Barack Obama

Mr. Obama, I'm Out

When I donated 250 bucks to the Obama for President campaign in the spring of 2008, I was about as excited as any cynic can be. I had soured on the Democrats for, what I thought was, forever after eight years of Clinton corporatism, welfare reform and Tipper Gore's attacks on rock 'n roll. I resolved never again to vote for another Democrat for president, and certainly to never vote for another southern white guy regardless of his political persuasion. I gladly voted for Nader in 2000 and I'd do it again. Remember, Al Lieberman was Mr. Gore's running mate.

Obama to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan; Activists will march Wednesday, protest Saturday

UPDATE 1AM Thurs: 9 of 11 civil disobedience arrestees reportedly released after march through downtown Minneapolis. See protest videos & more

UPDATE: Follow or text "follow tcimc" to 40404 to follow any breaking news from today's 5:30 march.  If you're going - bring a camera and publish your photos or stories here when you get home!

Employee Free Choice Act: The Enemies of Labor and the Lies They Tell

Analysis: Adam Turl

The enemies of unions and the lies they tell

Adam Turl looks at the employers' dirty campaign to block legislation that would make it easier to join a union.

February 20, 2009

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