Friday, September 11, 2009

Obama's Big Speech: Math Trumps Rhetoric

Obama's Big Speech: Math Trumps Rhetoric By Alexander Cockburn

"The ravings of the nutball right were what caught the headlines but what no doubt bothered Obama’s political strategists was the growing disillusion of the progressive slice of the Democrats with Obama. The prophet of hope and change was selling them out on every front: escalating war in Afghanistan; billions for bankers; and now on health reform Obama was surrendering without barely a twitch to the insurance and pharmaceutical industries."

Health Care vs. Warfare By Jeff Leyes

"The choice is clear: health care or warfare; the Common Good or Common Destruction."


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