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Currently writing a manual about Opposition Research for use by grassroots progressive campaigns and candidates. Always available for consulting assignments on behalf of progressive candidates and causes.
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Thursday, October 3, 2013 GOP "Negotiation Scam" more suited to Used Car Sales Than Government
There is nothing for Obama to negotiate when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. The Republican strategy is to switch attention away from their effort to cut as many social programs as they can while hiding behind the "Obamacare" is broken message.
(2 comments) Monday, August 1, 2011 The Obama Sell-Out: It Was Obvious From The Start
The reality that President Obama would sell-out progressives and make a deal based on the far-right's agenda was clear from the start. That is exactly what happened.
Obama has achieved his goal of being more transformational than Ronald Reagan. The right should be dancing in the streets.
(8 comments) Sunday, July 17, 2011 If Borders Books Shuts Down Will They Blame Obama?
Will conservatives blame President Obama if the Borders Book chain shuts down in bankruptcy? Based upon recent conservative and GOP strategy, blaming Obama has becomes as American as apple pie.
(2 comments) Saturday, November 6, 2010 OK, Harry Reid won, but is he the leader we need?
Having saved his Senate seat, the real question is whether or not Harry Reid is able to provide real leadership to the Senate Democrats in the new Congress.
(2 comments) Saturday, July 17, 2010 McCarthyism 2010: The Phony Rage of GOP Resurgence
Tea Party activists and their corporate paymasters use the tactics of post WWII McCarthyism to ridicule and discredit opposing politicians. The tactic is to avoid debate and discussion by defining the opposition is disloyal, unpatriotic and not worth listening to, much less trusting.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 The Myth of Hillary's Mistreatment
Hillary Clinton did not suffer because she was a woman candidate. Both Clinton and Obama basically received the media treatment afforded to front runners. At various times of the campaign they both benefited or were set back because of what was going on, and not by issues relating to sex or race.