By crossing out 116 consecutive words and then drastically altering the meaning of the subsequent clause, Walker made it so that state employees are no longer vested in the pension system until they have worked for the state for five years.
This Just In
How lovely to put our nation’s fate in the hands of a God who is so ready to bring about mass death!
On this Independence Day and for many a year, we’ve lost any clue about what it means to be independent: to be self-governing, and free from repressive rule.
Republicans in Minnesota, who, like Republicans all around the country, seem perfectly willing to create chaos and damage the economy just to get their way. And their way is the way of the rich.
His insistence that we send “a unified message” is the same undemocratic claptrap that we hear from every war President who wants the Congress and the citizenry to shut up.
From angrily putting his hands around the neck of Justice Ann Walsh Bradley to calling Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson a “total bitch,” Prosser has more than amply demonstrated that he does not have the judicial temperament to be a justice on the Wisconsin supreme court.
It’s hard to figure out how leveling the playing field and letting more candidates compete actually “inhibits debate,” but this Court is perfectly capable of saying two plus two equals five.
“We felt it was important that Walker not have his phony photo-op,” said one of the protest organizers.
This is one of the greatest revolutions and quickest evolutions of our time.
He spent half of his net worth to beat Feingold, but now he’s been made whole again, and then some.
The president’s rhetoric was hideous. “The tide of war is receding,” he said. But war is not a fact of nature, like an ocean. It is a rash act of rulers.
“There’s always the possibility of the situation escalating, especially when we don’t control all the variables. That’s what happened in Japan.”
The strategy of relying on the courts for progressive change needs to be shelved—at least for the time being.
Congress should deny President Obama another single dime for the operation. Alternatively, it should take up Dennis Kucinich’s proposal and file an article of impeachment against Obama.
We need to embrace the imperative of collective action, and let’s have fun doing it.