Monthly Archives: June 2011

If only: Danziger cartoon on Romney

http://www.gocomics.com/jeffdanziger/2011/06/23 In case the text’s not legible: Oh dear, Mitt, that nightmare again? The one where you are married to a pregnant guy, and you both decide to get an abortion on a State Healthcare program?

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Michele Bachmann Ignores A [History] Challenge From A 10th Grader

29-May-11 Six­teen year old Amy Myers, a 10th grader and a lover of His­tory and Civics, has for­mally issued a writ­ten chal­lenge to Michele Bach­mann, telling the con­gress­woman: “Rep. Bach­mann, the fre­quent inabil­ity you have shown to accu­rately and fac­tu­ally … Continue reading

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Daily Beast: M Bachmann’s Christian world view and its effect on her historical ‘facts’

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/06/14/michele-bachmanns-unrivaled-extremism-gay-rights-to-religion.html http://www.politicususa.com/en/michele-bachmann-dangerous Dominionist Reconstructionist religious views http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominionism In a politico-religious context, dominionism (also called subjectionism) is the tendency among some conservative politically-active Christians, especially in the United States, to seek influence or control over secular civil government through political action. … Continue reading

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article disputing Michele Bachmann’s honesty regarding her Iwegian ancestry

http://www.talk2action.org/story/2011/4/8/121538/4990/Front_Page/Michele_Bachmann_Lies_About_Her_Own_Family_History_To_Sound_More_Iowan

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courtesy of Mother Jones: . . . results of Americans working harder—often without a big boost to their bottom lines. Oh, and meanwhile, corporate profits are up 20 percent.

Charts:  http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/06/speedup-americans-working-harder-charts

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While I try to figure out WHY pundits considered Michele Bachmann a star of the NH GOP Debate . . .

food for thought:  ThinkProgress:  10 Of The Craziest Things Michele Bachmann Has Ever Said http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/06/16/246618/bachmann-craziest-quotes/

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ThinkProgress: Since 1950 Lower Top Tax Rates have Coincided with Weaker Economic Growth

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/06/20/249061/chart-taxes-economic-growth/ It’s critical we get the word out on studies like this . . . yesterday, The New Republic  reported on the possibility of the white working class vote swinging more Republican than in the 2008 election and we need to … Continue reading

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I’m attending Netroots Nation!

Netroots Nation is the annual gathering of online progressive activists that was started 6 years ago by the folks at DailyKos.com as YearlyKos. The name was changed after the second gathering to be more inclusive of other online groups and … Continue reading

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Commentary on Neal’s Chronicle of Debt

The House discussion on debt reduction / budget issues made Rep. Neal compelled to state chronologically how we got into this fiscal mess. It is factual in relating the events and heavily footnoted.  Neal obviously has a clear memory of … Continue reading

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Political News – DC

Comments on the national debt issue 6 12 2011 Representative Richard Neal, 2nd MA Congressional District Republican Leader Cantor asked on the House floor for a discussion about how we got to where we are today.  I think that is … Continue reading

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