I was just out in San Francisco and I definitely sensed a political shift in the winds. Obama’s “hope and change” has long left the Bay Area for many, though most won’t say it out loud yet. One gets the feeling out there that people think now is the time to begin turning the page on this political era, the Bush/Obama era.
Remy is a great satirist. He’s got a bunch of other songs too. But I particularly liked this new one.
More on Warren and her support for the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
I actually talked with Ralph Nader this past Thursday at some length. I’ve met him twice over the past year and both times he struck me as a good guy. Wrong on many issues, but right on many too.
At best we have been treading water since 2008. Check that, we’ve been treading water while the tide continues, unrelentingly to go out.
Good for her. She’s letting us know where she stands. No oily evasiveness for her, or at least less than usual from politicians.
Here are her eleven tenets of today’s progressivism, outlined in a July 18 speech before Netroots Nation . Below each tenet are a few questions for her.
I am sorry progressives but this woman is out to lunch. She’s the same old same old. She does the whole doe eyed earnest thing very well, but when it comes down to it she appears to be yet another old school corporatist.