Archive for November, 2011

November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! from The League of Aggressive Progressives – Politics and Your Thanksgiving Dinner

We all Love Thanksgiving, but as with every family holiday, you always have that 1 or 2 relatives that are Conservative and they begin to talk politics from their right-wing perspective.  Here’s some great tips on how to confront right-wing lunacy on this family holiday.

November 23, 2011

The Cost of Occupy Austin (Texas)

You’ve probably heard the saying that freedom is not free. That seems to be the case when it comes to the freedom of expression of the nationwide Occupy protests.

November 23, 2011

Holy Cold War Batman! Russia threatens to deploy missiles in row with US

Russia could deploy missiles to its EU borders aimed at missile defence facilities in Europe planned by the United States.  Iskander missiles, which have a range of up to 500 kilometres, may be stationed in the Kaliningrad exclave, if Washington goes ahead with a defence system whose sites would be in countries close enough to pose a threat to Russia.  NATO had been trying to broker a deal for Russia’s cooperation with the US plan, but refused Russia’s proposal to run the system jointly.

November 22, 2011

Sunday Bloody Sunday:What the bridge in Selma and University campus in California have in common…

What the bridge in Selma and University campus in California have in common…

November 22, 2011

Allison Krauss, Darius Rucker, Lyle Lovett and other legends of Country Music perform at The White House

The President and First Lady host music legends and contemporary artists at the White House for a celebration of country music.


November 22, 2011

Despite Super Committee setback President Obama still hopes Republicans will eventually do the right thing

Despite In an interview today, President Obama says to Al Sharpton: ‘My Religious Faith‘ Makes Me Believe Republicans Will Agree to Raise Taxes

November 22, 2011

This Week in Republican Wisdom: Rush Limbaugh say 1st Lady Michelle Obama is Uppity for ‘Grand Marshaling’ a NASCAR event

Over the weekend, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden served as grand marshals for a NASCAR event, and, when introduced, were greeted with a mixture of boos and cheers from the crowd. Rush Limbaugh contends that they were both “uppity” for attending the event

November 21, 2011

The Iconic Moment in the Occupy Wall Street movement

Thom Hartmann says the pepper spraying of peaceful student protesters by University of California, Davis police is an iconic moment in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

November 20, 2011

Ron Paul: Flawed U.S. policy contributed to 9/11

Rep. Ron Paul, who is statistically tied in first in the Iowa polls among the 2012 GOP presidential candidates, spoke with Bob Schieffer on how America‘s flawed policies contributed to 9/11, his stance on dealing with Iran, and the dismantling of key government institutions.

November 18, 2011

Obama heralds ‘remarkable’ Boeing deal, largest sale in Boeing history!

US President Barack Obama claims a share of the credit as Boeing sealed its largest-ever commercial aircraft order to build 230 jets worth $21.7 billion for Indonesia‘s Lion Air