Cue the right-wing outrage brigade in 3….2….1…. President Obama threw his support behind a controversial proposal to build an Islamic center and mosque near New York’s ground zero, saying Friday that “Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country.”
“That includes the right to build a place of [...]
Watch this clip from Anderson Cooper interviewing Texas GOP Representatives Debbie Riddle & Louie Gommert blabbing about “terror babies” being “dropped & trained” for future terror roles. I think there must be something in the water in Texas that generates this kind of drivel. [...]
“I hate firing people,” he said. “But I love to fire government employees because it puts money back in our pockets.”
So says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dave Westlake. While I’m not surprised by Westlake’s comments about public employees, it’s disheartening to hear that someone would derive pleasure from sending someone else to the unemployment [...]
The campaign of incumbent U.S. Senator Russ Feingold unveiled a new ad yesterday. Titled “On Our Side,” the ad touts Sen. Feingold’s record of standing up for Wisconsin’s citizens, while pointing out that one of Sen. Feingold’s opponents, Republican Ron Johnson, opposes extending unemployment benefits to the jobless.
Here’s the ad:
On Wednesday morning, more than two dozen members of the United Steel Workers and other employee unions protested outside Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson’s office in Oshkosh to show their disapproval for the economic policies Johnson supports, policies that include free trade agreements that have led to what Johnson calls the “creative destruction” of [...]