September 6, 2011 - 5:36pm
If liberals are successful in using muscles they haven't flexed in 40 years, the Democratic Party will find itself as divided as the Republican Party is today. Whether that is good or bad is a matter of perspective.
In 2006, a Bush White House insider named David Kuo wrote in a tell all book that, "National Christian leaders received hugs and smiles in person and then were dismissed behind their backs and described as 'ridiculous' and 'out of control'." He asserted that Karl Rove and...
July 28, 2011 - 2:36pm
500 "young democrats" have converged on Louisville for their biennial convention.
The binennial convention of the Young Democrats of America kicked off today in Louisville, KY. Attended by some 500 young Democratic movers and shakers from around the nation, the convention provides a chance to hear from a wide variety of Democratic luminaries, to network, and to learn about...
July 21, 2011 - 9:08pm
The debt ceiling issue has bared the fact that the Republican Party is now so fractured that it cannot constructively participate in governance. It is time for Mitch McConnell and John Boehner to provide the leadership they are paid to provide.
Political analysts are beginning to speak openly of the possibility that the long awaited showdown within the Republican Party may be nigh. The energy of the Tea Party has been both exhilarating and alarming for serious Republican leaders like Mitch McConnell and John Boehner. But as the deadline...
July 11, 2011 - 4:54pm
On July 7th, Ben Chandler voted for an anti-gay amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill that only existed as a vehicle for homophobes to flex their political muscle.
The amendment to a Pentagon appropriations bill Ben Chandler [D-KY] voted for on July 7th reaffirming the Defense of Marriage Act served no legal purpose. It did not change the law of the land. It did not change Pentagon policy. It was not required in order for the Pentagon to get the money it...
June 22, 2011 - 8:00am
Mitch McConnell often beats Democrats by bringing guns to knife fights. But this summer he has dynamite. It may not work out.
After a romping victory in 2010 on the promise of jobs, jobs, and more jobs, the right wing of the Republican Party stuffed themselves on hubris and got stupid. Seven months after the election, Republicans have yet to create a job. But that doesn't mean they've done nothing.