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The Center for American Progress publishes the best and most detailed suggestion for a Democratic starting position in the upcoming budget sequestration debate, I've seen so far, in Next Round of ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 04:58 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Right now, as you read this, billions and billions and billions of dollars are being transferred from the hardworking middle class (and the poor) directly into the pockets of an increasingly ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 10:40 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The Fort Hood shooting took place on November 5, 2009, at the most populous U.S. military installation in the world. In the course of the shooting, a single gunman, an army psychiatrist, killed 13 ...
by health care vs corporate welfare
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 04:48 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Our philosophy of social insurance again arises out of the essential individualism of the American people. Our approach is that, within limits, the individual worker establishes the level to his ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 08:23 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I really hope U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D. MI) doesn't retire in 2014. If Washington D.C. is so hell bent on passing a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, it better include Levin's suggestion: http://...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 07:45 PM PST with 26 Recommends
TalkingPointsMemo has an article listing the Dem Senators (who you helped elect) who are 'wavering' on protecting the Safety Net. Kossacks, contact these Senators!
by CroneWit
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 07:16 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us This isn't so much a diary but more of an announcement. If you're a resident of Arkansas, Senator Mark Pryor (D. AR) will be holding a Town Hall Meeting via Twitter ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 11:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com In our commitment to reduce obscene, ugly, and cruel inequality in the US, we have to look at tax policy. Today tax policy serves to widen the gap ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 07:28 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Democrats seem to feel pretty positive about the recent election, as we mock the Republicans for their supposed state of denial and decay. But let me point out what looks like our own version of ...
by Minerva
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 08:06 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Sen. Kent Conrad, a cipher, and the man who hates Social Security. Senator Kent Conrad, outgoing chair of the Senate Budget Committee,
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 134 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 11:17 AM PST with 193 Recommends
As we have learned from many fights before, using the language and framing of our opponents when communicating with voters plays perfectly into their hands. Unfortunately, it appears that the "...
by EagleOfFreedom
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 08:23 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Mitt Romney noted in the first Presidential debate that “you’re [] not entitled… to your own facts”. While he is right on that point, his comment raises a very important hidden issue. As ...
by David B Goldstein
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 02:25 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
The issue of Fear. Uncertainty & Doubt that has arisen in the wake of recent Good News On Jobs was discussed on Meet The Press today.
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 10:41 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Last week, Reps. Michael Honda, Keith Ellison, Raul Grijalva, Jan Schakowsky, John Conyers, Barbara Lee and Lynn Woolsey stalwarts of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) begged for mercy from �
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 08:01 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The polling since the conventions shows that Democrats are doing better than expected. President Obama now apparently has a clear lead over Mitt Romney. Democratic Party control of the Senate seems ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 07:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Alan Grayson's e-mail on Moody's warning that it might reduce the US's AAA rating, suggested that Moody's was either threatening a downgrade because it wants to get the Bush tax cuts for the rich ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 07:12 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Bob Woodward's releasing a new book, so we are now seeing articles based on it. A few days back, The Washington Post published the ”Inside story of Obama’s struggle to keep Congress from ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I don't normally write short diaries, but my point tonight is simple and straightforward. Please consider, below the squiggly thing.
by Minerva
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 07:40 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Who else thinks the President's speech didn't include any plans to create the 29 million full-time jobs for the dis-employed?
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 163 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 02:57 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
President Obama has labeled his opponent's tax plan "Romney Hood," a scheme to benefit the rich with no positive effect on the deficit or debt. Gov. Romney countered by claiming, “my plan is very ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 07:24 AM PDT with 61 Recommends