Friedrich Hayek, the intransigent opponent of socialism that Glenn Beck and conservatives admire, also saw himself equally opposed to their conservative agenda, something conservatives ignore at their peril.
These are hard times. Many Liberals are discouraged and fearful about the 2012 election. But there's plenty of time to re-energize, so long as Liberals remember who we are and what we are fighting for.
If the clever guys at the White House don't realize they've hit their tipping point, they're in for a rude awakening when that tsunami washes over them. They're headed into the 30s in the polls and I don't think they have any clue how to get out of there.
The world's most powerful country was brought to the edge of financial chaos by Mrs. Bachmann and her Tea Party cohorts. Americans should never forget the damage that they have caused the whole nation.
When I hear that AT&T and Verizon are key players with other multinationals and Republican legislators in a so-far obscure group that advances corporate interests and undermines ours, my thoughts turn...shall we say, vehement.
DeChristopher's act was definitely a crime. A victimless crime, and an act of civil disobedience, but a crime nonetheless. The guilty verdict, delivered on March 3, was expected. But the auction itself was also a crime.
Today would have been the great liberal Senator Paul Wellstone's sixty-seventh birthday. Over the years since his death, most of us have only missed him more. And the gaping hole his loss created in our political system has only widened.
The colossal irony of taxes in America and how polluted our economy has become with them is the way in which America was born and the role that taxes played in the colonial revolt and subsequent American Revolution.
The Tea Party may just be the canary in the coal mine, the harbinger of a looming explosion. We may ignore its current words and we may even ignore the group itself. We should not ignore the concern that brings both forth.