Tragically, the truth keeps getting buried in an unmarked grave somewhere because the up-tight politicians, short-sighted profit-chasers, and narrow-minded hypocrites of the corporate media machine are all either directly involved in systemic fraud and serial abuses of power or are complicit in the ongoing cover-ups that have been concocted in order to keep covering up the cover-ups of all the earlier cover-ups.
|By: Jon Walker Monday May 5, 2014 7:52 am|
In the generic Congressional ballot Republicans have a large lead according to a new Pew Research poll. If the election was held today 47 percent of voters would pick the Republican in their district while only 43 percent would choose the Democrat.
|By: Gary Cohn Tuesday April 15, 2014 7:17 pm|
Marin County is one of California’s most liberal regions and, with its iconic redwoods and stunning coastline, it is also a power center for environmental activism. And so, when a bill to give the state Coastal Commission authority to levy fines against shoreline despoilers came for a vote in the state Assembly in 2013, it was taken for granted that Marin’s new Assemblyman, Marc Levine, would vote for passage. That didn’t happen.
|By: cocktailhag Thursday April 10, 2014 8:00 pm|
It seems that Hillary Clinton has been making a bit of a buzz lately with a trip out west wherein she announced, by not announcing, her candidacy for the Presidency in 2016. Really? Is that the best we can do; be saddled for eight years with Mrs. Welfare Reform, Mrs. Wall Street and media deregulation, and Ms. Iraq War, all rolled into one?
|By: Attaturk Tuesday April 8, 2014 1:30 am|
One thing that has been consistent about the Democratic Party since Reagan, if they can whatever they can do to placate the Republicans…only to turn around and tell their base, “well we could be worse?”
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday April 2, 2014 2:15 pm|
The national poll found 40 percent would vote for a Democrat for Congress if the election was held today while 38 percent would vote for the Republican. This is a modest improvement since late January when Republicans had a lead of 38 percent to 37 percent.
|By: letsgetitdone Friday February 21, 2014 5:40 pm|
Why is it that Washington village “progressives,” and their associates in other parts of the country who are nevertheless part of the Washington village culture, often ask useful questions, but, almost always deliver, underwhelming answers?
|By: letsgetitdone Thursday February 20, 2014 3:55 pm|
On Valentine’s Day, Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to the President, authored by himself and signed by 15 other Senators, all Democrats. The letter was a response to the rumors that the President intends to include his Chained CPI proposal to cut Social Security benefits in the budget he will soon send to Congress.
|By: letsgetitdone Saturday February 15, 2014 11:15 am|
Paul Krugman can’t explain why the deficit issue has suddenly dropped off the agenda.