West Wing Week: 5/25/2012 or “We Are Not Meant to Walk This Road Alone”

The White House This week, the President announced a major new initiative on food security, hosted the G8 and NATO summits, gave the commencement addresses in Joplin, Missouri and at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, and traveled to Iowa to urge Congress to act on the “To Do List,” invest in clean energy,… More West Wing Week: 5/25/2012 or “We Are Not Meant to Walk This Road Alone”

Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spending Cuts – Democratic Underground

1st collector for Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spen… Follow my videos on vodpod Think Progress Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Irene this weekend, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today stood by his call that no more money be allocated for disaster relief unless it is offset by spending cuts elsewhere. The… More Cantor: No Hurricane Emergency Funding W/O Spending Cuts – Democratic Underground

West Wing Week: “One Step at a Time”

The White House This week, President Obama traveled to Joplin, Missouri in the wake of historic and deadly tornadoes to see the devastation first hand. The President finished his week-long trip to Europe in Poland and visited Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. Find out more about the topics covered in this edition of West Wing Week: Friday, May… More West Wing Week: “One Step at a Time”

Ed Schultz To Take Unpaid Leave From MSNBC Following Laura Ingraham ‘Slut’ Comment

I’ve often worried about Ed Schultz going “over the top” with his critique of right-wing policies and right wingers in general.  However, I’m still surprised to hear that MSNBC has suspended Schultz for just that, going over the top in criticizing Laura Ingraham on his radio show for complaining about the POTUS  drinking beer in Ireland while Joplin, MO. was being… More Ed Schultz To Take Unpaid Leave From MSNBC Following Laura Ingraham ‘Slut’ Comment

GOP: NO DISASTER RELIEF WITHOUT BUDGET CUTS

“The disaster aid package would be financed by a $1.5 billion cut from a loan program to encourage the production of fuel-effic­ient vehicles.” Well that’s a nice neat way of kissing the oil industries ass and kicking  the people of Joplin, Mo. to the curb! The Huffington Post In the aftermath of Sunday’s devastating tornado in… More GOP: NO DISASTER RELIEF WITHOUT BUDGET CUTS