Wal-Mart Warns Employees Against Voting Democratic

Aug
02

Just about the best endorsement the Dems could get. From the WSJ:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is mobilizing its store managers and department supervisors around the country to warn that if Democrats win power in November, they'll likely change federal law to make it easier for workers to unionize companies -- including Wal-Mart.

[h/t ThinkProgress]

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New McCain Campaign Artwork

Jul
28

Because America deserves a leader who's way past his prime:

McCain - So Lame It Hurts

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Photo from the 9th CD Rally for Obama

Jul
27



I saw a lot of old friends at the big and lively rally for Obama at the Broadway Armory on Sunday. Here's a shot of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky addressing the audience early on.

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Europeans on Obama in Berlin: 'You Can Believe in America Again'

Jul
24

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[Even the 'Polizei' were coming in close -- to take snapshots of the guy.]

Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland explains the significance of Barach Obama for our European allies:

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Words in German for Barack Obama and the Myth of Reagan in Berlin

Jul
22

The comparison of Ronald Reagan's speech in West Berlin with John Kennedy's speech 25 years earlier is ahistorical and completely bogus. It's a complete rightwing fabrication that's swallowed whole by the MSM.

NPR Host, Melissa Block brings up the myth in this evening's 'All Things Considered' only to be swathed down by SUNY Buffalo Prof. Andreas Daum who actually knows something about the two events.

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A Tale of Two Americas

Jul
22

On the anticipated reception of Obama in Europe:

It's not only Obama's youth, eloquence and energy that have stolen hearts across the Atlantic. For Europeans, there have always been two Americas: one of cynicism, big business and bullying aggression, another of freedom, fairness and nothing-is-impossible dynamism.

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No No on ConCon

Jul
19

Illinois_seal.pngDan Johnson Weinburger makes the case for a ConCon but I remain unconvinced. As he portrays it, it's all upside and no downside. If there are any doubts, Dan argues, it's ultimately "we the citizens" who are in the driver's seat.

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Wal-Mart Watch Has a Winner (Logo)

Jul
18

walmart_watch_logo.jpgThe good people over at Wal-Mart Watch had an "unofficial" contest to redesign the Wal-Mart Logo.

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Flatbed CTA Buses

Jul
17



The Sun-Times writes:

CTA L cars could become more like cattle cars if the transit agency goes ahead with plans to remove seats on some L cars in the next few months to squeeze in all the riders leaving their cars home and turning to mass transit.

What's next? Flatbed CTA buses?

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