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Erich Bloodaxe BSN

Erich Bloodaxe BSN's Journal
Erich Bloodaxe BSN's Journal
April 7, 2014

Charles Wheelan, 'The Centrist Manifesto' on Washington Journal

this morning, is calling for a Third-wayish independent party 'in the center between the parties'. Unfortunately, it's the same old same old from the plutocrat toadies who tried to get No Labels off the ground a year or three back. From the left, they happily embrace all of the social issues that won't change the realities of economic inequality. From the right, they embrace 'reforms to entitlement programs', and 'economic opportunities' that end at 'training people' for jobs that the 'job creators' aren't creating.

Now, the country at a whole is already swinging, on its own, to embrace all sorts of more open social policies. The pressure on ALL politicians to start swinging left on social issues is ever growing. But it would be a horrible mistake to embrace RW plutocratic economic views while pretending that you were somehow actually being 'independent' and 'in the middle'.

To be fair, he did briefly open up with some good points on ideology, but then immediately swung back into his own ideology, which simply swings libertarian on social issues.

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About Erich Bloodaxe BSN

Erich S Bloodaxe, PhD, MS, BS, BA, BSN, ADN, RN. (It took me a while to figure out what I really wanted to do with my life ;) Democratic socialist by nature, if not by registration atm. Spent a lot of of time on Daily Kos, decided I needed to branch out a bit. Currently spending more time at jackpineradicals.org
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