Archive for the 'Bipartisan' Category

Coffee Party not for Indepedents and Moderates

By Solomon Kleinsmith | Related entries in Bipartisan, General Politics, Independents, Partisan Nonsense, Politics, tea party

For some people, the development of the new Coffee Party USA organization seemed like a godsend in response to the more extreme elements in the Tea Party movement. At first I thought that this could be the grassroots movement I’d been waiting for – one that actually included moderates independents, and actively worked across ideological […]

May 29th, 2010 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Future Republican

By donar | Related entries in Bipartisan, Cartoons, Congress, Democrats, Political Graffiti, Republicans

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March 26th, 2010 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Two-Way Street: A New Policy Debate Program

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Drugs, Video

Could the following be the new Crossfire? Let’s hope, and we have 4 different programs to show us. First, the War on Drugs… I encourage you to follow this program and share it with your friends. Because that’s the only way we’ll be able to get this type of debate into the mainstream. Next up […]

February 13th, 2010 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Obama’s Nuclear Energy Ambitions Are Spot On

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bipartisan, Energy, Obama

Almost exactly 5 years ago, Wired.com ran an article chronicling the various reasons why nuclear energy was a decent idea. At the time, I was skeptical upon reading the headline, but once I dug into the article I was swayed and considered this alternative more seriously. It was definitely a controversial piece, but it was […]

February 13th, 2010 | Permalink| 16 Comments »

Joe Scarborough Talks Recklessness, Restraint

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Democrats, Independents, Republicans

For my money, Scarborough is one of the best political talking heads around. He’s sincere, thoughtful and genuinely seems like he wants to get to the bottom of the issues. Recently he penned a must read column over at Huffington Post that’s already feels timeless. Here’s how he starts… Ten years ago, Charles Krauthammer took […]

January 5th, 2010 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

A Chance For All Bloggers To Come Together To Help Our Troops

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Blogging

I found this over at Power Line and I’m reprinting it in full… I’m delighted to be collaborating with Joe Trippi, one of my favorite liberals, on a bipartisan project to support America’s veterans. The project is called the Eleven Eleven campaign; the objective is to get 11 million Americans to contribute $11 apiece to […]

November 9th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

After All That…No Bipartisan Support?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Democrats, Health Care, Legislation, Republicans

The bill that Baucus passed today didn’t have a public option in it. Let me repeat that…Baucus’ bill had NO PUBLIC OPTION in it. Yes, there are decentralized not-for-profit co-ops, but that’s definitely not a public option as had been proposed. Here’s more about what’s in the bill, from Politico: The bill requires individuals to […]

September 16th, 2009 | Permalink| 23 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – When Timidity Passes For Wisdom

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bipartisan, Obama, Quotes

And [our predecessors] knew that when any government measure, no matter how carefully crafted or beneficial, is subject to scorn; when any efforts to help people in need are attacked as un-American; when facts and reason are thrown overboard and only timidity passes for wisdom, and we can no longer even engage in a civil […]

September 10th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Republican Bob Corker Floats Wyden-Bennett Health Care Idea?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bipartisan, Health Care, Obama, Republicans

As many of you already know, Obama is set to give a speech next week that will either save or scuttle health care. I think we can all agree on that much. The question is: what will he propose? Well, at least one unlikely Republican health care reform advocate is already floating his trial balloon […]

September 4th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Olympia Snowe Discusses Bi-Partisan Reform

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Democrats, Health Care, Republicans, Video

The Finance Committee keeps plugging away and the Maine senator talks to Andrea Mitchell about it… Yes folks, it’s all about co-ops. That will allow the moderate Republicans and the Blue Dog Democrats enough cover to vote for this thing. The only question now is will the left wing of the Democratic party accept this […]

August 23rd, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »