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Archive for September, 2006

It’s Bigger than a Breadbox

September 29th, 2006


We’ve said before in this space that conservatives believe deficits don’t matter. And now here is further proof—conservatives are so indifferent to the federal deficit that they aren’t even sure how big it is. Read the rest of this entry »

Third Way on PoliticsTV

September 27th, 2006


One of the hottest new netroot ventures is PoliticsTV, a web-based video streaming outfit that is designed to appeal to political junkies who surf the internet. Read the rest of this entry »

Bridging the Divide on Abortion

September 15th, 2006


Yesterday was a historic day for progressives. Pro-life Congressman Tim Ryan and Pro-Choice Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, with many other members of Congress on both sides of this issue, introduced H.R. 6067 “The Reducing the Need for Abortion and Supporting Parents Act.” In so doing, Democrats announced that they are making it a priority to find common ground on abortion and to reduce abortions in America. Read the rest of this entry »

A message of misery and more glad tidings

September 8th, 2006


If you get a chance, take a look at a couple of articles and online discussions that Third Way folks have authored in recent days. The first, by our senior economist Stephen Rose is posted on The American Prospect website. It’s entitled What’s (not) wrong with the middle class? and it is one of the most insightful and counterintuitive economic pieces I have seen in a long time. The Rose piece was featured in David Brooks’ NYTimes op-ed today. Read the rest of this entry »