The Shape of Politics to Come

long voting lines

*+-Steve Hochstadt: It looks like Democrats will have much more hope in their political future than Republicans, because of changes in the American electorate.

When Is a Minority the Majority?

Crowd

*+-Sharon Kyle: What troubled me this morning and the reason this email was delayed is because I noticed that once again every article in this newsletter was written by a white man. So I decided to write this article to say. . .

Sarah Palin Tweets Support to Schlessinger

Dr. Laura Schlessinger

*+-Sarah Palin tweeted that Laura Schlessinger’s 1st amendment rights ceased to exist thanks to activists trying to silence her for using the N-word. Schlessinger’s constitutional rights were unaffected, her employability was.

We’re Even Deeper in the Hole

Works Projects Administration

*+-Robert Reich: An extraordinary number of Americans are still hurting. It’s more important than ever for the US government to step in with a larger stimulus that puts more people to work and tax cuts for people who will spend them

Liberals Lose to Fox Party, Corporate Party

Everything-for-sale

*+-Jim Fuller: Conservatives and the nice, polite folks I think of as carriage liberals have no choice but to step out into the cold with the outspoken progressives or go on doing what they’ve been doing for years now – giving their money and their votes to people who despise them and routinely screw them over.

Will the ‘Socialist’ Slam Swell Socialist Ranks?

Brian Moore

*+-Berry Craig: “Conservatives still consider ‘socialism’ to be an all-encompassing evil word,” Moore explained. Thus, tagging Obama a “socialist” enables covertly racist conservatives to “to get away with bigotry,” he added.

A Comment Submitted by “Dixie Dawg”

*+-Every Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy.  This week we are featuring a comment that was submitted in response to Sharon Kyle’s piece, “Six Degrees”.  The writer goes by the moniker “Dixie Dawg”.  Here’s Dixie — A comment by Dixie Dawg Excellent article, Sharon! You’re absolutely right in that we, […]