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After a little smack-down by the Senate , the Most Transparent Administration Ever is still trying to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership in ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
As the Senate begins consideration today of the "fast track" trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Obama says that Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expressing concerns ...
by davej
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 10:07 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Most people want to have a job. Certainly, there are people who don't want to 'work', but it's a fact that if you have a job where the working conditions are safe and fair, and you are being ...
by dpepperw
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 08:33 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Most of you know that Senator Bernie Sanders and I have been friends and cohorts in various worker struggles for over ten years. We first became friends when the Senator was a very early and ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 06:58 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
It must be an interesting conversation to behold between the president and his people who are desperately trying to figure out how to prop up this piece of crap called the Trans Pacific Partnership. ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
GOP’s Senate budget (rec'd via email): - slashes programs for K-12 education - cuts Pell Grants that help low-income students attend college - repeals the Affordable Care Act - ...
by moochie
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 11:17 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Baltimore is burning, Katmandu collapsing but here in Michigan we got serious problems. Potholes. The situation is so desperate that our Governor is scurrying like a rat terrier chasing a ...
by Reasonable Doubt
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It seems like we have constant problems figuring out what's in our best interest. Today, for instance, a diary proposing to tie corporate tax deductions to domestic job numbers was attacked by ...
by Quabbin
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley appeared on Meet the Press on Sunday passionately calling for “an agenda for America’s cities.” He said we as a nation must address the ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I think that, for many reasons that can be elaborated upon elsewhere, the country, meaning us The People, has a vested interest in making sure American companies create jobs here in the US, rather ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Declaration of Independence was the foundation that this country was built on. The sentiments included in it are no less important today than they were when it was first written and delivered. ...
by alicetben
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a big issue for me when it comes to the GOP: The party never seems to offer any real solutions, only complaints. Rather than go on about that, though, I'm posting the "clickable sections" ...
by Lori Renee Fye
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:40 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Ahoy hoy. I don't actually have an enormous amount of time, so I'm keeping this succinct, apologies for brevity, I've tried to pass this on some time ago to the staff here, but other issues took ...
by somewierdguy
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:25 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
When it comes to the Baltimore riots, this guy gets it. Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby was interviewed by Fox News in which he eloquently said that the rioting was wrong but explained the ...
by GleninCA
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:42 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today we live in a country that no longer understands the meaning of money. This is the reason we now have such severe income inequality, which gets worse at an ever increasing rate. The people in ...
by LADDIED
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 06:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Republicans have been itching to show how much better ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 07:31 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
In Pennsylvania and 8 other states, conservative think tanks in the State Policy Network and ALEC web are pushing "collective bargaining transparency" legislation. These bills would neuter the ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
If we are serious about winning the fight against the TPP then we have to rely on an idea that is based on a joke. The joke is " If President Obama said breathing is good for you Republicans would ...
by thoughtspitter
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 07:06 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Missouri Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander (D. MO) just posted this video on his campaign website where he speaks out against fast tracking the Trans-Pacific ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:19 AM PDT with 11 Recommends