Morning Line: The arrogance of hope

Sam SmithBefore liberals rant anymore about Judge Vinson's decision on the healthcare bill, they should read this footnote: “I note that in 2008, then-Senator Obama supported a health care reform proposal that did not include an individual mandate because he was at that time strongly opposed to the idea, stating that ‘if a mandate was … Continue reading Morning Line: The arrogance of hope

Obama and the American oligarchy

Sam Smith 2010 "An oligarchy," says Wikipedia, "is a form of government in which power effectively rests with a small elite segment of society distinguished by royal, wealth, intellectual, family, military, or religious hegemony. The word oligarchy is from the Greek words for 'few' and 'rule.'" Go back more than two decades and you find … Continue reading Obama and the American oligarchy

LIBERALISM IS DEAD. TIME TO MOVE ON

Sam Smith, 2010 Liberalism is dead. It started going into its final throes when liberals jumped aboard the Clinton campaign, claiming that the toy boy of the Democratic Abandonship Council was really a one of them. Later on, even the anti-worker and anti-environmental trade deals, the assault on welfare, and the deep corruption didn't dissuade … Continue reading LIBERALISM IS DEAD. TIME TO MOVE ON