*+-Last night, the House of Representatives passed the Affordable Health Care for America Act, H.R. 3962. It’s being touted as a major step forward but for those who support Single Payer, it is anything but. From the house floor, Speaker House Nancy Pelosi called the passing of H.R. 3962, “an historic moment for our nation”. […]
*+-Snippets of progressive women in the media today. This is Linda Milazzo, an uncompromising progressive journalist whose work is found on the Huffington Post, AlterNet, and we’re proud to say the LA Progressive as well as many other online progressive publications. The internet and specifically the blogosphere, as it is coming to be know, is […]
*+-This is the story of Sue, one among millions who have been impacted by California’s Three Strikes Law. This is the story of a Mom who used tough love when her son was a troubled youth and now regrets it. This video is part 2 in a series written, directed, and produced by film maker […]
*+-Rachel Maddow reveals what a local investigative reporter discovered at a town hall meeting.
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*+-Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now” reads the headlines of the day. The topics covered are: Obama Backs Indefinite Jailing, Criticizes Bush Measures Cheney: Obama Policies Endanger US Former U.S. Soldier, Steve Green, Gets Life Sentence in Iraq Rape, Murder Case UN requests $500 million in aid to help 2 million people who have been displaced […]
*+-Check out Rachel Maddow’s chronology of AIG’s corporate wrongdoing. She does a great job of summing it up in a nutshell.
*+-Few had heard the name Bernard (Bernie) Madoff, as recently as two months ago. An equally small group was familiar with the term “Ponzi Scheme” when the Madoff scandal broke. And now there is the Sir R. Allen Stanford scandal. Now, in this era of keen observance to rules of fiscal prudence where the public […]
*+-The clock is ticking , unemployment is rising, foreclosures are up, and economists say we are at an all time low but the GOP continues to oppose the president on the passage of his stimulus package.
*+-President Barack Obama spoke to a group of business executives and elected officials before the House voted on the highly anticipated Stimulus Bill which contains an $825 billion Stimulus Plan. The President noted that seven of the largest corporations in the United States announced, this week, that they are making job cuts. Earlier, in a […]
*+-Congratulations to us all. Today, the Inauguration of Barack Obama, marks the beginning of a new era in America! The country has been returned to the people!