Tag Archives: 2010 Elections

Harvey Wasserman : It’s High Time to End Marijuana Prohibition

Brian and Stewie campaign to legalize marijuana. Image from Family Guy.It’s time to end prohibition:Legal marijuana or bust!!! By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 1, 2010 The simple truth about America’s marijuana prohibition: any law that allows … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : It’s High Time to End Marijuana Prohibition

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Bill Fletcher : ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ and the Threat from the Far Right

Enthusiasm and voting:The Far Right, and the immediate challenge This is not the boy who cried wolf… There is an energized, right-wing army waiting to turn back the clock. By Bill Fletcher Jr. / The Rag Blog / October 28, … finish reading Bill Fletcher : ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ and the Threat from the Far Right

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Danny Schechter : The Burden that Haunts Obama

Cartoon from BlackCommentator. Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s Sept. 28 interview with journalist and filmmaker Danny Schechter on Rag Radio here. To find all shows on the Rag Radio archives, go here. Financial crisis continues to take its toll:The burden that … finish reading Danny Schechter : The Burden that Haunts Obama

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Sherman DeBrosse : The Puzzle of 2010

Image from StudentHacks.The puzzle of 2010:What’s going on with the electorate? By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2010 This year’s election is marked by a great deal of puzzling behavior. Media people report on the peculiar … finish reading Sherman DeBrosse : The Puzzle of 2010

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Suzy Khimm : Gerrymander This, Tom DeLay

Cartoon from The Hill, 2007.Tom DeLay’s legacy:Don’t mess with Texas Democrats DeLay may have done more to fuel the Texas Democratic comeback than anyone else. ‘It took somebody that really played the villain role,’ says [Matt] Angle. By Suzy Khimm … finish reading Suzy Khimm : Gerrymander This, Tom DeLay

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘I Agree With President Obama’

Photograph by Mark Seliger /RollingStone.com.Put aside the President’s botch-ups:We cannot ‘stand on the sidelines’ The Republicans are dedicated now to overthrowing everything I have worked for or supported for the past half century. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘I Agree With President Obama’

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Biden’s Blaming the Base

Joe Biden, at a Manchester, NH, fundraiser on Sept. 27, 2010, told the Democratic base to “stop whining.” Photo from AP.‘Perhaps I grow testy’:On Obama and Biden blaming the Democratic base By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Biden’s Blaming the Base

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Stormy Weather Ahead? : Dems Need a New Playbook

President Obama had a rainy Memorial Day. Meanwhile, the Dems are hoping for a change in the weather. Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast / AP. Peeking through the clouds:What’s ahead for the Dems? By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog … finish reading Stormy Weather Ahead? : Dems Need a New Playbook

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Teabaggers in 2010? : Debunking the Political Wisdom

Image from The Daily Globe.Will the right wing seize power?Looking ahead to November By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / May 7, 2010 [The Rag Blog doesn’t post a lot about election predictions, but I think it is important … finish reading Teabaggers in 2010? : Debunking the Political Wisdom

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