Supreme Court rejects bid to disqualify Obama as president

Seriously?  Birthers actually went that far…again? The Raw Story  The US Supreme Court Monday slapped down a new bid seeking to show that Barack Obama was ineligible to be elected president of the United States in the 2008 White House race. The nation’s highest court refused to take up a case brought by three people… More Supreme Court rejects bid to disqualify Obama as president

Monday Blog Round Up

Perry’s Link to N-Word Place Name Puts Campaign on Defensive Dems Want Probe Of Justice Thomas As Health Law Ruling Looms 10 Worst Members Of Congress Warren Just Behind Brown in Massachusetts Michele Bachmann: “Obama Caused the Arab Spring”  Obama may own the economy, but Americans do think Bush broke it How the dystopians are… More Monday Blog Round Up

Shady: Koch Brothers Made Sales to Iran

The Daily Beast A mammoth investigative report in Bloomberg Markets Magazinehas some devastating charges against one of the world’s largest private companies: The billionaire Koch Brothers allegedly made a ton of money off sales of petrochemical equipment to Iran. A unit of their company, Koch Industries, dodged the U.S. trade ban using foreign subsidiaries. The company… More Shady: Koch Brothers Made Sales to Iran

JP Morgan Hearts The NYPD

Think Progress – Matthew Yglesias Via Neil Sinhababu, this looks like a well-timed investment as direct action protests against banks gain steam: JPMorgan Chase recently donated an unprecedented $4.6 million to the New York City Police Foundation. The gift was the largest in the history of the foundation and will enable the New York City Police Department to… More JP Morgan Hearts The NYPD