Person #4263: 276 Posts

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Johnd, Gov Patrick and Senator Kaine all agree…

Chicago, out of the frying pan and into the fire.

White House releases report on the effects of Sequestration – $100 Billion cuts, not good!

Did you happen to notice the Arab world rioting???

Here’s an example of why unions are getting a bad name with regular people.

Happy Labor Day!

The risk of calling so many things “dog whistles”.

johnd is right in this particular example. "Prez plays too much golf" is not a new criticism, and is not racist. W, Eisenhower, Ford, Truman, and others were so criticized. "To criticize the president ... because he plays a game of golf is unfair and picayunish. He has the same right to relax from the heavy burdens of office as any other man." - Truman

On the other hand, the "birther" position, or the idea recently invoked by John Sununu that the President needs to "learn how to be an American" -- are indeed marinated in racism. It's good to maintain a distinction. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta

I guess Worcester is a very dangerous place to work, for cops and firefighters…

How much is the Citizen’s United decision really going to matter.

CBO says “Fiscal cliff” is coming, recession, 9%+ unemployment…