If the past is any guide, a lot will be said but no real insights will emerge from the Kagan nomination hearings.
|By: Leo W. Gerard Thursday March 25, 2010 1:27 pm|
Every historic moment in this country compelled Americans to assess their values and choose sides. President Barack Obama’s signing of the landmark health insurance reform bill created such a moment. Now Americans must choose whether to side with the rich and the hate mongers or to align themselves with working people and hope.
|By: Phoenix Woman Wednesday August 26, 2009 9:50 am|
People are discussing how to best honor the late great Teddy Kennedy, and the first thought is to do what he would have wanted us to do — which is to memorialize him by getting meaningful health care reform passed and made into law. But that’s not allowed for Democrats. Remember the ginned-up real-time media outrage over five minutes of remarks during Paul Wellstone’s Williams Arena memorial event in 2002? Remember also when, a few short weeks later when Strom Thurmond had his 100th birthday party, the media did NOT stage a real-time freakout over partisanship when Thurmond’s birthday party was not only turned into a GOP campaign ad, but into praise for Thurmond’s deeply racist career?