Posted on July 25, 2009 by willyloman
by K. V. Hueval, The Nation
At this moment — when 72 percent of the nation supports a public plan option and 14,000 people lose their healthcare every day — the House Blue Dogs and conservative Democratic Senators are doing just about everything they can to cripple real health care reform.
Filed under: Neocons = Neolibs, Obama Cabinet, Obama™, single payer healthcare, Team DLC Obama™ Brand | Tagged: Blue Dog Dems, Healthcare reform, single payer healthcare, the New Dems, the public option | 4 Comments »
Posted on November 10, 2008 by willyloman
by Scott Creighton
Many names are being tossed around for Cabinet level positions at this stage of the Obama transition to the White House. Today, two separate articles should raise some serious concerns for the true “progressives” who worked so hard and gave so much to help Barack Obama win the election.
The stories detail a couple more potential Cabinet members as well as a growing trend in the now very Blue Dog Democrat and Democratic Leadership Council looking staff. And if you think it’s a bit “iffy” to have the republican branch of the democratic party in the White House, wait till you hear about the republicans he’s bringing with him (why settle for imitation when you can have the real thing?).
Filed under: Fuck Obama, Obama Cabinet | Tagged: Blue Dog Dems, DLC, FISA, Harman in Obama Cabinet, Jane harman, New Democrats Coalition | 2 Comments »