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Voting Guide For The Wisconsin Recall Election

Voting Guide For The Wisconsin Recall Election

Tuesday, June 5 is the day that Wisconsin voters have the opportunity to restore the state’s tradition of honest, progressive government.

Weekend Reading List – Wisconsin Recall Edition

Weekend Reading List – Wisconsin Recall Edition

For this weekend’s reading list, we are focused on the June 5 Wisconsin recall election.

Questions for Mitt Romney On His Embrace Of Ann Coulter

Questions for Mitt Romney On His Embrace Of Ann Coulter

For Mitt “severe conservative” Romney, few things tell us more about his inability and unwillingness to stand up to the reactionary extremists that have taken over the GOP than his embrace of Ann Coulter.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Honor Our Fallen Soldiers By Working For Peace And Supporting Our Veterans

Honor Our Fallen Soldiers By Working For Peace And Supporting Our Veterans

As we remember those who have fallen in war this Memorial Day, we should also honor their legacy by working to ensure that we send our soldiers into harms way only when there no better options, and that we fully support our troops and their families, while at war and after they return home.

Progressives Support Our Troops – Republicans Use Them

Progressives Support Our Troops – Republicans Use Them

All of the Senators earning an A+ or A ranking for helping veterans are Democrats, while almost all of the Senators who earned a D or lower grade are Republicans.

Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list, we have stories about some of Mitt Romney’s billionaire sugar daddies, the impact of markets on our society, wrongful convictions in the US, progressive economics, and tips for evaluating the accuracy and validity of polls.

Getting Enthusiastic About Tom Barrett; Stopping The Koch-Walker Juggernaut In Wisconsin

Getting Enthusiastic About Tom Barrett; Stopping The Koch-Walker Juggernaut In Wisconsin

The good news is that despite the meddling of out-of-state billionaires and millionaires, this election is winnable for Barrett. It is up to progressives to put him over the top by getting involved.

Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list, we have an in-depth investigation showing that Texas almost certainly executed an innocent person, a report on how a stable middle class encourages economic growth, an article uncovering other organizations promoting corporate conservative state legislation, how Mitt “Severe Conservative” Romney is a servant of the right-wing, and how profit-making has led Louisiana to have the highest incarceration rate in the world.

‘Borked Again?’ – Romney Justice Advisor Rejected Once For Being Too Extreme

‘Borked Again?’ – Romney Justice Advisor Rejected Once For Being Too Extreme

Romney is demonstrating time and again that reactionary conservatives, not moderates, would be running the show if he were to be elected President.

Questions For Mitt Romney On Jerry Falwell And Liberty University

Questions For Mitt Romney On Jerry Falwell And Liberty University

The contrast between President Obama and Mitt “Severe Conservative” Romney could not have been any clearer than it was this week.

Now Is The Time For President Obama To Say ‘I Do’ On Marriage Equality

Now Is The Time For President Obama To Say ‘I Do’ On Marriage Equality

I write as a proud supporter to urge you to take a stand on the civil right issue of our time and to strongly and publicly support marriage equality.

Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

This weekend, we read about North Carolina’s anti-LGBT Amendment One, Paul Krugman’s new book, immigration, the SEC and more.

Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

The stories you may have missed this week.

Keep Up the Pressure On ALEC And Its Supporters

Keep Up the Pressure On ALEC And Its Supporters

There was big news Tuesday when the shadowy right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”) announced it was shutting down its Public Safety and Elections Task Force, which had pushed the controversial voter suppression laws and Stand Your Ground laws in state legislatures throughout the country.

Questions For Mitt Romney On Guns And The NRA

Questions For Mitt Romney On Guns And The NRA

Mitt Romney was, of course, there to continue demonstrating that reactionary conservatives, not moderates, would be running the show if Romney were to be elected President.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list we have articles on the Buffett Rule, ObamaCare reducing the deficit, the oil industry making massive profits yet cutting jobs, speaking to your children about diversity and inclusion, and the 50th anniversary of the Students for a Democratic Society founding.

An Etch-A-Sketch Won’t Stand Up to the Right Wing

An Etch-A-Sketch Won’t Stand Up to the Right Wing

Romney’s failure to stand up during the Republican primaries for the centrist values he will spend all fall pretending to support is a far more politically and substantively telling fact.

To Win, Progressives Must Speak Out

To Win, Progressives Must Speak Out

In order to counteract the vapid nature of our media and the conservative megaphone that we face, it is up to all of us progressives to take the progressive message to the American people, the media, the White House, members of the House and Senate, and the letters to the editor pages of our local newspapers.

President Obama Sends A Shot Across The Bow Of Etch-A-Sketch Romney’s Campaign (VIDEO)

President Obama Sends A Shot Across The Bow Of Etch-A-Sketch Romney’s Campaign (VIDEO)

While Mitt ‘Etch-a-Sketch’ Romney continues to struggle to defeat Rick ‘Man on Dog’ Santorum in the GOP Presidential primaries, President Obama has spent the last couple of weeks making clear that Romney will face a far tougher opponent in the general election if he becomes the GOP nominee.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list, we have an interview with the author of a new book on how to tackle the deficit without destroying government, a critique of the GOP’s ‘faith-based’ economic theories, a study on conservative media bias that helped destroy ACORN, an accounting of how states have been unable to reform health insurance, an analysis of how computerized voter registration systems would increase voting rolls while saving money, and a critique of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s undemocratic governance.