Tag Archives: Bipartisanship

Paul Wellstone, Pete Domenici and the 1996 Mental Health Parity Act

Though I’m a bit skeptical of Joe Biden’s claim that he can easily reach across the aisle to pass bipartisan legislation, I do agree with Biden that it’s important for this country to get back to a time where liberals … Continue reading

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A Political Debate Between the Left and the Right

With the growing racial and political divides in this nation, it’s more important than ever to get back to an environment where civil debate is possible. Our democratic republic functions best when the Left and the Right can debate about … Continue reading

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Having a Fruitful Dialogue With Sane Conservatives

There has been a lot of articles about the extreme hyperpartisanship today. It got me thinking about the conversations I used to have with conservatives 20 or 30 years ago and the conversations I have with conservatives nowadays. Even though … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats and a History of Bipartisanship

One of the things that I dislike about the Tea Party is their punishing of any Republican who works with Democrats or who deviates in any way from their conservative philosophy. I don’t understand how they could do this and … Continue reading

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Possible Areas of Common Ground With Republicans

For the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about the lack of bipartisanship in the past few years. I have to admit feeling dread at the new Republicans that are coming to Congress this January. There … Continue reading

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