Tag Archives: Big Government

Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Andrew Seidel: ‘Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American’

Source:The New Democrat  “In this important new book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American, constitutional attorney and scholar at the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), Andrew L. Seidel, begins by explaining what apparently religious language is doing in … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is still … Continue reading

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The Onion: ‘Trump Base Celebrates President For Standing Up To The Constitution’

Source:The New Democrat From The Onion, which is not necessarily the news, but to be fair to Onion News that can also be said about The National Enquirer and Fox News. From The Onion “Enthusiastically praising the commander-in-chief for holding firm … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Elizabeth Bruenig: ‘This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Concept of Socialism’

Source: The New Democrat Elizabeth Bruenig, is right that what’s called democratic socialism or social democracy, is not let’s just say it which is communism. The authoritarian-totalitarian wing of socialism. Britain and Sweden, are not North Korea or Cuba, so … Continue reading

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The Economist: Srdja Popovic Interviewing Bassem Youssef- Revolution For Dummies

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat What I would say about this is that it takes a special type of narcissist to want to be a dictator, let alone actually be a dictator. Regardless of whatever … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- John Judis: The Socialism America Needs Now

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To give you an idea of what I believe socialism is and what it isn’t, I agree with John Judis at TNR that socialism has a couple layers, three if … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Olivia Fitzpatrick- ‘Vice Presidential Profile Henry Wallace’: The Father of American Democratic Socialism

Source: The New Democrat “Scott Wallace: Henry A. Wallace was for the ‘common man’ and against the cold war.” From Real News Network Henry Wallace, is a very important figure in American politics as well as government and I believe in … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: No Taxation Without Representation!

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat It is not often that I blog about no taxation without representation and perhaps I should blog about it more, because it is a clear issue as well as constitutional … Continue reading

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Pot-TV: Andrew Bernstein- ‘The Case For Ending Drug Prohibition’

  Source: The New Democrat I mostly agree with Andrew Bernstein here and I disagree with him when it comes to full legalization. I’m not a Libertarian and that is just one example of why I wouldn’t legalize cocaine, heroin and … Continue reading

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