TIA ISN’T DEAD….BUT IT TOOK A BODY BLOW TODAY….Good news: LeanLeft reports that the Senate has voted to remove funding for TIA, the big government snoop program. It’s not dead yet, since the spending package it’s embedded in still has to be reconciled with the House, but it’s a start.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrThere's Only One Way to End Gridlock in WashingtonFor activism to be successful in our current political climate, we must vote in a Blue tsunami.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhy the Left Can't Walk Away from Its Farmer-Labor RootsFascism arises when workers are won over to right-wing appeals to racial or religious solidarity.
Kimberly Pinker/FlickrA Senate Hearing for an Extremist Judicial Nominee Doesn't Go WellSteven Menashi's racism, sexism, and homophobia don't bother Republicans. It's his refusal to ...read more