Senate Democrats Double Down: ‘Republicans Are Killing Jobs To Save Their Own’

Well its about damn time…the Dems figured it out! Huffington Post Senate Democrats are doubling down on the argument that Republicans refuse to reauthorize extended unemployment benefits because they want a better November through a worse economy. “There’s only one kind of job Republicans care about saving or creating: their own,” said Jim Manley, spokesman… More Senate Democrats Double Down: ‘Republicans Are Killing Jobs To Save Their Own’

Tea Party Leader Condemns NAACP For Making ‘More Money Off Of Race Than Any Slave Trader Ever’

The really sad news here is that there is a cross-section of Americans who believe this crazy person’s rhetoric, along with so many other right-wing nut cases on Fox News and right-wing hate radio. Think Progress Yesterday, the NAACP approved a resolution condemning “racist elements” within the tea party movement, with its president Benjamin Jealous… More Tea Party Leader Condemns NAACP For Making ‘More Money Off Of Race Than Any Slave Trader Ever’

Grim News

No matter how much I disdain former Vice President Dick Cheney for his dastardly deeds while in and out of office, he is still a human being.  In all honesty I never thought I’d be saying that, but the news about Dick Cheney is grim.   I wish him the best and a speedy recovery.  TPM… More Grim News

Sharron Angle: I Go On Fox News So Much Because The Mainstream Media Won’t Let Me Raise Money On Air

Is Fox News Channel still denying that they are the propaganda network for the GOP? Think Progress During an all-day interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody, Sharron Angle admitted that she likes to appear on Fox News to directly raise money for her race against Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV). Politico’s Ben Smith highlighted a… More Sharron Angle: I Go On Fox News So Much Because The Mainstream Media Won’t Let Me Raise Money On Air

The Food Bubble: How Wall Street Starved Millions and Got Away With It

Crooks & Liars Thom Hartmann talked to author Frederick Kaufman about his cover story in this month’s edition of Harper’s Magazine The food bubble: How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it. It’s subscription only but you can read more about Kaufman and his work at his blog AmericanStomach.com. Thom shared a little… More The Food Bubble: How Wall Street Starved Millions and Got Away With It