Justin Krebs appears in the following:
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Remember that time Democrats stood in the way of the Republican plan for creating jobs for the American people? When a Democratic minority slowed the already sluggish pace of Washingt...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Despite tonight's debate being billed as a focus on the economy, we won't see any real plan for creating jobs. We won't see any support for the American Jobs Act, but we also won't se...
Friday, October 07, 2011
The Democrats ignored rising frustrations and let the Tea Party steal part of the story. When debt and deficit overtook jobs and economic security, the media had a completely differen...
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
There is still no microphone, yet officials are lining up to speak. There is still a sloppy story to tell, but participants are telling it to each other - through Twitter and other so...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
We have all seen principled political voices get drowned out. What makes this different isn't that he's more passionate or more savvy -- it's that he's not alone. A network of progres...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
This is counter to how many protests work - with scheduled speakers, officially printed signs, organized buses. But as those marches on Washington have found less and less traction in...
Friday, September 23, 2011
If we really trusted that the business community, unfettered, would solve our problems, then they'd be solved by now.
-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
One might argue that if both sides show a little willingness to buck partisan conventions and negotiate, it would be good for both the budget and approval deficits. But maybe there ar...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
It's about races that used to be shoo-ins becoming competitive. And if more challengers sense blood in the water, you'll just see more incumbents and party favorites fighting for the...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The rival candidates and audience turned on Rick Perry, the frontrunner with deep Tea Party support, for his claim that if you're a young person in this country, regardless of your la...
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Lessons of the fragility and resiliency of democracy have shaped our America and our New York -- and we learned them in the long shadows of towers that are fixed in our memories.
Friday, September 09, 2011
The president made one irrefutable point last night. We can stake out sharply contrasting positions and let the electorate decide at the ballot box. But that will only ensure 14 month...
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
The presumptive front-runner thought he could just keep his gait steady and eyes steely and it would all be his. But debates are where is center-right two-step looks the most awkward....
Sunday, September 04, 2011
It's only a matter of time before today's Congress seeks to change Labor Day to Capital Day. In the end, they will only compromise and call it "Ronald Reagan Labor Day" if the White H...
Thursday, September 01, 2011
The White House did what it does best: They backed down. They'll now give the speech on Thursday - rather than go head-to-head with a group of clowns bashing each other for sport, the...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
A swath of Florida resembles the deep South, terrain that Rick Perry believes is his. There are plenty of Tea Party conservatives who Bachmann and Ron Paul would love to court. Then a...
Monday, August 29, 2011
'If at first you don't secede, try, try again' might be how they do things in Texas, but it isn't the right campaign slogan for the rest of the USA.
-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Count...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
What's "unacceptable" is the notion that the AGs would create a settlement before they even investigated the extent of the criminal activity.
-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blog...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The president has been telling us "I will" for a long time. The American people, though, don't need a promissory note. We don't need to be tantalized by a trailer for a fall blockbust...
Thursday, August 11, 2011
You'd think the Republicans would be smiling. The economy shows no signs of turning by the 2012 election, a bad sign for any incumbent. The GOP caucus in the Capitol has ensured that Democrats can't govern effectively, giving the president very little to run on in his re-election bid. And Obama is ...