Redressing the oligarchs, because the money matters


"Congress shall make no law respecting...the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." - First Amendment to the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights We are Constitutionally empowered to redress the actions of our government, or its inaction, in matters both social and… Continue reading Redressing the oligarchs, because the money matters

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Pulling my ‘liberal hack’ head out, man


"Thank God for the Koch brothers...Pull your head out, man...The rich carry this country." - excerpts of several tweet exchanges from a self-described "Capitalist, Libertarian," directed at @proseandthorn, after sharing the news of the Koch founded group, Americans for Prosperity, opening a Louisiana branch to defeat Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) I don't want to encourage… Continue reading Pulling my ‘liberal hack’ head out, man

Solar flare hits Koch brothers’ group in Georgia


"Americans for Prosperity just lost," said the solar power activist, moments after the Georgia Public Service Commission, a group of five elected Republicans who regulate the state's utilities, voted 3-2, Thursday, to accept an amendment that would add 525 megawatts of solar power for the state's electricity customers over the next 20 years. "AFP Georgia,"… Continue reading Solar flare hits Koch brothers’ group in Georgia

Throwing stones at Goliath – the frustrating fight for the states


Lest you thought you could stop and revel in the leaf turning another few degrees leftward through the political arc, with November victories muting many of the worst DC ogres and trolls in their teabag hats, December comes with its season of deception, and reminds us all that the fight for a progressive America is… Continue reading Throwing stones at Goliath – the frustrating fight for the states

The lower third and American entropy


"Eliminate public employees’ right to collectively bargain over health care, pensions and other benefits when negotiating a union contract" Source: NBC/WSJ poll, Feb. 24-28, 2011 In favor and mostly in favor  In television, the graphics and words that appear on the bottom part of your screen is called a lower third, because that is roughly… Continue reading The lower third and American entropy