Bernie Sanders heats up record crowd in Phoenix


Bernie Sanders drew 11,000 people to a convention center floor, Saturday night. You know, one of those cavernous spaces you could put a passenger jet in. It was the largest campaign event of any candidate this season, and it broke his record crowd of 10,000 in Madison, Wisconsin, a couple of weeks ago. But this… Continue reading Bernie Sanders heats up record crowd in Phoenix

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The stink of corporate money and the spoiling of our political infrastructure


"[W]e will see whether the [Supreme C]ourt decides to blow the stink of Washington into Montana, or whether we can preserve our fresh mountain air." - Montana governor, Brian Schweitzer (D), in an op-ed published Sunday, in the New York Times, discussing his state's open challenge to the court's 2010 Citizens United decision We do… Continue reading The stink of corporate money and the spoiling of our political infrastructure

The devil and the Democratic soul


A Report from Netroots Nation: Like singed hair, the aroma of evil hangs in the air. It's the smell from the disintegration of American values in the populist, political discourse, these days. There is a battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. That's what liberal and progressive bloggers and activists were told, Thursday night,… Continue reading The devil and the Democratic soul

Corporatism rules; corporealism drools


The effort in Washington to institutionalize and Constitutionalize the Congress-corporate cycle and steal the government from the people 1 or 0. Aye or nay. It's that light. When it goes on, the Congresswoman is on the record. Aye or Nay. She will tell you that she didn't start kissing babies just to end up suckling… Continue reading Corporatism rules; corporealism drools