Posts Tagged ‘Captain Uh Merica’

Feb
2011
24

VIDEO ROUNDUP: Fox Tells the Truth. Ex-AG Recommends Walker Investigation. Stewart, Colbert, Maddow and Some Grandmothers Rage

VIDEO ROUNDUP: Fox Tells the Truth. Ex-AG Recommends Walker Investigation. Stewart, Colbert, Maddow and Some Grandmothers Rage
Fox anchor admits “there is no budget crisis in Wisconsin”: Jon Stewart on the immediately infamous prank call: The Daily Show – Crisis in Dairyland – Scott Walker Prank CallTags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Former Wisconsin Attorney General recommends Scott Walker...
Feb
2011
23

Good Guy Roundup: Massachusetts Governor Speaks in Boston, Minnesotans Continue to Dominate, Teamsters President Rallies Michigan

Good Guy Roundup: Massachusetts Governor Speaks in Boston, Minnesotans Continue to Dominate, Teamsters President Rallies Michigan
Less advertised rallies need some love, too. San Diegans stand in solidarity with Wisconsin workers. James Hoffa, Teamsters President, expressed his “outrage” in Lansing, Michigan before meeting with the State’s House Speaker. Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, speaks at the Statehouse in Boston, MA: A union rally packed...
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Feb
2011
22

Indiana Gov. Tells House to Ditch Right-to-Work

Indiana Gov. Tells House to Ditch Right-to-Work
Enjoy this development with a grain of salt. There remain nine anti-worker measures the Governor likely supports. From IndyStar.com @ 3:40 PM, February 22, 2011 Gov. Mitch Daniels signaled this afternoon that Republicans should to drop the right-to-work bill that has brought the Indiana House to a standstill for two days and imperiled other...
Feb
2011
22

Live Video of Ohio Protests

The power of the Internet to bring justice to the masses (or at least visibility) continues to grow. SEIU has setup a live video feed of Ohio’s Statehouse demonstration in opposition to SB5. Live Videos by Ustream...
Feb
2011
21

Scum of the Earth Party Plans to Impersonate SEIU Members Revealed in Greater, More Devious Detail

Scum of the Earth Party Plans to Impersonate SEIU Members Revealed in Greater, More Devious Detail
The Political Carnival yesterday revealed further details of the nasty Tea Party plot to impersonate SEIU members at the Madison rally. The letter, provided below, comes from “news & commentary” professional Mark Williams...
Feb
2011
19

When the 380 C.I. Holley 4-Barrell Carburetor Saints Go Marching In: House Green Lights Army’s NASCAR Sponsorship Amidst Budget Woes

When the 380 C.I. Holley 4-Barrell Carburetor Saints Go Marching In: House Green Lights Army’s NASCAR Sponsorship Amidst Budget Woes
The Army spends more than $7 million a year to sponsor NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Ryan Newman and several million more as part of a partnership with NASCAR. It says the prominent ads on the car and presence at the track help attract recruits. Here’s a tricky one, folks. While slashing programs that create jobs ...
Feb
2011
19

Barry Aims to Bring Back the Bonds…the Build America Bonds.

Barry Aims to Bring Back the Bonds...the Build America Bonds.
The Build America Bonds (BABs) program was an innovative finance tool that saved state and local governments $12 billion in financing costs. Wonk Room published a piece this week in support of the Build America Bonds program. As the details are somewhat technical, dealing with tax exemptions and the ways the federal government can get ...
Feb
2011
17

Baby Trashes Bar in Las Palmas

Baby Trashes Bar in Las Palmas
Yesterday we posted the most naturally stunning video we could find. Today we give you the most unnaturally stunning video we can find. Trailer for the short film “Las Palmas” by Johannes Nyholm. The whole film will be shown at the Market Art Fair in Stockholm this weekend...
Feb
2011
16

WISCONSIN: All the Video Fit to…Embed. That We Found or Were Sent. So Far Today.

WISCONSIN: All the Video Fit to...Embed.  That We Found or Were Sent.  So Far Today.
“Let us in!” “This is the rebirth of the Progressive movement” “What’s disgusting!? Union busting!” Democracy Now piece Ed Schultz 1 of 3 Ed Schultz 2 of 3 Ed Schultz 3 of ...
Feb
2011
15

“Every construction dollar devoted to infrastructure development translates and multiplies in the local communities 7-8 times.”

Margarita Mercure Hibbs has penned a brief call to action in favor of Community Block Grants. Dating back to 1974, the CDBG is the longest-running program at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Recently, $300 million in cuts were enacted. The National League of Cities supplied this statement: “While we agree that reducing ...
Feb
2011
15

L.A., Fresh Off $2 Billion PLA, Invests $72 Billion in Transportation Infrastructure, Creates 270,000 Jobs

L.A., Fresh Off $2 Billion PLA, Invests $72 Billion in Transportation Infrastructure, Creates 270,000 Jobs
Listen here, cities: Los Angeles has got some ideas for you. The L.A. Wave reports that Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will invest over $72 billion in new projects to expand mass transit and improve roads. Notorious for its unique combination of sprawling, crowded roadways and public transportation woes, Los Angeles is...
Feb
2011
14

NotMyWisconsin.com

NotMyWisconsin.com
Citizen Action of Wisconsin has launched the “Not My Wisconsin” project, aimed at countering the threats from Governor Scott Walker to bring in the National Guard in the event of a dispute over his plans to slash collective bargaining for public employees. Walker has taken to this extremism largely devoid of public discussion or the ...