Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 1:40am
Submitted by letsgetitdone on Sun, 12/23/2012 - 12:49am
Richard Eskow of the Center for the American Future, posted a very good one a couple of days ago. He used the old union meme “which side are you on” to beat up the President and Congress about Social Security being placed on the negotiating table. I thought his writing on it was striking. Here's some of it: Read below the fold...
Submitted by letsgetitdone on Tue, 08/10/2010 - 9:16pm
Every once in a while, Richard Kirsch, does a "happy dance" article celebrating his own Health Care for America Now campaign for health care reform, whose outcome of course was the wonderful bill legislated by the Congress last Spring. Kirsch, who is now a Senior Fellow at The Roosevelt Institute, posted his latest happy dance at The Nation, whose "liberal media bias" was nowhere in evidence near his article. Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Sat, 08/07/2010 - 9:11pm
Submitted by letsgetitdone on Sun, 01/03/2010 - 10:04pm
Submitted by Michael Kwiatkowski on Thu, 11/05/2009 - 1:21pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Sun, 11/01/2009 - 11:15am
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 10:04pm
NY Daily News
Washington, DC - Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA), Chairman of the Energy & Commerce Committee announced today that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pledged to give Single-Payer an up or down vote when healthcare reform is considered before year’s end.
Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Middle Class Caucus and member of the Energy & Commerce Committee who led the effort with Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI); Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA); Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY); Rep. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL); Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL); and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), released the following statement: Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 07/31/2009 - 9:15pm
Submitted by vastleft on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 3:37pm
Je répète, re: "...Pelosi today said her top security adviser was part of a briefing in February 2003 in which he learned interrogators were waterboarding terrorists."
Read below the fold...
Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 05/18/2009 - 11:08am
Submitted by lambert on Sun, 05/17/2009 - 11:13am
What did Nancy Pelosi know and when did she know it?
Read below the fold...
A) Less than Bush and Cheney, who made contempt for the rule of law the centerpiece of their administration.
B) Long after Bush and Cheney went forward with their plans to make torture the new normal.
Submitted by gob on Sun, 04/26/2009 - 3:22pm
[I'm going to leave this stickied for now. Let's make sure Pelosi's fax runs out of paper again first thing Monday morning. --lambert]
My local single payer activist passes along the following:
It appears that Congressional leaders are being deliberately dismissive of single-payer to the point of ludicrous statements. It's like they have put their fingers in their ears and are yelling "I can't hear you, I can't hear you." Here they are in all their Congressional member glory: Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Tue, 04/21/2009 - 4:35pm
Submitted by bringiton on Fri, 04/17/2009 - 2:29am
Speaking Wednesday at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she will act next week to begin setting up an investigatory committee to examine and document what went wrong with economic policy and practices.
Pelosi stated that her decision was the result of persistent complaints from citizens about the collapse and bailout. Read below the fold...