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Entries by Howie Klein from 01/2010

Avatar Gets the Thumbs Down in Wingnutia

| Posted 01.06.2010 | Politics

Last week I was in Tirana, capital of Albania, and I kept trying to see Avatar. Every performance was sold out. It will get lots of Oscar nominations, including "best picture," but I bet it's bigger in Albania than in Alabama.

Teamsters Local Endorses Democrat Doug Tudor While DCCC Pushes Reactionary Blue Dog

| Posted 01.16.2010 | Politics

I don't recall if the figure was 90% or 95% or 99% but when I spoke to one of the top dogs over at the DCCC last month, he assured me-- using one of t...

What Should Gays Do About the Democratic Party Problem?

| Posted 01.19.2010 | Politics

The disappointment with the Obama Administration that is so palpable among progressives, is even more advanced in the politicized segment of the gay community.

House Progressives Making Another Attempt to Overcome Conservatives and Pass a Public Option

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Politics

As we saw the other day, virtually the only way to turn the Senate health care bill into a positive would be to restore the public option.