Category The Democratic Party Must Die

U.S. Becomes Ungovernable, Elites Blame it on Russians

  U.S. rulers are experiencing a “crisis of political governance, a meltdown of the political system,” due to the “collapse of the parties of the duopoly,” said Dr. Anthony Monteiro, the Philadelphia-based Duboisian scholar. The policies and practice of both parties “became antagonistic to the minimal expectations of the masses. ”The elite didn’t see it […]

QOTD: Don’t Blame Me If Trump Wins

“A system that offers us the “choice” between two highly unpopular and toxic ruling class slime-buckets like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton does not deserve to continue.” PAUL STREET Don’t Blame Me If Trump Wins

New Democrats

The Terrible Cost to Democrats and American Society of Ignoring Thomas Frank’s Warnings By William K. Black / New Economic Perspectives Extra Zebra / (CC-BY-2.0) This piece first appeared at New Economic Perspectives. Thomas Frank is an historian and writer.  He is also the man who tried to save the Democratic Party and our Nation […]

Democrats in Dis-Array

With rumors flying that establishment Democrats might hand Hillary Clinton her hat before the Democratic Convention to replace her with Joe Biden, John Kerry or some other grey-suited hand-job for empire and the Chamber of Commerce, the greatness that is the U.S. in 2016 keeps mounting. … …In what dark, deeply-frozen corner of hell do […]

The Liberal Apologies for Obama’s Ugly Reign

by PAUL STREET *** “The Republicans Made Him Do It” Faced with a relentless onslaught of evidence … liberal and progressive Obama defenders have brandished two justifications for their president’s depressingly Big Business-friendly record. The first rationalization claims that Obama has always and sincerely wanted to do genuinely progressive and left-leaning things to roll back […]

Celebrating Neo-Black History Month: The Democratic Party

Bruce A. Dixon: Wherever you see angry black people in motion, you’ll find Democratic party elements doing their thing, protecting the careers of the elected and unelected members of the black political class from politicians to preachers and prison wardens, misdirecting black rage exclusively toward Republican targets, and pretty much limiting activism to voting, getting […]

QOTD: “Who knows, or cares, what Obama is thinking! “

It is as sure as a law of nature: neoliberal, imperialism-friendly Democrats can do for Republicans what Republicans cannot do for themselves, because they can get the opposition to go along or at least to acquiesce. This is a role Bill Clinton played and brought to perfection. Obama now stands poised to outdo even him. […]