Lloyd Chapman: What Obama Could Do Now

By: Tuesday October 26, 2010 11:45 am

The federal government has a goal of awarding 23 percent of the total value of its purchases to small businesses.  It is not currently meeting that goal.  A recent study by the American Small Business League  (ABSL) found that small businesses only receive between 2 and 6 percent of federal government contracts (PDF). The top [...]

Regional Oil Spill Response Plan – What BP Knew Might Happen

By: Monday June 7, 2010 8:05 am

Next time BP whines about “who could have known?” the answer is: they could have, and they did.

BP’s New Solution: Top Kill – Can It Work?

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 8:30 am

The latest proposed solution to the gulf oil spill is so-called “Top Kill”, which could begin as early as Sunday.

For Auld Lang Syne

By: Friday January 1, 2010 6:01 am

For Katymine, for Kobe, for all our beloved ones.

Pull Up A Chair: Rainy Day

By: Saturday October 17, 2009 5:03 am

“Into every life, a little rain must fall” Good morning pups, I hope you are in a nice dry place waiting for these heavy rains to pass! Wasn’t it just summer? The dour Scottish part of me rather likes these days, an opportunity to be indoors, if we’re fortunate enough to have indoor work, and [...]

Hamsher on Maddow: Dear Arkansas Dems – Support Public Option or Be Primaried

By: Friday September 18, 2009 7:09 pm

Fearless leader Jane Hamsher appeared on the Rachel Maddow show tonight to discuss our challenge to Arkansas Democrats in Congress: support what Arkansas constituents want, or get challenged in the next primary.

A majority of voters, and a large majority of Arkansas Democrats, support a public plan. Yet their representatives, including Mike Ross and Blanche Lincoln, seem more interested in their corporate donors than the folks they represent.

Netroots Nation ’09 – More Photographs from Eli

By: Saturday August 15, 2009 4:00 pm

More terrific Netroots photos from Eli

Netroots Nation ’09 – Photographs from Eli

By: Thursday August 13, 2009 7:14 pm

Photographs from Pittsburgh

Late Late Night FDL: Finn and Horan

By: Monday July 27, 2009 10:00 pm

Fred Finn & Peter Horan-Irish Fiddle & Flute-Reel

Deeds Leading in VA Governor Primary: Heavy Rain Suppresses Turnout

By: Tuesday June 9, 2009 4:20 pm

VA Primary: Deeds defeats Moran and McAuliffe for the governor’s race.

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