This daily blog is composed of clips and links from other progressive blog and news sites, accompanied by my own observations. It documents the failure and decline of the Republican party and the efforts of the Obama administration to build a new, lasting Democratic coalition.
Nothing from nothing leaves nothing
GOP’s pitiful, non-existent agenda: Salon.com
Having already done nothing, House GOP plans more doing nothing: Daily Kos
GOP leaders hope to maintain party unity by doing nothing for the rest of the year : Salon.com
Policy tradeoffs: what would YOU do?
CBO: Obama’s minimum wage plan would cost jobs but help millions: Washington Post
Does Obama have a CBO problem? :The Week
Millions of families would benefit from increase in minimum wage: Mother Jones
Your daily Christie
New heights for the big sleazy: Talking Points Memo
Bobby Jindal tries again to re-launch his feckless presidential campaign
Bobby Jindal relaunches himself one more time: Talking Points Memo
Jindal among least popular governors: Political Wire
One Pol Who Is Definitely Out of Touch: Washington Monthly
Yesterday we had George Zimmerman whining that HE’S the victim. Now Michael Dunn goes one step farther
Michael Dunn compares himself to rape victim: New York Magazine
In Fox World: Hillary’s “War on Women”
Fox brings Clinton conspiracy theorist: Crooks and Liars
Bonus item: Inside a frat party for the Wall Street elite. Don’t miss it!
One-percent jokes and plutocrats in drag: What I saw when I crashed a Wall Street secret society: New York Magazine
Filthy rich but secretly terrified: Inside the one percent’s sore winner backlash: Salon.com
I don’t get anything personally out of this project, except the satisfaction of doing it (I don’t run ads, etc.). The credit really all goes to the people whose material I copy and redistribute. But if I do have a “mission,” it is to get this information into the hands of as many people as I can.