Hillary Clinton on Monday pledged to take on the “drug epidemic” as she made another visit to the early voting state of Iowa
Clinton said she had not expected to focus on drug abuse or mental health in her White House run, but had heard from voters that those issues were too pressing to ignore.
Edit - Obama’s Warren attacks backfire
Unlike Obama, Elizabeth Warren is popular, unlike Obama, Elizabeth Warren spent 2014 raising money and campaigning for fellow Democrats.
I stumbled upon a tool that lets you find a house party for Bernie Sanders. It is a great example of how the Web has leveled the playing field, Bernie supporters can find each other and organize without campaign staff, and more importantly, campaign expenditure. It also demonstrates that Bernie has support all over the country,
It is not clear to me if the campaign can harvest the data from this tool, and the data is everything in a campaign. Read more about House parties for Bernie
As David Cameron bounded off the “Question Time” stage, Jim Messina, the former Obama staffer now advising the U.K. prime minister, gave his verdict. Read more about Torybots on Twitter
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont Independent, will speak at the S.C. Democratic Party’s convention Saturday.
From Kentucky of all places:
'RTW' clown car seems to be shedding its wheels
By BERRY CRAIG
It looks like the wheels have come off the scab-built “right to work” clown car.
The union-busters predicted 30 counties would pass RTW ordinances by the end of January, according to Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president.
Cannonfire has an excellent post on eating on food stamps. I agree with him, it was nice that Gwennyth Paltrow at least tried to imagine what it would be like to live on food stamps. It is nice to see rich people with an agenda that goes beyond more tax breaks for me, so kudos to Paltrow for at least trying. However, I disagree with his solution. Read more about Rice and beans
You are what you vote for. If you vote for horrible people like Chris Chistie, Andrew Cuomo, or Rahm Emanuel you get horrible government. Seriously, all of these characters wracked up horrible records, that should have gotten them bounced out by a landslide, instead they have been reelected. Even if the competing candidates may not have been FDR, that is no excuse. All of these crooks should have sunk like lead.
We just have to elect better people, that is all there is to it. Read more about Why we can't have nice things
Judy Miller is trying to defend herself, so this may be a good time to review the record.