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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

: March, 2011

Rally for Paid Sick Days at McDonald’s Bridgeport

Holding signs with slogans like “No Boogers In My Burgers” and “No Coughing in our Coffee,” the campaign for paid sick days legislation held a rally outside McDonald’s at 1900

Fed Foolishly Fearful of Inflation, Couldn’t Care Less About Unemployment

Paul Krugman (and I) have been saying this for a long time – it’s nice that someone else at the NY Times has chimed in: As Economy Sputters, a Timid Fed Whenever officials at the Federal Reserve

Immelt Must GO

From Progressives United: General Electric, America’s largest corporation, made $14,200,000,000 in profits in 2010 and paid $0 in taxes — that’s right, zero dollars in taxes. At the same time, C.E.O.

Latest Health Research

This is driving me nuts. After my last report I went out and bought a lot of pecans. Now I have to go out and buy walnuts: 1. Walnuts are top nut for heart-healthy antioxidants “Walnuts rank above

The right way to fix Social Security

The right way to fix Social Security by Ezra Klein: Social Security is the last place in the federal government we should look for cuts. It’s a lean, efficient program that, if anything, is too

Progressives Fight Back In Wisconsin

Rudy Giuliani Only One of 11 Possible Republican Candidates Who Could Beat President Obama

This is very good news coming from The Harris Poll, especially since RG hasn’t a prayer of getting the Republican nomination. Among all adults, assuming these candidates were in the Republican primary

Congressional Inaction On Long-Term Highway & Transit Bill Puts 31,217 Connecticut Jobs At Risk

The failure to pass overdue legislation that provides multi-year federal aid to state highway and transit programs jeopardizes 31,217 jobs in Connecticut, according to new research. These employees

Republicans Don’t Like Public Schools, Muslims

RIght Wing Attacks: Public Schools! “Just call them what they are,” Santorum said. “Public schools? That’s a nice way of putting it. These are government-run schools.” He’s not alone. Several other

Obama’s War on Schools

Education in the U.S. is a mess. No Child Left Behind had noble goals, but in practice, hasn’t been a great success. It’s been good that more emphasis has been placed on making sure students learn to