SHARE Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Opponents of the Fed make Strange Befellows
Suspicion of the Federal Reserve crosses party lines. Traditional FDR Dems and pro-business Reps want to leave the Fed alone. Libertarian Reps and progressive Dems want to audit the Fed, subject it to democratic controls, or even abolish it. (The Tea Party has adopted an enigmatic posture, at once challenging the Fed and protecting it.)
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 14, 2007 List of Blue Dog Saboteurs
From a source close to the House Democratic caucus, here's a list of Blue Dogs that don't want to vote for this bill because it has a certain date for withdrawal.
SHARE Tuesday, January 2, 2007 Universal Health Care Run by Psychotics
I'm glad there's widespread liberal discussion about the health care system and the need to fix it. Paul Krugman made a forceful argument about it today in his Op-Ed, but it's really the same argument that heroic blogger nyceve makes on a regular basis on Dailykos - the policy questions aren't the problem, the insurance companies themselves are the issue at hand.