Views for 2009-03-14

Saturday, March 14, 2009
Chris Hayes
Healthcare Enemy No. 1
Rush Limbaugh offers Democrats an irresistible target as the de facto leader of the Republican Party, but for my money, Rick Scott is the man who best embodies the spirit of the current conservative...
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Lynne Gillooly
Wake Up America, The Democratic Party is the Pro-Life Party.
If I were a Republican and had supported and voted for the RNC for almost three decades on the issue of abortion, I would be FURIOUS, beside myself with anger. After how many elections and dollars...
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Ramzy Baroud
Durban II: Politicizing Racism
Many countries are set to participate in the Conference against Racism, scheduled to be held in Geneva, April 20-25. But the highly touted international meet is already marred with disagreement after...
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Billy Wharton
Obama's No Socialist. I Should Know.
It took a massive global financial crisis, a failed military adventure and a popular repudiation of the Republican Party to make my national television debut possible. After 15 years of socialist...
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Robert Naiman
Obama Administration Affirms U.S. Neutrality in Salvadoran Election
Thank you, President Obama. At long last - better late than never - a high-level official of the Obama Administration has clearly affirmed U.S. neutrality ahead of Sunday's Presidential election in...
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Michael Winship
The Brave, Living and Dead
In this bicentennial year of Abraham Lincoln's birth, I recently was re-reading part of Doris Kearns Goodwin's epic history, Team of Rivals. Once again it was stunning to see the number of casualties...
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William Greider
Fixing the Fed
Congress and the Obama administration face an excruciating dilemma. To restore the crippled financial system, they are told, they must put up still more public money--hundreds of billions more--to...
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Christopher Brauchli
The Tax Payer and the Tax Collector
It is as true . . . as turnips is. It was as true . . . as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them. - Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
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Ralph Nader
Seven Avoidance Indicators
Indicators of avoidance are what come to mind while absorbing the various rescue, recovery, stimulus and guarantee programs coming out of the Obama Administration to slow and reverse a splintering...
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