Don’t Fall for GOP “Budget Crisis” Lie

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*+-Robert Reich: Republicans are using what would otherwise be a routine, legally technical vote to raise the debt limit as a means of holding the nation hostage to their own political goal of shrinking the size of the federal government.

Guess Who Could Be Funding Those Attack Ads

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*+-Wendy Block: The Citizens United decision doesn’t address the homeland of donors. So what would stop multi-national companies or even foreign countries from procuring such potential winners as Sharron Angle, Joe Miller, or Christine O’Donnell? Who are the people/corporations behind these mysterious ads? Could Osama bin Laden be a donor? After all, the Supreme Court did rule in favor of free speech for all money.

David Swanson’s Daybreak Is a Chart-Topping Inspiration

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*+-Daybreak is a revelation. It’s clarity and ease of understanding should be mandatory elements for all books of importance. It’s not obtuse or relegated to the multisyllabic intellectual. It’s a book of deep insight with every citizen in mind. Hence it is a public service.

Friday Feedack: Dorothy and the Land of Oz, Indeed

*+-Every Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy. This week we are featuring a comment submitted by Wayne Williams, commenting on “The Walled Garden: Fading Away at the California Democratic Party,” by Brad Parker. Wayne writes: “Those of us who have watched the machinations of the party leadership parade before us […]

Can You Feel It?

*+-David Sirota’s prescient new book, The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington is coming to life and we’re in it! It’s been a terrifying and illuminating few weeks living amidst the fury of millions of Americans from left, right and center. Many of us are accusing our elected […]