21 Oct 2010

Energy and the Election, Part 2: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

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”?

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21 Oct 2010

Rachel Maddow: a ‘Republicans vs. Democrats’ distraction

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.

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21 Oct 2010

Virginians Want Clean Energy and Politicians Who Will Make it Happen

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.

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21 Oct 2010

Nutty Inputs, Squirrelly Results: What’s Going on with Pew Research?

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.

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21 Oct 2010

Will the HRC’s Finally Posting Its 990 on Website Hide Vast Salary Increases in DC Mid-Term Noise?

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?

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21 Oct 2010

Further Proof: Hanging Out with Righties Long Enough Diminishes Brain Function

NPR finally wakes up and shitcans Juan Williams.

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21 Oct 2010

Meg Whitman Treats California Like Some EBay Trinket

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.

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21 Oct 2010

This is Not MoveOn.Org’s Bulls**T Campaign Ad

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.

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21 Oct 2010

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.

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