Mitt Romney

The Republicans war on health care and why we need to defend Medicare. The problems with Obamacare and the innate problems with health insurance. The components of Obamacare. The Medicare big lie. Why the Right will target Medicaid. The Paul Ryan and Tom Price plan to destroy public health care and make you pay more. […]
Cliff Schecter explains why John Boehner finally resigned. Will the government shutdown and what are the implications for the debt ceiling. Marco Rubio’s feud with Donald Trump, Rubio’s rise and Jeb Bush’s Romney moment. Sam and Isabel talked about parenting and Isabel told us to watch Grandma in theaters and told us to stream the […]
Wendy Brown a Professor of Political Science at the University of California Berkeley and author of Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution explains the idea of Demos and how it drives our Democracy. How Neoliberalism shrinks our capacity to be human and undermines democracy. Are human beings only economic? The debate inside extreme Neoliberalism. The effort to engineer the […]
Andrew Hartman author of the new book  A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars, explains the importance of the 1960s social movements. The 1980s and 1990s and the new social map of America. The New Left and Neoconservative battle and how it defines us today. What drove Neoconservative reactionary politics. […]
Mitt Romney actually basically told Obama he won because of “black people”. Also Michael Bloomberg thought Barack Obama didn’t like people enough. Wow. Journalist David Dayen explains how Bernie Sanders is pushing the Senate in a progressive and substantive direction. The interesting progressives who Bernie Sanders has hired for the Senate Budget Committee. The real […]
Cliff Schecter is sad that Mitt Romney isn’t running for President. Why Mitt didn’t run. Why Mitt Romney is such a asshole. Jonathan Chait’s whiney “PC Police” article for New York Magazine. “New Republic: Democrats and why we needed the blogosphere. Having platforms and absorbing attacks. Twitter and democratic discourse. President Obama pushes for an […]
More proof of the Lead theory of crime reduction. Contributing Editor at Harper’s Magazine and author of  Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Warfare, explains why Dick Cheney is the perfect example of a Lord of Secrecy. The sociological understanding of the cult of secrecy. Why bureaucracies love secrets. Why there was less […]
Oil analyst and author Dan Dicker, explains what really is driving lower oil prices. How is it is to get started in the fracking business. How Dodd-Frank has effected the oil business. Speculation and oil prices. How Russians will bleed because of lower oil prices. How the Saudis are able to position themselves in the […]
Political maestro Cliff Schecter explains how Citizens United led to McCutcheon, what comes after McCutcheon, how Justice Robert’s is sneaky, the Court’s shocking narrowing of the definition of corruption and why they are betraying the founders, Andrew Cuomo betrays the public on clean elections, Cuomo’s clean election laughable scam, why Cuomo is a relentless lier, […]
Blommberg View Jonathan Alter, argued that cutting entitlements will guard investment in discretionary spending, guess how Sam felt about that argument? Sam and Jonathan debated whether or not CPI was a cut and agreed that the wealthy should pay more taxes. On The Better Half: The Romney’s remerge to whine, why haven’t all members of […]