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0 comments | Sunday, March 16, 2008

It's not clear to me how much that 'soft on terror' idea is a real concern, and how much it's something put out there by the right wing that maybe the American people don't accept. But the Democrats seem to have taken it on as a real concern, and they don't seem to want to be labeled as weak on terror. It's good to see, though, that in the House the Democrats have not yet rolled over and given Bush the immunity for the telecom companies that he is seeking under the guise of protecting Americans from terror.

0 comments | Thursday, March 13, 2008

Reaganomics/trickledown economics, installing democracy with the barrel of the gun (a neocon belief), charity does a better job relieving poverty than government, free trade, our current health care is better than universal single payer, the poor and underclass are lazy, allowing gays to marry will undermine heterosexual marriage, Western European countries have failed economically. This is just a short list, that I'm coming up with spur of the moment. Many more falsehoods could be accumulated.

0 comments | Friday, March 07, 2008

I'd probably just vote Green, were Nader not running. If I lived in a swing state I'd more than likely have to vote for the Democrat. But in my opinion both Clinton and Obama are corporate center-left Democrats... I welcome any genuine progressive that wants to run for President. I think it's pretty lame that people who's views are probably closer to Nader's than Hillary's or Obama's would devote a lot of time to trashing Ralph. In my opinion the Democratic Party nominee is usually a joke, I'm not a fan of Gore (even the current Gore, who is at least working on an important issue) or Kerry either.