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Happy New Year!

Progressive Fix is signing off to celebrate New Year’s Eve. We want to wish everyone a happy and safe new year. See you on Monday…

A Name for the Decade: The Ooze

As the 2000s come to a close, prominent publications (here and here) have joined in the name game: what to call these nameless past ten years….

The Big Lie About Failed Bipartisanship

‘Tis the season for year-end assessments. As the pundit class weighs in on Obama’s year in office, one meme has been particularly frustrating: the judgment…

Obama Vindicated on Iran

Iran is lashing out furiously at the usual suspects – America, Britain, Israel – whom it blames for stirring up domestic dissent. But no amount…

Cheney At War

The last person we needed to hear about the terrorist incident over Detroit was Conservative of the Year Dick Cheney. But naturally, he’s out now…

The National Conversation on Terrorism

I’ve been fortunate to spend the holidays with my family up in British Columbia. We’re not from the Great White North, mind you, but a…

Shape of the Real Deal on Health Care Reform

If you’re interested in the broad outlines of what House and Senate conferees will be grappling with in reconciling their health care reform bills, take…

Lessons From Flight 253

President Obama seems determined not to overreact to the narrowly failed attempt by Islamist terrorists to massacre Americans on Christmas Day. Three days passed before…

Happy Holidays!

We here at Progressive Fix would like to wish everyone happy holidays! Posting will be light for the next week or so. Regular blogging will…

Senate Passes Health Reform

The Senate today passed health care reform legislation by a 60-39 vote. It’s a historic achievement, the farthest health care reform has ever come. Progressives…