Monthly Archives: April 2011

Amplify.com – The Stream. Latest posts and comments by your Sources

Amplify.com – The Stream. Latest posts and comments by your Sources. The Supreme Court gave corporations a major win Wednesday, ruling in a 5-4 decision that companies can block their disgruntled customers from joining together in a class-action lawsuit. The … Continue reading

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Danehy | Danehy | Tucson Weekly

“The actions of a whole lot of these lawmakers scream, “Now that I’ve escaped the middle class for the upper regions, I’m going to do everything I can to put some distance between myself and the great unwashed.” Cuts to … Continue reading

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I’m Free, White, and Twenty-One: The Real Origins of the Tea Party GOP’s Addiction to Birtherism « SpeakEasy

Primarily, Obama is a black man who happens to be President. This is unsettling to many white folks–as well as to their erstwhile coloured colonial administrators black and brown Conservative enablers such as Herman Cain and Alan Keyes. Sure, economic … Continue reading

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Arizona Witch Hunt Showdown on Tuesday: Exclusive Interviews with Ethnic Studies Teachers « SpeakEasy

Despite the fact that a costly state-commissioned audit has been delayed and largely discredited, and a new federal suit has recently been filed by the affected Mexican American Studies teachers, the once defiant Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) governing board … Continue reading

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How the Koch Brothers Indoctrinate Their Employees with Right-Wing Anti-Worker Propaganda | | AlterNet

“Before Citizens United, federal election law allowed a company like Koch Industries to talk to officers and shareholders about whom to vote for, but not to talk with employees about whom to vote for,” explains Paul M. Secunda, associate professor … Continue reading

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Bill would end merit system for many workers

HB 2650 kicks thousands of civilian employees who work for counties other than Maricopa out of the system that protects their rights over everything from pay reductions to demotions and terminations. All of Brewer’s buddies are in Maricopa County. That … Continue reading

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Michigan\’s Autocracy May Be Coming To A State Near You | Crooks and Liars

“Michigan’s law wasn’t an accident. It’s an incubator, just like Kansas’ Voter ID law is an incubator for other states. They can deny it as much as they want, but facts prove otherwise. This is as blatant as it gets, … Continue reading

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Danehy | Danehy | Tucson Weekly

It appears that the members of the majority recognize the fleeting nature of their situation, which includes a veto-proof majority in the Senate, a stranglehold on the House, and a rubber-stamp governor who got her job through attrition and bought … Continue reading

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A year after spill, BP gives political contributions to Republican leaders – The Hill\’s E2-Wire

BP has broken a moratorium on political giving by making contributions to Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders nearly a year after its massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Surprise, Surprise!! via A year after spill, BP … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Let\’s Not Be Civil | Crooks and Liars

I’m not calling for us to start photoshopping Allen West into overtly racist pictures here, but enough with the pretense of civil discourse. When Andrew Breitbart tells liberals to STFU in public with 5,000 of them just on the other … Continue reading

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