Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

Sorry, wingers: Reagan was a union man

The bad news for the right, as delivered by ThinkProgress: In a prank call with the Buffalo Beast’s Ian Murphy, where Murphy pretended to be right-wing billionare David Koch, Walker himself even fantasized about being just like Reagan. Yet conservatives … Continue reading

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**UPDATE: Americans for Prosperity at CPAC: ‘Take the unions out at the knees’

This morning on NPR, reporter Peter Overby narrated a package that told the plain truth about what the Koch-funded group Americans for Prosperity is up to in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and other states with newly elected tea party governors. 

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Miami group plans Wisconsin-style protest today

From the in-box, Florida New Majority, a coalition of pro-worker, pro-middle class groups, will hold a Wisconsin-style protest in Miami today at 4 p.m.

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Georgia Republican takes question, ‘when is someone going to shoot Obama,’ doesn’t blink

A Georgia Republican, who before now was known mostly for tweeting that Obama hates the Constitution and loves socialism, takes an outrageous question during a town hall, and instead of smacking it down, he answers…

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Rick Scott: impervious to facts, married to ideology

A St. Pete Times editorial takes the Florida governor to task for junking high speed rail, just because he can.

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