Our Unrepresentative House Is a Problem Easily Solved

By: Monday September 8, 2014 2:34 pm

There seems little value in just talking about problems if we aren’t even going to acknowledge the existence of solutions, and there are solutions out there.


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Ari Berman, Herding Donkeys: The Fight To Rebuild The Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics (updated)

By: Saturday March 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Welcome to a parallel universe. A casual onlooker might mistake it for our own. The same people run their Congress and their Democratic National Committee. The same election results toss out half the Republicans in 2006 and the rest in 2008. But in our universe, those events were recorded as the triumphs of smart folks like Rahm Emanuel and David Plouffe, winning despite the ruinous work of the DNC. In Herding Donkeys, Ari Berman reports from a place where Howard Dean deserves the credit.

GOP Presidential Hopeful Endorses #OccupyWallStreet: “I stand by you”

By: Wednesday October 5, 2011 7:12 pm

It’s Buddy Roemer, whom the Legacy Media probably think they should continue to safely ignore, but still.

McConnell Admits Bipartisanship is About Subverting Accountability

By: Friday May 13, 2011 12:30 pm

Here you have McConnell openly admitting the reason there is a bipartisan fetish among the elites in Washington is that it totally destroys democratic accountability.

Lessons from Libya: For Obama, There is No Pleasing Republican Base

By: Monday March 21, 2011 2:05 pm

No matter how conservative the positions President Obama chooses to take, the bulk of self-identified Republicans are still going to disapprove.

David Weigel’s Pathetic Defense of Rand Paul

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 10:30 am

Here’s Weigel, whose panties are in a wad because Rand Paul’s refusal to give a simple “yes” or “no” answer on whether he’d vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act has landed him in hot water today.

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