Sunday, September 30, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Redistribution II

Polls: Obama ahead in Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin

Polls: Obama ahead in Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin

Full Mitt Romney Fundraiser Video Part One (36:39)

Full Romney Audio Part 1 (36:39) by Mother Jones

Full Romney Audio Part 1 (36:39) by Mother Jones

What Genetically Modified Organisms Might You Be Eating?


Institute for Responsible Technology - Download the Non-GMO Shopping Guide

Institute for Responsible Technology - Download the Non-GMO Shopping Guide

Genetic Roulette

How Romney’s Economic Plan Redistributes Wealth To The Wealthy

How Romney’s Economic Plan Redistributes Wealth To The Wealthy: pMitt Romney yesterday attempted to turn attention away from the fallout of his comments regarding the “47 percent” by pointing to a video from 1998 in which President Obama, then a state senator, says, “I actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level to make sure everybody’s got a shot.” The video was [...]/p

Obama In 1998: "I Actually Believe In Redistribution"


Potential world record tuna could also be a $1-million fish

Potential world record tuna could also be a $1-million fish

Rachel Maddow: The Right-Wing’s Worst Nightmare (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow: The Right-Wing’s Worst Nightmare (VIDEO)

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Rick Santorum: "Smart People Will Never Be on Our Side"

Rick Santorum: "Smart People Will Never Be on Our Side"

Why Do Americans Have to Crush Others to Get Ahead? | Alternet

Why Do Americans Have to Crush Others to Get Ahead? | Alternet

We are Already Where We Were Afraid We Would Be
by:kdtroxel
I then boiled them all down to these 109 words:
Benito Mussolini said, “Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power.”
Leon Trotsky, “The historic function of fascism is to smash the working class, destroy its organizations, and stifle political liberties when the capitalists find themselves unable to govern and dominate with the help of democratic machinery.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt, “The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.”

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

poopsie: Carry On

poopsie: Carry On: Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to... And when i can't hold th...

WI Capitol Police Abridging Citizens Rights to Free Speech, 8 Arrested f...


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Cheney Smears Obama On 9/11, Claims He Took ‘Sole Credit’ For Bin Laden’s Death

Cheney Smears Obama On 9/11, Claims He Took ‘Sole Credit’ For Bin Laden’s Death: pOn the eve of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, former Vice President Dick Cheney accused President Obama of taking “sole credit” for the killing of Osama bin Laden and ignoring his presidential daily intelligence briefings. “If President Obama were participating in his intelligence briefings on a regular basis then perhaps he would [...]/p

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Ryan: I Didn’t Vote For The Defense Cuts I Voted For

Ryan: I Didn’t Vote For The Defense Cuts I Voted For: pVice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan has gotten in hot water before for criticizing President Obama for the very same defense cuts that he voted for in 2011. When confronted with this incongruity today on Face The Nation, Ryan simply denied that he ever voted for the cuts, telling an incredulous Norah O’Donnell that he didn’t [...]/p

’Bad math’: Obama slams Romney, Ryan

’Bad math’: Obama slams Romney, Ryan

What The Republican Party Needs To Know About The

What The Republican Party Needs To Know About The

One Simple Graphic About Jobs That Will Make You Very Angry

One Simple Graphic About Jobs That Will Make You Very Angry

Romney's Economy Problem


Saturday, September 8, 2012

GOP Congressman Wants Junk Food Back In Schools: ‘Kids Are Starving’

GOP Congressman Wants Junk Food Back In Schools: ‘Kids Are Starving’: pIn a recent speech, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) assailed new federal regulations that improve the nutritional standards of meals served in schools. He called the new standards, which come from the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, rationing: “This is the nanny state personified,” the Republican from Kiron said during a noon speech to about 20 [...]/p

The Last Word - Paul Ryan rewrites romance with Ayn Rand

Friday, September 7, 2012

Unhappy Anniversary: Republicans Have Blocked The American Jobs Act For One Year

Unhappy Anniversary: Republicans Have Blocked The American Jobs Act For One Year: pOn September 8, 2011 — one year ago tomorrow — President Obama laid out a series of policy proposals known collectively as the American Jobs Act. The plan included stimulus spending in the form of immediate infrastructure investments, tax credits for working Americans and employers to encourage consumer spending and job growth, and efforts to [...]/p

Romney On Omitting U.S. Troops From RNC Speech: ‘You Talk About Things You Think Are Important’

Romney On Omitting U.S. Troops From RNC Speech: ‘You Talk About Things You Think Are Important’: pIn an interview with Fox News this afternoon, Mitt Romney shot back at critics who complained that he didn’t mention Afghanistan or praise U.S. troops in his convention speech last week, arguing that he focused on issues that are “important.” Fox News’s Brett Baier told Romney that “several speakers” at the Democratic National Convention in [...]/p

Holdout juror in Drew Peterson trial says hearsay evidence swayed him

Holdout juror in Drew Peterson trial says hearsay evidence swayed him

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Ohio Secretary of State Refuses To Comply With Early Voting Court Order

Ohio Secretary of State Refuses To Comply With Early Voting Court Order: pJon Husted, Republican Secretary of State in Ohio, is refusing to change his restrictive early voting schedule even after a federal court restored in-person early voting to all Ohioans during the three day period before the general election. Husted claims expanding hours before an appeals court hears his case will “only serve to confuse voters.” [...]/p

Boat Crash at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Bill Maher Takes On Dinesh D'Souza Over Anti-Obama Documentary 2016

GOP Senate Candidate Supports Life Sentences For Rape Victims Who Obtain Abortions

GOP Senate Candidate Supports Life Sentences For Rape Victims Who Obtain Abortions: pRep. Rick Berg (R-ND), the candidate for Senate from North Dakota, once voted for a bill that would have made any woman who obtained an abortion guilty of a homicide crime — even if it were in the case of rape or incest. Indeed, the bill Berg supported does not even contain an explicit exception [...]/p