Suppressing the Vote

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 19:52

The late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Rehnquist cut his political teeth suppressing the vote in Arizona. It was an issue at his confirmation hearings, but it didn't prevent his being seated.

CNN Poll of Polls: More Approve of Obama's Performance than Disapprove

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 17:58

To those who put a lot of weight on the opinion of the pundit class, this report from CNN may come as a surprise:

Tea Partiers Don't Mind Their Own Leaders' Elitism

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 16:41

Peter Baker’s article in today’s New York Times Week in Review section is headlined “Elitism: The Charge Obama Can’t Shake.” Baker seems to accept the notion that Obama has brought this problem on himself, though he can’t quite seem to explain how — something about Obama’s “cerebral confidence,” or perhaps it happened because of one remark Obama made earlier this month about voters rejecting Democrats because they’re not quite grasping the fact

Alaska Senate Race Up in the Air

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 16:36

At this point, there are exactly zero U.S. Senate seats currently held by a Republican expected to flip from "red" to "blue." There were several that looked promising for Democrats earlier in the year -- Missouri, Ohio, New Hampshire, Louisiana, North Carolina, maybe even Florida -- but none is still considered in play.

That said, Alaska remains a bit of a mystery.

275 Investors Demand U.S. Chamber Disclose Funds And Stop 'Punitive Campaign' Against Health Care Law

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 16:34

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David Broder Wants a Disastrous War with Iran to Boost the U.S. Economy

Date: Sun, 10/31/2010 - 16:31

Even by the perverse standards set by the opinion-shapers in the editorial pages of the Washington Post, David Broder’s offering today stands out as a unique blend of moral depravity and intellectual laziness.


OWS Updates: DC Mayor Asks Feds to Evict Occupiers, Nigeria to Shut Down Oil Production, Occupy the Dream Plans for MLK Day

Date: Mon, 07/23/2012 - 14:00

 The latest in global Occupy news...