‘Pro-Life’ Alaska GOP Kills Health Bill To Insure Thousands Of Low-Income Women And Children

In the progressive community there is a saying about right-wing ideology and legislation: “Love the fetus, starve the child…”   (This has  been going on for decades.) There is no better example than this article.   Think Progress On Wednesday, the Alaska Senate shot down a health bill that would expand a program that provides medical services to the… More ‘Pro-Life’ Alaska GOP Kills Health Bill To Insure Thousands Of Low-Income Women And Children

Election and Democracy Part III: Mark Crispin Miller (Video)

Prof. Mark Crispin Miller has something to say, but nobody’s listening, except his students and a few conspiracy theorists. I believe folks should hear what he has to say and draw their own conclusions. Here is a clip from The Left Forum 2011 in which Miller participated.   Watch the entire forum here… Related Articles Failure to… More Election and Democracy Part III: Mark Crispin Miller (Video)

Limbaugh: Obama Base ‘Savages,’ ‘Walking Human Debris’ (VIDEO)

One can always tell when President Obama is winning the debate on any given issue.  The right wing media talking heads have to come out with the lowest most vile things to say about Obama and/or his base.  Case in point… Huffington Post On his Thursday show, Rush Limbaugh tore into what he called President… More Limbaugh: Obama Base ‘Savages,’ ‘Walking Human Debris’ (VIDEO)

Bill Maher, Ed Schultz & Michael Steele Have Shoutfest Debate On The Budget

Mediaite When Real Time with Bill Maher’s staff booked both Ed Schultz and Michael Steeleto appear on the show tonight, everyone involved had to be salivating over the potential for the two to get into loud disagreements. And when the panel debated politicians’ relative honesty and proposed Medicare vouchers, the inevitable came to pass. It… More Bill Maher, Ed Schultz & Michael Steele Have Shoutfest Debate On The Budget

Fox News’ Red Eye Crew Skewer Trump For Being An ‘Overwhelming Jerk’

Mediaite The Red Eye team is rarely one to run away from a circus (or a trainwreck), but when it comes to the latest hullaballoo surrounding Donald Trump’s increasingly growing viability (?) as a presidential candidate in 2012, they had little sympathy, politically or otherwise. Saturday morning host Andy Levy kicked the crew off denouncing Trump’s… More Fox News’ Red Eye Crew Skewer Trump For Being An ‘Overwhelming Jerk’

Sarah Palin Gets the E! True Hollywood Story Treatment

MSNBC BLTWY She’s no Anna Nicole Smith, but Sarah Palin will soon be immortalized by the über-dramatic, scandal-ridden pop phenomenon that is E! True Hollywood Story. Since hitting the national stage back in 2008, Palin has attracted more controversy than Britney Spears, so our fingers are crossed that E! will do the Mama Grizz justice. But just in… More Sarah Palin Gets the E! True Hollywood Story Treatment

Barack Obama kicks off 2012 campaign in Chicago

Bring it on, GOP! Politico President Barack Obama made his debut as a candidate for reelection on Thursday night by urging hometown supporters to “take ownership” of his infant campaign while he continues his “day job.” “You’re making me blush,” the president said as he was welcomed with thunderous applause at his first stop. The… More Barack Obama kicks off 2012 campaign in Chicago

Van Jones At Power Shift 2011: ‘While They’re Stuck On Stupid In DC, Your Generation Is Rising’

Van Jones has a point there… HuffPost Green In a passionate keynote address, green jobs leader Van Jones exhorted the 10,000 youth climate activists at the Power Shift conference in Washington DC to “shift the power” and lead the clean power revolution. He argued that both parties need to be held accountable for their failures, and… More Van Jones At Power Shift 2011: ‘While They’re Stuck On Stupid In DC, Your Generation Is Rising’