Tag Archives: Far-Left

The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Hugh Hefner Clashes With Feminists’

Source:The New Democrat “Hugh Hefner gets involved in a sexist debate with the Feminists of The Women’s Liberation movement as they discuss the oppression of Playboy Models. Date aired – 3/26/1970 – Hugh Hefner, Susan Brownmiller and Sally Kempton.” From The … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Anthony Kronman: ‘The Assault on American Excellence’

Source:The New Democrat  “The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy. In his tenure … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Opinion- Osita Nevanevu: ‘Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Two Paths for the American Left’

Source:The New Democrat  “This past week was perhaps one of the most important weeks in one of the most important election seasons in the history of the Democratic Party. Elizabeth Warren is on the rise. Coverage of her array of … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- William A. Galston: ‘Is Medicare For All A Trap For Democrats?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer William Galston’s question: Medicare For All, is a trap for Democrat and I’ll explain why. Back in 1972 had the Democratic Party nominated Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a solid Progressive Democrat, but a Center-Left … Continue reading

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The Cold Turkey: Sean Penn- On Hugo Chavez & Fidel Castro: Hollywood Leftist Support For Socialist Dictators

Source:FRS FreeState “Sean Penn talks about Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro.” From The Cold Turkey For the life of me I don’t understand why today’s so-called Progressives ( radical hippie, Socialists, Communists in actuality ) love affair or admiration with Fidel … 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 New Yorker: William Brennan- The Night Bernie Sanders Was President

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review How about we all go to Colorado and load up on marijuana. Cigarets, cookies, whatever it might be and just get as high as New York skyscrapers and Elvis fans … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: Sibling Rivalry: Democratic Socialists & Liberals

Source: The New Democrat What’s going on in the Democratic Party today reminds me of what was going on post-JFK assassination in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Even though I wasn’t born until 1975, of course I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- Dana Goldman: Why Bernie Sander’s Plan For Universal Health Care Is Only Half Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Actually, I believe Dana Goldman is being generous here and giving Senator Bernie Sanders too much credit here. I don’t believe Senator Sanders is even half right and is selling … Continue reading

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