Category Archives: Mother Jones

Bomb Syria for Obamacare

On Thursday, Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes that Syria is “simply not our problem.” I am not a fan of this argument. The civil war in Syria may not be the US government’s “problem,” or at least … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Chris Hayes, David Corn, Mother Jones, MSNBC, Syria | 1 Comment

Just give up

I only read Kevin Drum when I want to get upset, which is probably something I should speak to a mental health professional about. Yesterday, I read something Drum wrote and, yes, I got upset. That was why I did … Continue reading

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George Bush: Great American Progressive?

Mother Jones writer Josh Harkinson thinks the Occupy movement should get into politics. Democratic Party politics, to be specific. This is his article’s money shot, the fact of the matter section around which the piece is based: If May Day … Continue reading

Posted in Liberalism, Mother Jones, Occupy Wall Street | 2 Comments

Would Mother Jones read Mother Jones?

I’m not going to pretend this is some recent, tragic downfall; we’re talking about a publication that fired Michael Moore after just four months because he refused to publish — amid a U.S.-backed right-wing insurgency that left 50,000 dead — … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Serwer, Kevin Drum, Liberalism, Mother Jones | 12 Comments