Monthly Archives: March 2014

AlterNet: Opinion- David Bromwich- What Became of the Leader That Many Wanted Barack Obama to be

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Whatever happened to that socialist whom so many Americans on the far left supported and organized for and hoped they were getting when they went to work for then U.S. … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Omer Aziz- I’m Proud to Say I’m a Liberal: Why the Center-Left Should Reclaim Liberalism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Omar Aziz that Conservatives have been bashing the words liberalism and liberal for fifty-years. trying to make them  something that they are not.  Liberalism is a great political … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Adolph Reed- What Nihilism? A Response to Michelle Goldberg: What’s Left of the Far Left

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat   In last night’s blog about the far-left flank of the Democratic Party I wrote a line something to the effect of “if you don’t like the menu at the restaurant, … Continue reading

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Sam Seder: Video: Caller: Did Affirmative Action Hurt the Liberal Project?

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Affirmative action didn’t hurt the cause of actual Liberals because Liberals believe in equal opportunity … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Michelle Goldberg: Adolph Reed and Electoral Nihilism: The Challenge For Social Democrats in the Democratic Party

The Nation: Opinion: Adolph Reed and Electoral Nihilism Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger A couple of things irritate me about … Continue reading

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Hal Greer: Video: The 1965-66 Baltimore Bullets: The Tall Men of Baltimore

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The reason the Bullets left Baltimore in 1973, I believe, for Washington is the same … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NFL 1980-Week 10-Cleveland Browns @ Baltimore Colts: Full Game

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat The Colts actually looked like contenders in the AFC through nine games in 1980 but then went back to where they had been in 1978 and 1979, which was a competitive … Continue reading

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