To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, July 11, 2020

New Observercast

Joe Conason

Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.

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What Bernie Sanders – And His Supporters – Must Remember Before November

BY JOE CONASON Exactly one year before Election Day – on Nov. 8, 2015 – Bernie Sanders was asked whether his agreement with Hillary Clinton...

For Honest Conservatives, The Only Answer Is #NeverTrump

BY JOE CONASON From his opening slur against Mexicans to his current coddling of the Ku Klux Klan, Donald Trump has shaped the Republican presidential...

What Does Sanders Really Believe About Clinton?

BY JOE CONASON When they debate, the senator from Vermont usually refers to the former secretary of state as his "friend" – not in the...

The Man Who Drowned Democracy With ‘Sewer Money’

BY JOE CONASON This week marked the anniversary of the Citizens United decision, which exposed American democracy to increasing domination by the country's very richest...

New York Values: What Tiny Ted Will Never Get About The Big Town

BY JOE CONASON Exactly what does Ted Cruz mean when he sneers about "New York values" as a reason to reject Donald Trump? Disparaging New...

Will Corporate America Confront GOP Climate Denial?

   BY JOE CONASON Much as the world must hope that the governments assembled in Paris achieve their objectives, at the very least they have provided...

Are You Happy, And How Would You Know?

BY FROMA HARROP Like many others, I can't resist academic studies on happiness. They often come up with persuasive reasons some seem to be happier...

Hard Questions for Debating Democrats

BY JOE CONASON Imagine for a moment that the purpose of a presidential debate is to elucidate policy differences on matters of concern to American...

What Socialism Means to Bernie- and You

BY JOE CONASON Once upon a time, socialists running for president in the United States had to explain that while they had no chance...
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