April 07, 2005
Now we know the memo circulated to push the Schiavo case was written by the GOP. And as usual in matters of unseemly politics, there's a Tom DeLay connection.
Thursday 11:14 AM
April 06, 2005
Do the Dems need more time in the ideological woods?
Wednesday 12:08 PM
April 05, 2005
Loan Shark Protection Act. Now that's how you frame an initiative.
Tuesday 12:03 PM
April 04, 2005
Max dismisses the facile myths and struggles with JPII's intellectual output.
Monday 11:36 AM
March 31, 2005
What would make 18 senators change their minds about protecting consumers?
Thursday 2:55 PM
The campaign to reject the Bolton nomination must now emancipate Lincoln.
Thursday 11:08 AM
March 30, 2005
Gotta love those Texas aphorisms.
Wednesday 10:10 AM
March 29, 2005
Bush's privatization is really state ownership of capital assets. That's socialism, comrade.
Tuesday 10:48 AM
March 28, 2005
See what kind of high-quality television your taxdollars are buying in Iraq: a program that encourages vigilante-style revenge against alleged terrorists.
Monday 12:23 PM
March 25, 2005
The Pew Center released a poll saying Bush is losing trust among young people on his privatization scheme.
Friday 11:30 AM
March 24, 2005
Looking at the Social Security trustees report, DeLong says the books were cooked and reporters fell for it.
Thursday 11:20 AM
March 23, 2005
Steve Clemons is aiming the full force of his blog at stopping John Bolton's confirmation. Here's the latest evidence against the neocon.
Wednesday 11:19 AM
March 22, 2005
Ah, the blogosphere doing what it does best. Smart analysis digging deeply. Can the blogs block Bolton? Read on...
Tuesday 10:39 AM
March 21, 2005
Peak oil is quite a controversial subject at the global level, but break it down to the firm level and it starts becoming quite real, quite soon. 2008, for instance, will see peaks for ExxonMobil and four other majors.
Monday 11:19 AM
March 18, 2005
Round of applause for Republican Sen. Gordon Smith for leading the charge and passing a budget amendment shielding Medicaid.
Friday 11:15 AM
March 17, 2005
Indiana is jumping in where Kansas left off, requiring abortion provides to hand over records about their patients to the attorney general to monitor whether any were non-reported statuatory rape cases. In theory, it sounds ok. In practice, it's just another way to harass Planned Parenthood and its clients.
Thursday 4:33 PM
March 16, 2005
IPS president John Cavanagh on why Wolfie is such a darn good choice to head the World Bank. Ever heard of a "pre-emptive poverty doctrine"?
Wednesday 2:25 PM
March 15, 2005
Neocon challenger Norman Birnbaum decodes the meaning of the domestic disputes over at the neocon-leaning National Interest
Tuesday 3:39 PM
March 14, 2005
Judge Rosemary Collyer was busy this weekend—first ruling in favor of keeping some soon-to-be-extradited detainees at Guantanamo, then ruling against keeping some others because the "risk of imminent transfer" wasn't great enough. That opens up a nice easy opportunity for the Bush folks to transfer that set before lawyers can find and represent them.
Monday 5:16 PM
March 11, 2005
A Republican blogger laments the bankruptcy bill: This is on us, folks. This is on the Republican Party. It's going to hurt a lot of people; it is a pure giveaway to business sectors that need no state help; and it makes us look like the corporate toadies we apparently are. Shame.
Friday 5:03 PM
Is Tom DeLay the Republicans' John Gotti? Stephen Pizzo counts the ways.
Friday 1:34 PM
March 10, 2005
Daily Kos urges Democrats to steal Frank Luntz's advice and label Republicans the party of corruption and cronyism.
Thursday 2:21 PM
March 09, 2005
See the list of Democrats who voted for the bankruptcy bill that puts credit card companies at the top of their consituent lists.
Wednesday 2:18 PM
Kevin Drum questions why, exactly, the bankruptcy bill is getting so much support—especially from Senate Dems.
Wednesday 10:01 AM
March 07, 2005
Josh Marshall franchises, evolving his blog and his brand at the same time. Oh, and check out what Elizabeth Warren has to say about the bankruptcy bill.
Monday 12:12 PM
Oxymoron? Not if we tax resource use instead of labor. Impossible? Not if American companies want to stay competitive.
Monday 11:44 AM
March 04, 2005
Did you know that if current prices persist, the windfall to oil exporters will exceed the earnings of the entire S&P 500? Who says America is not generous with our foreign aid?
Friday 8:54 AM
March 03, 2005
Vegas usually isn't the place one goes to fix a broken marriage. Did it work for organized labor?
Thursday 10:11 AM
March 01, 2005
While America defends China's oil supply and goes deeper into China's debt, Steve Clemons says the Middle Kingdom has been expanding its realm through smart economic diplomacy.
Tuesday 10:44 AM