Brad Bannon


March 2011


GOP Govs. Walker, Kasich, Snyder Plead Poverty but Reward Wealthy

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Why have Republican governors and legislators across the country done so little to create jobs? The answer is they’re too busy creating problems for working families.

We have all heard about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to deny public employees the basic rights that all Americans enjoy. The ...

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TAGS:
Republican Party
unemployment
health care reform
politics
Wisconsin
Ohio
Michigan
Maine
unions
labor

Barack Obama Would Crush Sarah Palin in 2012

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The last week like every other week has been interesting one for Sarah Palin. She wouldn’t have it any other way even if her actions diminish her stature. As long as the media spells her name correctly, she’s a happy camper.

The former half-term and half-baked Alaska governor is taking a world tour ...

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TAGS:
politics
unemployment
Obama, Barack
2012 presidential election
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Rove, Karl
Palin, Sarah

Japan Earthquake Raises Questions About U.S. Nuclear Future

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The situation continues to get worse in Japan. Saturday, the Japanese government banned the sale of unpasteurized milk and several kinds of vegetables. Radiation levels are more than four times higher in Tokyo than they were two weeks ago.

The tragedy in Japan has accelerated the debate on the use ...

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TAGS:
energy policy and climate change
Markey, Ed
Congress
Democratic Party
deficit and national debt
Republican Party
politics
nuclear power

Heat, Boehner Show There Is Crying In Basketball ... and Politics

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I am a devoted Democrat and fervent fan of the Boston Celtics so I normally don’t have much sympathy for the GOP House Speaker John Boehner or the NBA’s Miami Heat but I do now.

After a string of losses, the coach of the Heat, Erik Spoelstra, told a room of reporters that his players were so upset ...

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TAGS:
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Boehner, John
Clinton, Hillary
NBA
basketball
sports

The Turmoil Wrought by Scott Walker and Muammar Qadhafi

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The big news this week has been the political protests in the Mideast and in the Midwest. In both places, autocrats are trying to impose their will on citizens who are up in arms against their repressive policies.

In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker told Democratic state senators that it was his way or ...

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TAGS:
economy
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Qadhafi, Muammar
Libya
Wisconsin
unemployment
health care reform

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