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The key point from President Obama's speech: " Either we have to ask the wealthy to pay their fair share, or we have to ask seniors to pay more for medicare, or gut education," ...
by TomP
Comment Count 400 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 08:55 AM PDT with 393 Recommends
It bothers me when I see editorials like this -- that blame "both sides" of Congress equally. For their ritual inaction. For not doing their jobs. For hurting average Americans. Do-nothing ...
by jamess
Comment Count 132 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 09:55 AM PDT with 367 Recommends
Senator Johnson has a twisted rich man's take on reality. Forty of his constituents came to his Milwaukee office today, in order to ask him why he voted "no" on the Amercian Jobs Act.
by noise of rain
Comment Count 131 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 07:48 PM PDT with 329 Recommends
More of this, please: President Obama ripped into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday, ridiculing the Republican leader for holding a vote to affirm the national motto — ...
by TomP
Comment Count 154 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 01:50 PM PDT with 289 Recommends
For a long time, many of us here have decried pre-compromise and urged the President to fight Republicans, even if it means that a deal won't be done. Well, President Obama appears to be doing it ...
by TomP
Comment Count 316 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 07:08 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
While MSM covered Cain winning the Florida straw poll (spit take), a real speech took place tonight. In case you missed it, President Obama spoke at the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Awards ...
by shantysue
Comment Count 698 comments on Sat Sep 24, 2011 at 09:33 PM PDT with 262 Recommends
In their never-ending attempts to prevent upper-income tax increases at all costs, Republicans have bemoaned ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 12:48 PM PDT with 192 Recommends
Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, recently called for progressive activists to fight with the President for Jobs: “Our first step is to support President Obama’s American Jobs ...
by TomP
Comment Count 157 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 07:19 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
This was a most righteous rant. Thank you Mr Bashir. Martin Bashir: Congratulations Republicans on undermining the country MSNBC -- Jun 1, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 03:01 PM PDT with 157 Recommends
I almost switched it off. Listening to the shadow host, defend right-wing Tea Party obstruction again and again, was grating to say the least. But then this happened ... David Gregory slipped ...
by jamess
Comment Count 73 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 10:49 AM PST with 152 Recommends
Greg Sargent is highlighting a key change in the negotiating stance of the White House based on an answer by White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer to Check Todd on MSNBC today:
by TomP
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Sep 09, 2011 at 09:29 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
Meet Scott, a tall, handsome Massachusetts resident who drives a pick-up truck. I’m not talking about Scott Brown; I’m talking about Scott Johnson. Scott Johnson is a volunteer with Working ...
by Working America
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:55 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
According to a survey of economists, President Obama's Jobs Plan can prevent a return to recession: President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan would help avoid a return ...
by TomP
Comment Count 147 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 07:09 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
In the wake of its clashes with police in cities across the country, some media (for example,
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 11:32 AM PST with 116 Recommends
The Big Bait and Switch, going on in DC, which is: Medicare, Medicare, Social Security -- are NOT the cause of our Financial Debt problems. Our unpaid-for wars are, the housing bust is, the Bush ...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:01 PM PST with 110 Recommends
Wow. Stunningly good news and an unequivocal success of the Obama administration. http://money.cnn.com/2012/03/15/news/economy/veterans-jobs/index.htm?iid=HP_Highlight&hpt=hp_t1 NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
by TarantinoDork
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 07:31 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Crossposted from the ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 154 comments on Fri Sep 09, 2011 at 09:32 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
This is a good response to Romney's lie that President Obama has no jobs plan. In fact, the American Jobs Act was submitted to Congress as a whole and in parts, and the Republicans defeated most ...
by TomP
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 08:23 AM PDT with 103 Recommends
Four years ago, Republicans led by then-new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) began taking credit for the economic progress made since the Bush recession began in December 2007. Just ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 08:40 AM PST with 97 Recommends
DeFazio on vital job creating transportation infrastructure ...
by jamess
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 10:38 AM PDT with 91 Recommends