- Feb. 15, 2012 7:59 amBy louisehartmann
The environment is screwed. Big oil and coal want to brainwash your children. The Center for American Progress obtained a secret document produced by the Heartland Institute – a right wing, global warming-denying think tank funded by the Koch brothers – to teach children in K through 12th grade that global warming is a “major scientific controversy.”
- Feb. 15, 2012 7:48 amBy shawnt56
"Please join us Tuesday evening February 21st as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S.
- Feb. 14, 2012 8:50 amBy shawnt56
"Please join us Tuesday evening Feburary 21st as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S.
- Feb. 14, 2012 7:25 amBy louisehartmann
Billionaire hedge fund manager – and primary contributor to Rick Santorum’s Red, White, and Blue SuperPAC – Foster Friess let the truth slip out about politics in this post-Citizens United age during an interview with Politico. Friess was among several billionaires who attended the Koch brothers secret meeting last month where over a hundred million dollars was pledged to beat President Obama.
Trying to get other oligarchs on the sid
- Feb. 13, 2012 7:42 amBy louisehartmann
President Obama unveils his vision for America today in the form of a 2013 federal budget. The President calls for $3.8 trillion in spending next year – including new investments in our roads and infrastructure, education, and manufacturing sector. Also included in the budget are a yearlong extension of emergency unemployment benefits, and of the payroll tax cut holiday for 160 million working Americans.
On the deficit-reductio
- Feb. 13, 2012 6:57 amBy shawnt56
Hour One: Why does the Republican Party cycle through radical and moderate?
Hour Two: Greece...austerity doesn't work / Plus, is WI Gov. Scott Walker about to screw mainstreet again?
Hour Three: Why do conservatives & progressives agree on SOPA? Oathkeeper & former Sheriff, Richard Mack
- Feb. 10, 2012 9:38 amBy louisehartmann
Low-income children are screwed when it comes to getting a good education. New studies show that a quality education in America is now increasingly only available to the very rich. A study out of Stanford shows that the gap in standardized testing scores between rich students and low-income students has increased 40% since the 1960’s. And another study out of the University of Michigan shows that gap between rich an
- Feb. 9, 2012 8:55 amBy shawnt56
Thom challenges guests from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC
Hour One: This isn't about bad Catholics, it's about bad governance...
Hour Two: Is Toyota moving to the new "right to work for less" state? / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - does fasting help cancer?
Hour Three: And, the winner is...the Super PAC?! Allen Dickerson, Center for Competitive Politics
- Feb. 9, 2012 7:36 amBy louisehartmann
Young people are screwed. Only 54% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 are employed – that’s the lowest number ever recorded since tracking began more than 60 years ago. There’s now a 15% gap in employment between young people and all working Americans – that’s also the largest gap ever recorded.