Category Archives: Progressives

Accountability, Arrogance, and NIMBY

Over the long weekend, there was a fantastic article about a key element of the housing crisis in many urban metropolitan areas: NIMBY progressives (NIMBY stands for Not In My Back Yard). This is one reason, among many, why I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in DC, Housing, Progressives, Urban Planning | Leave a comment

Workers: Still Not Getting An Equal Seat At The Progressive High Table

This is not what I want to see from progressive organizations (boldface mine): Colorado Planned Parenthood executives, with help from President Donald Trump’s labor board appointees, are fighting their health center workers’ unionization efforts in a case that could set … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Progressives | 2 Comments

Lessons To Be Learned From Kathy Griffin

If you’ve been on the intertubes at all, you might have come across a storm of indignation directed at comedian Kathy Griffin over what was a really tasteless, violent display directed at Trump. She was widely condemned by both pro- … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Progressives | 6 Comments

With 570+ Days of Presidential Campaign To Look Forward To…

…a little satire is just what I need (boldface mine): Hillary Clinton’s Announcement Paves Way for Progressives to Abandon Principles Very Early in 2016 Election Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated announcement that she will run for president in the 2016 election paves … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Progressives

Why Does Obama Want to Kill the Post Office?

Recently, historian Adolph Reed has come under criticism for pointing out that the left is a political non-entity (Kevin Drum has also been criticized for making a similar point). What I don’t get about these progressive apologists is that some … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Progressives, You've Got Mail But Not For Long!

The Disappearing NAEP Scores

Admittedly, the last couple of weeks have had a lot of newsworthy events (or at least spectacular ones). Still, the absence of liberal/progressive attention to the recent NAEP student performance results is truly odd, as Bob Somerby describes (boldface mine): … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Progressives | 1 Comment

Purchasing Pundits: The Ezra Klein Edition?

So this came across the Twitterz recently: How much is the insurance industry paying Ezra Klein? http://t.co/KmSQSGQ5ON Probably $15,000-$25,000 http://t.co/9trhSfjKOc — Jamison Foser (@jamisonfoser) April 9, 2013 If you don’t follow the links, Washington Post policy blogger Ezra Klein is … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Ethics, Healthcare, News Media, Progressives, Public Speaking