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How gerrymandering cost Democrats the House in 2012: An interactive look at the Northeast
In 2012, Democratic House candidates earned more votes combined than Republicans did, but the Democratic Party still came nowhere close to reclaiming the chamber. Now, Democrats are faced with the ...
Stephen Wolf 05/28/2015 1
Is Progressivism in the Eye of the Beholder?
Thomas Palley recently blogged a post that was cross-posted at Naked Capitalism where I read it. In it, he discussed the question of whether Hillary Clinton's apparent intention to run as a ...
Letsgetitdone 05/28/2015 3
Can We Truly Say We’re No Longer At War? A Closer Look At The President’s Comments
President Barack Obama’s Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery celebrated the fact that for the first time in 14 years, the U.S. was no longer engaged in a major ground war.
harryreardon 05/27/2015 7
Whistling Past Marcel's at Midnight
Just to catch a whiff of some damn fine cuisine as we wait for the other shoe to drop and maybe catch a whiff of what the Ubers and Filthys* are up to. We're up late Jibbering our Jabber about ...
winkk 05/27/2015 1
Some People Pander to the Working Class -- Sanders HAS a Plan to Help Us
Some times the 'best medicine' is the truth. And one thing's for sure about Candidate Bernie Sanders -- We can always count on him to tell us the truth. Especially when it comes to the fading ...
jamess 05/27/2015 84
On 'White Fragility' and On Smearing Sanders: 'BradCast' 5/27/2015
Guest: Journalist, playwright Aurin Squire... As the corporate media continues to smear and/...
TheBradBlog 05/27/2015 6
Idiots on parade
Just had the dubious pleasure of hearing the Governor of Ohio on CNN boasting about his economic success and massive popularity in his state. While the whole interview wasn't softball, he got away ...
cborgia 05/27/2015 5
Nancy Pelosi: Represent your party
Is Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, ignoring the overwhelming majority of Democratic voters and the majority of Democratic House members who do not want to see Fast Track, also known as TPA, ...
Savvy 05/27/2015 8
Jeb Bush’s 4 percent fraud
There's an old Monty Python sketch in which a "Face the Press" interviewer grills the Minister for Home Affairs: "You claimed that you would build 88,000 million, billion houses a year in the ...
Jon Perr 05/27/2015 4
Hey, Washington...Hands Off Medicare!! Hands Off My Income!!
OK, in light of the rotten proposal about Trade Adjustment Assistance being paid for by extending the Sequester cuts to Medicare payments into the second half of 2024, I have got to speak up! This ...
Kalisiin 05/27/2015 6
Corporate Welfare Fails to Deliver the Jobs: The Sad Case of Start-Up NY
For several decades, state and local governments have been showering private businesses with tax breaks and direct subsidies based on the theory that this practice fosters economic development and, ...
Lawrence S Wittner 05/27/2015 10
Get Ready to Call 'Em Out On the TPP!
So, on May 22, the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) (“Fast Track”) Bill passed the Senate 62 – 37, with 14 Democrats defecting to the pro-Fast TracK/Trade-Pacific Partnership (TPP) forces. ...
Letsgetitdone 05/27/2015 3
97 year old Woman Gets Surprised by POTUS
Time for a feel good story - Vivian Bailey, 97, never had the chance to go on a field trip as a child, but on Tuesday, she took the “field trip” of her dreams to the White House and was even ...
FoundingFatherDAR 05/27/2015 11
Obama's EPA steps up for Clean Water
It has been a long time coming, but the EPA and Corps of Engineers have issued their final rule on what waters are protected under the Clean Water Act - helping ensure that the headwater, ...
RockyMtnHigh 05/27/2015 13
Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... Linda Tirado
We Act Radio and author Linda Tirado joins us at 11:30 EDT talkin' Min. Wage, Unions and Labor rights. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet ...
winkk 05/27/2015 1
Job Growth: Where it Is. Where it Isn’t. Why it Matters.
US counties with a net job loss since the nationwide recovery began five years ago. The data was provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes the total number of workers in ...
Mark Lippman 05/26/2015 27
Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers
Oh my! Apparently an actual living person actually said this on the record, anonymously of course: Instead of the Jews, it's the hedge fund managers I was following the link from the Bernie ...
Athenian 05/26/2015 5
Stop Calling TPP A Trade Agreement - It Isn't
This is a message to activists trying to fight the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Stop calling the TPP a "trade" agreement. TPP is a corporate/investor rights agreement, not a "trade" agreement. "...
davej 05/26/2015 14
1995 Obama speech
In March, a video of the 34-year-old Barack Obama surfaced on YouTube. It contains footage of an appearance he made at the Cambridge Public Library in September 1995. While the video has ...
MTmofo 05/26/2015 6
Financial Engineering Shuts Down PennySaverUSA
Hundreds of PennySaverUSA employees were suddenly left twisting in economic uncertainty over the Memorial Day holiday as financial engineering executives at OpenGate Capital ignored federal labor ...
lawscout 05/26/2015 18
Has America become more liberal? Maybe. Okay, probably
This is a first. According to a new Gallup poll released last Friday (and diaried ...
Chitown Kev 05/26/2015 21
Talk Radio Live at 11 Becuz... State Action!
Chris Reeves joins us on the Last Half of the Show to talk politics and States' GOTV activities. Click Here to Join our Live Chat 11am to Noon ET to add your 2¢ to the Show convo. Or, Tweet us ...
winkk 05/26/2015 1
Forced Trade
Photo by author Chad Broughton of Dave Bevard, former Machinists local union president at the Maytag factory in Galesburg, Ill., standing beside the last refrigerator produced there in 2004 before ...
Leo W Gerard 05/26/2015 6
Obama's Shades of Grey in Iraq
The hawks are at it again. All the things we have heard before are coming back. Obama must do more. He is feckless. He has no strategy. He is scared to use American force. He does not believe in ...
Abhi Thakur 05/26/2015 10
The Family Home - A State of the Union Address
A hypothetical: You are invited to a new friend's home for the first time. As you drive up, you see a large imposing gate with a guard house & three guards armed with assault weapons. They check ...
aworldeye 05/26/2015 3
Memorial Day letter to the Editor calls for violent "regime change" and executions (UPDATED x2)
This is my first diary. I had always imagined that my first DK diary would be something substantial, carefully-crafted, and focused on the kind of special issues that I have particular knowledge of. ...
sfinx 05/25/2015 327
I'm STILL a NonMor()on!
I dared once, to demand that my fake and phoney 'Membership' in the Moron and More-money Fraud-mafia and Murder-slave Vampire-Mafia Monkey-cult, be CANCELED. the following has been the result; for ...
BJake 05/25/2015 38
Darrel Issa's Mindless Comparison: America's Rich, Not Poor, are the envy of the world
“America’s the richest country on Earth because we’ve been able to put capital together and we’ve been able to make our poor somewhat the envy of the world....If you go to India or you go ...
diligentbureaucrat 05/25/2015 6

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