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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.

Daily Topics - Wednesday February 10th 2010

banster 1 imagesQuote:  "If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion." -- Justice William J. Brennan

Is Obama waiting for an asteroid to strike the earth?

asteroid imagesIn an impromptu appearance at the White House press corps Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he would consider using recess appointments to get his nominees in place if Senate Republicans deny them an up-or-down vote. Speaking to reporters shortly after he met with a b

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 9th 2010

capatalism imagesQuote: "Of all forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your citizen activism is needed now more than ever....

corporate personhood imagesSupreme Court Justice Sam Alito may not want to have heard about it at the State Of The Union address, but a new  bipartisan poll, by Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg and Republican strategist Mark McKinnons, shows that m

Daily Topics - February 8th 2010

tea party imagesQuote:  "Social Security...is not a dole or a device for giving everybody something for nothing. True Social Security must consist of rights which are earned rights -- guaranteed by the law of the land." -- Harry S. Truman, August 13, 1945

'waterboarding' a four-year-old?

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Daily Topics "Anything Goes Friday" Feb 5 2010

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What??? The Republicans have already said no, no and no....

healthcare for all imagesSen. Al Franken (D-MN) reportedly ripped into White House senior adviser David Axelrod earlier this week during a closed-door session with Senate Democrats.

Daily Topics - Thursday February 4th 2010

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Rush to Apologize?

banking imagesBill Bradbury, a Democratic candidate for governor in Oregon, is campaigning on a proposal to move the state's money away from national banks and to local and community Oregon banks. His has a big message to big banks on Wall Street: Phooey!

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Would a Democratic President Wield Power as Ruthlessly as Trump?

Thom plus logo Interestingly, the current divide in the Senate gives us an insight into how powerful a genuinely progressive Democratic president could be, and how much he or she could get done. As we saw yesterday, the Republicans voted repeatedly to participate in a cover-up of Donald Trump's crimes.
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