Archive for June, 2011

June 21, 2011

Romney announces fall debate schedule (via CNN Political Ticker)

(CNN) – Fresh off the CNN/WMUR/New Hampshire Union Leader presidential primary debate last week, GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney announced Tuesday that he will attend two more CNN-sponsored debates this fall. Romney will participate in a first-of-its-kind presidential primary debate co-sponsored by CNN and the Tea Party Express in Tampa, Florida – site of the 2012 Republican National Convention – on September 12. The former Massachusetts governor wil … Read More

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June 20, 2011

Weiner submits resignation letter (via CNN Political Ticker)

(CNN) — U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's resignation from the House of Representatives will be official Tuesday, according to a statement from his office. Weiner, D-New York, announced his resignation June 16 in a press conference, but his letter of resignation will be read in a meeting of the House on Tuesday. "It has been an honor to serve the people of Queens and Brooklyn," Weiner said in his letter. A month after Weiner's Twitter account showed le … Read More

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June 20, 2011

White House: Still no decision on size of Afghanistan drawdown (via CNN Political Ticker)

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The clock is ticking on a decision for how many troops to bring home from Afghanistan next month, but U.S. President Barack Obama is still weighing the options, his spokesman said Monday. "The president is still in a process of finalizing his decision on the pace and scope of the drawdown that will begin in July of 2011," White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters. "He's finalizing his decision. He's reviewing the o … Read More

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June 20, 2011

DNC fundraising boosted by Obama's re-election (via CNN Political Ticker)

(CNN) — The Democratic National Committee raised $10.5 million in May, out-raising the Republican National Committee's $6.2 million haul, according to the DNC. The DNC now has $16.5 million cash on hand and a debt of $13.5 million, less than the RNC's $18.5 million. However, over half or $6.5 million of the money raised by the DNC in May was a transfer from the Obama Victory Fund, a joint account with the committee. The campaign receives the fir … Read More

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June 8, 2011

Talking About Democrats Abandoning the Middle Class Misses the Point by Michael Long (via Dandelion Salad)

Talking About Democrats Abandoning the Middle Class Misses the Point by Michael Long by Michael Long Guest Writer Dandelion Salad June 7, 2011 I’m sorry to be the negative voice but I don’t consider Kevin Drum’s May 27 Mother Jones article “Why the Democratic Party Has Abandoned the Middle Class in Favor of the Rich” to be a profound analysis of why or how the working class became impoverished and disempowered over the past thirty years.  Drum … Read More

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June 8, 2011

Of Gods And Men (Trailer + Review) (via Dandelion Salad)

Of Gods And Men (Trailer + Review) Dandelion Salad  CinemastarTV on Jan 25, 2011 Release Date: 25 February 2011 Genre: Foreign, Drama Cast: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach, Jacques Herlin Director: Xavier Beauvois Studio: Sony Pictures Classics Of Gods And Men – Offic … Read More

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June 7, 2011

Socialism: What it is not By Caleb T. Maupin (via Dandelion Salad)

Socialism: What it is not By Caleb T. Maupin Dandelion Salad By Caleb T. Maupin http://www.workers.org Jun 5, 2011 To more and more people in the world, it is abundantly clear that the capitalist system doesn’t work. At least not for the majority. The system that generates war after war, that allows millions in the U.S. to be unemployed, millions more to go without health care, while fomenting racism, s … Read More

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June 7, 2011

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