Category Archives: Blue Dogs

Let The Blue Dogs Out

This is the problem I’ve always had with the “we need the Blue Dogs” argument. So yeah, I’m on Oliver Willis’ side in this fracas. Fake Edit: Because this is going to cause some turds to get thrown.

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Jane Hamsher Wants to Segregate Goats From Sheep

When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another … Continue reading

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Parker Griffith: Good Riddance!

So my representative in Washington is switching from the Democratic Party to the Republicans? Shock! I am SHOCKED, I say, that a man who pandered to teabaggers at health care town halls with Soylent Green death panels and immigration hysteria, … Continue reading

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A Strategy of Delay

Though we have heard of foolishly rushing to war, we have never seen cleverness in war associated with long delays…Delay tends to favor misfortune over good fortune. As long as affected parties have at least adequately prepared for the moment … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again (UPDATE)

Remember that moment last October when the GOP realized Sarah Palin could not save them, the oh noes evaporated, Republicans threw the same kitchen sink they’d been throwing since March (only they threw it harder) and Obama won? Looks to … Continue reading

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Blue Cross Democrats

I wish I had thought of this. Blogging over at Preemptive Karma, The Chinuk has a new name for Blue Dog Democrats trying to water down and/or derail health care reform: “BLUE CROSS DEMOCRATS.” Use early, use often. Lather, rinse, … Continue reading

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Why Is Pelosi So Confident?

To judge by the way the press is covering health care reform lately, you’d think Nancy Pelosi has no reason to be the least bit optimistic for its chances According to the Village, everything is going wrong. “Blue dog” Democrats … Continue reading

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