Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Hollywood Reporter: Video: Victims of Hollywood’s Blacklist

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I don’t think there’s anything more Un-American and Un-liberal democratic as punishing people simply because of what they believe and their politics. But that is what the U.S. … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Kenan Malik: Why Multiculturalism Failed

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Kenan Malik: Why Multiculturalism Failed This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress The Far-Left both in America and Europe put down America as being this country of racial and ethnic discrimination where the … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression

The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Just as Cuba has started to move away from Castro Marxism/authoritarianism and have opened up their economy and at … Continue reading

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Cannabis Culture: Grant Smith- Meet The New Drug Czar, Not The Same as The Old Drug Czar

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I guess at least in my perfect world and perhaps in the perfect world of now at least a one half of all Americans we would have not just marijuana … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Jose W. Fernandez & Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to American Telecommunications Investment

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Jose W Fernandez & Eric Lorber: Opening Cuba to American Telecommunications Investment This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I agree that opening up the Cuban telecommunications industry and allowing for others to … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- The American People to its Leaders: Ground Troops Against ISIS and a Stronger National Defense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think its pretty clear about what we’ve learned in the last thirteen-years or so in our Middle East adventures. That if you try to defend and govern a country … Continue reading

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Matthew Hormann: Video: The Hollywood Ten, 1950

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I don’t want to sound overly partisan here, but this was one of the ugliest anti-American, anti-liberal democratic, illiberal periods in American history. Where Americans were judged by … Continue reading

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Jnuss Bau: Video: The Hollywood Blacklist: 1947-1960

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress The late 1940s and all the way up to at least the mid-1950s or so was one of the most fascist illiberal and anti-liberal democratic periods of our … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Martin S. Indyk- A Return to The Middle Eastern Great Game

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Support Middle Eastern dictators in the past may have worked in the past up until 1978 or so with the fall of the Shah of Iran, as far as maintaining … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: “How Barack Obama Failed Libya”: Not Really

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alan J. Kuperman: How Obama Failed in Libya This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I supported a limited intervention of Libya that would have a coalition between America and Europe especially NATO … Continue reading

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