How Koch Industries Makes Billions by Demanding Bailouts and Taxpayer Subsidies Part 1

– Koch Industries won massive government contracts using their close relationship with the Bush administration. The Bush administration, in a deal even conservatives alleged was a quid pro quo because of Koch’s campaign donations, handed Koch Industries a lucrative contract to supply the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve with 8 million barrels of crude oil. The […]

Election Outcomes: How the 2010 elections made history, affected the political landscape, and shaped my world

The facts and figures in this piece are largely from two places: “Twenty ways the 2010 election made history“, (posted at San Francisco Chronicle) and posts and links from “Endgame” daily roundup) and other articles at the Daily Politics blog. Kimberly writes: Yesterday, I discovered that the overall affect that this election had on me […]

The Real Face-offs in the 10/18/10 NY Guv Debate

Below is excellent pre-debate commentary by Ian Wilder. For post-debate commentary from Kimberly Wilder (with Ian’s post-debate in comments) please go: here. Also, you can find full video of the live debate: here. OK, the corporate media keep playing up the face-off between Paladino and Cuomo like it is some kind of WWE event.  I […]

NY Guv cand Hawkins (G) To Paladino(R): Debate the Real Progressive

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

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