(The Return of) Ignatz, by Sam Heldman

Thursday, March 10, 2005

politics blogging
You may have noticed that blogging inspiration has been limited here lately, and that in particular there has been very little about the big legislative issues (bankruptcy changes, failure to raise minimum wage, etc.) that have been in the news. Here is the reason: the only thing that I can think of to say, these days, about any action by the legislative or executive branches is: that's what you get when you vote for Republicans. I don't mean to be flippant about it. When you vote for Republicans, you get legislative and executive actions that favor the interests of the rich and corporate over the interests of the non-rich, more so than when you vote for Democrats.

Well, you can see what kind of mood I'm in.

posted by sam 4:47 PM 4 comments


I'm feeling the same way.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6:56 PM  

In this case anonymous=seth

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6:58 PM  

Can we find a way to explain it people so that they'll understand it & understand how important it is...

By Blogger Swan, at 8:32 PM  

When they keep crossing over and voting YES on Republican legislation that serves their own re-election interests and not the publics interest, they undermine the Party's fight. I am sick of this and ready to give up and go Green. Someone needs to pound on Reid and Pelosi to learn from Newt and take control of these traitors.
AP Poll with Bad News for Bush on Soc. Security
by Joe in DC - 3/11/2005 02:33:00 PM
There is a lesson here for the Democrats. It's good to act like the opposition party. This p.r. campaign by Bush will insure that he and his party are now inextricably linked to the campaign to destroy Social Security.


Bankruptcy *could have been* a very good stark black-and-white divide between what Democrats believe and what Republicans believe. Instead, Al From believes in big business. And this tactic is supposed to make Democrats more ELECTABLE?


Blogosphere outrage over Senate Democrats’ complicity in the bankruptcy bill is already on display; witness: Daily Kos, Atrios, MaxSpeak, Yglesias. Now, as action looks to be shifting to the House, complaints are starting to come in about the letter ... [Read More]

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 8:19 AM  

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