Mother Jones shows a remarkable chart from Ryan O’Donnell which shows how much in true lock step Republicans vote with one another. Democrats vote bluer, the more blue their district becomes.
By Alan Berlow Lawmakers’ fear may not be justified, but recent votes reveal that it still exists In the days leading up to last month’s crucial votes on the most significant gun control legislation to come… Read More
For once Progressives are standing in the ring toe-to-toe with the liars of FOX News (official voice of Republican/GOP/Tea Party crazies). We are fighting back against RW lunatic hate purveyors like Limbaugh and Beck. We… Read More
If you get your US news from FOX or SKY, you have a SPIN on the debt ceiling debate that strains reality to the breaking point. What’s at stake on Tuesday is the “full faith… Read More
In 1950 a largely unaccomplished lawmaker from Wisconsin, Senator Joe McCarthy, alleged that Commie sympathizers were infiltrating the U.S. Government and Hollywood. “Communist subversion!” was the claim; Red Scare, the aim. Televised hearings were held…. Read More
Many of America’s largest global companies are lobbying hard for a tax holiday to repatriate to the U.S. nearly $1 trillion that they have amassed from foreign business. This plan as proposed will almost certainly… Read More
by Marian Wang, ProPublica A provision within the US Financial Reform Bill that would regulate debit card transaction fees could be postponed by a year or two following fierce objections from banks. Specifically, banks large and small… Read More
by Brent Budowsky Let’s begin a thoughtful discussion about the about the dangers of a disengaged presidency while the nation is challenged by multiple wars, punishing unemployment and a festering fiscal crisis that will someday… Read More