What’s the PCLOB and why should you care? In the election year of 2004, President George W. Bush quieted down anger at his constitutional record by signing a law creating a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to protect Americans’ rights during his War on
“I hear these people saying he’s like George Bush. Those people ought to be drug tested. I mean, it’s crazy.” — White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, August 10 2010 Barack Obama was required by law, upon assuming the presidency, to appoint a Privacy and
Oh, dear. Some time ago, we had provided a simple hyperlink, without comment, to the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation on a list of progressive resources for the state. This weekend, we’ve received a request from the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, asking that our
The Vermont Green Party, the Liberty Union Party and the Grassroots Party have all withered to such an extent that they can’t even keep their web sites running any more.
As we continue to ramp up our I Voted For You, But… project to collect Obama voters’ expressions of personal dissent and progressive activists’ plans for collective protest, we’ve taught ourselves how to write RSS feeds. As a result, we’re able to share with you
I miss Sarah Palin already. I’ll always cherish the happy moments. The warm grins over the repeated use of the word “also” to end a sentence, the special feeling we all got from discovering another connection to witch hunters, the secret hope that Sarah Palin
If you’re in a state that has any possibility of tipping to McCain, I urge you to vote for Obama. If you’re in an Obama-secure blue state like mine, however, take a closer look at your state’s ballot, and consider a progressive alternative.
The problems America is facing now are due to the right wing presidency of George W. Bush and the right wing support he has obtained from Congress for most of his term in office. Liberals are not the problem, so what would be the big deal if Barack Obama was a liberal?
Joseph Biden has earned a progressive score of just 50 percent. Only half of the time over the last two years has Biden sided with a liberal perspective in the Senate. The other half of the time, he’s opposed it.
What’s most salient in the liberal zeitgeist? To get an idea, take a look at these, our top five selling bumper stickers from September 1 to September 5, 2008: #1: Librarians Against Palin bumper sticker #2: People With One House Against McCain bumper sticker #3: