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A new 30 second TV ad released today by MoveOn.org Political Action hits Democrats on the Supercommittee for proposing deep cuts to Medicare benefits, telling them "Don't be stupid, be Democrats." ...
by TomP
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 12:56 PM PST with 168 Recommends
The right could be on the verge of collapsing like an abused souflle of evil. The dish they've served is just less and less appetizing. But there seems to be a change in the wind here (does it blow ...
by TheGrandWazoo
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 06:51 AM PST with 49 Recommends
As co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, I've been pushing all year for real job creation and a government that takes the American peoples' demands for reform seriously. I certainly haven'
by Raul Grijalva
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2011 at 01:54 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
From Twitter (Ezra Klein:) Reid taps patty murray, max baucus and John Kerry for the supercommittee. Kerry is the surprise on that list. Well, I'm certainly happy with the ...
by oxfdblue
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 02:21 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Nobel winning economist Paul Krugman gets right to the heart of the matter and tells the truth about the Super Committee's creation, and intent. Failure was the best thing that could have happened ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 08:11 AM PST with 29 Recommends
The Washington Post , in another attempt to deify Catfud II ,
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 08:23 PM PST with 15 Recommends
This week, I joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in marking 10 years of the long, bloody, costly War in Afghanistan—the longest war in American history. 1,780 soldiers have lost their lives.
by Rep Jim McGovern
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 01:15 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The religious left, a major force in every social justice movement in US history, is acting once again. I strongly recommend a take a look at the following actions via ...
by TheGrandWazoo
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 10:25 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Moloch whose eyes are a thousand blind windows! Moloch whose skyscrapers stand in the long streets like endless Jehovahs! Moloch whose factories dream and croak in the fog! Moloch whose ...
by Shef
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 10:26 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The President just finished speaking a few minutes ago.
by Vote4Obamain2012
Comment Count 102 comments on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 11:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Thousands of vets are returning from Iraq by yearend. They are coming home from a war that we declined to pay for, from 2003 to now. For the fight in Afghanistan, the financial neglect extends back ...
by joan reports
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 06:52 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Repeat after me: There is nothing wrong with Social Security, it is perfectly sustainable for a century and beyond if we simply lift the earnings cap. Right now, high income earners only pay ...
by Blue Girl
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 09:34 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Since the deficit committee officially failed to produce a plan as of last week, expect the war profiteer spin to hit the fan. Here's an early warning of what to expect, courtesy ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 12:57 PM PST with 12 Recommends
This may, in some ways, appear to be old news since a month has passed since the deadline for an agreement by the Supercommittee was reached with no agreement. Nevertheless, as the deadline neared, ...
by onig
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM PST with 11 Recommends
If Senator Jeff Merkley's "expedite the drawdown from Afghanistan" amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act makes a strong showing, that could tip the Obama Administration towards a ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 10:36 AM PST with 8 Recommends
This past Friday night in Washington, a New York Mets pitcher threw the type of pitch President Obama must use in his march to stop any new proposals to cut Social Security if he plans to make it ...
by joshuarosenblum
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 08:17 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The House just voted 224 to 197 to create a new bipartisan, bicameral "working group" (i.e. supercommittee ) to debate spending and the debt ceiling. Unsurprisingly, since this was drafted by the GOP,
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 06:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Last Sunday one of the Philadelphia Inquirer's editorial staff members published a column saying that Obama should have embraced Sen. Pat Toomey's budget plan in the Supercommittee. This particular ...
by Phillyfreedom
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 12:53 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Medea Benjamin and Charles Davis When it comes to government handouts, there's no bigger welfare queens than the Pentagon and the legions of mercenaries and weapons manufacturers profiting from ...
by medeabenjamin
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 06:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Here is a quote from John Boehner: "With all that's at stake, I expect that ...
by Vote4Obamain2012
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 10:24 AM PDT with 4 Recommends