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The Culture of Corruption

Obama to headline April DCCC fundraiser in Calif.

President Obama will headline his first Democratic fundraiser of the 2014 election cycle at an event next month in San Francisco with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif).

Pelosi open to looking at Obama proposal to cut Social Security Read more about The Culture of Corruption

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Richard Eskow Asks: Which Side Are You On?

Richard Eskow of the Center for the American Future, posted a very good one a couple of days ago. He used the old union meme “which side are you on” to beat up the President and Congress about Social Security being placed on the negotiating table. I thought his writing on it was striking. Here's some of it: Read more about Richard Eskow Asks: Which Side Are You On?

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The Happy Dance of Richard Kirsch


Every once in a while, Richard Kirsch, does a "happy dance" article celebrating his own Health Care for America Now campaign for health care reform, whose outcome of course was the wonderful bill legislated by the Congress last Spring. Kirsch, who is now a Senior Fellow at The Roosevelt Institute, posted his latest happy dance at The Nation, whose "liberal media bias" was nowhere in evidence near his article. Read more about The Happy Dance of Richard Kirsch

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Let's make them pass the Weiner amendment

According to a post on Pennsylvania blog, House speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow a mere twenty minutes of debate on single-payer, albeit indirectly. Read more about Let's make them pass the Weiner amendment

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Tell Pelosi there is still time for her to do the right thing

[So what's the outcome? I've been Googling, checking around, and nada. What's up? -- lambert]

On Monday Pelosi will decide whether or not to restore the Kucinich Amendment as a managers amendment.

If you live in her district you can contact herhouse site.

If you have a YouTube account you can leave a comment at her YouTube Channel.

If you have a blog you can write an open letter to restore the Kucinich amendment and track back to Speaker Blog. Read more about Tell Pelosi there is still time for her to do the right thing

Weiner: Single payer "is a better plan and now it's center stage"

NY Daily News

Washington, DC - Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA), Chairman of the Energy & Commerce Committee announced today that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pledged to give Single-Payer an up or down vote when healthcare reform is considered before year’s end.

Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Middle Class Caucus and member of the Energy & Commerce Committee who led the effort with Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI); Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA); Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY); Rep. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL); Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL); and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), released the following statement:

Pelosi to offer single payer floor vote

[Because I forgot to classify this under the Department of the Happy Dance, I'm leaving it sticky for a bit. -- lambert]

Pressure works. Bring the pain!

Class is out. No more "lectures." Let the "recess" begin! Read more about Pelosi to offer single payer floor vote

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Waterboarding is magic!

Je répète, re: "...Pelosi today said her top security adviser was part of a briefing in February 2003 in which he learned interrogators were waterboarding terrorists."
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The Rose Garden: Obama Backed Off Social Security Push

The White House quietly sought to get the ball rolling on overhauling Social Security earlier this year, but it either abandoned or significantly downgraded the process under pressure from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and outside liberal interest groups, according to sources familiar with the stalled effort.

What Anglachel said


On Pelosi:

What did Nancy Pelosi know and when did she know it?

A) Less than Bush and Cheney, who made contempt for the rule of law the centerpiece of their administration.

B) Long after Bush and Cheney went forward with their plans to make torture the new normal.

Pelosi aide begs for our faxes on single payer -- send a fax for FREE right now

[I'm going to leave this stickied for now. Let's make sure Pelosi's fax runs out of paper again first thing Monday morning. --lambert]

My local single payer activist passes along the following:

It appears that Congressional leaders are being deliberately dismissive of single-payer to the point of ludicrous statements. It's like they have put their fingers in their ears and are yelling "I can't hear you, I can't hear you." Here they are in all their Congressional member glory:

Pelosi to push for Pecora Commission-style inquiry

Following through on her commitment last week at the Commonwealth Club, Pelosi moves to schedule hearings:

Wall Street may be heading for the deepest investigation of its practices since a congressional panel’s probe of abuses following the 1929 stock market crash.


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