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Here are the top ten articles for the Democratic Party Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Difference Between Primaries and Caucuses
You've probably heard a lot about the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary over the years. They are the first two political proving grounds for presidential candidates. But, have you every wondered what the difference is between a caucus and a primary?
2. Why Barack Obama Won the Nobel Peace Prize
Many people heard the news with great surprise on the morning of October 9, 2009: President Barack Obama was announced as the recipient of Nobel Peace Prize. Was the Nobel Committee sending a message to the world at large and especially to America? Yes.
3. The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot
Naomi Wolf issues a warning to a young patriot that democracy is fragile. Wolf identifies the ten steps that must be taken to shut down democracy. She shows how those steps were implemented in dictatorships around the world and where America is in the process of meeting each of those steps.
4. UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation
Spin has become art, and one we are subjected to daily. Brook Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamiesonís book, UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation, will provide you with the tools for separating fact from fiction.
5. Why I'm a Democrat
No matter what political party you belong to, this book written by Democrats about why they define themselves that way is a enlightening look at how a portion of the population thinks and feels.
6. Funding Public Broadcasting
Republicans have public broadcasting on the chopping block. It should be saved. Here's why.
7. Books Democrats Love
Not ready for the 2012 election? Relive two of the Democratic Party's favorite campaigns -- 2008 and 1992 in these fast-paced, non-fiction books.
8. Six for 06
The Democrats have a new agenda, Six for 06. This agenda is different from others, in that it provides a compare and contrast. It shows how the Republicans have taken us in the wrong direction, and the new direction that Democrats will take us in setting the priorities for the 109th Congress.
9. How to Lobby Congress
Do you want to contact your Representative or Senator, but don't know how? Here are some tips to lobby your member of Congress.
10. Double Speak and the War on Terrorism
Timothy Lynch, director of the Cato Institutes Project on Criminal Justice, has written an article examining the use of double speak, and new vocabulary that has been created during the War on Terror.
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