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Stephen C Rose

Plouffe Heads The DNC -- That's Best Way Forward

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

Plouffe would be a guarantee of smarts, a no-drama hand on the tiller, a likely tranformer of the Obama Movememt into a Democratic Party on steroids.

The War in Afghanistan Is A No-Win Situation

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

The situation in Afghanistan weighs more and more heavily on us. I took it up in a Huffington Post piece a while back titled Could Barack Obama Suffer...

Why Most Transportation Should Be Public and How That Could Help Private Enterprise

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen C. Rose

We presently allow our public rights of way to be filled with private automobiles. This pattern is being emulated globally. Public rights of way should belong to the public.

Could Barack Obama Suffer The Fate of LBJ?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Oddly, no one has thought to compare the situations of Barack Obama and LBJ, but there are similarities. And, happily, redemptive ...

David Gergen Is Wrong About Early Voting Being Light

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

On a late show on CNN Thursday, David Gergen casually suggests that early voting has been light and hearts sink. Is he right?

The Big Lie At The Heart Of McCain's Ayers Campaign

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

In a deep sense, this election really is about turning the page on the thinking that would divide us by whether we have regrets about Vietnam. Or Iraq. Or war period.

Barack Obama's End Game Will Be On The Ground

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose If Barack Obama becomes president, it will be because of grass roots organization. The people who will make the difference on Nove...

Fourteen Changes Barack Obama Could Make in His First 30 Days

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

If he can infuse the huge federal engine with bite-sized, doable tasks that all link together somehow, he will be a mystery reformer -- a relatively low-key, undramatic force that renews and redirects an ineffective establishment.