MEDIAROOTS – Reporting From Outside Party Lines The biggest secret of politics in the United States is that a majority of the population is to the left of both major parties. This Time and again, US presidents have been impeached or forced to resign for all the wrong reasons. Nixon resigned not because of the secret wars On this edition of Media Roots Radio, Robbie and Abby Martin discuss the notion of structural violence within the corporatocracy and the pipe dream of
The Fair Share of the Common Heritage | Story of the Commons (Jay Walljasper, YES Magazine) Tired of the privatization of everything? You’re not alone.
An 1847 view up Wall Streeet to the third (and currrent) Trinity Church, completed just the year before, distributed as last week's "Postcard Thursday" offering from the Inside the Apple blog. [Click to enlarge.] by Ken Last week's "Postcard Thursday" e-mail from the Inside the Apple Michelle and James Nevius (viewable as a blogpost here) had special significance for me, even though we were told that it's "not, technically, a postcard." The closer-up view at right gives some feeling of what it looks like today. Down With Tyranny!
Why Is the Franklin Center's "Wisconsin Reporter" and "Watchdog.org" Attacking the John Doe? by Brendan Fischer The Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity (through its Wisconsin Reporter and Watchdog.org websites) has aggressively attacked the "John Doe" probe into possible campaign finance violations during Wisconsin's 2011 and 2012 recall elections. SourceWatch
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Extreme Liberal's Blog How Many Boys Has Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) Actually Broken In Half? The Republican Party is full of crazies, idiots and bullies. They’re like a giant clown circus on drugs. The State of the Union address typically brings out the crazy, grandstanding boneheads from the party but last night we got a taste of the bully wing. From Talking Points Memo…
Personal Finances UpdateNew Financial Data on Members of Congress2012 personal financial data on lawmakers, the Supreme Court, and some administration officials are now available. We have updated net worth, assets, transactions, liabilities, and other figures, and made them searchable.Read more › With your generous support, together we can count cash & make change. Regularly cited by: Just as water flows downhill, money in politics flows to where the power is. OpenSecrets