Posts Tagged ‘Alan Grayson’

The (Belated) Education of John Avlon

John Avlon, CNN contributor and  Villager extraordinaire, has made a veritable career out of pushing false equivalencies; he literally wrote the book on the subject, in which he touted, among other things, the risible notion that Alan Grayson was exactly the same as Glenn Beck.  Entitled “Wingnuts,” the thesis of this discount-bin tome was that [...]

The ecstatic drool from Corporates is flooding the D.C. Beltway and drowning the people’s voice

The news for liberals and Democrats is depressing in the first year of the meek Obama Administration and filibuster-crippled Congress culminating in the election of Scott Brown and the Supreme Court free speech decision announced today rolling back restrictions on corporate spending on federal campaigns. Wall Street and the bankers are drooling as this week [...]

Turning the Suppressed Grapes of Wrath into Fruit for the Masses

Not only are the RWAs and Teabaggers upset with President Obama, so too are many of those on the left who hoped for real change in Washington. That combined with the continual lobbyist wins in the U.S. Congress and a growing not receding economic crisis has caused a diffusion of blogging and protest actions that [...]

The Blame Game

Florida Rep. Alan Grayson was on Thom Hartmann today, and in a brief but quite unconventional interview that included caller questions, he made some profound points about our current political situation, which were as enlightening as they were depressing.  Responding to a question about the glaring obviousness of the corrupting influence of money on the [...]

The Truth Squad

UPDATE BELOW: It seems that the only thing that is too indecent and/or inappropriate to be uttered in public discourse these days is, well, the truth.  You see, the media have bet all their chips on lies from sea to shining sea ever since Al Gore “invented the internet,” and truth today in the media, [...]