Thursday, April 28, 2011
Friday, April 22, 2011
Hell fucking yes:
Yesterday, local activists in Wisconsin submitted over 100% of the signatures needed to recall Republican Senator Alberta Darling.
That's 3 Republicans recalled in one week, 5 in total! (What a week!)
After local officials certify the signatures, these Republicans will face do-over elections against Democratic candidates. PCCC supporters in Wisconsin and across the nation have been vital to this accomplishment -- thanks for all you've done. And congrats!
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Republicans declared war on the middle class. And with your help, we're going to win. Thanks for being a bold progressive.
-- Adam Green, Stephanie Taylor, Matt Burgess, Jason Rosenbaum, Amanda Johnson, and the PCCC team
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011
"We're stuck doing what we've done ever since we lived in caves. Whenever we want some energy we light fire to something. The United States is stuck in a debate that says that harnessing the eternal sources of energy that run the planet is too expensive and too impractical. But China is not under that delusion, neither is Germany, Denmark or Spain. Nor Canada.
All these countries are ahead of us in developing clean technologies, diversified energy sources, creating the jobs that go with it and the infrastructure that goes with it...as we pretend that it's impractical, while our factories rust and we complain about high unemployment."
The whole show is worth watching. Meanwhile in Japan...
See also new site, CounterSpill.