Left Side Story

          On Friday, I sent you an email about how the Blue Dogs, even after losing half of their members in the 2010 elections, were trying to oust Nancy Pelosi as the leader of Democrats in the House. Apparently, the Blue Dogs want to bring their special brand of magic–caving to Republicans, and then losing to them anyway–to the entire House Democratic caucus. | Read More »

    The Coming Civil War

    Nope.  Not the one the political operatives are fond of talking about.  Not the violent uprising of conservatives who cling bitterly to guns and Bibles against an aggressive governmental machine.  Not the angry white men and the increasingly angry white women against the poor, isolated, besmirched minority groups.  Not even the popular uprising that is beginning among the plantation classes within the Democratic Party.  Nope. | Read More »