Tag Archives: 2012 Elections

Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge in Washington, D.C.,  with his wife Karen.. Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado, Part III An analysis of the 2012 state initiatives on cannabis. By Howard Wooldridge / The Rag Blog / January 8, 2013 Howard … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

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Harry Targ : The Two Faces of the 2012 Elections

Tea Party favorite Mike Pence is the new governor of Indiana. Photo by Darron Cummings / AP.Electoral contradictions:The progressive majority andthe reactionary state governments Challenges to a progressive future do not come just from Washington, Wall Street, or the Pentagon. … finish reading Harry Targ : The Two Faces of the 2012 Elections

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge and Misty fight marijuana prohibition in Colorado.Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado Governor Hickenlooper moaned that tourism would decline or, if more tourists came, they would be the ‘wrong sort of people.’ What a muffin-head he … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Death with Dignity’ Defeated

Image from WNYT.com.‘Death with Dignity’ defeated:Freedom denied by Massachusetts voters If I decide that it is time for my life to come to an end for reasons important to me, that should be my decision. By Lamar W. Hankins | … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Death with Dignity’ Defeated

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Tom Hayden : Sticking It to Wall Street

The fallen bull. Image from Tumblr.A legacy of Occupy: Sticking it to Wall Street The Occupy movement energized a vanguard of voters to become more populist in their demands. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2012 … finish reading Tom Hayden : Sticking It to Wall Street

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ELECTION 2012 / Katherine Haenschen : Thank you, John Cornyn!

Graphic from Burnt Orange Report.An open letter to Senator John Cornyn… …in recognition of his great achievement in electing female Democratic senators. By Katherine Haenschen / Burnt Orange Report / November 12, 2012 Dear Senator John Cornyn, I want to … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Katherine Haenschen : Thank you, John Cornyn!

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ELECTION 2012 / Ed Felien : Forward Over the Fiscal Cliff?

Taking the dive! Image from Photobucket.The next step:Forward over the fiscal cliff? If John Boehner wants to give the car keys to the crazies, and they’re willing to drive over the cliff, then the rest of us should step back … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Ed Felien : Forward Over the Fiscal Cliff?

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ELECTION 2012 / Harry Targ : ‘Vote Today, Organize Tomorrow’

Graphic by Favianna Rodriguez / favianna.com.Assessing the election: ‘Vote today, organize tomorrow’ In the months ahead, progressive forces need to reexamine the history of social change in America, conceptualizing movement possibilities everywhere… By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Harry Targ : ‘Vote Today, Organize Tomorrow’

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ELECTION 2012 / Marilyn Katz : On Women Making a Difference

Women win big: Clockwise, from top: Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin, and Claire McCaskill. Image from PopSugar.Making a difference: On women and the election We are not red states and blue states, we are blue cities (and suburbs) in red states, … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Marilyn Katz : On Women Making a Difference

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ELECTION 2012 / Jonah Raskin : A View from California

“California Dreaming.” Art by Tom Horner / Dribble. Inset image below from San Francisco Sentinal.A view from California:Which way the wind blows Obama’s reelection is only the beginning. The hard work of transforming the nation lies ahead By Jonah Raskin … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Jonah Raskin : A View from California

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ELECTION 2012 / Steve Russell : The Election Night Rhythm and Blues

The Obama Four celebrate victory in Chicago on election night. Photo by Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images.From the POTUS to Sharon Keller:The election night rhythm and blues What got me off my leftist disgust with Obama high horse … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Steve Russell : The Election Night Rhythm and Blues

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Jack A. Smith : The Left and the ‘Lesser Evil’ Dilemma

Graphic from Liberation News.For whom should the left vote? Many progressives now view Obama as the ‘lesser evil,’ but worry he will sell them out once again. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2012 There … finish reading Jack A. Smith : The Left and the ‘Lesser Evil’ Dilemma

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