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Wisconsin Wire: ROLL OUT THE RECALL. Scott Walker Recall Officially Begins

Wisconsin Wire: ROLL OUT THE RECALL. Scott Walker Recall Officially Begins

And that brings us to today, November 15th. At 12:01 AM the recall of Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin, officially began. This will be a battle as we now have sixty days to collect at least 540,000 valid signatures, we are shooting for 700,000-1,000,000 in two weeks.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
‘We Don’t Need Laws For The Powerful.’ Darrell Issa Contradicts GOP Talking Point

‘We Don’t Need Laws For The Powerful.’ Darrell Issa Contradicts GOP Talking Point

Darrell Issa: Republican. Corporate Shill. Weasel. Raging Liberal? Wait, what?!

by Walt Dismay· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Chamber Of Commerce Gets Mic Checked (VIDEO)

Chamber Of Commerce Gets Mic Checked (VIDEO)

The latest target of the recent string of mic checks was none other than Scott Serota, the President and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), during a Chamber of Commerce event.

by Samantha Orum· · News
Breaking: NYPD Raid Occupy Wall St. Camp

Breaking: NYPD Raid Occupy Wall St. Camp

Hundreds of police in riot gear have cleared the protesters in Zuccotti Park.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Eating Their Own: Conservative Editor Calls For Ouster Of Grover Norquist From Conservative Movement

Eating Their Own: Conservative Editor Calls For Ouster Of Grover Norquist From Conservative Movement

Republicans have refused to agree with any plan that raises revenues, even if it’s a minuscule tax increase. But now, conservatives are beginning to turn on Norquist and are calling for his ouster from the conservative movement.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Newt Gingrich Is The New GOP Flavor Of The Month, According To PPP Poll

Newt Gingrich Is The New GOP Flavor Of The Month, According To PPP Poll

According to a new poll to be released this afternoon by Public Policy Polling, Newt Gingrich will be the latest Republican Presidential candidate to take the frontrunner mantle.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
How Does the Occupy Movement Win? Easily…Because There Are More of Us Than There Ever Could be of Them

How Does the Occupy Movement Win? Easily…Because There Are More of Us Than There Ever Could be of Them

Our just being here, confounds and enrages the 1% – and so they are frantic to make us go away. You know the mantra. They ignore us. When that doesn’t work they ridicule us. When that doesn’t work they find or invent laws to arrest us. When the jails are full and the police are exhausted what do they do then? Do they shoot us with ‘real’ bullets?

by Nurmi Husa· · News
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney pauses during a speech before the Conservative Political Action Conference, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, in Washington, where he announced he was suspending his faltering presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mitt Romney Hints At Privatizing Veterans Health Care Benefits During Veterans Day Campaign Event

During a Veterans Day campaign event in South Carolina on Friday, Mitt Romney indicated that he would privatize veterans care currently operated and paid for by the federal government and put a voucher system in its place.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
BREAKING NEWS: Police Evicting Occupy Oakland, Again (LIVE FEED)

BREAKING NEWS: Police Evicting Occupy Oakland, Again (LIVE FEED)

Police began breaking up the Occupy Oakland protesters, again, who have been camped out at Frank Ogawa park. The raid began around 4AM this morning.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The Freedom Forum: Unemployment And The 99% In Baltimore

The Freedom Forum: Unemployment And The 99% In Baltimore

With economic turmoil widespread across the country and the globe, urban communities and cities find themselves dealing with disturbing unemployment numbers. This has everyone brainstorming solutions to deal with high unemployment rates in cities such as Baltimore.

by Cory McCray· · News
Facebook Opens Doors To A New Way of Suppressing Information, Activists Constantly Banned

Facebook Opens Doors To A New Way of Suppressing Information, Activists Constantly Banned

Articles are shared on Facebook as quickly as a press of a button. But this creates obstacles for the people who want to control the message. So what do they do now? Well, in some instances, they take the source of information out.

Dark Knight Writer Frank Miller Refers To Occupy Wall Street Protesters As ‘Louts, Thieves, And Rapists’

Dark Knight Writer Frank Miller Refers To Occupy Wall Street Protesters As ‘Louts, Thieves, And Rapists’

Frank Miller is a comic book writer. Notable for such works like ‘300,’ ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns,’ and ‘Sin City,’ you would think Miller would be thrilled about protests against powerful entities. But he has no love for the Occupy Wall Street protesters. In fact, he hates them.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Right Wing Christians Pray For Republican Jesus™ To Stop The Occupy Movement

Right Wing Christians Pray For Republican Jesus™ To Stop The Occupy Movement

‘Truly, for I say unto thee, blessed be the rich, for their children shall inherit most of the world and take the rest for themselves’ – Republican Bible. Giuliani 9:11

by Walt Dismay· · News, Political Humor
Michele Bachmann Wants America To Be Like China

Michele Bachmann Wants America To Be Like China

Why do the Republicans hate America for being America? During the Republican Debate on Saturday night, Michele Bachmann said that America should be more like China. In order to do this, Bachmann says we should get rid of our social safety net system.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Occupy Portland & the Portland Authorities Both Claim Victory

Occupy Portland & the Portland Authorities Both Claim Victory

There are reports that the police are pushing back now. Earlier in the evening the official police spokesman referred to their job of “controlling” free speech. Inartful? Or a moment of unexpected truthtelling?

by Nurmi Husa· · News
Michele Bachmann Criticizes President Obama For Supporting The American People

Michele Bachmann Criticizes President Obama For Supporting The American People

During the GOP Debate on Saturday night, Michele Bachmann made a huge gaffe. She criticized President Obama for supporting the American people over a foreign nation.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
John McCain Supports A Corporate Tax Holiday So Corporations Can Buy More Private Jets And Yachts

John McCain Supports A Corporate Tax Holiday So Corporations Can Buy More Private Jets And Yachts

Instead of working on creating jobs for struggling Americans, John McCain would rather fight for a corporate tax holiday so that corporations can use the money to buy more pricey private jets and yachts, and he thinks that somehow the money they spend is supposed to trickle down and help the rest of us.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The Candidates On Torture:  Bachmann Thinks President Obama Is Letting The ACLU Run The CIA

The Candidates On Torture: Bachmann Thinks President Obama Is Letting The ACLU Run The CIA

And then the topic turned to torture – whether the U.S. should engage in it, what the definition of it is, and whether waterboarding is torture. Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman firmly believe it is wrong, and diminishes the United States. The others . . . not so much.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
Herman Cain Laughs At Joke About Anita Hill During Campaign Event

Herman Cain Laughs At Joke About Anita Hill During Campaign Event

Herman Cain sure isn’t taking the sexual harassment accusations against him very seriously. During a GOP Debate earlier this week, Cain referred to Nancy Pelosi as ‘Princess Nancy,’ and now he is joking about Anita Hill.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Tea Party Activists Plan To Undermine Recall Effort Against Scott Walker

Tea Party Activists Plan To Undermine Recall Effort Against Scott Walker

This past Tuesday, the Republican Party experienced a backlash from voters against their agenda. Included in this rejection were the successful recalls of several Republican politicians. And not too long ago, the people of Wisconsin recalled several state level Republicans and intend to recall Governor Scott Walker

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News