Late Night: The Tortoise and the Hare, Worst-Case Scenario

By: Friday March 18, 2011 8:00 pm

You’ve been reading a lot lately about the extreme, slash-and-burn partisan agendas of new Republican governors across the country. The good news is, prospective voters are noticing. The bad news…


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Paul Street, The Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama in the Real World of Power

By: Saturday September 4, 2010 1:59 pm

Paul Street’s new book, The Empire’s New Clothes, closely examines the first year of the Obama administration, critically evaluating it within a context of strong liberal-Democratic support and fierce – even hysterical right-wing opposition. Barack Obama is seen very differently by Americans. Many see him as a symbol of how far America has come since the days of openly-supported racial segregation and the terroristic violence directed against the black community. Others see Obama as a dangerous “socialist/Marxist” who is threatening the American middle class and crippling future generations with “big government” and “unsustainable” debt.

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