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Daily Topics - Friday February 19th 2010

bernie imagesQuote:  "I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country." --  Thomas Jefferson (letter to to George Logan

Celebrate Guns on MLK Day?

gun imagesEighteen Democratic senators have signed onto a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to pass the public option through reconciliation.

Daily Topics - February 18th 2010 "Live" from the Conservative Political Action Conference

Live from CPAC

republican imagesQuote:  “A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be a great democracy" Theodore Roosevelt

Tea Party Democrats...Don't Hold Your Breath

tea party imagesI'll be at CPAC tomorrow checking on the tea party...ers!

Daily Topics - February 17th 2010

rail imagesQuote: "The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law, and particularly to deny him the judgment of his peers, is in the highest degree odious and is the foun

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 16th 2010

bag lady imagesQuote: "Economies are supposed to serve human ends.. not the other way round. We forget at our peril that markets make a good servant, a bad master and a worse religion." --  Amory Lovins

Is a Revolution Coming?

revolution magesWellPoint VP Brad Fluegel appeared on Faux Business News to talk about the 39% rate hikes in California. Faux hosts Charles Payne and and Stu Varney were not interested with how increasing rates would affect customers and struggling families in California.

Daily Topics - Monday Feb. 15th 2010

don't know much imagesHour Two: Ever wonder what dirt the textbooks missed on Abraham Lincoln & George Washington? Historian Kenneth Davis drops by www.dontknowmuch.com

The Choice....Medicare Part E or a 39% rate Hike?

healthcare imagesDoes the  39 percent rate hike in Anthen Blue Cross's health insurance price for many Californians predict future costs in healthcare?  Wellpoint, which owns Anthen Blue Cross, says no, and blames the economy plus they say only a few policies are affected.

Daily Topics - Friday February 12th 2010

bernie imagesQuote:  "Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties."  -- Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809)

Infotainment

newspapersA new survey commissioned by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Democracy for America, and Credo Action finds that a majority of Minnesotans — 56 percent — are embarrassed by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN).

Daily Topics - Thursday February 11th 2010

snow global warming imagesQuote:  Humans remain entirely atmosphere dependent, so there is no choice but to respond to extreme climatic behaviour and its many effects -- Peter Garrett

Politicians are now Terrified of Large and Wealthy Corporations

money imagesPaul Krugman just wrote an article, "How is it possible, at this late date, for Obama to be this clueless?" President Barack Obama said he doesn't "begrudge" the $17 million bonus awarded to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.
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