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The Modern Left is a blog written for the political left, by the political left.

Owner: rlm

Listed in: Politics

Language: English

Tags: liberal, liberalism, socialism, socialist, leftist

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  • Thoughts for Sunday
    on Jun 7, 2009 in Quotes
    We are confident. We have ourselves. We know how to sacrifice. We know how to work. We know how to combat the forces that oppose us. But even more than that, we are true believers in the whole idea of justice. Justice is so much on our side, that tha...
  • Ohio loses more jobs
    on Jun 4, 2009 in Unemployment Jobs
    Last year, GM left the Dayton, OH area and loads of jobs were lost. Throughout the state, cities are dying.Four of the cities in Ohio — Youngstown, Canton, Dayton and Cleveland— are among the top 10 dying cities in America, according to an August...
  • Glenn Beck...spreading the hate
    on Jun 2, 2009 in Glenn Beck
    Back in April, Glenn Beck said the following:...he will slowly but surely take away your gun or take away your ability to shoot a gun, carry a gun. He will make them more expensive; he'll tax them out of existence. He will because he has said he woul...
  • The death of George TillerAs doctor George Tiller stood in the foyer of his church this weekend, a 51-year-old Johnson County man named Scott P. Roeder allegedly shot him once, ending his life. Tiller has long been the target of harassment from anti-abortion groups because hi...
  • Conservatives whine about "date night"
    on Jun 1, 2009 in Conservatives Barack Obama
    Republicans and right-wing bloggers are buzzing about President Obama and the First Lady having a "date night" in New York City.he Republican National Committee slammed the outing in an "RNC Research Piece": "As President Obama prepares to wing into...
  • Thoughts for Sunday
    on May 31, 2009 in Quotes
    I cannot prevent anyone from getting angry, or mad, or frustrated. I can only hope that they'll turn that anger and frustration and madness into something positive, so that two, three, four, five hundred will step forward, so the gay doctors will com...
  • Prop 8 aftermathI've been busy this week, so I didn't write anything about the Prop 8 ruling when it happened. I'm sure everyone has read about the ruling. The ruling hasn't changed anyone's minds about anything: you are still either pro-equality or you aren't.Even...
  • Presidential debates and third partiesMost school children learn about the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858...at least to a small degree. The debates were primarily concerning the Illinois state legislature, the speeches brought forth people from neighboring states. Lincoln even published...
  • Montogomery county has finance issues
    on May 27, 2009 in Economy
    Montgomery county, Ohio has a projected $7.6 million General Fund shortfall. To combat this shortfall, there have been layoffs in various areas and general belt-tightening. But there does seem to be some money that could help. It just can't be used.W...
  • Peace is cheap, war is expensive
    on May 26, 2009 in U.S. Government Military
    In conversations about capital punishment, it is often pointed out that it costs more to put someone to death than it does to simply imprison him or her for life. The California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice found that it cost an a...
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