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The State of Oregon is currently in an excellent position to become the first state in the country to pass a GMO Right-to-Know Labeling initiative by popular referendum WITHOUT a trigger clause. We ...
by delillo2000
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Day 5 of Give-Us-We're-Not-Sure-What-Or-We-Shoot-The-Economy , bka the Federal shutdown of 2013: We hear from sources as unlikely as Tom Friedman that in refusing to concede anything to the GOP ...
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  The Barack Obama Story (Updated) How a Community Organizer and ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 08:01 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Last night at his rally in Bristow, Virginia, President Obama departed from his prepared speech as he was wrapping up and made the following remarks that reflect the best of his philosophy and the ...
by LincolnDuncan
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 06:01 AM PST with 4 Recommends
You had a couple days to prepare for that BIG one on the way. But now you gotta get outta here. Who do you wnt to run the show? Who do you think is going to better mitigate the damage? When you need ...
by Dave the Wave
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 06:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The World is Changing. The Old Ways will not do. The United States was a great bastion of freedom and opportunity and liberty. for white men . AND NOBODY ELSE . Slaves are not set free until the ...
by Vote4Obamain2012
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 08:49 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
It would be disgraceful to act like there wasn't anything going on, like the Republican candidates seemed to have been doing until until the President weighed in. Then, instead of making a ...
by vris
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 09:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
You did not know this? I heard it straight from Newt Gingrich, so it HAS to be true.
by myles spicer
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 03:49 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Whether you're a supporter of President Obama, or his harshest critic,
by msblucow
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 07:43 AM PDT with 158 Recommends
If you were in a room with David Plouffe, Valerie Jerrett, and other members of President Obama's inner circle, what you say to them, right now , if you had the chance? Think hard ...
by msblucow
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 08:09 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Reading the front pagers and the rec list is at best a mixed pleasure for me. However, the last two days have seen absurdity cranked up to a new level. So in honor of the original pledge of this ...
by Sophie Amrain
Comment Count 95 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 09:54 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As I have often said of myself, I cop to being the "shilliest of Obama shills". Not because I think he walks on water, but because my political instincts tell me that our time does not offer us any ...
by snout
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jul 04, 2010 at 09:21 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The idea behind community organizing is to harness the people in the community to turn adversaries into partners. For example, if you have a landlord who ill-maintains a building, you apply ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 10:38 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Yesterday, I got another email from President Obama AKA barackobama.com AKA Organizing For America (OFA). You may have got this THEY BACKED DOWN email yourself:
by seethruit
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue May 25, 2010 at 10:12 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
From reining in Wall Street to preventing the next oil spill and tackling global climate change, we often hold back from taking important public stands because we're caught in a trap I call "the ...
by PaulLoeb
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 04:55 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Today I found myself writing re: unstructured immigration: I hate authoritarian solutions. Why do Folks think top-down solutions work?. When the news hit that an immigration sweep ...
by CherryTheTart
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 09:27 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Harold Meyerson's 24 September WashPost column says what most of the media will not say: -- ACORN is not a criminal enterprise; -- The right has turned their guns on ACORN because it works for ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 200 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 02:42 AM PDT with 207 Recommends
Cleve Jones - famed ,
by msblucow
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2009 at 12:38 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Tuesday night I was on a conference call with Organizing For America, what the Obama campaign structure has morphed into since the campaign. I, along with thousands of other former Obama campaign ...
by msblucow
Comment Count 447 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 11:58 AM PST with 695 Recommends
What is our role in an Obama administration? If some diarists criticize or ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2009 at 07:41 PM PST with 52 Recommends