With the 2010 midterm elections right around the corner it is important to understand two things: first, politicians will lie, and second, governing is much more difficult than opposing.
While the GOP plan would deliver this harsh blow to working families, it would add some $629 billion to the deficit in order to provide new tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans.
NEW YORK - All bets are off as "Crazy Carl" Paladino, an extreme right tea party candidate, won the Republican nomination for governor last week.
Could it be about the November elections?
While media pundits have been predicting doom for progressives in the November elections, last week's primaries here showed a different trend.
Tea Party Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell defeated establishment Republican Rep. Mike Castle in the Delaware primary election Sept. 14, jeopardizing GOP chances of taking over the Senate.
The upset victory of tea party-backed Christine O'Donnell over GOP establishment candidate Mike Castle in Delaware shows significant fault lines in the Republican coalition.
Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin, tea party, etc., comfortably nestle in the Republican Party, endangering to the extreme democracy and progress.
A growing part of the 2010 mid-term election campaigning by labor and other progressive groups involves warning voters what life would actually be like if the Tea Party took over the Congress.