TransCanada Urges Texas Police to Use “Aggressive Pain Compliance Tactics” on Keystone XL Blockaders

By: Wednesday September 26, 2012 1:23 pm

We are working with the Tarsands Blockade on an appropriate response to the outrageous behavior of TransCanada. In the mean time, if you’d like to donate to the supply fund, we will be working with the group to send them supplies as they need them.

The Problem With Obama’s Attack on Vouchercare

By: Friday September 7, 2012 7:11 am

Democrats think Mitt Romney’s embrace of Paul Ryan’s plan to turn Medicare into a premium support program is a real political opening for them. It is a very unpopular idea and Democrats think it is a place to show a clear distinction between the parties. The problem, though, is President Obama has a creditability problem [...]

Even A Majority of Republicans Don’t Want Medicare Turned into a Voucher Program

By: Thursday August 16, 2012 10:04 am

Turning Medicare into a voucher program or a “premium support” program, as Rep. Paul Ryan would describe his plan for Medicare, is highly unpopular with basically all segments of the American people, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation poll. The poll found 58 percent want to keep Medicare as is, including 55 percent of Republicans. [...]

Biden Promises No Changes to Social Security

By: Wednesday August 15, 2012 10:17 am

With the Presidential campaign in full swing and the Democrats already running on how the Romney-Ryan ticket wants to destroy Medicare, Vice President Joe Biden is trying to frame Democrats as the savior of entitlements. At an event in Virginia Biden promised absolutely no changes to Social Security will be made if President Obama is [...]

Bowles to Romney: You Know Nothing of My Work

By: Friday August 10, 2012 7:38 am

Many politicians distort the truth for their benefit but Mitt Romney is rather unique in that he often makes statements that can so quickly and easily be proven false. The latest example resulted in Romney receiving the smack down from Erskine Bowles. From Bowles in the Washington Post: This month, Romney said that his tax [...]

By PolitiFact “Standards,” Romney’s Pants Are Also on Fire

By: Tuesday August 7, 2012 7:33 am

It appears not only is irony lost on Mitt Romney but it’s also lost on the so called “fact checkers” at PolitiFact. The organization took a look at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s claim that someone connected to Bain Capital informed him it is unlikely Romney paid any taxes for a decade. Politifact could find [...]

The “Secret” to International Health Care Cost Control is Always Government Involvement

By: Monday July 30, 2012 10:45 am

While in Israel Mitt Romney praised that country’s high quality, low cost health care system. This resulted in a predictable round of mockery from people pointing out that Israel’s heavily government controlled system is exactly the type of “socialism” Romney claims would destroy freedom and economic success if implemented in America. From Ezra Klein: “Our [...]

Make Marijuana Bigger than Mitt Romney

By: Thursday July 26, 2012 12:36 pm

Every day, the American public grows more and more opposed to the war on marijuana, but the major Presidential candidates just don’t hear it. Barack Obama’s Justice Department is waging a federal war on state-legal medical marijuana clinics in California — even as his campaign wants marijuana ballot initiative supporters to turn out for him [...]

Mayor Bloomberg Proudly Stands With Goldman Sachs

By: Friday March 16, 2012 9:48 am

Apparently Mayor Michael Bloomberg thinks one of the world’s most powerful corporations needs to be protected from a single former mid-level employee saying mean things about it. From Bloomberg Businessweek: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)’s headquarters in Manhattan in a show of support after a departing employee publicly [...]

Affordable Care Act Remains Unpopular

By: Monday February 27, 2012 8:44 am

Support for President Obama’s signature health care reform law hasn’t gotten better with age. Currently more voters support repealing the whole law than leaving it in place. According to new Gallup polling, 47 percent would favor a Republican president repealing the law while just 44 would oppose such a move. From Gallup: Also reflecting the [...]