In 2010, over 60 seats changed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The South didn’t change that much because the South was already pretty much in the hands of the Republican Party. And when we say the Republican Party, remember that this is not Eisenhower’s Republican Party, the hero of World War II, the Augusta [...]
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April 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Human Rights, Media, Politics, Populism, Social Security
April 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Corporations and Industry, Lobbying, Politics, Populism, Wall Street
We hear about Republican filibusters and we think perhaps of Jimmy Stewart in “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” and see all this flurry of activity under the bright lights of television and tell ourselves that it is really only about “politics as usual” in Washington. Or we think of it as some kind of inside-the-beltway [...]