Joe Scarborough: Wisconsin Public Unions Are ‘Greedy’ Free Riders

This is precisely the reason I do not watch Morning Joe… Think Progress Showing solidarity in opposition of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) Budget Repair Bill, which would effectively eliminate collective bargaining for public employees, citizens have continued to flood Wisconsin’s state Capitol today. The Senate was expected to pass Walker’s proposal yesterday, but to support… More Joe Scarborough: Wisconsin Public Unions Are ‘Greedy’ Free Riders

Rep. Anthony Weiner Calls On Republicans to Defund Their Own Health Care Plans

Crooks & Liars Since as Rachel Maddow noted on her show [last night], John Boehner decided to allow open debate and endless amendments during the House debate on the budget, we got to see Anthony Weiner giving this speech. Rep. Weiner asked the House Republicans to defund their own health care plans since they don’t… More Rep. Anthony Weiner Calls On Republicans to Defund Their Own Health Care Plans

Boehner Falsely Claims ‘There’s Been No Talk Of Shutting The Government Down On Our Side’

Liar, liar… Think Progress House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke with Sean Hannity at the friendly confines of Fox News yesterday. The discussion quickly veered to the continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. If a new CR is not passed by March 4, the government won’t have… More Boehner Falsely Claims ‘There’s Been No Talk Of Shutting The Government Down On Our Side’

Rachel Maddow: GOP Goal for 2012 – Spend MORE Money than in 2010 To Eradicate The Democratic Party

This may sound like one of Glenn Beck’s conspiracy theories in reverse, but I urge everyone to spend a few minutes and look at Rachel Maddow, Ph.D.’s presentation about the GOP goal.   As usual, The Rachel Maddow Show brings the truth to light.  Yet, it’s rather unnerving. This should not be taken lightly.  My question is,… More Rachel Maddow: GOP Goal for 2012 – Spend MORE Money than in 2010 To Eradicate The Democratic Party

Sarah Palin Bats Michelle Obama Breastfeeding Initiative

The hypocrisy of Sarah Palin is mind-boggling… Huffington Post Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin took a shot Thursday at First Lady Michelle Obama’s breastfeeding initiative during an appearance before a gathering of business officials in Long Island. “No wonder Michelle Obama’s telling everybody, ‘you’d better breastfeed your baby.’ Yeah, you’d better, because the price of… More Sarah Palin Bats Michelle Obama Breastfeeding Initiative

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

With all the focus given to the revolution demonstrations in Egypt and other mideast countries, I think it’s a shame that the news coverage thus far in our own country about middle-class Americans who are being targeted  by their state leadership, has been sparse and with the exception of MSNBC, appear to be quite anti-union. The immediate issue however, is whether or… More Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

Aaron Sorkin’s HBO Pilot Features Olbermann-Like TV Host

If Aaron Sorkin has something to do with this project, it promises to be a winner.  Just look at his track record:  The West Wing for seven seasons as well as his mega hit, Social Network.  As a huge fan of Keith Olbermann, I will welcome this new HBO special by Aaron Sorkin… Mediaite Keith Olbermann may… More Aaron Sorkin’s HBO Pilot Features Olbermann-Like TV Host