Secret Service now investigating Facebook poll:... →
Both on HBO this week: Rachel Maddow & Bill Moyers...
(I don’t know when they originally aired, but probably within the past week or so.)
Bill Moyers says Obama Must Fight, Not Finesse →
“… “The problem is the Democratic Party,” said Moyers. “This is a party that has told its progressives — who are the most outspoken champions of health care reform — to sit down and shut up. That’s what Rahm Emanuel, in effect, the chief of staff of the White House, told progressives when they stood up as a unit in Congress and said, no public insurance option,...
Arlen Specter Pledges To Help Enable State... →
“…Now it is time for the rest of us to do our parts. We need to flood the Senator’s in box with messages thanking him for making this commitment. His promise to introduce the legislation is a big first step, but we need to make sure he does it, and we need to urge him to fight for its passage. ….”
"...lay a good part of the guilt for the... →
I came across this today while gathering info on the Green Party and Independents…to one of which I will probably be switching soon, out of growing disdain for the status quo: “Today most who serve in public office expect a windfall financially and are mainly interested in the influence they can gain to increase their wealth in office and for when they leave office. Where is the...
The 3 Lost Lessons of Healthcare History: Will... →
“…. Republicans oppose health insurance reform not because they think it won’t work, but because they know it will. And they are right: Medicare recipients report much higher satisfaction with their health care than privately insured Americans do, and independent studies find that they receive better care. Faced with a reform that is going to pass with or without them, and which...
The Bush Administration’s reasoning for torture,... →
“The Bush Administration’s reasoning for torture, and the right-wing’s reasoning for supporting it, perfectly summarized by Quentin Tarantino and Mr. Blonde: …. “