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No Jeb; We knew then what we know now. Cheney was right; Invading Iraq was no "mistake"...
...based on "flawed intelligence". Bush and Cheney were not misled by flawed intelligence; they used flawed intelligence to mislead. Refusing to admit that invading and occupying Iraq was a ...
Eric Nelson 05/23/2015 16 16 - -
Homogeneous White Noise vs An all-embracing invitation to work for a better America
(short ad - sorry) link: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/rachel-maddow/57378852#...
Eric Nelson 05/19/2015 2 5 - -
The only smaller govt. "conservatives" seek is that which they haven't yet privatized for profit
..and that includes the corporate assets/shills aka coin operated politicians within Federal government and 2/3ds of the state legislators and governors whose campaign they financed. Once ...
Eric Nelson 05/17/2015 11 15 - -
A poetic approach to journalism with euphemism portrayed as even-handed reporting or...
.. Cops severed arm chokes man to death!!... was the title I was sorely tempted to use But that wouldn't be "even-handed" or fair and balanced of me would it? euphemism: [ ˈyo͞ofəˌmizəm ]
Eric Nelson 05/13/2015 2 4 - -
Today's Senate: Bernie Sanders on TPA fast track authority
May 12, 2015 The Senate considered H.R. 1314, the legislative vehicle for trade promotion authority reauthorization. It would give the president broad fast-track authority when negotiating trade ...
Eric Nelson 05/12/2015 6 19 - -
Freddie Gray's accused murderers threaten to sue Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby
That is the word reported by the Guardian | May 8, 2015 Officers being prosecuted over death of Freddie Gray threaten to sue Baltimore’s top prosecutor for arresting them, as they ...
Eric Nelson 05/09/2015 158 207 1 -
Texas teabags have lost their f*cking minds
Jade Helm 15 Rachel Maddow reports on the panicked, paranoid conspiracy theory pervading the GOP base that U.S. military exercise are actually a secret plot against them, and the awkward position of ...
Eric Nelson 05/06/2015 56 48 - -
Cops: "A Group of Outrageous Criminals Attacked" Officers..
Baltimore 1968: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=baltimore+riot+of+1968&view=detailv2&id=3EC884481B1B2DF56C75B2A728E220D1294B8FB2&ccid=xNYGI0kX&simid=608016736569396911&thid=JN....
Eric Nelson 04/28/2015 4 17 - -
War Drones: a taboo like bio/chem weapons or our future of a frictionless slide into perpetual war?
..especially with "signature strikes" as the one of the more common methods of determining when and where to strike. It occurred to me that another term being used and apparently understood by ...
Eric Nelson 04/25/2015 20 5 - -
TPP/TTiP/TiSA = A Global 'Maquiladora' for Protecting Corporate Profits..
..from environmental regulation, workers labor laws ( NLRB ), American courts, congressional oversight ( fast track/TPA ), Unions, unionization, EFCA , collective bargaining, paying a living wage, ...
Eric Nelson 04/22/2015 9 13 - -
VA threatened by GOP privateers: manufacturing then capitalizing on the "crisis" - 101
I knew a thief once. By the time he was just leaving teenaged juvenility he'd figured out two personally riskless ways to steal something he coveted. Hide it close to where he found it, then later,
Eric Nelson 04/20/2015 23 46 3 -
Iran deal pending, Congress suddenly decides to care
Rachel Maddow and her team make an underreported observation about warmongering in this country. Destabilizing of the Middle East, and who is doing it Rachel Maddow reports on U.S. progress in the ...
Eric Nelson 04/17/2015 6 4 - -
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid: 'I will force a vote' on Lynch (Maddow/Reid interview)
April 16, 2015 : Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid tells Rachel Maddow that his patience is wearing thin on the Republican delay of the confirmation vote on Loretta Lynch for attorney general, and ...
Eric Nelson 04/16/2015 5 16 - -
Witness to S.C. Shooting breaks silence: exclusive extended interview
The shooting: Link to MSNBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbc-news/57214939#57214939 Chris Hayes @ All In covers the ...
Eric Nelson 04/08/2015 27 33 - -
'The Good Wife' takes on marriage equality vs "religious freedom"
There is a battle going on between religious organizations claiming that they have a right to deny service to LGBT individuals based on their religious beliefs. Without getting into the ugly ...
Eric Nelson 04/07/2015 15 19 - -
Cowardice
Indiana's SB-101 RFRA | chapter 9 section 7 of the law defines a person as: "..which under the law includes not only an individual but also any organization, partnership, LLC, corporation, company, ...
Eric Nelson 04/01/2015 2 4 1 -
Jeb Bush's great sacrifice; many are called but few are the chosen ones
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Eric Nelson 03/26/2015 8 12 - -
"The giant taught us the principles of democracy . . . when do we get to practice them?"..
..declared Ron Teehan , a resident of Guam who was active in the Chamorro rights movement , and may as well have been speaking of Puerto Rico's fight against the U.S. policy of alien-citizen-status ...
Eric Nelson 03/26/2015 2 4 - -
GOP: Florida gov. Rick Scott Bans 'Climate change' - lol...
...whose denial of Climate change "atmospheric re-employment" has now become a running joke This has been covered here @ Daily Kos already in several Diaries, including within today's always ...
Eric Nelson 03/21/2015 7 15 - -
Chemical lobby set to gut U.S. toxic chemical regulations
Chemical lobbyist exposed as author of new bill to regulate industry (link to video segment) : Rachel Maddow reports on the discovery that a draft of a new law to make much-needed updates to ...
Eric Nelson 03/18/2015 45 113 - -
Joy-Ann Reid with a few words on her love of history: connecting SAE Frat & Sundown towns
Sundown town In a discussion of the racist anthem sung by the SAE frat students @ Oklahoma Univ. Jo-Ann Reid had these thoughts on its genesis that she puts into words, telling the story ...
Eric Nelson 03/15/2015 6 18 - -
New Rules: Bill Maher is on to something: pardons for marijuana convictions..
..that began and was sold as a racist prohibition during the Jim Crow days . Not much has changed in over 75 years, at least not enough according to the numbers. It could be that one or a ...
Eric Nelson 03/14/2015 9 23 - -
New Poll: Fox "News" most trusted? Or just most watched?.. particularly by older whites
So Quinnipiac's latest poll (3/9/2015) is picked up by the Washington Post that titles it's piece: Fox News is the most trusted national news channel. And it’s not that close. . Salon got ...
Eric Nelson 03/10/2015 33 5 - -
Ever want to embed an audio soundcloud like front page writers and couldn't? try this & Scalia poll
Today in Jotters High Impact Posts in the "Two Years Ago In Daily Kos" section was a Diary by Meteor Blades titled Antonin Scalia on tape that included links and an audio recording of Justice ...
Eric Nelson 03/03/2015 21 38 15 -
The Truth & the Real Question: Does the GOP "love America" when sabotage, hatred & lying = winning?
Instead of demonstrating their much advertised "leadership" skills, republican House speaker John Boehner along with Mitch McConnell - after having been exposed and forced to shrink away from ...
Eric Nelson 02/23/2015 3 13 - -
Snow Day & having fun @ work !
U nder some arcane rules, Jeff Jackson, assistant district attorney in Gaston county North Carolina and army veteran who fought in Afghanistan, was elected for state Senate seat district 37 to ...
Eric Nelson 02/19/2015 4 11 - -
'Fifty Shades of Grey' SOLD OUT in American Family Assoc. headquarters; Tupelo, Mississippi
Things aren't going quite as planned for the Hate group and financial backers of the republican national committee's jaunt through ...
Eric Nelson 02/14/2015 65 35 - -
Joy-Ann Reid gently untwists what republicans like Huckabee hide: religious hypocrisy
What most of the so-called "pro-life Christians" are calling President Obama's "in-artful" reference to the crusades when addressing religious extremism is not what really pissed off the Mike ...
Eric Nelson 02/10/2015 69 248 2 -
30 years picking our pockets while accusing the middle class of "redistributing wealth"
..okay, it's been longer than 30 years and most people ...
Eric Nelson 02/02/2015 25 42 2 -
A Short Film About Elephant Poaching, Last Days
..a short film by Kathryn Bigelow written up @ TIME by Nolan Feeney | Dec. 4, ...
Eric Nelson 01/26/2015 3 5 - -
The freedom of leisure time as un-American: Why are so many buying this "conservative" con?
..and that does not mean sitting around wasting ones life, bored, with nothing to do and no prospects. It means having those minutes, hours, days and years of ones life to discover and pursue the ...
Eric Nelson 01/19/2015 128 160 5 -
Voting republican = increased risk of Cancer, heart disease, strokes & asthma
Does that sound like hyperbole? Not when one looks at what the GOP has in store for gutting the Environmental Protect Agency. A GOP that so far has failed to eliminate the EPA altogether as ...
Eric Nelson 01/16/2015 5 24 - -
A question that Cheney wouldn't answer..
..nor any other republican so far as I can tell. One question that actually shook Cheney if mini facial 'tells' mean anything. Cheney failed to disguise his dissembling when Chuck Todd sort of ...
Eric Nelson 12/16/2014 28 28 - -
"Pick-a-Pal" Grand jury selection & the Cozy relationship between GJ's, DA's & PD's
So police are using 'choke holds' which have been outlawed because they kill people. Prosecuting attorney's are handing out old unconstitutional laws in Grand Jury proceedings , and though ianal, or ...
Eric Nelson 12/05/2014 2 4 - -
In officer Darren Wilson's defense..*
* ..was the St. Louis County so-called prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch, his assistant prosecutors and the police department Note: this case has been covered by many writers including ...
Eric Nelson 11/28/2014 142 288 9 -
Preserving the Peace or something else? From white citizen councils to Grand Juries to the police
In a long string of fatal police officer shootings of unarmed AA teenagers, Michaels Browns fatal shooting, the failure of a Grand Jury to find probable cause to indict the officer responsible and ...
Eric Nelson 11/26/2014 2 3 - -
[updated] Pres Obama's action on immigration "poisoned the well" Exactly How? unasked nor answered
So the latest GOP pantomime is that President Obama , the Emperor has now “poisoned the well”. The question that ...
Eric Nelson 11/21/2014 7 6 1 -
John Lennon, Dreamers, & Real family values vs GOP doubletalk
There have been a lot of good questions asked about what the President is likely to do on the first steps towards fixing immigration in this country. But there has also been a campaign of deceit ...
Eric Nelson 11/19/2014 1 8 - -
GOP Speaker Boehner: "All options [govt. shutdown/debt default] are on the table" to stop progress
From this mornings press conference. Press question by Luke Russert: "Speaker Boehner there's talk in some of your conference that any Bill to fund the government must have language in it [poison ...
Eric Nelson 11/13/2014 9 15 - -
GOP just lost their 'U.S.A. is helpless' on Climate Change narrative
Kossack KoNKo has the story here: US & China Announce Break-though Climate Deal in Beijing A video montage that ‘Think Progress’ put together of GOP talking points on US helplessness as one of ...
Eric Nelson 11/12/2014 9 12 - -
GOP: "building trust" w/hoax "Jobs" Bills Cover Story = 1%er tax cuts; pollution & worker pay cuts
It's been years now that Boehner has been broadcasting his Cover your ass Story about having a whole slew of Jobs Bills just waiting that have been stalled in the senate by Dems. My mistake is ...
Eric Nelson 11/10/2014 32 38 2 -
2014 6th year midterms: A Clear Message sent? Yes. A GOP "mandate"? - lol..
SOLIDARITY | RE-CONNECT ..a joyless laugh though with real regret, but also real hope of something learned with renewed resolve . The clear message taken from this midterm election comes in Four ...
Eric Nelson 11/06/2014 21 31 - -
Last chance Iowans: Stop Ernst from handing Wall St. your Social Security - Vote for Braley
Workers who earn a paycheck pay a much higher percentage of their income than the 1%ers. Bruce Bradley is dedicated to fixing that unfairness. Joni Ernst as every republican is guaranteed to do the ...
Eric Nelson 11/03/2014 12 16 1 -
Where the GOP/ALEC does its hidden winning: State legislatures. John Oliver nails it
For republicans it's easy to skate into a lawmaking job without knowing the first thing about lawmaking. They don't need to, (nor could they get away with actually legislating if it countermanded ...
Eric Nelson 11/03/2014 5 20 - -
GOP love amnesty; it's their creed of greed; liberty & civil rights..not so much: End the GOP Con*
..yes amnesty; one of the more powerful words that to a corrupt party, its control, meaning and its use remains so valuable to the GOP. Stop the Con: Don't vote republican So here's the thing ...
Eric Nelson 10/30/2014 1 5 1 -
Fearful GOP @ political risk for Jim Crow re-dux exposure, now hide behind dubious poll sampling..
..a sampling that is being touted as evidence of (the thoroughly debunked claim of) voter fraud. A "sampling" republicans are anxiously using to justify enacting laws that violate the right of every ...
Eric Nelson 10/26/2014 6 11 - -
GOP megaphone Fox"News" fear women voters. Too bad. Women, tired of being marginalized - Do "Get It"
..and not only "get it", but are fighting back. # Afraid of allowing a true test of their unacceptable agenda through the democratic ...
Eric Nelson 10/23/2014 7 13 - -
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Texas Senate Bill 14
Voting begins in Texas and after reading Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Dissenting opinion on Texas' latest attempt to disenfranchise their political rivals it became very clear just how wrong what ...
Eric Nelson 10/20/2014 4 15 - -
GOP's austerity Slash-Burn-Fear agenda forfeits* jobs, freedom, our democracy, and lives
Deforestation: destruction of rain forest's natural protection This scattered Diary is not really about Ebola. It's about destruction, and the party that shills for the corporations allowing them ...
Eric Nelson 10/18/2014 4 7 - -
Women who built the internet | Why nationally provided public education through college* is a must
Two of the many women whose contributions helped make the internet possible were Jean Bartik and Grace M. Hopper Neither were rich; both had excellent educational opportunities and excelled in ...
Eric Nelson 10/15/2014 9 12 - -
Arming our Allies | Do we need a receipt?
MIC money funnel | we have better things that need doing Rachel Maddow and her team did some poking around and uncovered a story that heretofore seems to have flown under the radar. We spent half ...
Eric Nelson 10/13/2014 15 7 - -
John Oliver presents Ayn Rand: How is She.. 'still a thing'?
..starring Ayn Rand, Paul Ryan, Sean Hannity, Rand Paul, Mark Cuban, John Stossel, Glen Beck, Ted Cruz, with special guest stars Donald Trump, and most anyone on Bravo YouTube link: http://www....
Eric Nelson 09/29/2014 5 10 - -
Shopping while black
warning: lethal police shooting | (short ad – sorry)
Eric Nelson 09/24/2014 6 12 - -
GOP: Why everything they say is wrong or a flat out lie; austerity, debt, taxes*, money, all of it..
..and what to do about it. There are known and time tested solutions that do work for everyone, including the Pete Peterson & Mitt Romney (both vulture & venture capitalists alike et al.) of the ...
Eric Nelson 09/24/2014 12 12 1 -
Senator Bernie Sanders on the Middle East; a Presidential Run; his Platform & wants to know yours
People's Climate March After watching last week's and again this Sunday's roundup of MSM prognosticators that Trix so generously provides each Saturday evening ...
Eric Nelson 09/22/2014 19 21 - -
The 'Politics of Power' - silencing dissent
I was really looking forward to watching the documentary 'The Politics of Power" on Global warming, the politics involved, and the high power moneyed interests fueling the war of environmental ...
Eric Nelson 09/20/2014 2 12 1 -
Meanwhile, Good I/P News? Israeli reservists refuse to serve
The letter was delivered weeks after Operation Protective Edge killed more than 2,200 people [Reuters] Forty-three reserve soldiers and former members of an elite Israeli army intelligence unit have ...
Eric Nelson 09/13/2014 5 30 - -
Immigration: Go Big Go Bold Don't delay: Dems win by doing the good thing | Update with President
There is an argument going on whether the President should take actions on immigration now or wait until after the midterms. Republicans are busy making the usual stink, threatening impeachment and ...
Eric Nelson 09/05/2014 81 35 - -
Stand up & join the fight against a shrinking paycheck - vote!
While bumping around I found a rock & roll video that fired me up (i hear jazz influence - not kidding) - a little Get Out the Vote lullaby ...♫♪♫ It's filled with some scenes of people and ...
Eric Nelson 09/02/2014 3 5 - -
National police body camera requirement petition surpasses 150k signatures: Mike Brown Law
(short ad - sorry) link to Rachel Maddow: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/msnbc/54582856#55945298 Here is a link to ...
Eric Nelson 08/28/2014 13 14 1 -
When peace officers fail to 'protect & serve', 'Giuliani time' is over
..or at least it should be. Joy-Ann Reid reminds us what once was a popular theme being pushed by "conservatives" when it comes to the role of the police. When questioning police tactics & ...
Eric Nelson 08/26/2014 4 6 - -
GOP's F0x oppo advertising-news wing: never admit truth about racial oppression even for murder
The "conservative" movement division of spin - F0x - has added a new chapter to their narrative that Democrats are at "war with whites" , that African Americans and all Dems are "Playing the race ...
Eric Nelson 08/18/2014 5 8 - -
Oops! GOP Texas governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power
Officially: Indicted for 'abuse of official capacity' Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power by grand jury - report by Benjy Sarlin Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted Friday by a grand jury on ...
Eric Nelson 08/15/2014 33 26 - -
"Post Racial" America: year 2014 | 14 years of anti-racial profiling law ignored
After 20 years of service with a perfect record, St. Louis County Police officer Sgt. Daniel O'Neil began receiving his first in a series of disciplinary infraction notices. Little BS reprimands, ...
Eric Nelson 08/14/2014 3 15 - -
A question for Netanyahu; If Hamas wants* dead civilians, why help by continuing a bombing campaign?
Let me first add that I am not knowledgeable about most all of these issues and won't pretend to be , but watching and listening to the reasoning for continuing and the escalation of a bombing ...
Eric Nelson 08/09/2014 48 19 - -
Alabama GOP Mo Brooks envious at smaller share of unalienable rights* endowed to whites of his past
An excerpt from the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain ...
Eric Nelson 08/07/2014 6 9 - -
GOP nurturing a menace? The sovereignty agenda
states rights on steroids In this report by Tom Boggioni @ the Raw Story comes a disturbing reality about the "conservative" movement fringe. Groups that do not recognize the legitimacy of the ...
Eric Nelson 08/05/2014 14 15 - -
GOP impeachment fleecing scam backfires - they've lost the narrative & maybe a midterm advantage
Sahil Kapur @ Talking Points Memo has listed the mathematical (and other) republican advantages in this upcoming 6th year midterms (February 20, 2014) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...
Eric Nelson 07/31/2014 98 190 10 -
Just a thought from a non-expert on violence: Who stops it first?
Something stood out this weekend that hasn’t gotten enough attention – imo. A point that gets mentioned now and again but always seems to be overridden by the ‘who’s most at fault’ ...
Eric Nelson 07/28/2014 10 7 - -
GOP latest 'contract' End the New Deal with Paul Ryan's state controlled "opportunity" to poverty..
..with nothing new from the "conservative" movement that has been tried, failed, and documented I can rant about Paul Ryan's "Blame the Poor" - summer poverty tour but what is needed right now are ...
Eric Nelson 07/25/2014 28 56 1 -
Will North Dakota end up a "Drill baby Drill" radioactive wa$teland?
Big Oil has a stranglehold on North Dakota's Agriculture commission. Oil drilling permits are currently controlled by three republican shills who make up the three member agriculture commission. 35,
Eric Nelson 07/23/2014 9 18 - -
Stealing*: Not a plank, but the very foundation of the GOP platform
It's not micro-second instantaneous Wall Street stealing, but a kind of long term slow motion stealing. So this is not a fully researched thesis or anything, but what is happening in Detroit ...
Eric Nelson 07/21/2014 9 17 - -
The Natchez Trace
link with more videos & national park info: http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Natchez+Trace+Parkway&form=hphot2#view=detail&mid=78753FBEC466A6E269D978753FBEC466A6E269D9 Full screen viewing is ...
Eric Nelson 07/15/2014 7 14 1 -
Hey teabags, pick a real fight: make the rich beg for your labor @ your price..
..and leave off picking on women and children , unless that's all you can handle - that is. If going to war against women and ...
Eric Nelson 07/09/2014 19 70 4 -
Once again the corpo "conservative" quintet of SCOTUS deceives using God as a wedge
This move isn't about liberty, or 'freedomz' and it won't end with contraception*. It was a decision that will have consequences, but to think that those many consequences are or will be ...
Eric Nelson 07/02/2014 14 12 1 -
Texas teabag so pissed-off he calls for revolt: Vote for Dem candidates & really hurt GOP old guard!
Not that I'm a fan of Travis Childers (D) but hey, I say it is high time the teabaggers got that revolution they've been calling for. You are so right Texas teabag, the "elite establishment" is ...
Eric Nelson 06/26/2014 47 119 2 -
Cops Need Warrant to Search Cellphones, Court Rules
Just got this news prompt in. SCOTUS has ruled on two cases this morning. One against a company called Aereo concerning internet broadcasting that I'll let NBC's Pete Williams explain, but ...
Eric Nelson 06/25/2014 8 3 - -
How Dems could turn the south blue; massive voter registration
freedom summer 1964 We've all heard and have ourselves been stressing the need to GOTV and to register people to vote for years now, especially with the onslaught of Jim Crow laws and efforts by ...
Eric Nelson 06/18/2014 22 30 2 -
Union busting court ruling pulled out of..thin air
Yes, Fox "News" is calling the ruling; the 'shot that could be heard around the nation', pretending to believe and spreading the lie that this attack on teachers and unions is anything but the ...
Eric Nelson 06/18/2014 26 65 3 -
GOP's "weakness" for hostage taking & $candal has U.S. veterans as POW's to Cheney Warmongering
Senator Bernie Sanders , Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs has already answered all of the republican faked up questions and false concern - with action, and is working overtime ...
Eric Nelson 05/30/2014 1 10 - -
'When Affirmative Action Was White': Uncivil Rights
'When Affirmative Action was White'; the title of a book written by Ira Katznelson in ~ 2005 who is one of the guests Melissa Harris Perry invited to discuss how government programs including the G.I.
Eric Nelson 05/25/2014 15 44 3 -
Kerry Says He'll Appear Before Issa Panel on Benghazi
Just received a prompt from NBC news Secretary of State John Kerry will appear before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to answer questions about Benghazi, according to a letter ...
Eric Nelson 05/23/2014 7 5 - -
Judge Strikes Down Ban on Marriage Equality Rights in Oregon
Just received this news prompt moments ago: Oregon became the 18th state to allow gay marriage after a federal judge on Monday struck down a voter-approved ban. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ...
Eric Nelson 05/19/2014 7 16 - -
GOP's immature-men serve up poverty to please their Wall Street* sugar daddy freeloaders
hammock of wealth ..or perhaps GOP pseudo- adult -men and/or women would be more clear. This observation of mine is about maturity not masculinity. Normally ...
Eric Nelson 05/17/2014 31 67 3 -
Poll: Four Names, a pencil, piece of paper, and one minute to answer..
..the question. A question that minority leader Nancy Pelosi would ask each and every republican If I had my druthers. My original idea was to have this happen at some point during the trial ...
Eric Nelson 05/11/2014 7 11 - -
Cashing in on the Charter School Movement - a rant this carpenter can understand
- by Peter Greene | writer, teacher - May 8, 2014 This article written by a teacher spoke to me. It spells out in the kind of ...
Eric Nelson 05/09/2014 13 18 - -
U.S. reports first case of MERS
HoundDog reported on the MERS virus on Monday April 28 , 2014 with details on the virus and its spread in Saudi Arabia and other countries. Today I just got a prompt from senior health writer ...
Eric Nelson 05/02/2014 12 31 - -
McCutcheon v FEC is like a legal ruling written by the ‘Little Mermaid’
Just a quick Hat Tip to Alex Wagner for something well put Chief inJustice Roberts: “spending large sums of money in connection with elections does not give rise to quid pro quo corruption. Nor ...
Eric Nelson 04/15/2014 8 11 - -
GOP Jim Crow & blackmail in Ohio exposed & thwarted
House republicans were forced to scrap a proposal to slash Cuyahoga county funding if county officials send out unsolicited absentee ballot applications. The measure, slipped in state budget review ...
Eric Nelson 04/09/2014 10 19 - -
Just an oversight? GOP/Rep. Issa's "investigations" hide dark money & running out the clock
“I want seven hearings a week, times 40 weeks,” republican chair of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Darrell Issa announced. Those were Issa's words and his goal. That was ...
Eric Nelson 03/30/2014 13 35 1 -
Ted Cruz: “Let me tell you the single biggest lie..
[do your thing Ted..] ..in all of politics is that the republicans are the party of the rich” – In response to that Senator Whitehouse busts ...
Eric Nelson 03/27/2014 4 9 - -
A shield vs a sword; what will Scalia decide? updated with mosaic & porthole
Just a quick question that Chirs Hayes discussed with Irin Camron How does Scalia protect corpos without reversing himself? In 1990 Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon ...
Eric Nelson 03/25/2014 8 6 - -
About that "overwhelming Keystone support"- ABC/WaPo Poll this March. It's really just BS..
..as it has been headlined in the MSM. While it does show the power of false advertising; the kind the "conservative" movement , its GOP shills along with its media bias department @ "Faux News" ...
Eric Nelson 03/16/2014 11 18 1 -
Elijah Cummings had enough of Issa
Isaa cuts off Elijah Cummings, ending the hearing when the questioning doesn't fit Issa's script. "You can not have a one sided investigation, there is absolutely something wrong with that. It is ...
Eric Nelson 03/05/2014 9 25 - -
Carbon Tracker Study finds Keystone XL would have much larger impact than State Dept suggests
The Environmental Impact Study (SIES-pdf - which was prepared largely by ERM a company that imo has questionable objectivity on matters of actual pollution) Here is ...
Eric Nelson 03/04/2014 6 26 1 -
Big Oil, Bad Air & Earthquakes
Earthquake numbers are soaring in Oklahoma . The land is dotted with injection well ...
Eric Nelson 02/19/2014 6 15 2 -
H.R. 3865 proves Issa's IRS "Scandal" is BS, the GOP is lying - again & lawless
H.R.3865 - Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 To prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from modifying the standard for determining whether an organization is operated ...
Eric Nelson 02/12/2014 14 8 - -
The NFL is on the wrong side of history..
..wrote Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash. | chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) in a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell about the NFL’s stance on the Washington R*
Eric Nelson 02/11/2014 7 9 - -
GOP latest "we don't trust the President to enforce immigration reform we're lying about supporting"
After months of begging, squealing, and lying to delay implementation of PPACA.. WASHINGTON — House Republicans pressed ahead Wednesday on delaying key components of President Barack Obama's ...
Eric Nelson 02/06/2014 16 13 - -
Latest Farm Bill hides payouts to wealthy congress & guarantees profit to insurance companies
The last Farm Bill failed and that was a good thing Though this latest Bill has some good provisions, other provisions are very bad policy; The disclosure requirement of crop insurance premium ...
Eric Nelson 01/31/2014 14 49 - -
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