“Scott Walker, Please Come Home” says Major Wisconsin Editorial

DAILY KOS The headline just says it all. Things are so bad here in the Legislature that the newspaper is begging Scott Walker to come home, if only for a short time.This isn’t from The Onion, but from the most highly read Wisconsin newspaper, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. One that has endorsed Scott Walker, tends… More “Scott Walker, Please Come Home” says Major Wisconsin Editorial

Stewart Praises Budget Deal: Hallelujah! A Break From All the ‘Congressional F*ckery!

Mediaite It’s been so long since Congress actually compromised on something, Jon Stewart seemed almost giddy Wednesday night that there’s a budget deal that could very well pass. Stewart even played “Hallelujah” in celebration, though quite frankly, absolutely no one on either side is really happy about this. Stewart fully expected to do another cursory look at… More Stewart Praises Budget Deal: Hallelujah! A Break From All the ‘Congressional F*ckery!

Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

Media Matters HUME: I’m not sure they’re calling the shots but make no mistake about it, Bill. These — some of these radio talk show hosts have real influence. They have a huge following, particularly in very conservative areas where they are most popular and where the many members of congress who inhabit those areas… More Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

Paul Ryan: Progressivism Is ‘Arrogant And Condescending’

Pot…meet kettle. The Huffingtom Post Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) belittled progressives during a speech at the conservative American Enterprise Institute on Wednesday. “Progressivism is well-intentioned but it is also — in my humble opinion — arrogant and condescending,” Ryan said, according to a transcript. “Instead of helping people make their own decisions, it makes those decisions for them.… More Paul Ryan: Progressivism Is ‘Arrogant And Condescending’

Paul Ryan claims he ‘misspoke’ when he called military leaders liars

Daily Kos Republican Rep. Paul Ryan is walking back his recent claim that U.S. military leaders are liars: “I really misspoke,” Ryan said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I didn’t mean to make that kind of an impression. So, I was clumsy in how I was describing the point I was trying to make.” […]“What I was attempting… More Paul Ryan claims he ‘misspoke’ when he called military leaders liars

West Wing Week: 4/22/11 or “My Old Number, 23”

The White House Blog Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week, President Obama held townhalls in Northern Virginia, California, and Nevada, to speak directly to the American people about his vision for reducing our debt and bringing down our deficit based on the values… More West Wing Week: 4/22/11 or “My Old Number, 23”

Scott Walker’s Budget Bans Birth Control Coverage And Eliminates Access To Health Care Services For Women

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

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