I’m quoting from RH Reality Check, one of the best blogs on the net. Jodi Jacobson, the editor-in-chief, eloquently exposes the hypocrisy of right-wing politicians, such as Ted Cruz: Last Friday, two civilians and one police officer died and nine others were wounded in a vicious and wholly predictable attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. … More 3 People Senselessly Killed
I’m reproducing major portions of Amanda Marcotte’s post because if you are a feminist, you need to read it: HR3, misleadingly named the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”, is a perfect storm of everything that’s nasty about the modern, hyper-conservative Republican party. It’s dishonest, since women who have federal health insurance are already banned … More Required Reading: “GOP: Tax breaks for everyone, except those pregnant teenage rape victims, the dirty whores”
There is a lot that is right about Tony Porter’s “A Call to Men” speech, also a lot that is wrong. See also the website. What is right is the message. I like what he says. I preach what he preaches. I want my son to hear this. I want him to memorize every word. … More Can we talk about race? On Obama and Tony Porter.
Meteor Blades, a writer for Daily Kos, has composed such a cogent, brief summary of the current economic situation in the United States, that I want to reproduce it in full: Recession definitely over for some by Meteor Blades Tue Oct 05, 2010 at 07:22:03 AM PDT As noted in Banana republic last week, the Census Bureau … More Republicans wage class warfare for the rich
In an election season where Democratic strategists are rightly worried about the Democratic base being less energized than its conservative counterpart, the State of Arizona is the gift that will keep on giving. So begins Dante Atkins with scathing irony in a recent post on Daily Kos. It’s a good piece. You should read … More The tea-party gift that keeps on giving
What is with these guys? Why are they blocking legislation that would expand health-care coverage to people in the middle class, who are already paying taxes for it, and who need it? As a new report from the non-partisan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds, the health-care crisis in our country hits the working people, the middle … More The sick men (and women) who want the middle class to be sick