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President Obama Signing Health Care Reform Bill

Grading President Obama on the Economy

The economy has hit a rough patch and now people are wondering if

we’re moving into a double dip or even a new recession.

Policies of both Republican and Democratic administrations and the Federal Reserve  probably prevented a depression, but … More…

Ron Paul

MIA on Housing

With more than 28% of US homes worth less than the value of the underlying mortgages and millions of homeowners in or near foreclosure, the housing depression has kept this from being a … More…

Where Liberals Failed

“To those who charge that liberalism has been tried and found wanting, I answer that the failure is not in the idea but in the course of recent history”—former Sen. George McGovern, (defeated) Democratic presidential candidate, 1972.

Liberalism has two … More…

Where Conservatives Failed

“The [Bush] aide said that guys like me were 'in what we call the reality-based community,’ which he defined as people who ‘believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.’

“‘That's not the way the world really More…


Who We Are and What We're About

Independents are the largest political bloc in the US, but our views occupy only a small part of the national conversation.

Why? Because cable news and the blogosphere—the principal public outlets for political discourse in this country—are sharply polarized between … More…