We Didn't Vote for This!

November 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

Whether Americans voted for Republicans or Democrats in the mid-term election, one thing is clear: Voters were demanding that Congress focus intensively on job creation on Main Street — not lobbyists and campaign donors from big business and Wall Street. Apparently, many in Congress either didn’t get the message or simply don’t care now that [...]

Whether Americans voted for Republicans or Democrats in the mid-term election, one thing is clear: Voters were demanding that Congress focus intensively on job creation on Main Street — not lobbyists and campaign donors from big business and Wall Street. Apparently, many in Congress either didn’t get the message or simply don’t care now that [...]

Midterms Imperil LGBT Agenda

November 8, 2010 | Comments Off

With Republicans taking over the House of Representatives in the midterms and with significant GOP gains in the Senate, the prospect of advancing justice and equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, and Transgendered Americans appears bleak. Capitol Hill staffers, speaking on background and anonymously indicated that repeal of Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell and Defense of Marriage and passage of the Employment [...]

Post-Election: Where Do We Go From Here?

November 7, 2010 | Comments Off

So the mid-term elections are over and the large Democratic losses in Congress have occurred as predicted.  Mid-term losses for the incumbent party are not an uncommon phenomenon in recent history, so it is not exactly as if the world is ending for President Obama and the Democrats. Nevertheless, it is quite a come down [...]

In the wake of yesterday’s electoral debacle it may be easy for some liberals to attack President Obama and blame him for the Democrats’ losses.  The next writer tries very hard to make a convincing case of just that. There is no doubt that the President has made mistakes.  He could have pushed harder and [...]

Obama Fails to Lead—Drags Democrats to Defeat

November 3, 2010 | Comments Off

November of 2008 was indeed a time for hope. A new leader emerged who we believed would be transformational. But two years later we find ourselves with a bitter emptiness. The leader who we believed would enable us to finally confront our nation’s challenges has only been successful at being reduced to yet another in [...]

Wake Up America! The Midterms are Coming!

May 12, 2010 | Comments Off

Is a Republican sweep in the midterm elections really a foregone conclusion?  Does America really want to go back to the policies of George W. Bush and the Republican Party?  Policies that drove the country into a giant ditch, that led to an economic fiasco, far worse than anything we’ve experienced since the Great Depression. [...]

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