Secret Emails Show Lack Of Support For Hillary Clinton Among Democratic Activists

By: Friday September 19, 2014 7:58 am

According to secret emails reviewed by The Hill, some influential Democratic Party members are less than enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president. The Google group called “Gamechanger Salon,” hosts 1,500 Democratic Party aligned operatives in activism and media. A years worth of emails revealed “significant dissatisfaction” with Hillary Clinton. The group includes [...]

Asking Uncomfortable Questions Not a Matter of Left or Right

By: Monday February 7, 2011 12:56 pm

Here’s Politico being just dense (but I repeat myself): “We don’t see ourselves as left,” she told POLITICO. “And I think it’s one area where news consumers are ahead of the media, because they know that continuing to see everything that’s happening as a right-left issue is missing what’s happening, and is also making it [...]

AOL Purchases Huffington Post

By: Monday February 7, 2011 6:35 am

America On-Line finally figured out how to pulp all those CDs and turn them into bills, because they just up and purchased the Huffington Post for $315 million. The transaction will create a premier global, national, local, and hyper-local content group for the digital age – leveraged across online, mobile, tablet, and video platforms. The [...]

Senate Judiciary Hearing Pushes Mandatory Mediation as Solution to Foreclosure Crisis

By: Tuesday February 1, 2011 9:18 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee just wrapped up a hearing on HAMP, the foreclosure crisis and bankruptcy courts, presided over by subcommittee chair Sheldon Whitehouse. Only three other members of the Judiciary Committee managed to attend this hearing. Al Franken and Richard Blumenthal were there the whole time, and Republican ranking member Chuck Grassley poked his [...]

The Video That Encapsulates Corporate Influence In Government

By: Wednesday December 30, 2009 10:14 am

The video in question is taken from Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney’s superlative chronicle of the House Financial Services Committee, and how it has essentially been co-opted by the banking industry. It isn’t available for embedding, so you’ll have to visit HuffPo to watch it. But I’ll let Grim and Delaney describe it for you. [...]

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