A Day After Reading Constitution, Republicans Abolish Civil Liberties, Civil Liberties Bits of It

By: Friday January 7, 2011 2:44 pm

I sort of expected the Republicans to abolish labor–or at least its named inclusion among the business of Congressional committees. After all, the GOP really doesn’t like tough things like physical work or the people who do it. But it wasn’t so long ago that the Republican Party–not to mention its newest activist branch, the [...]

Netroots Nation: Close Gitmo and Use the Legal System

By: Saturday July 24, 2010 2:17 pm

Liveblog coverage of today’s panel discussion, Close Gitmo and Use the Legal System at Netroots Nation 2010. Panelists featured are Adam Serwer, Matthew Alexander, Rep. Jerry Nadler, Vince Warren, and your very own emptywheel, Marcy Wheeler.

“MD’s Sob Story”

By: Saturday January 23, 2010 9:00 am

I’m not Raul Grijalva or Jerry Nadler, but I thought I’d try to respond to TPM reader MD’s “sob story” (as MD called it) because the story illustrates the issues at stake in health care reform. Here’s the story. Like everyone I have a sob-story to tell about health care. After telling it to countless [...]

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