Tag: Democratic Party

Current Events, Political Culture

Democracy Is Coming(?): Money Talks, Voters Walk

What if they gave an open primary and nobody came?...

Current Events, Political Culture

Democracy Is Coming: “Good Government” Gone Bad?

CA-26 is a humdinger of an open primary -- for better and for worse....

Current Events, Political Culture

Democracy Is Coming: When Democrats Attack!

A deluge of negative ads may swamp a congressional campaign -- but not necessarily the one that's under attack....

Current Events, Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Does Music Need to Get Political Again?

There's a noted lack of political commentary in modern pop music. Is that such a bad thing?...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Everybody Into The Conflictinator!

Chastened by Jon Stewart, if not the midterm election results, Jon Cummings invites Popdose readers to Be Their Own Pundits and pontificate...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection -- pop culture style! It's all in Episode 8...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: The Boston Tea Party

Whether or not Democrats manage to salvage health care legislation, losing Ted Kennedy's seat is just desserts for their substantive and...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: The Healthcare Bill Stinks. Could You Please Pass It Already?

Ever since Al Franken parked his rear end in the Democrats’ 60th U.S. Senate seat, the conventional wisdom has held that no matter how...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: How Specter Screwed the Democrats

The Republican Party’s annus became considerably more horribilis this week, with Arlen Specter switching parties, President Obama...