Monday, February 28, 2011

Why Wouldn’t the Tea Party Shut It Down?
by Frank Rich
This battle, ostensibly over the deficit, is so much larger than the sum of its line-item parts.
Why Wisconsin matters
E.J. Dionne Jr.
A 1950s standoff sets the stage for Scott Walker's current confrontation.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Rupert Murdoch and David Koch Collude Against Wisconsin Workers
By Adele M. Stan / AlterNet

Confirmed: Union-Bashing Right-Wing Media Stars Hannity, Limbaugh and O'Reilly Are AFL-CIO Union-Affiliated Members
By Ted Cox AlterNet
The Wisconsin Lie Exposed - Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions
Pulitzer Prize winning tax reporter, David Cay Johnston, has written a brilliant piece for exposing the truth about who really pays for the pension and benefits for public employees in Wisconsin.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Yes, America Still Needs Unions
By Joe Conason —
Even in its terribly weakened condition, the labor movement remains a bulwark against the kind of corporate tyranny that would swiftly make serfs of the rest of us.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

George Soros – He’s No Koch Brother: Infographic
These days "George Soros!" is the right-wing equivalent of "Na-na-na-na-na!" But which billionaire is better for America: Soros, or David & Charles Koch?

Fake "Koch brother" calls up Wisconsin governor
By Alex Pareene

Scott Walker to 'Koch Caller': Thanks For All the Support
by John Nichols

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Overpaid columnist: Teachers are overpaid
The Washington Post's Richard Cohen is also upset that retired cops make nearly as much as he does
by Alex Pareene

Wisconsin governor's weak "fireside chat"
Scott Walker claims to not be at war with unions, argues that collective bargaining increased the deficit
by Alex Pareene

Monday, February 21, 2011

Scooter Steps In It
Much like Scooter didn't finish college, his plan didn't quite go off as well as he hoped. Actually, it hasn't gone well at all.

The bigger Clarence Thomas scandal
His ethical blindness is alarming, but it's also common on the Supreme Court -- and there's no way to stop it .
by Ben Adler
Koch Brothers Behind Wisconsin Effort To Kill Public Unions
As the nation focuses on the efforts of Governor Scott Walker to take away collective bargaining rights from public employees in Wisconsin, new information is coming to light that reveals what is truly going on here.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

GOP plan to split lower classes exposed: author The labor unrest in Wisconsin exposed the Republican Party's plan to essentially divide-and-conquer the lower classes in America.

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Why Do They Hate Social Security? By Joe Conason
Among the mysteries of modern politics in America is why so many of our leading pundits and politicians persistently seek to undermine Social Security, that enduring and successful emblem of active government.

Obama and the Failure of the Deficit HawksBy E.J. Dionne, Jr. —
The president has proposed some serious spending cuts and some modest revenue increases to keep things stable. This annoys his deficit-obsessed critics. He should smile, let them rage, and go about his business.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

With AOL's $315 Million Deal: Will 'Huffington Post' Still Be 'Huffington Post'?
What to Make of the AOL Purchase of Huffington Post ... of the Comcast/NBCU deal—AOL’s $315-million purchase of Huffington Post ought not come as a surprise ... with a balance that never was achieved. But this is about a lot more than AOL and Huffington Post . Indeed, it ...
by John Nichols

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Wallflowers at the Revolution
by Frank Rich
Amid the Egyptian crisis, television pundits aggrandized American inventions, Twitter and Facebook.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

GOP Congressmen Get their Government-Subsidized Health Care Today! Still None for You.
By karoli

Kucinich: GOP Healthcare Bill Repeal Brings Us Closer To Single Payer

by Robert L. Borosage
Reagan, no doubt, was a transformational president. He was a transformational president who launched America on a misguided, 30-year experiment with market fundamentalism.

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