Remembering Dick Goodwin, Gone Today at 86
Every 80 years or so, there’s a new generation that defines the best of what America can be. The first came with the American Revolution and the Founding Fathers; the second with the former slaves and anti-slavery activists who fought the Civil War; and the third came with “the ...read more
Is Perez Setting Bernie Up to Fail?
by Jeremy Fassler Within the last week, DNC chair Tom Perez has embarked on a Unity Tour with runner-up for the Democratic nomination and independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders. The tour, to put it mildly, has been a disaster: from Sanders’ refusal to call himself a ...read more
Karl Rove's Giant Delusion on George Bush's Legacy
Continuing in the longheld GOP tradition of making shit up, Karl Rove has come out swinging to defend George W. Bush's legacy as President. In a wide ranging interview, he made the following claims on an ABC interview: 1. “He kept us safe after 9/11," 2. "He moved to ...read more
Obama Debunks The Conservative Revisionist History On FDR
Why we elected the guy. And we've got a clear break from Reagan's "government is the problem" destructive rhetoric and the Katrina politics of Bush. ...read more
"There Are Better Days Ahead"
Obama: "I'm here today to tell you that there are better days ahead. I know these times are tough and I know that many of you are anxious about the future but this isn't the time for fear and panic. This is a time for resolve and steady leadership." "The Only Thing We Have To ...read more