Posted on October 22, 2012 by Ruth O’Brien Years ago, I got rid of cable (we still have the television, just not cable service). For the life of me, I couldn’t see how television — the “boob tube,” as my mother always called … Continue reading

Key Concepts from Obama Book that Scare Right Wing Hackers

Posted on March 24, 2014 by Ruth O’Brien (7:15 pm March 24 2014 version) The new menu — Obama Blogs — explain key concepts from Out of Many, One: Obama & the Third American Political Tradition.  It is designed as an Open Education Resource, and I’m … Continue reading

Neos & Isms Explained

Neos & Isms combines two scholarly fields within American politics – American Political Development (APD) and American Political Thought (APT). My perspective crosses intradisciplinary divides by relying on PD (political development, or historical institutionalism, as it is known in comparative) as a methodologywith … Continue reading

Right Wing Cowards Hacking Again…. (workarounds)

Posted on March 23, 2014 by Ruth O’Brien The Right Wing is snipping all the menus for my web site again.  Last time Rush labeled me “Professorette” in an attempt to humiliate me after the Weasel snippers (Right Wingers hackers who in 2013 … Continue reading