I spoke with Barney Frank today about the current debt ceiling debate. He said he would not vote for any bill that raised the debt ceiling which included cuts to Social Security or Medicare benefits, including a chained CPI, which is included in the Gang of 6 deal.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday June 2, 2010 7:39 am|
You don’t often get a piece of cable TV this good, so it’s worth transcribing and posting in its entirety. Yesterday, two Netanyahu propagandists appeared on MSNBC prior to Glenn Greenwald, painting a picture of the flotilla raid that was so grossly distorted it was unrecognizable as the incident that is being rightfully condemned around [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday January 20, 2010 1:42 am|
Ezra Klein says that “a Democratic Party that would abandon their central initiative this quickly isn’t a Democratic Party that deserves to hold power.” I would add that if they don’t stand up to the lobbyists they’ve kowtowed to from the start, “holding power” won’t be anything they have to worry about.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday November 20, 2009 9:37 am|
It’s time we stop bailing out Wall Street and start investing in Main Street. But we need your support to help make that happen.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday June 10, 2009 9:10 am|
Joe Lieberman on NPR, on his demand to hold the Senate hostage until the release of the detainee abuse photos is blocked:
If this amendment is dropped, senator Graham and I will not go quietly into that good night.