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"New Start" and "DADT" Obama Wins Again (Critics Lose... Again)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The president's critics Left and Right all had one thing in common: impatience laced with no sense of history, thrown in for good measure. Obama critics' ideological ideas defined their "reality" rather than reality defining their ideas.

Obama's Enablers, Obama's Adversaries, and the Fight to Save the New Deal

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Democratic base seems to have coalesced around two opposing realities: Either Obama is a cynical hack, or he's doing the best any human being could possibly do. Both positions lead to inaction, and both are wrong.

Friday Talking Points [119] -- Democrats, Sell Yourselves!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats won't succeed in getting public opinion behind their Wall Street reform if they let their opponents define the bill. So far, they've been doing an excellent job defining it themselves, for once.

Let's Get Serious About Teabagging

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

People in the Tea Party are mostly white, mostly Republican and mostly misinformed, but they are also dangerous. Despite appearances of weakness, they are still here and they're not going anywhere soon. Progressives must recognize the threat.

For the Media, It's Tea Party On, Health Care Protest Off

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Hey, did you hear about yesterday's pro-health care reform rally in Washington, DC? You might not have if you watched any of the cable news networks.

Monsanto Watch: Targeting American Farmers With Lawyers, Fear and Money

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

Monsanto is Big Brother of the agriculture industry. To farmers trying to make a living, Monsanto is watching you, especially if you buy their wonder seeds or your neighbor does.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

For all our worries about Big Brother intruding on our lives, Big Brother has no way to stop individuals from intruding on him.

Bipartisan Inclusiveness: Time to Stop Being Polite

Jim Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Selman

When the nutters want to both destroy civil discourse and undermine the democratic process in some cynical financially motivated power grab, then we must call it what it is: bullshit.

No, President Obama; We Should NOT Shut Up About Health Care Reform

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

I have two kids right around the same age your daughters -- Jack is 8 and Olivia is 10. My wife Lauren is three months pregnant. We live in a hotel room, Mr. President. None of us are insured.

Are We Totally Blowing Our New Media Freedom? My 10 Health Care Reform Videos

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

I made 10 short videos about health care reform. I wasn't hired to do it, I wasn't asked to do it. I just did it because the issue is important to me personally, to my family and to my country. And I did it because I could.

President Obama Is Driving Republicans Insane

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

By rising above their bait and merely presenting a contrast of character, President Obama is making the Republican A-listers appear small, petty and absolutely befuddled.

WATCH: My 3 Latest Reasons I'm Voting For Barack Obama

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Every day from now until election, I'm posting an ultra-short film to YouTube listing a different reason why I'm voting for Barack Obama - it's a proj...