On the Death of Osama Bin Laden, We Are Responsible to Remember Our Response to 9/11 Involved Our Own War Crimes

Osama Bin Laden, a man who manipulated people with twisted claims about spirituality to mobilize and glamorize an on-going campaign of mass murder, has been stopped dead in his tracks.  Normally, I could see why this would be cause for celebration.  Indeed, I am relieved he has been stopped from … Continue reading

Pledging to Prohibit Policy Riders in Budget Negotiations

Two weeks ago, the Democratic women of the United States Senate demonstrated to the nation the type of hard-nosed leadership necessary to raise the Democratic Party far above the Republican Party in the public eye. Unfortunately, while they were modeling for President Obama what real leadership looks like, one of … Continue reading

The Birthday Gift America Cannot Do Without

Declare a Democratic Worldview by John Hank Edson This Fourth of July, let’s give America the birthday present she cannot do without. Let’s give the people back their Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence sets forth a worldview that, back in the 18th century, served as the foundation of … Continue reading

Obama’s ‘New Declaration of Independence’

By Hank Edson  If you are a frequent reader of the Democratic Daily, you know that on election night, November 4, 2008, I published my first book, The Declaration of the Democratic Worldview, a sequel to The Declaration of Independence.  That night I also posted the preface to my book … Continue reading

Preface to The Declaration of the Democratic Worldview

By John Hank Edson               Dedicated to Barack Obama     History will honor the architects who advance the quality of humanity by improving the structures of democracy.      This Election Day, November 4, 2008, we find ourselves in the midst of an extraordinary and important moment in the history of … Continue reading

What the Reagan-Flap Really Says about Obama, Clinton, and Edwards

The recent flap over Barack Obama’s comments on Ronald Reagan speaks volumes about what distinguishes our three democratic presidential candidates.  But what it says is not complementary to either Obama or Clinton.  Instead, once again, it shows us that John Edwards is the real candidate all Democrats should support. Obama’s … Continue reading