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Doggett Undeterred by Unruly Right-Wing Mob, Says He Remains 'More Committed Than Ever' to Health Reform
Posted on: Aug 4, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Doggett is being confronted by "angry, sign-carrying mobs" being orchestrated by well-heeled lobbyists.
Lou Dobbs a 'Publicity Nightmare' for CNN
Posted on: Aug 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
On top of that, his ratings are slipping.
Missouri Car Dealer Offers Free AK-47 With Purchase of New Truck
Posted on: Jul 20, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The president of Max Motors (slogan: "God, Guns, Guts, and American Pick-Up Trucks") says the response has been very strong.
White House Treatment of Stiglitz Reveals Lack of Respect for 'Progressive-Economist Wing'
Posted on: Jul 20, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Newsweek reports that Stiglitz, "the man who predicted the global financial meltdown," is not getting his due respect from the Obama administration.
Former Top Insurance Exec Blows the Whistle on Health Insurance Companiesâ€™ Plot Against Reform
Posted on: Jul 13, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
How health insurance companies sought to discredit Michael Moore's 'SiCKO.'
Energy Bill Scrapes by House -- Will it Survive the Senate?
Posted on: Jun 29, 2009, Source: The Progress Report
The focus is now on trying to make sure the bill clears the Senate and is not weakened by special interests.
Will the Right Succeed in Butchering the American Clean Energy and Security Act?
Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet
As Congress inches closer to ushering in a clean energy economy that protects our planet, the far right is ramping up efforts to block it.
GOP Leader Boehner: Republicans 'Took It in the Shorts With Bush-Cheney'
Posted on: Jun 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) pins the blame for his party's current failures on the Bush presidency.
Colbert Report Visits Iraq
Posted on: Jun 6, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The U.S. Army confirms that Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Centralâ€™s â€œThe Colbert Report,â€ has arrived in Iraq to tape a week of shows.
Right-Wing Hate Reacts to Murder of Dr. George Tiller
Posted on: Jun 1, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Yesterday, George Tiller, a Kansas doctor who administered abortions, was murdered "as he stood in the foyer of his church."
Right-Wing Hate Machine Launches Vicious Campaign of Racist and Sexist Attacks on Sotomayor
Posted on: May 29, 2009, Source: The Progress Report
The right wing media has gone to town with their vile rhetoric even as Republican senators have attempted to distance themselves from the hatred.
Obama: 'We Have Failed' to Give Vets the 'Support They Need or Pay Them the Respect They Deserve'
Posted on: May 25, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
On this Memorial Day, the nation celebrates the sacrifice of veterans who gave their lives in service to our country.
Olbermann Rescinds Charity Offer for Cowardly Hannity
Posted on: May 23, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
"Mancow Muller had the guts to put his mouth where his mouth was, and the guts to admit he was dead wrong."
Liz Cheney's Non-Denial of Her Father's Role in Authorizing Torture
Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Cheney claims her father would never â€˜substitute his own judgmentâ€™ for the CIAâ€™s.
Banks Successfully Lobbied Fed to Make 'Stress Tests' Less Stressful
Posted on: May 9, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
"The Fed used a different measurement of bank-capital levels than analysts and investors had been expecting ... "
Corporate Conservative Media Watch: Fox News Doubles Its Operating Income
Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation â€“ the parent company of Fox News â€“ reported a 70% drop in net income.
MoveOn Calls for Bybee Impeachment
Posted on: Apr 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
MoveOn released a video today calling for the impeachment of Jay Bybee.
Secessionist Texas Governor Asks for Federal Help to Deal with Swine Flu
Posted on: Apr 27, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
"Imagine the outcries of patriotism (or lack thereof) if Massachusetts or New York hinted at secession during the Bush years."
Boohoo: Jay Bybee's Anonymous Friends Claim Bybee Regrets His Role in Approving Torture
Posted on: Apr 25, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The Washington Post interviews a number of friends and colleagues of Jay Bybee.
Military Agency Warned Bush Admin in 2002 That its Interrogation Program Was 'Torture'
Posted on: Apr 24, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The Joint Personnel Recovery Agency Warned that the interrogation program would produce "unreliable information."
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