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  • Davidpaul commented on the blog post Obama extends tax cuts to the wealthy   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    I think it was a little bit for unemployment benefit extension but I really have no idea why they didn’t try and decouple the tax cut extensions. Make the ones for the lower brackets permanent, extend the ones for the upper brackets for a year and then re-fight the battle then when the Republicans can’t [...]

  • David Pascoe commented on the blog post On hope and change and the power of the youth vote   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Maya, your criticisms of some on the “vocal” right are absolutely justified and indeed, many positions Republicans advance are intellectually inconsistent (how they can be pro-life and also support unconstitutional wars and the death penalty). Thank you for clarifying your view of us on the right. I see too many liberals shut down discussion by [...]

  • David Pascoe commented on the blog post On hope and change and the power of the youth vote   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    I really think that one of the reasons this election cycle was so bad for liberals was articles like this. Not really the article itself perhaps, but the mindset behind it. People on the right are either “crazy or racist or hateful” or like the man condescendingly described in this article: stupid. The notion of [...]

  • David Pascoe commented on the blog post Jerry Brown aide caught on tape calling Meg Whitman a “whore”   3 years, 6 months ago · View

    While I agree with your assessment that the Brown campaign staffer’s remark was not acceptable and that Whitman is using the situation for political points, I am not as optimistic on this being a “start,” even a small one. You pointed out that this happens with race a lot and so I think a better [...]

  • David Pascoe became a registered member   3 years, 6 months ago · View

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