Monthly Archives: July 2015

The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare

The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare The fiftieth anniversary of the most successful government health insurance program in the country, if not the most successful health insurance program period. No other health insurer has provided more health insurance … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn- A Deficit of Debt Discussion

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus: USA Today: Opinion: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: A Deficit of Debt Discussion This is the main reason why I wish Senator Coburn at least finished his last term in the … Continue reading

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Anorak: The Michael Parkinson Show- Diana Dors, Kenneth Williams & Desmond Morris- From 1971

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus From every interview I’ve seen of Diana Dors at least from the 1970s, she reminds me a lot of another great actress who was also as cute as a button, … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President Bill Clinton’s Welfare Reform Press Statement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The 1996 Welfare to Work Law, I believe is the best part of the Clinton Presidency. Along with moving the Democratic Party back to the Center-Left and making it a … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: Your Right to Die Isn’t Enough: When Euthanasia is an Acceptable Option

The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: Your Right to Die Isn’t Enough: When Euthanasia is an Acceptable Option Euthanasia, is a tough issue for me. We’re not just talking about suicide here, but someone getting legal help from not … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: David Dayen: “Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley Failed Their Black Lives Matter Test”: All Lives Matter

The New Republic: Opinion: David Dayen: “Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley Failed Their Black Lives Matter Test”: All Lives Matter First of all, its great to hear a politician go to a political group and event and tell them what … Continue reading

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Rebecca Halton: The Unforgettable Diana Dors

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Of the three famous big blonde baby-faced Hollywood bombshells of the 1950s and 1960s, which would be Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield and of course Diana Dors, Diana, or Baby Di … Continue reading

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The Economist: America’s Elderly Prisoner Boom

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus A couple of things hit me when I watched this video. One, the fact that America at least at the state level, has moved away from prison industries in too … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Sandy Kozel- Deal Reached Over Iranian Nuclear Program

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus From what I’ve seen of the Iranian nuclear deal so far, it looks very good to me. The only issue that I have with it is the part where Iran, … Continue reading

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Alan Eichler: Merv Griffin Show- Diana Dors in 1979

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I love it when Diana Dors, first comes to America. Just wish she spent more time here and did more here, because she would’ve had a great career in Hollywood … Continue reading

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