I Am A Progressive Disappointed In Obama

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    Yelling At Obama

    After Republican Scott Brown defeated Democrat Martha Coakley in Massachusetts, a solid Democratic stronghold, a lot of people place the blame squarely on President Obama. I agree. Did Coakley run a bad campaign? Yes, but the real problem was that the entire Democratic...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell
    31-35, M
    11 Responses Jan 21, 2010

    I Signed A Petition Directed At President Obama

    I have just discovered BoldProgressives.org. They have several campaigns going. I signed a petition as a former Obama donor that objects to the insurance mandate without the public option. I got linked to an article speculating about the psychology of Obama's centrism that I...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    Jan 23, 2010

    Another Big Cave In By Obama: And The Environment Suffers For It This Time

    Another one of Obama's odd pre-emptive caves to the republicans.http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/09/obama-smog-decision-will-leave-in-place-legally-indefensible-environmental-standard.phpHe does this again and again. He creates a starting place that favors Republicans, and...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    Sep 2, 2011

    If You Love Peace, Become A "blue Republican" (just For A Year)

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robin-koerner/blue-republican_b_886650.html?page=1 The world lost its goodwill toward the USA when Americans voted for George W. Bush the second time around. I don't endorse the idea that American politics should be dictated by foreign opinions...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Aug 10, 2011

    Obama Doj Going After Medical Marijuana?

    Why? And why now? What a waste of money and resources! Deciding to do this now, leading into an election, seems so foolish.http://reason.com/blog/2011/10/06/doj-launches-coordinated-crack
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Do Progressives Still Exist In Washington?

    I’m starting to view the Democratic Party in much the same way skeptics view Bigfoot.Show me proof they exist! Bigfoot hunters, who like to refer to themselves as cryptozoologists, will point to plaster casts of large footprints and try to convince the naysayers that...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Jan 22, 2010
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