Congress is considering clean energy legislation that would increase our security by cutting dependence on oil, reduce pollution that contributes to global warming, and create millions of new jobs. Yet this legislation, passed by the House and supported by President Obama, is stalled in the Senate. How can this be in an election year when once again, “It’s the economy, stupid”?
Monday’s ‘Rachel Maddow Show’ was a good example of the problem of both ‘Republican’ and ‘Democratic’ mainstream political shows: screw serious evidence, we’ve got some bonding to do! As mainly Daily Howler but also me points out.
According to a poll conducted by Public Policy Polling and released this week by the NRDC Action Fund, voters across the country by a wide margin are more likely to vote for someone who supports clean energy legislation — Virginians are no exception.
Strategist Dana Houle noticed some squirrelly results based on nutty inputs in The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press’ “Ground War More Intense Than 2006, Early Voting More Prevalent” report released today.
Human Rights Campaign, after a one-man effort by San Francisco LGBT activist Michael Petrelis, has finally agreed to post its IRS Form 990 on its website, “by the end of this week.” The form was due to the IRS in mid-August, so the HRC’s secrecy and delay makes it look like they’ve something to hide. Could it be huge salary increases while accomplishing nothing but kicking the gay-rights can down the road and providing cover to the Democratic White House and Congress for their bumbling of LGBT issues?
NPR finally wakes up and shitcans Juan Williams.
Meg Whitman truly believes that California is for sale. She has spent a record-breaking $140 million of her own money in an attempt to buy the state. But California isn’t just some eBay item Whitman can bid on.
This Ad is not paid for by the corporate front groups, oil billionaires, or foreign entities that are trying to buy this election for the Republicans.
Fierce Advocate Valerie Jarrett Won’t Call DADT Unconstitutional; Dan Choi Schools Her on Role of US Courts
Valerie Jarrett says the president wants Congress to repeal DADT. But she won’t say the law is unconstitutional.