At 12:30 pm today, the billionaire-funded political corporation calling itself “Americans for Prosperity” held a “Paycheck Protection Rally” in the state capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The theme of the day: workers should stop organizing for better pay and give corporations a break.
If we are to believe what Americans for Properity says about itself, [...]
Over here on the East coast, there are only five hours left before the end of the 4th of July. That’s only five hours for the prediction of a U.S. government’s atomic bomb attack on one of its own cities either to come true or to be established as yet another in the long line [...]
I’ve never written such a long headline before, but each and every element of it is crucial:
* The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General has released a report, parts of which remain classified but parts of which have been declassified. Read it here.
* This report concludes that the FBI broke the [...]
There’s a real doozy of a “news story” making the rounds through e-mails and on right-wing websites. It claims that an Occidental College shows proof that Barack Obama registered there as an undergraduate under the name “Barry Soetoro,” and as a foreign student. Aha! Here is the smoking gun proof, the posts declare, that Barack [...]
The “reports” come in from all over the internet and the papers, day after day after day:
Don Surber of the Charleston Daily Mail:
Democrat Rahm Emanuel put his Chicago residency in the name of a charity to avoid property taxes…
Phil Gremillion at The Daily Advertiser of Lafayette, Louisiana:
Check out his chief of [...]
Right-wingers have a habit of accusing anyone who disagrees with them — anyone who stands up for the Constitution or for non-violence or for environmental responsibility — of being a communist. If I had a dollar bill for every time some right-winger told me that I’m a commie, why, I could afford to live in [...]