Spotlight: Why the GOP attempt to kill Obamacare could backfire

Why the GOP attempt to kill Obamacare could backfire >by: Chris Matthews, @hardball_chris| 8:01 PM on 09/17/2013 | Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Let me finish tonight with this.  Earlier tonight we discussed the real possibility that President Barack Obama benefits from that elusive gift called “luck.” When I see what the right-wing faction in the House of Representatives and its corporal’s guard in […]

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‘Repeat and Replay’: Prepare for shutdown

Prepare for shutdown >by: Suzy Khimm and Benjy Sarlin | 2:07 PM on 09/28/2013 | MSNBC | The government is headed for a shutdown after House Republicans on Saturday demanded a halt to President Obama’s signature health care law as a precondition for funding the government. The White House and Democratic leaders in the Senate said they would reject all efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for […]

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Exposed: Not Fronting A Fake Filibuster: Nation’s Top Newspapers Bury Ted Cruz

Not Fronting A Fake Filibuster: Nation’s Top Newspapers Bury Ted Cruz >by Igor Volsky on September 25, 2013 at 9:46 am | Major newspapers across the country downplayed Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) long speech against the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, a survey of front pages finds, and just half of newspapers in Texas led with the junior senator’s effort. Cruz took to the floor on Tuesday afternoon, hours before […]

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Exposed: Ted Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter Fiasco

Ted Cruz Turns Obamacare Defunding Plan From Disaster to Utter Fiasco >by:  Jonathan Chait | Sept/2013 | New York Daily Intelligencer | Now that the House of Representatives has passed its bill to keep the government open and rid the world of Obamacare, the full strategic disaster the Republicans have embarked upon is coming into focus. The procedure is a little confusing, but once we disentangle the steps, it quickly […]

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Examine: Left revokes President Obama’s liberal card

Left revokes President Obama’s liberal card >by EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE | 9/13/13 5:00 AM EDT | Now many liberals feel sure: Barack Obama was not the one they’d been waiting for. The man who won the presidency in part due to his opposition to the Iraq War was suddenly leading a charge to use military force against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The Republican refusal to go along was […]

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Examine Right-wing Libertarianism

11 Questions You Should Ask Libertarians to See if They’re Hypocrites >by RJ Eskow  | September 11, 2013  |  AlterNet | We aren’t suggesting every libertarian is a hypocrite, but there’s an easy way to find out.  Libertarians have a problem. Their political philosophy all but died out in the mid- to late-20th century, but was revived by billionaires and corporations that found them politically useful. And yet libertarianism retains […]

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Exposed: The True History of Libertarianism in America: A Phony Ideology to Promote a Corporate Agenda

The True History of Libertarianism in America: A Phony Ideology to Promote a Corporate Agenda >by: Mark Ames | NSFWCORP | September 6, 2013  |   Before Milton Friedman was earning plaudits as an economic genius, he was a shill for the real estate industry and an early pioneer for big business propaganda known as libertarianism. Milton Friedman, George Stigler & Aaron Director This is an adapted version of an article […]

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Examine: 9 Ways America Has Fueled the Bloody Civil War in Syria

9 Ways America Has Fueled the Bloody Civil War in Syria  >by Nicolas J.S. Davies | AlterNet – 9 Ways America Has Fueled the Bloody Civil War in Syria | September 4, 2013  |   America has undermined opportunities for ceasefire in Syria and a peaceful political transition. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com President Obama’s threats against Syria are framed by the carefully crafted image of a responsible superpower reluctantly drawn into […]

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