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The Importance of Progressive Primary Challenges

When Sen. Arlen Specter switched from the GOP to the Democratic Party early last year, citing the Republican Party’s extreme shift to the far-right in recent years, many progressives found themselves in mixed emotions. First, there was a sense of happiness, as...

Defunding The Real Criminal Enterprises

A few weeks ago I wrote about the brazen hypocrisy with which conservatives in Congress met the revelation that a handful of ACORN employees gave stupid advice to two conservative operatives attempting to provoke them into saying just such stupid things. While...

John Boehner Admits He Is Completely Out Of Touch

We have long known that conservatives in Congress are hopelessly out of touch with both reality and the American people. So while it represented nothing new, House Minority Leader John Boehner’s (R-OH) recent comments on health insurance reform made me do a...

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