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|A Life at the Center of California Politics and Justice Jacqueline R. Braitman, |
Gerald F. Uelmen ... in Northern California at the historic Asilomar retreat center
to discuss “What's wrong with the Democratic Party?” Their conclusion reflected
the famous Will Rogers quote: “I'm not a member of any organized political party.
|Religion also plays a key role at the left end of the political spectrum, although on |
the left many groups are primarily secular ... Will Rogers' famous line, "I'm not a
member of any organized political party — I'm a Democrat," was uttered long ...
|Many readers will have heard of Will Rogers's quip “I'm not a member of any |
organized political party—I'm a Democrat.” These days more than ever, there's a
widespread sense that progressives just can't get organized, that we're a clutter
|Ringer, Robert J. In politics a straight line is the shortest distance to disaster. - |
Roche, John P. There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. -
Rogers, Will I'm not a member of any organized political party, I'm a Democrat!
|In the 1948 election, roughly three-quarters of the members of the two big union |
organizations, the American ... Consider Will Rogers's famous quip, “I am not a
member of any organized political party. I'm a Democrat.” This was a fair ...
|Party leadership in Congress was weakened by other reforms enacted at about |
the same time, and the electoral system was modified to ... "I'm not a member of
an organized political party," Will Rogers is reputed to have said, "I'm a Democrat.
|March 26, 1984 Mr. President, it was the humorist Will Rogers who said, "I'm not a |
member of an organized political party — I'm a Democrat." 1 He made that
statement, I hasten to add, during the 1920's, at a time when the party had never
been more disorganized and in disarray. ... With the president seriously ill and
incapacitated, there was a growing sense that the government was no longer in
|I am not a member of an organized political party—I'm a Democrat.” Will Rogers |
said it, and laughed. But as it sometimes happens, the joke was on the nation.
Rogers spoke in the 19205, when it seemed that the Democrats loved to fight
|THE STRUCTURE AND CULTURE OF POLITICAL PARTIES Classical |
Approaches and Influences In the days before there were ... who said, "I belong
to no organized party. I'm a Democrat." The result is that political parties have
tended to escape the kind of ... Whether acting as functionaries or popularly
elected leaders, officeholders acquire the kind of information that gives them
power and reduces the role of rank-and-file members. In this model, internal
democracy is not possible.
|Democratic. Party. So then, what about the Democratic Party? It's the oldest |
political party in the United States. ... Some—but not all—of what has been said
about the polar shift of the Republicans to the right can be said of the Democrats
to the left. ... is usually credited with the response, when asked what political party
he belonged to, “Oh, I don't belong to any organized political party; I'm a