The Thomas Paine Glenn Beck Doesn't Want You To See

Right here. A taste: It is a position not to be controverted that the earth, in its natural, cultivated state was, and ever would have continued to be, the common property of the human race. In that state every man would have been born to property. He would have been a joint life proprietor with rest in the property of the soil, and in all its natural productions, vegetable and animal. and There...

Anyone Who Says Health Care Reform Is About "Bending The Cost Curve"

***UPDATED, 9/23***Unbelievable. Since these people went public with their story, they were guests of their local representative at a town-hall meeting on November 3 in Oak Lawn where they were booed by the local teabagger group while telling the story of their daughter’s (and granddaughter’s) death. Have these people no sense of decency? An excerpt:Catherina Wojtowicz, of Chicago’s Mount...

Why We Must Keep Fighting

Dennis Rahkonen over at The Smirking Chimp reminds us by giving us fifteen very bad things Republicans will do if they regain power. The Democratic caucus may have more than its share of problems, weaselly "Blue Dogs" and other assorted idiots (Lieberman, anyone?), but let's not forget just how bad it could, has and will again get if the Republicans are able to slither back into power.