Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pre-emptive Occupiers’ Agenda

So JP, you found this column on Salon about an egenda for the Wall Street Occupiers. I read it, many reasonable things are there. I want to make some preemptive comments, as I think you will make some too. Let … Continue reading

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more later, good game

I agree, let’s get back to policy. This started because I criticized David Brooks and you told me that America was conservative, and I had to get over it and stop being mad about it and give up my frustration … Continue reading

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From the Bully Pulpit: Who’s the Bully?

Of course I’ve read your posts, JP. And I hardly think your source for your case is a one-trick pony. Obama made a great case, got voted in, and lit up his opposition, who were able to energize major pockets … Continue reading

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polls

The world series is on so I’ll reply more fully later, though if you think all my evidence is from polls you haven’t been reading any of my emails or posts. Obama won the election; how does that translate to … Continue reading

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Polls Schmolls

What I ask in “beware of becoming what you accuse others of,” is choosing only the facts and polls that make your case, being too narrow for any acceptance. You are combative to the right, arguing that more government programs … Continue reading

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Save Capitalism!

Nicholas Kristof in the Times today has a great column which contains what I think could be a new slogan for OWS: Save Capitalism! He shows that the protests aren’t anti-capitalist, but are against capitalism gone wrong. We need to … Continue reading

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Please then, be clear

“Be aware of becoming what you accuse others of.” Please be clear what you mean by this. I don’t want to become like the conservatives, I guess, but you just throw this out there. I have no idea what you’re … Continue reading

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