And Murd. hacked victims of 9/11; (per NPR) Nice guy, right Good Morning All.
Recall Walker. You think the “liberal” media will be all over this like they were over the tea party last year?
Not when they’re busily prostituting themselves as a serious media outlet as Newsweek did this week with their cheesycake cover piece on failin’ Palin.
Tabloidize everything in sight. The Murdoch method lives on.
Morning Joke going absolutely nuts because Medicare and SS might not be cut.
Lots of Ds also (shows where their heart really is).
Mornin’, BT, pups
Wisconsin Election Results: Fake Democratic Candidates Go Down In Recall Races
One thing citizens in WI, and all other Americans, need to remember is that the Regressive Party forced these 9 districts to pay for an unnecessary election. By sticking with their “win at all costs” agenda the Regressives made the people pay for their stunt. Yes, outside interests (read Kochroaches) paid for a lot of Regressive campaign ads and Regressive campaign expenses but the people had to pay for the ballots and all the other stuff counties and cities have to pay for to hold an election.
Left this comment yesterday on another blog:
Please explain why this isn’t good news for Democrats in general and progressives in particular. The debt limit is raised, spending cuts are postponed and may not occur, Medicare and SS are not cut — at least not for now — and the recession isn’t worsened. Why are we not rejoicing? Why are we overcome with the sheer cynicism of the R proposal? It’s the very best one they have offered. Why aren’t we hoping this happens? Houston, we have a problem.
Scooty can’t even remember that the teachers aren’t even in their classrooms at the moment. Some are out of the classroom for good. Teachers have always been good organizers.
Sorry, this was meant for PS @ 2. Have not had my first cup of coffee, yet.
Morning BT & Pups of Fire:
Rude weighs in on the Murdoch thing…and some wider implications.
And a news feed from Glox…
We need to find a way to bring together the numerous groups that cover the spectrum of issues. We need to put our energy towards something like the World Social Forum instead of the myriad single issue groups we on the left tend to support. IMO that’s what we should be organizing for, a movement that brings all those single issues under an umbrella of peace and social and economic justice for all.
No surprise, really:
Alan Grayson: Republicans Have Gotten a Pass on Budget Cuts
As Rachel pointed out last night, WI has been the cradle of unions, progressivism, pro-worker, pro-middle class, and the true pro-family values.
CNN interview with Lori Sturdevant just now about the Minn shutdown right next door. She gives the smackdown to the CW the Village media are enabling for Pawlenty. He got Minn in this mess.
Yo Grayson: Bring it…
The fact that a “Democratic” president would use seniors as a bargaining chip is disgusting. Obama caused the R’s mouth to water contemplating cuts to SS & Medicare and now they are disappointed. Look for O to do it in his second term cause Wall Street wants him re-elected. This whole show is mind numbing. IMHO
In conjunction with my #9:
Rebuild the Dream
Rude understands. It’s 1984.
Best, most coherent, and important comment of the thread, SD.
And its realization is absoluely critical to any possibility of a sustainable and humane future, not to mention the capacity of planet earth to support human life.
You is a conscious moral force, SD, and possessed of considerable charisma.
(As you know … and you also understand what that “means” and requires …)
Thanks SD, agree whole-heartedly.
Off to swim in the great capitalist cesspool.
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Morning is the Long Way Home
No war but class war
Never. Give. Up.
Be good to yourselves, and all other living things.
If there is no “Movement” there is no movement.
Morning Joke good one!
Rachel put up a graph last night that told us everything we needed to know about OBAMA, Harry Reid, and Nancy Pelosi
the GOP just controls the house
however the GOP got Barrack bend over Obama, Harry bend over Reid, and Nancy bend over Pelosi to give them 83% of what they wanted and the Dems who control the Senate and WH got 17% of what they wanted
the question we must all ask, is having Bend Over Obama in the WH, such a big deal? he is totally useless!
What is Obama going to tell Dems on the Campaign trail?
Hey I am OBAMA I give the GOP everything they want?
Barrack bend over Obama, Harry bend over, Reid, and Nancy bend over Pelosi, better take a trip to Wisconsin, the new dems on their way to DC will not be bending over to the Moronic GOP.
That is awful and yet an interesting piece of news. Makes me ask why? Were 9-11 victims getting early “heads-up” on the 9-11 commission report? Why would RM need to “get” such news so fast?
Obama just raise 86 million dollars
We all know that this money came from those who hate Democrats
Obama/Bush tax cuts
Obama/Bush/Hoover Economy and Economic ideas
Obama seeks to cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicade
Obama/Bob Dole health care bill to make Insurance Companies Rich
The OBAMA score card does not do much for Democrats?
The Wall Street Mascot that is OBAMA gets paid to hurt Dems
Democrats must ask this serious question, how does a guy who hate Dem Ideas raise 86 million dollars in a depression?
can U say Trojan Horse
Obama got $86million or whatever from rightwing conservative rich people to do their bidding & dance to their tunes. Obama is the POODLE of the upper 1%, and only represents *their* interests. Obama could give a sh*t about his putative serf “Democratic voter” constituents. Obama doesn’t work for YOU and ME, and that’s for sure.
Can U say Manchurian candidate?
Why does RupMurd do anything that he does? Because he believes/ed that he can… and why shouldn’t he? Murd. was given *free reign* to run amuck as long as his “nooz” pumped out rightwing propoganda 24/7/365.
Guess now Rupe’s stepped on some Big Boyz’s toes, and they don’t like the Murd. spying on THEM. Spying on is just for the serfs, not for the upper 1%.
I said on another thread that the British don’t like Aussies to overstep the boundaries. The Poms are gonna swat down that Aussie hoon if the upper 1% in the UK are unhappy with Rupert’s over-reach. Team USA should take some notes from our cousins across the pond.
My thoughts exactly.
Obama sounds so condescending…SOME FOLKS NEED SS TO LIVE
gaw make this creep lose!!!1
McConnell plan is not a capitulation at all. This is what it sets up for them politically (regardless of the facts): “We kept your tax cuts, but the Democrats cut your Medicare, Medicaid, and SS.” In a robust economy people might care about the appearance of compromise (as Obama wants it), but not now. Obama HAS to have the Republicans in the mix to play along. If they continue to offer the McConnell plan and refuse to budge, then it’s either that or a clean bill, and Obama does NOT want a clean bill.
The only guarantee as i see it is: no revenues. Whatever else might happen, that’s assured. That’s what the McConnell plan signals to me.
Which is to say, Republicans know how to get what they want.
I don’t know, Grayson voted for all of Obama’s shitty compromises. He’s just another loudmouth in my book.
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