eBay removes anti-Zimmerman artwork the same day Zimmerman’s painting sells for $100k

Is this yet another commentary on our divided nation?  The Raw Story Over the weekend, online auction-house ebay removed an anti-racist painting critical of George Zimmerman on the same day it allowed Zimmerman to sell one of his own paintings for over $100,000. On Saturday, an 18-by-24-inch oil painting by “therealgeorgez” — better known as… More eBay removes anti-Zimmerman artwork the same day Zimmerman’s painting sells for $100k

Donors Pressure House Republicans To Act On Immigration Reform

Think Progress With House action at a standstill on immigration reform, more than 100 Republican donors and fund-raisers urged House Republicans to take immediate action to legalize undocumented immigrants on Tuesday. In a move to sway House Republicans when immigration reform stakeholders have been unable to do so, the open letter calls upon members to fix the perception of a… More Donors Pressure House Republicans To Act On Immigration Reform

Analysis: Most of Romney’s new Twitter followers are fake

Is there even a fiber of moral decency in this man? The Raw Story Most of Mitt Romney‘s newest Twitter followers are fake, according to an investigation of bogus social media accounts. A pay-for-follower service most likely drove the presumptive Republican nominee’s recent and dramatic spike in online followers, concluded Baccardua Labs, a digital security company. The… More Analysis: Most of Romney’s new Twitter followers are fake

MN Republicans Literally Auctioning Off GOP Congressmen And State Lawmakers To Highest Bidder

So much for town halls and giving people free access to their representatives.  These days, it seems that government access is only available to the rich and corporations. The constant Tea Party cry for liberty seems rather fake now… Think Progress A Republican committee in Minnesota has been caught creating an eBay-style auction site to… More MN Republicans Literally Auctioning Off GOP Congressmen And State Lawmakers To Highest Bidder

Meg Whitman Pays $144 Million for her Own Campaign, $5,500 to Her Housekeeper

So, Meg Whitman settles with her housekeeper to the tune of $5,500.  You would think that paying her housekeeper that pawltry sum would have bankrupted the ex-CEO of eBay.  Putting everything in context, Ms. Whitman spends $144M of her personal funds for her California gubernatorial campaign with not so much as a blink.  Yet, she witheld wages from… More Meg Whitman Pays $144 Million for her Own Campaign, $5,500 to Her Housekeeper