Did Republicans deliberately crash the US economy? So why does the US economy stink? Why has job creation in America slowed to a crawl? Why, after several months of economic hope, are things suddenly turning sour? The culprits might seem obvious – uncertainty in Europe, an uneven economic recovery, fiscal and monetary policymakers immobilized and incapable of acting. But increasingly, Democrats are making the argument that the real culprit for the country’s economic woes lies in a more discrete location: with the Republican Party.
Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought. This is written by Woodward and Bernstein themselves – more than a retrospective.
Justice Department To Sue Florida Over ‘Non-citizen’ Voter Purge – The U.S. Justice Department is suing the state of Florida to force it to stop purging its voter rolls of what it alleges are up to 180,000 non-citizen voters.
The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War – Special Ops, Drones, Spy Games, Civilian Soldiers, Proxy Fighters, and Cyber Warfare
After Wisconsin, a Movement to Get Money Out of Politics Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kept his job, but with a high price tag. In a state of only six million people, $60 million was poured into the race, $50 million of which went to Governor Walker. And almost half of that was spent by outside groups — most of them not based in the state of Wisconsin.
The 10 Worst GOP Governors: What Horrors Did They Unleash in 2012? – Republican governors are still imposing slash-and-burn austerity policies on their populations, but the mainstream media isn’t paying much attention. Across the country, Republican governors, many of them elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, have undermined women’s health, crushed workers’ right to negotiate collectively, made it tougher to vote and imposed ideologically informed slash-and-burn policies on their populations, often with little attention from the mainstream media.