Tag Archives: 2013

The Hamilton Project: Melissa Kearney & Lesley Turner- ‘Press Release: Supporting America’s Struggling Lower-Middle-Class Families’

Source:The Hamilton Project– is a Washington think tank. Source:The New Democrat “Washington, DC – On December 4th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings hosted a forum on opportunities to support America’s struggling lower-middle-class. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin kicked … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Michael Kazin: ‘JFK’s Assassination Made Governing Harder’

Source:The New Republic– John F. Kennedy (Democrat, Massachusetts) President of the United States (1961-63) Source:The New Democrat  “There are many reasons to wish John Kennedy had dodged those rifle shots in Dallas 50 years ago this week. One that’s rarely … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Peter Beinart- ‘On The Rise of The New Left’

Source:New America Foundation– political commentator Peter Beinart about about the New-Left in America, the Millennial version. “In a recent piece for The Daily Beast, New America Senior Fellow Peter Beinart wrote that the Democratic Party is making its next left … Continue reading

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ABC News: Good Morning America- ‘President Obama to Address Americans on Syrian Strike’

Source:ABC News– President Barack H. Obama (Democrat, Illinois) 44th President of the United States. “The president will make his case to the American public in televised speech.” Source:ABC News As I blogged yesterday the only real alternative to using military … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Harold Meyerson- ‘Washington D.C. Council stands for fair wages and against Wal-Mart’

“For Republicans who want to cut the number of food stamp recipients, here’s a helpful suggestion: Support the ordinance passed last week by the D.C. Council, which required big-box stores like Wal-Mart to pay their employees at least $12.50 an … Continue reading

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Kyle Summerall: John Madden’s Eulogy of Pat Summerall

Source:Kyle Summerall– Pat Summerall’s longtime partner at CBS Sports John Madden, delivering his eulogy. Source:The Daily Press  “John Madden Eulogy” From Kyle Summerall As John Madden said, Pat Summerall’s long time partner on the NFL on CBS and then later on … Continue reading

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ABC News: Good Morning America: U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann Won’t Run For Re-Election

Source:The Washington Post– U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (Republican, Minnesota) announcing that she’s not running for reelection to the U.S. House, so she can go back home and get the help that she deserves. Actually, I don’t know what she’s saying … Continue reading

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NFL Network: Buddy Ryan’s Gang Green Defense

Source:NFL Network– Eagles TE Keith Jackson talking about Buddy Ryan’s Gang Green defense. Source:The Daily Press “Buddy Ryan and the greatest defense of all-time” From NFL Network If I had to take one defense of all-time as far as dominating an … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘The Global Roots of The 2008 Crash’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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The Economist: Americas View- ‘Affirmative Action in Brazil: Slavery’s Legacy’

Source:The Economist– looks like freedom in Brazil. “TO SUM up recent research predicting a mixed-race future for humanity, biologist Stephen Stearns of Yale University turns to an already intermingled nation. In a few centuries, he says, we will all “look … Continue reading

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