The President has been very forthcoming about the fact that cutting Social Security benefits is something he wants to do. When he said during the debate that he didn’t differ from Mitt Romney on entitlement reform, he meant it. It’s time for people to remove the rose-colored glasses and stop projecting their own feelings on to the man. It’s time to take him at his word.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday December 19, 2012 6:58 am|
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|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday December 11, 2012 11:52 am|
Earlier today AFSCME reported that 100,000 people showed up at the state capital in Lansing to protest the passage of Michian’s “right to work” law. Why anyone thought it was a good idea to throw up an anti-union tent in the midst of that is anybody’s guess, but Americans for Prosperity did, and Michigan protesters tore it down.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday December 5, 2012 9:10 am|
Simpson seems to think he’s inspiring a new austerity generation when he tells them to “Get in there before all the old coots clean out the Treasury and leave you with nothing.” Apparently he doesn’t understand that the dance is a parody of poseur rich kids like himself who have nothing better to do than act outrageously and call attention to themselves.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday December 3, 2012 6:58 am|
The White House has grown quite mum over the recent revelation by the NRDC that Rice owns between $300,000 and $600,000 of TransCanada stock, the company that is currently using strongarm tactics against activists as they construct the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline.
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday December 1, 2012 8:49 am|
Manning stated in court that he was never asked by the military to turn on Julian Assange, but Ratner says the techniques used on him were extremely unconventional in the Quantico brig, and he suspects that was the ultimate intent
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday November 23, 2012 1:45 pm|
Today I’m trying to find sources to products they desperately need to deal with mold, so if you’ve got some time and you’re interested in helping with research, pull up a chair. Here are the OSHA guidelines for mold cleanup,Our goal is to buy products in large quantities so we can get the best quality, best price and most effective supplies and equipment for the relief effort. If you’ve got suggestions, please leave them in the comments below.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday November 23, 2012 10:52 am|
It has been extraordinarily expensive to fly Kevin out and pay his expenses to attend each and every pre-trial hearing (one wonders why there were 15,000 journalists at the Democratic National Convention yet none of them can find their way to Fort Meade). But thanks to your generosity and support, Kevin has been a constant presence in the courtroom from the start, reminding the judge, the prosecutors and everyone involved that their actions are being watched and recorded for all the world to see.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday November 21, 2012 8:16 am|
FDL staffers pack supplies for Hurricane Sandy relief When the clouds rolled away and the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy began to penetrate public consciousness, our Occupy Supply program knew we were uniquely positioned to provide important assistance to the victims. The response so far has been overwhelming, as we raised nearly $16,000 in 2 [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 6, 2012 1:38 pm|
OccupySupply got a lot of experience keeping occupiers warm last year through the cold winter, so it was only natural that when Superstorm Sandy left people without power we’d send supplies to help them out. We’ve been talking with organizers from Occupy Sandy, NY Communities for Change and other groups who are getting supplies to [...]