Daily Archives: July 27, 2011

Really, Cornel West?

Cornel West could teach a class … in how not to gain credibility as a civic activist.

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Open thread: what should Obama and the Democrats do now?

The tea party isn’t budging, and John Boehner can’t control them in the House. The Reid bill doesn’t raise revenues, and we’re staring at an August 2nd deadline, which, by the way, is in a week. If you could advise … Continue reading

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Chaos in the House: Cantor tells freshman to quit whining, Boehner’s plan headed for collision with Ayn Rand

Eric Cantor, the hedge fund managers’ man in Washington (and he’s surely hearing from them right about now), told House Republicans in a closed-door meeting yesterday to quit “grumbling and whining” about Speaker John Boehner’s debt ceiling plan. Too bad … Continue reading

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