Barack Obama

Obama’s Oil-Slicked Presidency

Given its abject captivity to the same corporate and military power structures that control the Republicans, there’s little that the Democratic Party as currently configured could do to convince me to vote for one of its candidates.  Still, I do have some advice for Democrats who want to win back some of the progressive support they’ve [...]

By | 2010-07-20T20:11:59+00:00 June 17th, 2010|Barack Obama|

Silly Goose Expectations: Reflections on Frustrated Left-Liberal Hopes and the Obama Administration

What matters is not who’s sitting in the White House. What matters is who’s sitting in. – Howard Zinn Who will save “the progressive movement,” such as it is [1], from the blathering of Robert Kuttner? According to a recent story on National “Public” Radio, leading “disappointed,” “frustrated” and “betrayed”  American “progressives” are reflecting on the (not-so) [...]

By | 2013-07-03T21:22:30+00:00 June 14th, 2010|Barack Obama, Politics|