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GOP Declares War On The 'War On Poverty' To Mark 50th Anniversary Of LBJ's Initiative
More of the same old anti-government rhetoric from Sen. Marco Rubio to mark the 50th anniversary of LBJ's declaration of a “war on poverty.” Read more...
Failed Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, who believes that the problem with America is that there are too many "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/05/paul-ryan-60-percent-of-a_n_1943073.html">takers</a>" slacking off in "<a href="http://firedoglake.com/2011/01/28/ayn-rand-fanboy-paul-ryan-used-social-security-hammock-to-put-himself-through-college/">hammocks</a>," went on MSNBC Monday morning with a simple message to America's poor: I care. Read more...
On "This Week," Greta Van Susteren failed miserably in her attempt to explain Republicans' ideological refusal to raise taxes. Read more...
President Obama's second Inaugural was the spirited, full-throated defense of the role that government plays in making our society more just that liberals have been waiting to hear for years. While most pundits focused on what the speech said Read more...
So this whole process was a sorry mess, and for progressives, there were plenty of disappointments along the way. (I will get back to those.) We also have far bigger battles ahead. (I will get back to those, too.) But one of my themes in life Read more...

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I'm not sure what "liberals" Washington Post columnist Charles Lane was talking about on this week's Fox News Sunday when he said this, but I've got a few words for his assumptions about how "liberals" are going to have to act if Supreme Court Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Jefferson Airplane - 1967
Nights at the Roundtable with Jefferson Airplane and a track off their second album Surrealistic Pillow, "Comin' Back To Me". 1967. Read more...
Weekend Talkshows Past - Sen. Hubert Humphrey On Issues & Answers - 1964
Weekend Talkshows Past - Issues & Answers from September 1964, featuring vice-Presidential hopeful Senator Hubert Humphrey interviewed regarding the upcoming election, Barry Goldwater, the recent coups in Vietnam, Foreign and Domestic policy. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Dr. Walter Heller - Economic Outlook For 1966.
Newstalgia Reference Room featuring a Meet The Press panel interview with Dr. Walter Heller, Economic Adviser to JFK and LBJ on the Economic outlook for 1966. Read more...
During her recent interview with the Des Moines Register editorial board, Michele Bachmann's statements about torture and waterboarding were not the only outrageous statements the GOP presidential candidate made. She also decided to double down on Read more...