Spotlight Media: Washington Post report On Susan Rice […]

Wash. Post Reports On Susan Rice’s Investments With Ties To Iran, But Not McCain’s   >by Melody Johnson| BLOG | November 30, 2012 4:14 PM EST | A Washington Post article connected U.N. ambassador Susan Rice’s investments in companies with business ties to Iran but didn’t mention that Sen. John McCain, one of Rice’s chief critics, has holdings with similar ties.The right wing has conducted a witch hunt against Rice […]

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Spotlight Media: Washington Post report On Susan Rice […]

Wash. Post Reports On Susan Rice’s Investments With Ties To Iran, But Not McCain’s   >by Melody Johnson| BLOG | November 30, 2012 4:14 PM EST | A Washington Post article connected U.N. ambassador Susan Rice’s investments in companies with business ties to Iran but didn’t mention that Sen. John McCain, one of Rice’s chief critics, has holdings with similar ties.The right wing has conducted a witch hunt against Rice […]

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Expose: Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain

Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain >by David Firestone | November 30, 2012, 1:53 pm | Photo: Brendan Smialowski, AFP/Getty Images) Republicans reportedly laughed when they saw the Obama administration’s initial offer in the fiscal negotiations yesterday. The idea that President Obama might actually want to enact his campaign promises – tax hikes on the rich, modest Medicare cuts, investments in infrastructure – is apparently considered a joke to the […]

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Expose: Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain

Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain >by David Firestone | November 30, 2012, 1:53 pm | Photo: Brendan Smialowski, AFP/Getty Images) Republicans reportedly laughed when they saw the Obama administration’s initial offer in the fiscal negotiations yesterday. The idea that President Obama might actually want to enact his campaign promises – tax hikes on the rich, modest Medicare cuts, investments in infrastructure – is apparently considered a joke to the […]

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Tell President Obama: Appoint an S.E.C. chair who will hold Wall Street accountable

Clicking here will automatically add your name to this petition to President Obama: “President Obama: Appoint a new S.E.C. chair who is both willing and able to enforce the law and hold Wall Street accountable. This cannot be an insider from the world of financial services or a former politician who has received donations from Wall Street. Here are four clear choices for appointing a real top cop for Wall […]

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Tell President Obama: Appoint an S.E.C. chair who will hold Wall Street accountable

Clicking here will automatically add your name to this petition to President Obama: “President Obama: Appoint a new S.E.C. chair who is both willing and able to enforce the law and hold Wall Street accountable. This cannot be an insider from the world of financial services or a former politician who has received donations from Wall Street. Here are four clear choices for appointing a real top cop for Wall […]

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Spotlight: If Red States Seceded […]

If Red States Seceded, Who’d Pay for Their Massive Government Handouts?  >By Gary Younge | The Nation | November 30, 2012  |    The glaring irony at the heart of secession rhetoric.  Gary Younge  The following article first appeared in  the Nation.  For more great content from the Nation, sign up for their  email newsletters here.  In the wake of Obama’s victory, citizens in several states submitted petitions to secede […]

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Spotlight: If Red States Seceded […]

If Red States Seceded, Who’d Pay for Their Massive Government Handouts?  >By Gary Younge | The Nation | November 30, 2012  |    The glaring irony at the heart of secession rhetoric.  Gary Younge  The following article first appeared in  the Nation.  For more great content from the Nation, sign up for their  email newsletters here.  In the wake of Obama’s victory, citizens in several states submitted petitions to secede […]

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Spotlight: Nancy Pelosi has a plan

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate >by Sabrina Siddiqui |sabrina.siddiqui@huffingtonpost.com | Posted: 11/30/2012 4:18 pm EST Updated: 11/30/2012 5:09 pm EST | WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi offered her own way to break the apparent stalemate over the so-called fiscal cliff — by taking matters out of House Speaker John Boehner’s hands. She pointed out Friday that the Senate already passed a bill in […]

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Spotlight: Nancy Pelosi has a plan

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate >by Sabrina Siddiqui |sabrina.siddiqui@huffingtonpost.com | Posted: 11/30/2012 4:18 pm EST Updated: 11/30/2012 5:09 pm EST | WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi offered her own way to break the apparent stalemate over the so-called fiscal cliff — by taking matters out of House Speaker John Boehner’s hands. She pointed out Friday that the Senate already passed a bill in […]

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