Monthly Archives: June 2014

Washington Post: Opinion: EJ Dionne: The Vital Incoherent Center: What Makes up the Political Left & Political Right

American Voters The Washington Post: Opinion: EJ Dionne: The Vital Incoherent Center Again it depends on what you mean by liberal and conservative and you do lump Religious Conservatives, Neoconservatives and Libertarians in with Conservatives on the Right and do … Continue reading

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Detroit Pistons Official: Video: Unforgettable Moments: The Jordan Rules

The Jordan Rules was a Detroit Pistons defense that was designed to stop the great Michael Jordan from the Chicago Bulls. It was created by the great Pistons point guard Isaiah Thomas and one of the Pistons assistant coaches. I … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: Constitution Daily: NCC Staff: Danielle Allen Traces Equality in the Declaration of Independence: Freedom and Equality in a Liberal Democracy

Event preview: Scholar traces equality in the Declaration of Independence. Freedom vs. equality which I guess has been an ongoing debate between Progressives and Libertarians perhaps for an indefinite time now. And this whole discussion is really relates to what … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Up Front: Melissa S. Kearney & Benjamin Harris: Fighting Poverty Needs to be a National Priority

Clinton Initiative on Poverty Brookings Institution: Up Front: Melissa S. Kearney & Benjamin Harris: Fighting Poverty Needs to be a National Policy Priority This blog covers and writes about poverty a lot as it should. But writing about something a … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Danny Vinik: “President Obama’s Promise to Not Raise Taxes on the Middle Class Makes Governing Harder”: Why Raising Taxes on the Middle Class is a Bad Idea

Middle Class Home The New Republic: Opinion: Danny Vinik: President Obama’s Promise to Not Raise Taxes on the Middle Class Makes Governing Harder I’m just going to be real here and say that Socialists have this belief that if government … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: Constitution Check: Lyle Denniston: What Would James Madison Say About Newt Gingrich?

American Founding Fathers Constitution Center: Constitution Check: What Would James Madison Say to Newt Gingrich? To say the least it is almost impossible to tell how James Madison and the other Founding Fathers of the United States would think of … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq: Why Neoconservatives Should be Ignored on Iraq

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: The Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq Once There’s an old American expression “fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me”. Which basically translates if you are dumb enough … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Omar Al-Nidawi: How PM Nouir Al-Maliki Lost Iraq

Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Omar Al-Nidawi: How Maliki Lost Iraq It would be easy and perhaps even tempting to blame crisis going on in Northern Iraq and the fact that it is now under control by Islāmic … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Reihan Salam: NYC Mayor De Blasio’s Welfare Mistake

SlateSource: (via De Blasio and welfare: The New York City mayor’s terrible plan to reduce work requirements for recipients of public assistance.) I guess the Socialist has arrived in New York City to be their mayor in Bill De Blasio. In … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Opinion: Daniel Little: Economic Institution’s and Democratic Equality

Opportunity Society This post is an excellent opportunity to layout what President Bill Clinton and other liberal New Democrats in the 1990s and to a certain extent today call the ‘Opportunity Society. Building a society where most if not all … Continue reading

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