Huffington Post – Max 1 Then: “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out — Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out — Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did… More Deja Vu all over again?
Nate Silver – Five Thirty Eight “If only there were precedent for the upper chamber monkeying around with the fiscal part of a bill to bypass the need for supermajority,” the Republican strategist Patrick Ruffini noted on Twitter last night. Mr. Ruffini was referring, of course, to the decision by Wisconsin Republicans to strip collective bargaining… More Wisconsin Dispute Could Mobilize Democratic Base
Michele Bachmann gets FOUR Pinocchios for this whopper! The Washington Post’s Fact Checker NBC – Meet The Press “There was a Congressional Research Service report that just was issued in February, and we discovered that secretly, unbeknownst to members of Congress, over $105 billion was hidden in the ‘Obamacare’ legislation to fund the implementation of ‘Obamacare’. This… More Michele Bachmann’s ‘bombshell’ on a ‘hidden’ $105 billion
I read Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine about the same time I read Valerie Plame’s Fair Game. Naomi Klein gives a global perspective of conservative politics and how they operate under “crisis mode”, taking everything from the powerless and giving nothing back. The Nation At a time when Citizen’s United has made it possible for corporations to… More Naomi Klein: Wisconsin’s Shock Doctrine
The following 60 second video is slated to run on cable networks across the country for 7 days. Nice Deb Cue ominous music…“They’re stealing our democracy, spending millions from secret donors to elect Republicans to do their bidding in Congress. It appears they’ve even taken secret foreign money to influence our elections.” That’s what Obama and… More Video: “Shadowy” Rovian Crossroads Group Behind Nationwide Ad Attacking Unions