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Special Report | 2010 Election Post-Mortem

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  • The system is now so rigged via campaign finance, lobbying and the revolving door that it is almost impossible for people who represent us to even get into office, let alone stay in office and enact policies that will bring change.
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  • There is little reason to expect any useful legislation from the Tea Party-dominated House or the dysfunctional Senate. In fact, this Congress will do damage to anything even remotely progressive.
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  • Midterm Election Further Demonstrates Need for Revolution
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David Culver, ed., Evergreene Digest

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Mike Keefe

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Outrage, Misguided, Noam Chomsky, In These Times

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  • People rightly want answers, and they are not getting them except from voices that tell tales that have some internal coherence—if you suspend disbelief.
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  • Dead Political Party Walking
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And 2010's Biggest Winner IsDavid Corn, Mother Jones

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  • Dark money, shadowy groups, and secret millionaires.
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  • Shadowy players in a new class war
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Brutal, Michael Kieschnick, CREDO Action
There is little reason to expect any useful legislation from the Tea Party-dominated House or the dysfunctional Senate. In fact, this Congress will do damage to anything even remotely progressive.

Midterm Election Further Demonstrates Need for Revolution, David DeGraw, AmpedStatus

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  • The system is now so rigged via campaign finance, lobbying and the revolving door that it is almost impossible for people who represent us to even get into office, let alone stay in office and enact policies that will bring change.
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  • The Economic Elite Vs. The People of the United States of America
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10 Commandments to Revive Progressives After the November Defeat, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Huffington Post

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  • Follow these ten commandments and the progressive forces will finally be able to reshape this country before it is too late.
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  • Midterm Election Further Demonstrates Need for Revolution
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Media Misreading Midterms, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
As usual, press urge a move to the right

Dead Political Party Walking, The Pen
The Democratic party has so totally betrayed the people who voted for them, who had faith in them, who believed in them, we must confront the real possibility that nobody will believe a word coming out of the mouth of anyone running as a Democrat ever again.