I recently had the honor of addressing the Fellows of the New York City New Leaders Council as part of their 2010 Institute. My topic was "Lessons in Non-Profit Management and International Development."
Kos wants to primary one of the most reliable and principled progressives in Congress because Kucinich doesn't want to vote for a bill which will force Americans to buy crappy health insurance from private companies?
Some will try to paint our push for candidates like Bill Halter as a "purge" of "moderates" from the Democratic party. It's not. Blanche Lincoln is a radical corporatist. That's not the "center" of anything.
Not only does Pakistan want to preserve its own neck, it wants to be a major player in post-war Afghanistan, and if working with the U.S. to rein in the Taliban is what it takes to accomplish that, then that is the I.S.I.'s new mission.
The sad truth is that the Republican party has been commandeered by those who would rather dumb their fellow citizens down than take part in an honest discussion about what policies best serve the American people.