Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brookings Institution: Video: Robert Moffitt: Questions About EITC’s Role in the Safety Net

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The whole point of the Earned Income Tax Credit which was signed into law by Richard Nixon or Gerald Ford, hardly Socialists, or even Liberals, was to encourage … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Robert J. Samuelson- The Debate That Wasn’t

The Washington Post: Opinion: Robert J. Samuelson: The Debate That Wasn’t This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Robert Samuelson that Washington really hasn’t been debating the size of government. But avoiding tough decisions and … Continue reading

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Radical Films: Video: U.S. House Un-American Activities: Looking For Communists in Hollywood

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The House Un-American Activities Committee and then later the Joe McCarthy Government Oversight Committee in the Senate were classic cases of guilt by association. Because they assumed some … Continue reading

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The White House: Video: The 2014 State of The Union Address

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I thought President Obama gave a very good speech tonight that the American people probably enjoyed hearing. Even if it is the smallest audience to listen to one … Continue reading

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VOA News: Video: Thomas Mann: President Obama to Urge Action on The Economy in State of The Union Speech

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger “It’s The Economy Stupid!” President Obama should spend eighty to ninety percent of the State of the Union speech on the economy and this is what Democrats would … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Today in History For January 26th

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Associated Press: Today in History For January 26th 1998 the year that could’ve been for President Bill Clinton that instead turned out to be the year that wasn’t. Because a … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Kevan Harris- How to Reform Iran’s Theocracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before the Islāmic Revolution in Iran in the late 1970s Iran was already an authoritarian state, but in the form of a monarchy under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi who was the Shah … Continue reading

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