Gonorrhea is now a super bug that will be untreatable in a few years. Chlamydia hangs its head, goes out to the road and starts kicking some rocks. Herpes walks over and puts and arm around Chlamydia's shoulders. Says, “Hey. Chin up, you. One day you won't have a cure, either. At least you're the most common! I may not have a cure, but I don't get anywhere near the number of diagnoses you do!” Chlamydia sniffs, wipes its eyes on its sleeve, and says, “Yeah, you're right, Herpes. I guess I've just got to keep putting one burning sensation after the other. Nothing worth doing is easy, right?” “That's right, buddy. Now come on. Gonorrhea is going to blow out the candles on its 'No Cure' cake.” Read more
Citizens of Wisconsin finally have their day at the polls and a chance to win a recall of Governor Scott Walker who, since taking office, has targeted public unions, forcing them to take cuts to their benefits while also taking away their collective bargaining rights for future negotiations. Over one million citizens of Wisconsin signed a petition back in January for a recall election of Scott Walker, which is happening today. Read more
Hypocrisy is running rampant in the GOP when Ayn Rand becomes their idle while they’re still trying to proclaim the Christian mantle. Ayn Rand’s vision for the world was about individualism and satisfying oneself over the needs of the many. Her philosophy was what you might say was the exact opposite of Jesus Christ’s philosophy which was about selflessness and compassion for the poor.
To me, the GOP and Ayn Rand belong together – their policies for the last several decades has been anything but Christian when it comes to their views about the poor and the social programs that provide a safety net for those in need. It’s as if suddenly they woke up to the fact of this is who they are; selfish and self-centered and caught up in this dance with the devil. Read more
In December, we announced our partnership with the Candidate Project, an effort to urge progressives to run for office and to help them run better campaigns. Their "2,012 for 2012" campaign is working with MoveOn, Rebuild The Dream, Color of Change, Democracy for America, CREDO and other partners to field a movement of liberals to run for local office all over the country. Read more
The recall of Scott Walker began at midnight last night. Recall supporters must collect 540,208 signatures to force the Wisconsin Governor to face a recall election. Read more
By Susan Stamper Brown Read more