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September 2011


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  • Is Twitter blocking Occupy Wall Street from trending in the USA? - Is any one suprised. First it was Google who was censoring OWS, now it's Twitter. We must remember that they are part of corporate America who depends highly on Wall Street to make billions.
  • Twenty House Democrats call for investigation of Justice Thomas
  • "Rebellion Has Arrived In America"
  • Gee, Bloggers Have Been Right? (Book-Cooking by Banks)
  • At Countrywide, protecting mortgage fraud involved firing whistleblowers
  • If Ford Factory Workers Gave Up Cost-of-Living Raises, Why Does CEO Get $26 Million?
  • Right-Wing Viciously Attacks FLOTUS for Shopping at 'Target' - If they're slaming the first lady for shopping at target, they'd probably put out a contract on her if she was caught shopping at Sachs.
  • Occupy Wall Street: Brooklyn Bridge occupied, mass arrests, solidarity events
  • Michele Bachmann blames Obama for Arab Spring. Yes, 'blames.'
  • The persistent golden parachute - The New York Times reports that while there has been some meager progress towards reining in the ridiculous sums of money departing (failed) executives extract from their companies, for the most part the golden parachute remains quite alive and well
  • Wall Street readies assault on Elizabeth Warren - You Bet they have! And anyone else who makes it their lifes objective to stop their criminal activity - Just like Al Capone!
  • Rick Santorum's Stump Speech Includes Nod To Fracking Company Directly Paying Him The Past Year
  • Boehner Pushes For Energy Department Loan For Home District Company Amidst Solyndra Scandal
  • Citing No Evidence, Perry Says Info On Awlaki Raid 'Probably' Came From Gitmo
  • Say what! - Stashing Cash in Tax Havens Grows Harder for the Rich - Those poor millionaires and billionaires. When will we ever quite "punishing" them.
  • Banks Successfully Lobbied For Weaker Bailout Repayment Rules So They Could Pay Bonuses
  • Mayor Bloomberg Claims 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Are Targeting Bankers Who 'Are Struggling To Make Ends Meet'
  • Outsize Severance Continues for Executives Despite Failed Tenures
  • In Response To A String Of Sexual Assaults, New York Police Tell Women To Cover Up Instead Of Catching The Attacker
  • Rep. Darrell Issa issues government demand for anti-government ads - Demanded from Ford a full explanation why Ford quit running an ad on other car makers receiving bailout money but not Ford.
  • Charles Koch: Social Security for me, but not for thee
  • GOP's Latest Funding Cuts Package Riddled With Same Old Ideological Riders
  • Google Censors Our #OccupyWallStreet Report - But they've "mysteriously" re-instated it.
  • Bailed-Out, Not Lending, Not Paying Taxes, Rolling in Profits, US Parasitic BofA's New $5 Fee
  • Regulations aren't to blame for the 'uncovery'
  • Romney defends flip-flopping, says it's a habit he formed 'in the private sector'
  • GOP's Draft Budget Empowers Insurers To Flaunt Consumer Protections, Increases Health Costs
  • Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs
  • Blame Greed, Not Obama For Rise In Health Insurance Premiums
  • Newt Gingrich's Tax Policy: Cut Newt Gingrich's Taxes
  • Tea Party - Clear And Present Danger To America
  • Occupy Wall Street growing rapidly
  • Maine Elections Chief Uses GOP List To Intimidate Student Voters And Encourage Them To Re-Register In Another State
  • NASA's Hansen: "If We Stay on With Business as Usual, the Southern U.S. Will Become Almost Uninhabitable."
  • Boehner's District Suffers From E. Coli Outbreak As House Republicans Try To Gut Food Safety
  • Schools Say No To Tea Party's Constitution Lessons
  • The Wisconsin GOP's Clever Plan to Block Scott Walker's Recall
  • Well, it damn sure took them (Americans) long enough! - Americans see Republicans as favoring 'haves' over 'have-nots'
  • Sponsor Of North Carolina'ois Anti-Gay Marriage Ban Falsified Medical Credentials
  • Study: Majority Of Young Evangelicals Have Pre-Marital Sex, Exposing Flaws With Right-Wing Attacks On Sex Ed
  • Is the United States a Police State?
  • Health Insurance Costs Rising Much Faster than Wages
  • Landrieu opposes Obama jobs plan over ending oil-industry tax breaks
  • When Democrats Prey on Workers, But Protect the Wealthy
  • While Holding Disaster Aid Hostage, Cantor Lobbied FEMA To Quickly Help His District
  • Judge Receives Over 17 Year Sentence For Role In 'Cash For Kids' Private Prisons Scandal
  • Study: Pre-Retirees Don't Appreciate Medicare Until They Have It
  • REPORT: Big Oil Clings To Tax Breaks While Hoarding Cash
  • Romney's Plan To Get Businesses More Customers: Corporate Tax Cuts And Deregulation
  • Tainted Cantaloupes Cause Deadliest Food Outbreak In A Decade As GOP Continues Fight To Gut Food Safety Laws
  • Read this one carefully - College Republicans Disappointed More Young People Are Insured Under Health Care Reform Law
  • A Corporate Tax Rule that Cost U.S. $10 Billion and Helped Double Revenues... Overseas
  • Sharp Rise In Premiums Exposes Health Insurers' Greed
  • Americans Dislike the Tea Party More Than Ever Before
  • Does Cantor do this just for comedy? - Rep. Cantor's Convenient Interest In "Commonality" With Obama - He claim's Obama is an "all or nothing" politician.
  • Pepper-Spraying Cop Accused of Abusing Bush Protesters in 2004 - Lools like this cop just hates Democrats.
  • Study: China Trade Did More Damage To US Economy Than Anyone Knew
  • REPORT: Big Oil Clings To Tax Breaks While Hoarding Cash
  • 21 States Suing Over Health Reform Accept Its Funding, Including Perry's Texas
  • Top Alabama Lawmaker Apologizes For Calling Blacks 'Aborigines' - He's not sorry he said it; only sorry it came out in public.
  • Now does this take balls or what!? - Cantor wants his district's disaster aid from FEMA. Now.
  • Solyndra 'Scandal' About Big Oil, King Coal Power And Intimidation
  • Ryan: Republicans Should Double Down On My Budget
  • This has to be poetic justice - Maine legislators, governor registered to vote using law they killed
  • Boehner's own 'fiscal experts' agree that the Republican position on taxes is unworkable
  • Asked If He's Racist, Sheriff Joe Says, 'I'm Not Going To Talk About My Personal Life'
  • Santorum's Explanation For The Financial Crisis: 'It Wasn't Deregulation...It Was Government Regulation' - I suppose he's conveniently forgot about the killing of the Glass-Steagall Act
  • Big Bank Cuts Costs Via Layoffs And Smaller Cups, While Increasing Bonus Pool
  • OK, Sen. Shelby: Let's Tell the Truth About Jobs and Regulations
  • Jon Stewart Talks Tough To GOP Base: 'Your Candidates Aren't The Problem - It's You'
  • REPORT: How The Right-Wing Uses Misleading Numbers To Claim The Rich Are Unfairly Taxed
  • Internal NYPD Rift Over Aggressive Tactics Used Against Peaceful #OccupyWallStreet Protesters? - Blue-collar policemen say white-collar officers used aggressive tactics.
  • Bloomberg Blames Lack of Confidence on the Threat of Bankers Going to Prison - Yeah, sure! Any old excuse will do when it comes to protecting the bankers.
  • Mainstream Ignores Occupy Wall Street
  • Five of Boehner's Six "Fiscal Experts" Agree: Deficit Reduction Requires Revenue Increases
  • No Confidence Men: 62 Percent Have Little Or No Confidence In GOP Leaders On Debt
  • What Free Market? Subsidies Have Always Been a Big Part of Energy Industry, New Report Shows
  • Ryan to unveil budget reforms - Considering how popular his budget was, I can't wait to see his budgeting process plan.
  • Wall Street paid millions to deficit hawks who don't want to tax Wall Street
  • Economic Collapse, Financial Manipulation and the Dollar Crisis
  • The Money Masters: Behind the Global Debt Crisis
  • BBC Speechless As Trader Tells Truth: "The Collapse Is Coming... And Goldman Rules The World"
  • Shutdown and Hostage-Taking -- It Is NOT Both Sides Doing It
  • Converting Medicare to Premium Support Would Likely Lead to Two-Tier Health Care System
  • Pentagon talks layoffs, while private defense executives rake in millions
  • CNN hackery: Paul Ryan's lack of popularity means he's popular
  • Disaster victims angry over latest Republican hostage-taking of FEMA
  • The Top Ten Lethal Legislators and the Dirty Secrets Behind Their Clean Air Attacks
  • Perry Appointees May Raid Public School Funds To Give Oil Refineries $135 Million Tax Break
  • Rick Scott Makes Fun Of Obama For Using A Teleprompter While Reading From A Teleprompter
  • It's Much Worse than 2008 - Any expert worth his salt knows that nothing has been fixed in the financial system. The problems were papered over with fiat currency and the proverbial can kicked down the road - ting ting ting. You will know things are truly getting better when the banks start valuing the assets on their books at what they can be sold for today, not for what they hope to get for them a couple of decades in the future.
  • KWN Special - James Turk: "We are Looking at Another Lehman"
  • The Corporate Takeover of the 2012 Presidential Election - Super PACs represent the Enronization of our democracy.
  • Let's Look At Class Warfare and The 51% Who 'Don't Pay Any Taxes'
  • The Fact Checker Fails: Washington Post Okays McConnell's Lies, While Dissing Bill Clinton’s Truths
  • Michael Gerson Thinks Asking the Rich to Pay Their Fair Share in Taxes Isn't a Good Democratic Message
  • Wall Street Journal Readers Name US Chamber of Commerce in the "Top Corruption-Related Story of the Year"
  • George Will: The Republican Party Has Become Too Southern
  • Buffett has replaced Soros as Republicans' billionaire boogeyman
  • Government Claims AIG 'Gamed the Tax System'
  • During Court Hearing, Conservative Fifth Circuit Chief Judge Shouts Down Progressive Colleague, Telling Him To 'Shut Up'
  • Big Businesses, Not the Poor, are Federal Freeloaders
  • Michigan Republican took job-creation tax breaks, cut jobs
  • After Gutting Public School Budget, Ohio Republicans Try To Give Private Schools More Than $100 Million
  • Bottom 60% of Americans lost wealth between 1983 and 2009
  • Week of September 18, 2011

  • GOP Celebrates Birthday Of "Pledge To America" By Breaking It - "We will end the practice of packaging unpopular bills with "must-pass" legislation to circumvent the will of the American people. Instead, we will advance major legislation one issue at a time." YEP! THAT'S WHAT THEY'RE DOING, ALRIGHT!
  • DOJ: Perry's Texas redistricting plan intentionally discriminates
  • The Hidden Hands in Redistricting: Corporations and Other Powerful Interests
  • Cantor Claims Victims 'Need To Know' Disaster Relief Funds Are 'There For Them' After Repeatedly Holding Funds Hostage
  • Republicans Bash No Child Left Behind, Then Bash Obama For Trying To Unravel It
  • Boehner Pans Tea Party Congressmen Who Defied Him As 'Know It Alls'
  • Nervous Breakdown? 21 Signs That Something Big Is About To Happen In The Financial World
  • Big Business supporters in Congress keep whacking away at public safeguards
  • Regulators Weaken Dodd-Frank Draft Regs, Allow More Risk
  • Conservatives say it out loud: They really hate democracy
  • Troy Davis Executed, While CEO Responsible for Deaths of 29 Miners Sails Free
  • Fox in the School House: Rupert Murdoch Wants to Teach Your Kids!
  • Things have got to be really bad for this to happen - House Republicans Seek Budget Advice From Phil 'Mental Recession' Gramm
  • As GOP Cracks Down On Student Voters, Study Finds Zero Student Voter Fraud
  • Financial Reform Vindicated: Banks See Credit Scores Downgraded Due To Doubts They'll Be Bailed Out
  • BP back from political exile, giving big in 2012
  • U.S. Pays 62% of Afghanistan's Government Expenses
  • Donor to Lindsey Graham Indicted for Illegal Campaign Contributions, Fraud
  • GOP Leaders To Bernanke: Don't Try And Improve The Economy Again
  • Mitt Romney says he's one of 'us' in the middle-class - Yeah, sure! We're all worth $300 million, right?
  • Amazon Forced Employees To Work Brutal Hours In 100 Degree Warehouse Or Face Termination - This is what UNORGANIZED workers look like.
  • Rick Santorum Endorses Pennsylvania Election Scheme Because It Will Rig Presidential Election For Republicans
  • Forbes: Koch Brothers Now Worth $50 Billion - And we wonder how they can afford to buy a government?
  • After Calling Obama's Taxes On The Rich 'Class Warfare,' Romney Calls For Raising Taxes On The Poor
  • Due To Health Cuts, Miscarriage No Longer Considered An 'Emergency' For Medicaid Patients In Washington State
  • What The Neocons Don't Ask: How Much Will It Cost To Stay In Iraq?
  • House GOP Votes Down Resolution Containing Disaster Relief Funds It Promised Not To Hold Hostage
  • One In Four Millionaires Pays Lower Taxes Than The Median Middle-Class Household
  • Lies, Damn Lies, and Average Tax Rates - Obama's point isn't that millionaires pay lower tax rates than truck drivers. It's that some millionaires pay lower tax rates than truck drivers - and as a simple matter of fairness and equity they shouldn't.
  • Tax Dodging Corporations Form Coalition To Call For Lower Corporate Taxes
  • Obama's plan a massive tax cut
  • Congressional Millionaires To Weigh Obama's Proposed 'Buffett Rule'
  • It's Official: Obama Has Deported More Than A Million Unauthorized Immigrants
  • Hoyer: Republicans would see country 'fail' to defeat Obama's reelection bid
  • FLASHBACK: Speaker Gingrich Denounced "Class Warfare" While Cutting Medicare To Fund Tax Cuts For The Rich
  • Despite Record Number Of Millionaires, Daniels Claims 'There Are A Lot Fewer, Under Obama
  • Defending Decision Not To Investigate News Corp., Issa Contradicts Own Claim That He Knows Rupert Murdoch
  • Yahoo Appears To Be Censoring Email Messages About Wall Street Protests
  • More Zombie Lies: GOP Candidates Bring Back False Claim That Higher Tax Rates On The Rich Destroy Jobs
  • Rep. Fleming Calls On Poor People To Shoulder More Of The Tax Burden
  • Perry Used Taxpayer Money To Subsidize Family Vacations, Presidential Campaign Events
  • Rich People and Corporations: The GOP's Trillion-Dollar "Failed Stimulus"
  • The Federal Debt As Criminal Scam, The Federal Reserve As Criminal Syndicate
  • The US Treasury and Federal Reserve Are Running A Criminal Operation
  • Members of Congress Triple Their Private-Sector Income
  • The Wealthy Have Waged Class Warfare on the Working Class for Decades
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces 'posse' to investigate Obama's birth certificate yet again
  • Medicare Is Better At Controlling Costs Than Private Insurers
  • Three Years After The Financial Crash, GOP Candidates Revive Desire To Privatize Social Security
  • Gitcher Voter Suppression History Right Here - [Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist] set a standard for GOP dishonesty and obfuscation surrounding voting rights that continues to this day.
  • The GOP's Favorite Lies About The Jobs Market
  • Google CEO Schmidt Admits It's DEMAND That Creates Jobs
  • Paul Ryan Supports Plan to Let Unemployed Work for Free
  • Ralph Nader Promises To Challenge President Obama In Primary
  • Why the White House changed course - Since the election, the Obama administration's working theory has been that the first-best outcome is striking a deal with Speaker John Boehner and, if that fails, the second-best outcome is showing that they genuinely, honestly wanted to strike a deal with Speaker John Boehner.
  • Tea Party Rep. Apparently Spends $200K To 'Feed His Family' (VIDEO)
  • Multi-Millionaire Rep. Says He Can't Afford A Tax Hike Because He Only Has $400K A Year After Feeding Family
  • David Vitter Denounces 'Crony Capitalism' While Begging For Subsidies For His Favorite Firms
  • Paul Ryan Insults Our Intelligence Yet Again - After three decades of policies... Well, just read it.
  • Why There Are Protests On Wall Street: Their Actions Impoverished More Than 60 Million People
  • Paul Ryan Calls For Increasing Taxes On Middle Class But Dismisses Millionaires Tax As 'Class Warfare'
  • Unelected, Unaccountable, Unrepentant: The Federal Reserve Is Using Your Money To Bail Out European Commercial Banks Once Again
  • Financial Terrorists Strike Again: Federal Reserve (US Taxpayers) Bail Out Big European Banks Yet Again
  • Geithner Gets Told To Blow It Out His Azz
  • America Is "A Two-Party Dictatorship Unless You're Worth Billions of Dollars"
  • Obama Sells Out American Workers, Pushes NAFTA-Style Trade Policy Despite 2008 Promise (Video)
  • Republicans Call for Gutting Social Security, Adding Trillions to Debt
  • Steve King: Unemployment in America caused by 'a nation of slackers' - King claims the 80 million unemployed could get a job if they really wanted to, but fails to mention there's only one job for every five looking.
  • House GOP Rejects Tax Cuts For Middle Class
  • Week of September 11, 2011

  • Scott Walker retains lawyers, stays silent in FBI corruption probe
  • FBI Raid Involving Walker Campaign Records May Foretell Bigger Threat
  • Eric Cantor on jobs bill: Don't 'cram it down people's throats' - Say what?? ERIC CANTOR is telling others to not cram something down people's throat?? Isn't this the backest of kettles calling the pot black??
  • Auto industry loans worked, Cantor angry about that
  • Why the health industry wants to raise the Medicare eligibility age: P-R-O-F-I-T
  • Kansas And Oklahoma Want To Use ACA [Affordable Care Act] Funds To Pay Down Deficit
  • Suskind book: Geithner ignored Obama directive on Citigroup - If Citi goes belly up, Geithner should go to jail. If Citi doesn't pay back all they owe the taxpayers, Geithner should go to jail.
  • John Boehner's tired old jobs rhetoric collides with reality - HINT: Bush II grew government jobs while private sector shed jobs. The opposite has happened under Obama.
  • Republicans step up voter suppression efforts in run up to 2012
  • Report: What Happens If The Tea Party Wins - It ain't pretty
  • Perry Brags About Texas' Tax System That Charges The Poor Four Times As Much As The Rich
  • The Neocons Who Brought You Iraq Don't Want U.S. Troops To Leave
  • The $2 Billion UBS Incident: 'Rogue Trader' My Ass
  • Wake Up And Smell The Banking Fraud & Corruption
  • Boehner's Funding From Coal Up 2,400%
  • The Latest Republican Plan to Steal a Presidential Election May Just Work
  • Cantor Claims 'No One' Is Holding Disaster Relief Hostage After Senate GOP Blocks Disaster Relief
  • Republicans Push New $1 Trillion Tax Cut Windfall for the Wealthy
  • Obama bigger tax cutter than Bush
  • Three Years After Lehman Bros. Collapsed, Republicans Refuse To Implement Wall Street Reform
  • After Voting For Bank Bailouts And Against Wall Street Reform, Boehner Blasts 'Too Big To Fail' Banks
  • GOP Rep. Calls Labor Law The 'Economic Death Penalty' As House Votes To Protect Union-Busting
  • Defying GOP's Doomsday Predictions, Medicare Advantage Enrollment Increases, Premiums Fall
  • NE Republicans looking to move state to winner-take-all distribution of electoral votes
  • FBI raids home of former top aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
  • In Battle Over Job Creation Ideas, GOP Offers Deregulation Of Pythons
  • Someone Forgot To Tell Australia About Regulatory Uncertainty
  • Giant Sucking Sound Part 2? The NAFTA Of The Pacific Will Soon Allow Millions More American Jobs To Be Shipped Overseas
  • How About an Offset for War Funding?
  • GOP Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Proposes Rigging The Electoral College For Republicans
  • Issa: We Won't Investigate News Corp's Alleged Hacking Of 9/11 Victims Because We Don't Want To Pick On The Media
  • If You Want To Cut Health Care Costs, You Probably Shouldn't Adopt The Health Industry's Favorite Idea
  • Privatized Social Security System Cited By GOP Candidates Works For The Rich, But Is 'Very Bad' For Everyone Else
  • Even Cass Sunstein Says GOP's Proposed Regulatory Moratorium Would Be "Like a Nuclear Bomb"
  • Big Business Front Group Kills 26 Of 30 Bills It Targeted In California Legislature
  • With Record Number Of Americans Falling Into Poverty, Rand Paul Says The Poor Are Getting Rich
  • Study: Private Service Contracts Cost Government Almost Double Expense of In-House Staff
  • Here goes that damn "Republican" President again!! - surrendering to the GOP before they even point their gun. White House says Obama would sign pieces of jobs package
  • Perry Wants To Build Afghanistan's Infrastructure, Opposes Obama Plan To Build America's
  • GOP leadership puts protecting special tax breaks ahead of creating jobs
  • On Third Anniversary Of The 2008 Financial Crisis, GOP Candidates Pledge To 'Free Up' Wall Street
  • The Coal Industry Backs Boehner with $1.5 Million in Donations - "We Think He Is Good for Business"
  • Susan Hassol, Director of Climate Communication: The Science Has Never Been More Compelling, the Public Never So Misled
  • Record Number Of People In Poverty In 2010
  • Perry's 'Ponzi Scheme' Kept 14 Million Seniors Out Of Poverty Last Year
  • CBO Director: Affordable Care Act Is Slowing Medicare Spending
  • Advocacy Group Files Ethics Complaint Against Darrell Issa
  • GOP Lawmakers Used Taxpayer Money To Fund Leadership Training From Hate Group
  • After Helping Banks Water Down Dodd-Frank, Scott Brown Tries To Claim He's A Wall Street Reformer
  • Obama Proposes Cutting Oil and Gas Subsidies $41 Billion to Help Fund Jobs Package - But he'll cave before anyone even ask him to.
  • Rick Perry: Let's "Free Up" Wall Street - Because That Worked in 2008
  • Missing: Tons of US-Supplied Nuclear Weapons Material
  • The Most Anti-Environment Congress in History
  • Romney Promises to Outlaw Political Contributions from Union Dues
  • Cantor To Obama: Let's Nix More Than Half Your Jobs Bill
  • Cantor Admits Shutdown Fights Harm Economy
  • Republicans are so petty they want to cut bike safety
  • Kerry Cancels Fundraisers, Vows To Avoid Lobbyists While On Super Committee - Will Republicans follow suit? Why won't you answer that question?
  • We Don't Have Deficit Reduction Because Republicans Don't Want It
  • Cantor Voted For Billions To Rebuild Schools In Iraq, Now Opposes Funding School Construction In America
  • Texas Power Company Sues EPA To Cover For Bad Coal Plant Investment
  • Why Congress Won't Pass A Jobs Bill: 'Obama Is On The Ropes; Why Do We Appear Ready To Hand Him A Win?'
  • GOP Reveals Depth of Voter-Exclusion Plan
  • GOP grumbles about jobs plan - "Behind the scenes, some Republicans are becoming worried about giving Obama any victories." - In that lies the core problem for our country: "Defeat Obama at any cost!"
  • House GOP To Obama: Thanks For Ideas On Jobs, We'll Pick It Apart And Get Back To You
  • Fine Print in Health Care Law Allows Insurance Companies to Choose Who Examines Their Disputed Decisions
  • Plutocracy with a Philanthropic Face - Not all plutocrats scheme in the shadows like the rabidly right-wing Koch brothers. We need to learn how to recognize plutocracy's more subtle putches. The best primer? The battle over education's future.
  • Bernanke: I Should Be Removed As ChairSatan Today
  • JPMorgan Pays $88 Million in Fines for Trading with Enemies
  • If 9-11 Had Happened When a Democrat Was President, Would the Republicans Have Impeached Him or Her? - The Republicans and the right-wing media would have so demagogued the president (and as usual, the sheep of the mainstream media would have followed suit) that the narrative would have developed into more one of blame than of unity.
  • Terrorism Expert: Since 9/11, Only 33 Deaths From Muslim Terrorism Vs. 150,000 Deaths From Murders
  • Week of September 4, 2011

  • The New GOP: Anti-Kids, Anti-Jobs, Anti-Business ... and Anti-Republican
  • Mark Zandi: Obama plan would add 1.9 million jobs
  • Paul Ryan Mocks Senior Citizen Handcuffed At His Town Hall: 'I Hope He's Taking His Blood Pressure Medication' - Three people who paid Ryan's ransom to attend his meeting were arrested for the questions they asked Ryan.
  • Cantor to Obama: Please don't take it to the American people
  • GOP Reps. Dismiss Tax Cut For Working Americans In Favor Of Giveaways To Corporations
  • Obama Offers Up Medicare, Medicaid Cuts To Help Pay For $447 Billion Jobs Package
  • Big Oil Kills Jobs For Profits
  • GOP Policy Chairman Tom Price: Obama's Payroll Tax Cut For Working Families Is 'Class Warfare' - Typical GOP response - blame the opposition for what they themselves are doing. And millions of their blind followers, who would benefit from the Obama plan, will believe the Republicans and regurgitate the lie.
  • Wisconsin State Worker Fired After Telling Coworkers About Controversial Voter ID Policy
  • Banks Throw Tantrum Over Federal Lawsuit, Walk Out Of Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Talks
  • Wall Street Bankers Whine That They Shouldn't Have To Pay For Their Fraud
  • GOP Voted For $50 Billion To Rebuild Iraq Without Cuts, Now Insist On Cuts To Offset Funding To Rebuild America
  • Widow Alleges Bank Of America Called Her 48 Times A Day To Remind Her Of Dead Husband's Debt - Bank of America repeatedly "robo-called" Crabtree during her husband's wake, sometimes with only 15 minutes between each call.
  • How health costs wiped out a full decade of income increases
  • Dear Paul Ryan, I'd Like To Ask You A Question But I Don't Want To Be Arrested
  • The Richest 0.1% Have Launched A War On Us - It's Time To Fight Back And Hold These 400 Billionaires Personally Responsible For Our Economic Crisis
  • Historically High Oil Exports Helping Keep Gas Prices High
  • U.S. Chamber Sets Up Fake Grassroots Group In Favor Of Keystone XL - This is what happens when organizations become excessively wealthy.
  • Guess Who Called Opponents 'Extremist Group,' Urged Supporters To 'Take Them Out': Michele Bachmann - IOKIYAR - "It's OK If You're A Republican", which Jimmy Hoffa is not.
  • Major Banks Allegedly Engaged In $6 Billion Mortgage Insurance Kickback Scheme
  • $4 Gas: Brought to You by Wall Street - If oil speculators in Big Finance are making gas prices soar, shouldn't you know about it?
  • Sen. McConnell Takes Just One Day To Violate His Own "No-Politics Zone" Around Jobs - His high-minded approach to jobs barely made it 24 hours before he gave it up. Mitch McConnell's pen hand apparently isn't talking to his mouth.
  • Rep. Cantor Admits House Republicans Have Not Been Focused On Jobs
  • The GOP Agenda Becomes Fox News Programming - Long ago it was established that Fox News is not a legitimate journalistic enterprise. It is the PR division of the Republican Party.
  • Obama is the Best Republican President Since Lincoln - Historians agree the best Republican President was also the first: Abraham Lincoln. Who's second runner up? Which President has represented Republican values best? Easy. President Barack Obama.
  • Apocalyptic GOP Is Dragging Us Into a Civil War - This current crew of Republicans shook canisters of kerosene over the entire American population and threatened to light a match if it didn't get what it wanted. There is no underlying patriotic instinct to find middle ground with the rest of us, because the party doesn't have a vision for society that includes anyone outside the tent.
  • Paul Ryan faces protests at pay-to-view event
  • Romney's Economic Plan Includes $6.6 Trillion Tax Cut For The Rich And Corporations
  • Wisconsin Dept. Of Transportation Memo Tells Staff Not To Mention Free Voter ID Cards Unless People Ask For It
  • Dick Cheney Still Thinks Saddam Hussein Was Involved in 9/11 - Of course! It's the only defense he, Bush and the rest of the GOP have for attacking Iraq.
  • Texas Applies For Health Reform Waiver That Benefits Insurers
  • Nancy Pelosi blasts GOP silence - As she should be! Republicans never miss a chance to rebutt an Obama speech, so why are they avoiding this one? The answer is simple! Because their "fix" for a shortage of jobs is the same as their "fix" for every thing else: tax cuts! In other words, they don't have a jobs plan.
  • State Prosecutors to Offer Bankers Grant of Immunity From Serious Charges - Here we go again - rich white-collar criminals getting off the hook.
  • Mitt Romney Compares Unions Making Campaign Donations to a 'Form of Corruption' - Talk about hypocrisy!! I'm sure he doesn't consider the hundreds of millions his party receives from corporate America and wealthy folks a 'form of corruption'.
  • A 'culture of accountability' aimed only at poor people
  • As Ohio GOPers Cut Public Union Salaries, Records Show Republican Staffers Received Pay Raises Up To 37 Percent
  • During Secret Retreat With Billionaires, Koch Lobbyist Admits Tea Party Group 'Designed' To Elect Republicans In 2010
  • Goldman Sachs Gave Sen. Shelby $5,000 The Day After He Denounced The CFPB As 'Dangerous'
  • Donors to Senate GOP super committee members seek tax cuts, tax breaks
  • Did A Top GOP Staffer For Sen. Grassley Cover Up Evidence Of News Corp Hacking In The U.S.?
  • Regulators Poised to Soften New Bank Rules - NATURALLY!! Those regulators want a super-high-paying job when they leave the agency
  • Obama and Jobs: Why I Don't Believe Him Anymore
  • U.S. Has Weakest Labor Protections In The OECD
  • Candidates Head To SC To Sit At Jim DeMint's Right Hand
  • REPORT: The American Middle Class Was Built By Unions And It Will Decline Without Them
  • FBI Issues Small Aircraft Warning On Day Of Mysterious Marine One Grounding
  • Pima County GOP To Critics Of Gun Raffle: Screw It, We're Raffling A Second Gun, Too
  • The Republican Party Wishes You a Happy Labor Day! - Conservative flame-thrower Michelle Malkin offered American workers a look back at the "top 10 union thug moments of the year." As it turns out, Malkin's union-bashing hyperbole differs little from the leading lights of the Republican Party.
  • On Labor Day, Republicans Are Committed to Helping Create Jobs Overseas - Not in Ohio
  • Tea party Republicans cheer federal investment in Texas rail project - I cannot believe Rick Perry is allowing this to happen in his own state!
  • CEOs Rewarded for Corporate Tax Dodging - Shareholders should reward CEOs for building better products or delivering better services, not for accounting gymnastics that game their tax bills down
  • Can Anyone Tackle Our Tax-Dodging CEOs? - A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies documents how America's top corporate execs are stiffing Uncle Sam - and lavishly lining their own pockets in the process
  • Full-Blown Civil War Erupts On Wall Street: As Reality Finally Hits The Financial Elite, They Start Turning On Each Other - Finally, after trillions in fraudulent activity, trillions in bailouts, trillions in printed money, billions in political bribing and billions in bonuses, the criminal cartel members on Wall Street are beginning to get what they deserve.
  • Job One for Debt Panel? Pay for America's 9/11 Wars
  • Looks Like Obama Intends To Propose A Jobs Program That Gets People To Work For Free
  • Brutal Look At The "Cult Of GOP" By A Former GOP Staffer
  • Domestic drilling hits record high, yet GOP blames gas prices on Obama's 'anti-drilling' policies
  • Dick Cheney wants you to forget - He becomes the latest member of the Bush administration to cash in on what should be cause for criminal investigation and likely prosecution. This is a classic chickenhawk, who himself got five deferments to avoid fighting his generation's war
  • Bachmann 'Open To' Elimination Of Corporate Income Tax