No, the Obama Administration is NOT 99 percent supportive of our issues, most of which happen to be the civil rights issues of the 21st century. Let’s review, shall we?
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday August 17, 2010 3:45 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday July 29, 2010 4:00 pm|
Target Corp. and Best Buy are proving that their profits are the most important thing in the long run, not the long-term rights of all the people — employees and customers — in areas where they do business.
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday July 22, 2010 1:55 pm|
I wish I had taken an earlier flight to Las Vegas Tuesday for Netroots Nation 2010 so I could join the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) demonstration in front of the Statue of Liberty that adorns New York New York’s exterior, where recently discharged Lt. Dan Choi was arrested with seven other protesters.
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday May 26, 2010 7:15 am|
This sham DADT repeal might be in trouble given House Armed Services Chair Ike Skelton’s opposition. It can’t go through committee; it’ll need to be brought up on the House floor.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday May 25, 2010 8:15 am|
Expanding the power of the executive branch is terrible enough by itself. But redesigning the rules to make it easier to advance conservative goals while inhibiting progressive reform is an unbelievably disappointing request by a Democratic President.
|By: David Dayen Friday April 16, 2010 7:57 am|
Hospital visitation is important, and this is a compassionate order. But it’s a small step in the grand scheme of things, one that the President has offered in the past in place of movement on marriage equality or repealing the Defense of Marriage Act. AmericaBlog’s Joe Subday, reacting to this order, said he’d rather the President get around to those weightier issues.
|By: David Dayen Friday April 9, 2010 4:01 pm|
What’s the Student Non-Discrimination Act? It’s a piece of legislation quietly introduced by Rep. Jared Polis in January. Change.org notes that the kind of discrimination McMillen experienced is happening all over the country, and SDNA would prohibit it.