GOP won’t vote on union bill without Democrats

This is an unexpected development, and yet a welcomed one.  Pictured on the right is State Senate President Scott Fitzgerald who made the promise not to force a vote until the state Dems return. Forbes The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says there will be no vote on a bill taking away union… More GOP won’t vote on union bill without Democrats

Rumsfeld blasts Obama’s world image

This, from a man who can’t go overseas for fear of being arrested for crimes against humanity?  Politico Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld disputes the notion that President Barack Obama has made America more popular around the globe than it was under his former boss, President George W. Bush. Asked on CNN’s “State of the Union”… More Rumsfeld blasts Obama’s world image

What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained

Now that the public service workers have conceded to two of the three demands Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker presented for their State Budget, the only thing left on the table is taking away “collective bargaining” for the unions.   Scott said this was all about saving money for the state.  Yet, if he refuses to omit the collective… More What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained

Progressive America vs. The GOP’s Version of Corporate America

Since the unrest in Madison Wisconsin, many progressives have had a chance to really evaluate what’s at stake if the corporate shills, namely the GOP and the Tea Party win the battle in Madison.    In all honesty I’m concerned that the corporate interests backing Gov. Scott Walker and other GOP and Tea Party Governors across the country… More Progressive America vs. The GOP’s Version of Corporate America