Whatever happened to the respect that civil servants like teachers, fire fighters, police officers, et al used to get when they went on strike or disputed an issue pertinent to their jobs or salaries? Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio puts it all into perspective: The Randi Rhodes Show The Ohio State Senate has just passed… More Ohio’s Turn…
The right-wing’s over-reaching agenda is going to make more Americans wake up to the nightmare called corporatism. Think Progress In the midst of fighting his union-busting crusade, Wisconsin’s embattled Gov. Scott Walker (R) unveiled his budget on Tuesday. Insisting on balancing the budget without raising taxes or fees, Walker proposed a two-year plan in which he expects students,… More Scott Walker’s Budget Bans Birth Control Coverage And Eliminates Access To Health Care Services For Women
Leave it to Thom Hartmann to lay out just what Fox news is doing. He even debates the Fox News Lie meme with a right-winger. The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann on RT TV “live” 9pm and 11pm check http://www.thomhartmann.com/tv for local listings
Andrew Romano – The Daily Beast The New Jersey governor claims he knows he “could win” the White House in 2012, but he’s not “ready to be president.” Andrew Romano on why Christie isn’t insane—though he shouldn’t read much into early polls. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn’t known for being demure. Since defeating incumbent… More Could Chris Christie Really Beat Obama?
The Daily Beast Just when it seems the heat on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi couldn’t get any higher, President Obama has again bashed him. “You have seen with great clarity that he has lost legitimacy with his people,” Obama said during a White House press conference with Mexican President Felipe Calderon. “So let me just… More Obama: Gaddafi Must Go
Mediaite While the internet went crazy over a 43-second clip from The O’Reilly Factor that seemed to catch the show in a lie, Mediaite exonerated The Factor by looking at a longer stretch of the same episode. Of course, context isn’t enough for some people, including The Colbert Report’s Stephen Colbert, who trained his satirical… More Stephen Colbert Puts Bill O’Reilly’s ‘Wisconsin Palm Tree’ Context Into Context
Democratic Underground Al Jazeera has been the leader in literally changing people’s minds and attitudes. And like it or hate it, it is really effective. In fact viewership of al Jazeera is going up in the United States because it’s real news. You may not agree with it, but you feel like you’re getting real… More Hillary Clinton: “Viewership Of Al Jazeera Is Going Up In The United States Because It’s Real News”