Tag Archives: Barack Obama

The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’

Source:The New Democrat “From little fibs to big fat whoppers, lying is part of human nature. Lane Greene, our language guru, examines the difference between lies, falsehoods and plain nonsense.” Source:The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’‘ From Dictionary A … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Win McCormack: ‘Are You Progressive’- Differences Between Progressive, Socialist & Liberal

Source:The New Democrat  “What distinguishes a progressive from a liberal? This is one of the more pervasive ambiguities in contemporary American political discourse.” From The New Republic “LibertyCon unites the people who are redefining the pro-liberty movement. For more info, visit … Continue reading

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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria I watched President Obama’s speech on CNN and then saw the so-called experts talk about it. And one of them was … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and … Continue reading

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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I believe this … Continue reading

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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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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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AP: Raw Video- Mark Sherman- Explaining Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

AP: Raw Video- Mark Sherman- Explaining Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling What I get from Mark Sherman, is that the challenge to the Affordable Care Act in King V Burwell, is that the challengers were saying that the subsidizes through … 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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