zakaria's "Expertise" and the Elite's Insulting Dishonesty

| Posted 03.03.2008 | Politics

McCain and Zakaria say NAFTA has been terrific for Mexico -- a place where economic inequality, poverty and political unrest runs rampant.

The Clinton-Lieberman Connection

| Posted 03.05.2008 | Politics

If politicians are rewarded for lying about their record on the war and on globalization, they will feel emboldened to keep lying when those rhetorical debates turn into legislative negotiations.

Hope In the Time of NAFTA

| Posted 03.07.2008 | Politics

Hillary has made the entire NAFTA debate about an uncorroborated report from the right-wing Canadian government designed to embarrass Obama. Even more incredibly, the media followed right along.

The False Assumptions In the "Electability" Arguments

| Posted 03.09.2008 | Politics

Hillary Clinton -- the person who became First Lady because of a major change in the electoral map -- is nonetheless arguing the map can never change,

Mississippi & the "Electability" Arguments

| Posted 03.11.2008 | Politics

Mississippi is exactly the kind of state that a Democrat could flip in a general election against a non-southern Republican like John McCain.

NEWS FLASH: Hillary Clinton Is From Pennsylvania...Not IL...Or AR...Or NY...Or TX...

| Posted 03.12.2008 | Politics

Remember when Hillary Clinton moved to New York and adopted it as her home by idiotically putting on a Yankees hat? And remember how Hillary Clinton t...

The Lesson of Nixonland Haunts '08 Swing State

| Posted 03.14.2008 | Politics

Fortunately for progressives, as the Republican Party has imploded nationally, they have turned to the ballot initiative strategy of Richard Nixon -- a strategy that drove the GOP into the ground.

Papers Expose Lies of Clinton, Emanuel & Gergen On NAFTA

| Posted 03.20.2008 | Politics

Can a Wall Street-backed candidate who denies the undeniable past be trusted with the future?

New Housing Crisis, Old Isms

| Posted 03.21.2008 | Politics

The good news is that Congress seems to be getting a wee bit more interested in the Fed's shady behavior.

Is Wright Right About Racism?

| Posted 03.28.2008 | Politics

The intolerance the media lynch mob has shown toward Wright is a telling double standard proving his fundamental thesis correct.

New Report: The Race Chasm and the Clinton Firewall

| Posted 03.31.2008 | Politics

In predominantly white states, racism or subtle race-coded messages are not all that devastating a weapon against a black candidate -- especially in a Democratic primary.