Teaparty.org: Stuck in 2008, Still Demented

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*+-Julie Driscoll: Although it’s not really necessary to “know the enemy” (since our enemies have already outed themselves as idiots and numbskulls hugging their guns and building underground bunkers), it’s on sites like teaparty.org where true radical right-wingers are born, bottle-fed, nurtured and set free to wreak havoc.

Obama’s Still Shopping for a Grand Bargain

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*+-Shamus Cooke: At the end of the day a so-called progressive Democrat is still a Democrat, and the Democratic Party has re-made its image to reflect the interests of its new big donors from Wall Street, who now feel as comfortable buying Democrats as they do purchasing a Republican politician.

Did Monica Lewinsky Really Save Social Security?

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*+-Eric Laumen: Amidst the controversy of the Starr commission’s Monica Lewinsky investigation, President Clinton, a centrist through and through, was forced to fall back on the support of his party’s left-progressive wing and abandon bipartisanship.

Romneyomics Trickles Down

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*+-Karen Finney: Between now and Election Day, every Democratic candidate up and down the ballot should call on his or her Republican opponents to defend the GOP plan to increase taxes on middle-class Americans,

Dems’ War FOR Women

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Word on the street is Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Democrats will launch a major battle supporting pay equity for the women of America that could be a defining moment in the 2012 campaign.

The Republican Anti “Anybody But Us” Attacks

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*+-Jim Rhodes: The Republicans claim they are for small government; but new legislation, not only in Washington but states controlled by Republicans, is obsessively concerned with what women can do with their reproductive systems.

Let’s Have a Tea Party

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*+-Ted Vaill: Teabaggers, look at what has happened this past week in England – get rid of entitlements and you have rioting in the streets fomented by the unemployed youths who have been pushed down through England’s safety net.