Monthly Archives: February 2011

America Held Hostage…Day 760

The Wildfire Spreads Like Wisconsin, Indiana’s Democratic legislators have also left the state to thwart a similar Republican bill to bust the unions. Governor Mitch Daniels has decided not to pursue the same measures as Governor Scott Walker by threatening … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1995

We’ve seen this movie before. This time, the role formerly played by Newt Gingrich is covered by John Boehner. Bill Clinton has become Barack Obama. The script is a little bit different, though. The spending cuts proposed are three times the … Continue reading

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What Conservatives Really Want

Just as I was researching for a similar article on this topic, not surprisingly Professor George Lakoff comes out with an excellent post about it. Good read. What conservatives really want. Related Articles George Lakoff: What the right-wing assault on … Continue reading

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Gadhafi Flees into Chavez’ Arms?

There are unconfirmed reports on Twitter (quoting Al Jazeera) that Col. Muammar Gaddafi has fled Libya for South America, possibly Venezuela. Comments, or further developments, may be posted below. Update: Gadhafi’s Son says his father is still in Libya and will … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday February 20

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows:

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We’re All Cheeseheads Now

Why should those who don’t live in Wisconsin care what’s going on there? I’m not talking about the fact that it’s home of the most winning NFL team in America but because if Governor Scott Walker’s union busting plan succeeds … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday February 18 Edition

This past week was more about Egypt and the civil unrest in the rest of the Middle East. Mubarak finally conceded and left Cairo. And suddenly Wisconsin exploded in protest over a union busting bill put forth by the Governor. CBS News correspondent Lara … Continue reading

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