Monthly Archives: March 2015

Real Time: Bill Maher Interviewing Mike Huckabee

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Is it just me, or does Mike Huckabee sound like he’s moderating? One of the advantages of living in such a huge vast diverse developed liberal democracy like America, is … Continue reading

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CBS News: Fidel Castro on Face The Nation, in 1959

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus This was just after the Castro Communists had taken power in Cuba in 1958, from the authoritarian Batista Regime there, after winning the Cuban Civil War. Cuba replaces one authoritarian … Continue reading

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Brave New Foundation: Tom Hayden on His Life as a Political Activist

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I was hoping this interview would be about if not mostly about if not the whole thing being about the 1960s. The New Left, anti-war movement, the Vietnam War and … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: What Will Happen After Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Retires?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus It must be a slow news day if I’m blogging about the retirement of a U.S. Senator. Even Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Democrat in Congress and … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick- “Lets Just Get Rid of The Hyde Amendment”: Pro-Choice is Not Choosing Others to Pay For Your Choices

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I going to get to The Hyde Amendment and why I support that and why I’m against public funding for abortions. But I also want to use this opportunity to … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Sasha Abramsky- “Sharing The Wealth”: Why Expanding Economic Freedom is Better

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve been asked several times why I’m a Liberal and what it means to be a Liberal, to define Liberal, define liberalism. And I give the same answers to all … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run

Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I agree that the Democratic Party needs a strong progressive challenger to … Continue reading

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