During an appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher, conservative John Avlon praised the job President Barack Obama has done during his two terms in office. “We are ten days out and there is a sense that President Obama’s poll numbers are down,” said John Avlan. “They are around forty percent. So everyone is running [...]
Just something to ponder the next time you hear an elected official spouting off about how there’s absolutely no need to increase the minimum wage.
This is sure to help Republicans build their base here in Wisconsin. Speaking at a Republican Party field office in Waukesha on Monday, the co-chair of the Republican National Committee talked up the closeness of the governor’s race in Wisconsin and the need to get Scott Walker supporters to the polls.
Sharon Day, the co-chair, [...]
From my email inbox: An Ebola update from President Obama
Today, President Obama spoke to the nation about Ebola — how the Administration is responding, and what you should know.
The Ebola virus is a public health and national security priority, and the President has directed the Administration to continue to take aggressive measures at [...]
From my pesky in box…sorry Chris…this almost got lost in the 80 emails I get each day begging for money:
Wauwatosa – The national organization of Progressive Democrats of America has officially endorsed Chris Rockwood’s campaign to become the United States Representative to Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.
According to its mission statement, Progressive Democrats [...]
Today President Obama fed into the national hysteria surrounding the Ebola virus by appointing a bureaucrat to the inventive pseudo-post of Ebola-czar. But shouldn’t we have an experienced medico at the helm. Maybe get someone involved…like maybe the SURGEON GENERAL?
So where the hell is the Surgeon General? Well apparently we don’t have one because [...]
Once again Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren hits the nail on the head when it comes to the priorities of President Barack Obama’s economic policies. In an interview with Salon’s Thomas Frank, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren lashed out President Barack Obama and his administration for repeatedly protecting Wall Street’s interests over those of the American people.
So much for the kinder, gentler GOP that’s working to broaden its appeal beyond its rather un-diverse base.
Twenty-four hours after the Supreme Court announced it would not consider appeals of lower court rulings legalizing same-sex marriage in five states, effectively paving the way for couples to marry in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, and [...]
It was predictable that in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s decision not to hear appeals on rulings made by lower courts overturning same-sex marriage bans in five states, there would be a healthy amount of caterwauling from conservatives concerned about “activist judges” redefining marriage.
Not one to disappoint, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz [...]
Last Wednesday Rolling Stone printed a great expose by Tim Dickinson shedding some light on the toxic (literally) empire of the conservative Koch Brothers. Here’s just a bit of the expose, which is very much worth reading in its entirety. The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each [...]