The Hollow Politics of Escalation by Norman Solomon — Antiwar.com

Tuesday, 1. December 2009

At the core of the enabling politics is inner space that’s hollow enough to reliably cave under pressure. Typically, Democrats with antiwar inclinations weaken and collapse at push-comes-to-shove moments on Capitol Hill.

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The political stakes of Obama's Afghanistan war speech | csmonitor.com

Tuesday, 1. December 2009

Obama delivers his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday. The danger for the president is that next fall, disillusioned voters on the left sit out the midterm elections, when the Democrats are already expected to lose seats in Congress.

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Sestak's Palin Bankshot – Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

Wednesday, 25. November 2009

There is no President who does not respect our servicemembers and their, and their families’, sacrifices.” Rest assured Democrats across the country will continue to try and find ways to use Sarah Palin to their political advantage. …

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GRITtv with Laura Flanders » The F Word: Pocketbook Politics in …

Monday, 23. November 2009

At least in the House, so called Blue Dog Democrats claimed their opposition was based on some semblance of political calculus. Big city liberals just don’t understand what it’s like “out there” in tenuously democratic Blue Dog …

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RealClearPolitics – The Democrats' Health Care Delusion

Monday, 23. November 2009

But there was real drama Saturday — the same drama playing out every day the Democrats persist in the political and fiscal heedlessness that characterizes their push for ObamaCare. It’s as if they don’t realize that they’re led by a …

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Michigan Voters Would Like an Independent for Governor … If …

Monday, 23. November 2009

Two-term Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm is term-limited and can’t run again, and one sign that Democrats may have trouble holding the seat is that 54.

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GOP Plays Cancer Politics To Slam Reform “Rationing” » Political Buzz

Saturday, 21. November 2009

Republicans seized on the controversial report this week and have ridden a wave of media attention that has followed, using the cancer story to try for a political edge against the White House and Democrats with Senate reform …

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CNN Poll: Blame Shifting on Economy – Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

Friday, 20. November 2009

It was bound to happen sooner or later, though Democrats very much hoped that it would be later. Public opinion is shifting — sharply — and Americans are beginning to blame the Democrats for the state of the economy.

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RealClearPolitics – Politics Nation – Why Things Don't Look Good …

Thursday, 12. November 2009

Independent political observers and Democrats themselves have been saying for months that 2010 is shaping up as a bad year for Democratic candidates, and the latest Gallup generic congressional ballot test only reinforces the point. …

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Not To Rain On the GOP's Parade, But… – Real Clear Politics …

Wednesday, 11. November 2009

Republicans are ecstatic over the latest Gallup poll showing their party leading the Democrats by four points on the generic ballot.

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Not To Rain On the GOP's Parade, But… – Real Clear Politics …

Wednesday, 11. November 2009

Republicans are ecstatic over the latest Gallup poll showing their party leading the Democrats by four points on the generic ballot.

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2 New Democrats to Be Sworn In Before Health Care Vote — Politics …

Friday, 6. November 2009

How ’special’ were the two special elections that the Democrats won on Tuesday night? So special that the winners, John Garamendi in California and.

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