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Pushed to the Left and Loving It: None of the Above and Latinos for Reform

During the 2010 U.S. mid-term election campaign, a group of “discontents” emerged, calling themselves Latinos for Reform.   President Obama had secured most of the Latino vote in 2008, so the group’s message was that Obama had let them down.  Given the Republican’s anti-immigration policies, LFR knew that voting GOP was not an option, . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: None of the Above and Latinos for Reform

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Tim Hudak Wants to be Like Mitch Daniels. No Wonder. He’s Another Mike Harris

Indiana- Louise Cohoon was at home when her 80-year-old mother called in a panic from Terre Haute: The $97 monthly Medicaid payment she relied on to supplement her $600-a-month income had been cut without warning by a private company that had taken over the state’s welfare system. (1)

Hold that thought.

The Globe and Mail . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Tim Hudak Wants to be Like Mitch Daniels. No Wonder. He’s Another Mike Harris

Eclectic Lip: Newsflash: Canadian PM’s American Idol supports Stephane Dion-esque carbon tax shift

Note: for non-Canadian readers (or, indeed for Canadian readers who don’t follow politics) Stephane Dion was the milquetoast who led the Liberal Party of Canada to its then-worst-ever federal election result in 2008. He ran on a campaign of a carbon tax shift (“The Green Shift“), for which the Conservative Party mocked and savaged him. We’ll […] . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Newsflash: Canadian PM’s American Idol supports Stephane Dion-esque carbon tax shift

DeSmogBlog: Michele Bachmann Envisions a World Without Food Industry Safety Standards

shutterstock_79460026.jpg Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann believes that the government needs to stay out of the business of protecting the foods we eat. At a campaign stop this… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Michele Bachmann Envisions a World Without Food Industry Safety Standards

DeSmogBlog: Global Financial Leaders Recommend Cutting Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Oil_Money.jpg Global financial institutions including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have released a new set of recommendations for G20 countries to meet their goal of providi… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Global Financial Leaders Recommend Cutting Fossil Fuel Subsidies

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: 40th Anniversary of the Lewis Powell Memo Launching Corporate Propaganda Infrastructure

Lewis Powell.jpg Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Lewis Powell Memo, a document that set the stage for the creation of the echo chamber that protects corporate interests ahead of the publi… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: 40th Anniversary of the Lewis Powell Memo Launching Corporate Propaganda Infrastructure

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The FAMILY LEADER Drops ‘Slavery was Good for Blacks’ From Presidential Pledge, But it Changes Nothing

Historian Joseph Crespino has written extensively on Racism and the Religious Right, especially their aversion to the Civil Rights movement.Paul Weyrich, one of the founders of the Moral Majority/Religious Right, made it abundantly clear that the movem… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The FAMILY LEADER Drops ‘Slavery was Good for Blacks’ From Presidential Pledge, But it Changes Nothing

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Heritage Foundation Wastes No Time Spinning Court Ruling On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

lawsuit-500.jpg The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against plaintiffs yesterday in a lawsuit (American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut) brought by six states against several utility companies and the… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Heritage Foundation Wastes No Time Spinning Court Ruling On Greenhouse Gas Emissions