A Review of The Little Blue Book

The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic by George Lakoff My rating: 2 of 5 stars I finished this book and I'm not really satisfied with it, although I can't quite place my finger on why. I had really looked forward to receiving this book, assuming it would teach Democrats …

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Obama and Gas Prices

Hi. This is my 100th blog post here. Just thought I'd mention it. Here's something else I've got to mention. Remember last month when Republicans and most of the media were bashing President Obama for high gas prices and the public bought it and his approval ratings dropped? Yeah, I remember that too. Well, now …

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Most and Least Religious States in America

Mississippi is the most religious U.S. state, and is one of eight states where Gallup classifies at least half of the residents as "very religious." At the other end of the spectrum, Vermont and New Hampshire are the least religious states, and are two of the five states -- along with Maine, Massachusetts, and Alaska …

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Gary Hart: The New Conservatism

Congressional Democrats have mostly been in a defensive posture, and resisted persistent efforts to erode the social contract created in the 1930s and 60s, with Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid-especially when those trying to "privatize" i.e., destroy this safety net want to continue to cut reasonable taxes on wealth at the same time. Are debt …

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