January 2011

Obama throws Freedom of the Press under the bus with Comcast

In 2008, Comcast hired seat holders to block the general public from debating the firm’s potentially illegal internet traffic management practices before an FCC Hearing.

Emanuel escalates attacks on public workers, unions...

Thom, I heard you say today that you think Rahm would be a good mayor. I love you and your show but you really should be careful when you almost openly endorse someone with plans like this.

MEDIA WATCH: Emanuel escalates attacks on public workers, unions... Cut existing pensions, mayoral candidate tells Chicago Federation of Labor, then follows up with a teacher bashing session at Chicago Sun-Times editorial board


The Peoples Republic of Florida



Feb. 11, Friday column Towery

Whistleblowers: Setting things right

I'm a Civil Servant

I appreciate that you always stand up for public employees (re call from the dude who said that we don't "produce" anything).

Republican Approval Plummets

Whad'ya Know? There are more thinkers out there than previously thought (my previously). What an encouraging bit of news this is. When I see Boehner and his sycophants using talking points from their rehearsed playbooks, I can’t help it but my mind feels like screaming “ARE THESE PEOPLE FOR REAL? ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS UNDOING THE ONLY HEALTHCARE BILL THAT THE USA HAS MANAGED TO PASS IN NEARLY A CENTURY OF FALSE STARTS AND UNKEPT CAMPAIGN PROMISES!

Not looking back...

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Thom Hartmann

I would hope that Free Speech Tv would go back to their regular programming for Thom. Without the live chat this program would have little input.


Remember we are dealing with non traditional banks that are too big to fail, as well as the spirit of anti-trust laws. This makes GE/GE Finance a sure thing to break up as it should AIG, and Goldman Sachs.

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Community Archive

Why the Kochs Really Embraced Criminal Justice Reform...

It looks like the Koch brothers have scammed us once again.

When news first came out that Charles and David Koch -- the Koch brothers -- were supporting criminal justice reform efforts in Congress, many of us thought, "Wow, they're actually doing something good for once."

And for good reason, too.