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Archive for April 28th, 2012

Live Not By Obama’s Lies

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 28th, 2012 11:08 pm by HL

Live Not By Obama’s Lies
Matthew Continetti, Washington Free Beacon
“Live not by lies,” Alexander Solzhenitsyn enjoined his countrymen shortly before being exiled from the Soviet Union in 1974. This week the political press finally took his advice.

Wedge Issues May Boost Obama’s Prospects
Mark Barabak, LA Times
Is President Obama trying to wedge his way to a second term? The economy will doubtless be the overriding issue in November's presidential contest, and Obama is hardly ignoring it. But a successful candidate appeals to all sorts of voters harboring all sorts of concerns, and the president and his backers appear to be using a pair of wedge issues to target two groups, Latinos and women, with messages grounded more in emotionalism than economics.

Confronting the Poverty Epidemic
Sasha Abramsky, The Nation
To restore the American Dream for the 99 percent, we must first bring the “invisible poor” out of the shadows.