Thank You, Mr. President: The Public Option is Alive and Well

If I was more arrogant and self-absorbed, I might think President Obama is reading this blog.  Just about everything I asked for in my open letter was covered in his speech. And make no mistake; President Obama even made the … Continue reading

An Open Letter to My President on Health Insurance Reform

(I will be on the Nicole Sandler Show to discuss President Obama's speech on health insurance reform tonight at 12 ET/9 PT Please check it out…) Dear Mr. President:   Have you noticed that every time you're absent from … Continue reading

It Really Is the Economy, Stupid — This Time, Let’s REALLY Change It!

You know, one of the greatest frustrations in being somewhat liberal is the tendency for others of my ideological ilk to demonize individuals, and to focus on specific people as "the problem." Our economy is damn close to a total … Continue reading

Stop Jerking That Knee and Become a Skeptic!

I can’t tell you how many times in the last few weeks I’ve heard from another liberal about something Barack Obama supposedly said that was apparently outrageous or scary or somehow out of character. Liberals are often absolutely hysterical over … Continue reading

Demand Leadership This Time!

How far we’ve come in a lifetime. I turned 50 a few weeks ago, and when I think about what’s happened during that time, historically speaking, it makes me smile. When I was little, and I had just learned to … Continue reading

The Right Wing is Correct! Democrats ARE Appeasers

You know, I hate it when a Republican is right about anything, but I have to agree with the latest talking point. Let’s start with the definition of appeasement: — to buy off (an aggressor) by concessions usually at the … Continue reading

Bill Clinton’s Lousy Defense of Hillary’s Health Care Debacle

This little clip from CBS News shows Bill Clinton going off on an Obama supporter, defending his wife with regard to her work on health care. Watch this… Now, let me start off and say that this heckler is actually … Continue reading

Stop Worrying About Attacks on Obama

I am finding it increasingly frustrating to watch pundits this year, and that includes the ones I really like. I think the problem comes from the fact that everything they discuss comes from a perspective that doesn’t seem to realize … Continue reading

A Plea from Michael Moore: PA, END THIS THING!!

My Vote’s for Obama (if I could vote) …by Michael Moore April 21st, 2008 Friends, I don’t get to vote for President this primary season. I live in Michigan. The party leaders (both here and in D.C.) couldn’t get their … Continue reading

Clinton Blames Democratic Activists, Not Her Lousy Campaign

The Huffington Post has some audio that should pretty much seal Hillary Clinton’s fate, if not with primary voters, then with the Democratic base in November, as if it was going to get that far. Essentially, Hillary thinks she’s losing … Continue reading