While thousands rallied outside the Longworth House Office building earlier today, 99 unemployed activists made their way to Speaker John Boehner's office to call for action on jobs. Knocks on the door went unanswered, and we were asked to … [Read more...]
The Patriot’s Day March for Common Sense
The March for Common Sense was a call by today's youth to stand and fight and stop the cuts that would strip them of a secure future! video of the march shows speakers such as Reverend Small and Bob Massie calling on this generation to … [Read more...]
March for Common Sense!
www.marchforcommonsense.org On April 18th, 1775, Paul Revere rallied five hundred of his countrymen to face the might of the British army at Lexington and Concord. These patriots were afraid. The British army was strong. But each and every … [Read more...]
On Pushing The Unwilling, Or, Laughter: A Tool Of Asymmetric Warfare?
"...Private Pyle has dishonored himself, and dishonored the platoon. I have tried to help him, but I have failed. I have failed because you have not helped me. You people have not given Private Pyle the proper motivation." --R. Lee Ermey, … [Read more...]
Boehner: From Bag Man To Boss!
You know what a bag man is, don't you? He's the guy who carries paper bags of cash to elected officials to influence them. Not long ago, Republican John Boehner was the bag man for the tobacco companies. He walked around … [Read more...]
Hilarious Jon Stewart / Daily Show clip from Thursday
The Republicans had a "Contract with America" in 1994, and America trusted them. But as soon as we turned everything over to them, they broke that contract and, over the following decade and a half, proceeded to drive us off a cliff … [Read more...]
Hoover Revisited by Minority Leader Boehner
Republican efforts over the decades to discredit, diminish, and demean Roosevelt's efforts to get the US out of the economy are still alive despite the fact that the depression was 3 years old before Roosevelt took office. Thye seem intent … [Read more...]
McCain: Boehner “ought to retract” his boehn-headed “small price” remark
From Ana comes the news of the first high-profile Republican to criticize House minority leader John Boehner's comment yesterday that American blood and money is "a small price" for what may someday emerge from Iraq. Thus spake John … [Read more...]
Stating the obvious in headlines
The Globe has a doozy today: "GOP bid to shore up ethics seems to lose momentum.". Now, there's a shocker, seeing as the effort is spearheaded by new Majority Leader John Boehner, who thought it was a good idea to pass out tobacco bribes … [Read more...]