So this is the state of Republican Congressional leadership. With tension around fiscal cliff negotiations in the House of Representatives, Speaker of the House John Boehner is reported to have pointed at Senate majority leader – Democrat Harry Reid – and said, “Go f**k yourself.”
“What are you talking about?” Reid asked. Boehner’s reply . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Fiscal Cliff Negotiations: Boehner To Harry Reid "Go f**k yourself."
NV_HarryReid.jpg Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have gained a new ally in the fight to prevent this disastrous oil boondoggle from moving forward: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D&ndas… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Harry Reid to Hillary Clinton: Drop Keystone XL Pipeline Plan
In some ways it is not appropriate to give too much undue attention to the current Wall Street protests in New York that are spreading around the US and into Canada. Doing so deemphasizes the very large amount of consistent and meaningful citizen acti… . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Wall Street protests, Obama, and changing the political conversation
This New York Times poll is interesting. It shows that despite the media onslaught and the lies pumped out by the Republicans, nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that creating jobs ought to be a higher priority than making cuts. If we broke it down… . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: Americans Hate Congress Want Jobs
American exceptionalism and equal opportunity for all!!!! . . . → Read More: LeDaro: US Debt Ceiling Fiasco
…and I don’t mean sodomy in the fun frolicky sense of the world. What I mean is that they’ve agree that the deficit will not be “fixed” by raising taxes on the wealthy – whose tax breaks (along with multiple unwinnable and expensive wars & a defe… . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: Republocrats Agree To Sodomize Americans, Fund Israel
Tea Party Republicans: ready to go all the way Republican House Speaker John Boehner must be wondering at this moment what to do with his rather large embarrassment of riches – with the emphasis on embarrassment. The mid-terms swept Republicans into … . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: Could US Debt Debate Fragment The Republicans?
Hate to say it folks but there’s about a snowball’s chance in hell that the world won’t have returned to recession by the end of this year. There are many factors involved that make this likely – the necessary slowing of China’s growth, the defaults an… . . . → Read More: RedBedHead: US Debt War Will Lead To Recession
The US government has just launched an assault that has temporarily shut down the largest online poker operators in the US. This historic decision implements in a meaningful way for the first time the 2006 UIGEA law that effectively outlawed running a … . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: US government shuts down online poker; the case for legality