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Senate passes bill letting states tax online sales

...main sponsor, Sen. Mike Enzi, is a conservative Republican from Wyoming. He has worked closely with Durbin, a liberal Democrat.In the House, Republican Speaker John Boehner has not commented publicly about the bill, giving supporters hope...
Let's make the right-sizing of government the goal

...over. Rather, he spoke favorably about FDR. The tone suggested that he's not backing down from being a modern liberal Democrat.FDR was a consequential president, but here's the problem with applying his approach now: A far worse economic...
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Don't use labels

...word association game. I want you to get an image in your head as you think about these words: Conservative, liberal, Democrat, Republican, environmentalist, pro-life, pro-choice, homosexual, Christian, Muslim. I can guarantee...
Avoid the folly of stereotyping

As a liberal, I am offended by the portrayal of liberal democrats in the July 14th political cartoon by Brian Fairrington. The cartoon is "volatile, inappropriate, and distasteful." Cartoonists...
My turn: An independent voice why he's not affiliated with a party. He is supported wholeheartedly, however, by moderate Republicans and liberal Democrats alike. Halcro is a voice of reason. To get on the ballot, he needs 3,200 signatures before the Aug. 22 primary...
Outside editorial: The pragmatic president

...little patience for such positions. According to an article by Henry Chu in last Sunday's Los Angeles Times, the Liberal Democrats in Great Britain face a problem similar to Obama's. Joining the coalition has required them to jettison some of...
Mayor testifies on behalf of Roberts

...nominee John Roberts. "I do so not only as a public official who has observed his work up close, but also as a liberal Democrat whose views on several issues are likely at odds with the majority of those on this committee," Botelho said...
Young makes himself scarce before election

...message. He's sending out glossy mailers and airing TV and radio ads, including one that attacks Benson as a "liberal Democrat" without naming her. Benson, an actress and activist who ran for governor on the Green Party ticket four years...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...more than $80 billion. The U.S. Postal Service should be sold as well. Why would I, a consumer advocate and liberal Democrat, push to privatize the Postal Service with its 900,000 government employees? Simple: It's the best way to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...oath in a legal proceeding in an attempt to cheat Paula Jones out of money (and to save his sorry hind). As a liberal Democrat who dislikes and disbelieves Paula Jones, as a 20-year criminal defense lawyer, as a citizen of this country...


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