Saturday, December 29, 2012

Must Reads

Robert Reich: Cliff Hanger: Why Republicans Don’t Care What the Nation Thinks

Nathaniel Downes: John Galt Is A Terrorist – Fun Facts About The ‘Hero’ Of Atlas Shrugged

David Macaray: Longshoremen’s Strike Averted as Public, Media Hypocritical on Labor Rights

Steve Benen: An abrupt end to another GOP conspiracy theory

Charles Pierce: The Return of Scott Brown

Samuel Metz: Quality of U.S. medicine: The 'best' health care depends on your perspective

Paul Krugman: A Double Shot of Misunderstanding

Jim Wright: Bang Bang Crazy, Part Four

President Obama's Weekly Address - December 29, 2012

Congress Must Protect the Middle Class from Income Tax

...and a bonus! Yesterday's press conference saying basically the same thing.

President Obama Makes a Statement on Averting Tax Hikes for Middle Class Families

I'm almost convinced that the Republicans will balk and Harry Reid will have to bring a bill to the floor for an up or down vote (provided some insane Senator doesn't filibuster) and it will be sent to the House for a vote. Will John Boehner find his balls and bring it to a vote or will he side with the extremist crazy minority of his party and refuse to vote on it? We'll find out soon enough.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!

... and Happy Holidays. By the way, to all you "war on Christmas" Fox Newsheads...