I know that because of the large percentage of federal employees, lobbyists and other factors about the nature of government contracting that the District of Columbia isn’t nearly as susceptible to an economic downturn as the rest of the country. But I still find these numbers from Gallup on economic confidence shocking. According to their [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday February 6, 2012 1:50 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday December 7, 2011 2:24 pm|
During the health care reform fight the women’s reproductive rights groups and legislators were basically sold out. President Obama decided to cut a deal with Bart Stupak’s Gang. He assumed that the pro-choice and women legislators in the House and pro-choice groups would just fall in line, and they did with very little fighting. Passing [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday September 29, 2011 9:29 am|
The media cheered the astro-turf Tea Party protests as genuine populist expressions of justifiable outrage, whereas Kevin Gosztola has been almost alone in giving fair coverage to the Wall Street protesters.
If you value the work he has been doing, please consider donating to help us not only continue to pay his salary, but to bring him to Washington DC to join the Occupy Wall Street and October2011.org protesters in Freedom Plaza on October 6.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday July 13, 2011 4:33 pm|
Manning says that these individuals are “politically tied,” which confirms what I’ve heard before regarding his tenure in DC. If so, did the status of these ex-boyfriends have an impact on his conditions? Was he locked away in solitary confinement, unable to talk to almost anyone for months, because nobody wanted it known the extent to which he had cultivated sources and relationships at the “highest levels”?
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday May 4, 2010 2:30 pm|
Earlier today, the Washington, DC City Council voted unanimously in favor of medical marijuana. The bill will now go to Mayor Adrian Fenty’s desk, where he is expect to sign it. This will add DC to the long list of states that have already approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Medical marijuana has [...]