“Despite the inevitable conservative complaints that President Obama is engaged in some kind of massive overreach by recess appointing Richard Cordray as the nation’s chief consumer financial protection watchdog, the truth is that Obama has used his recess appointment power very sparingly. …” See article.
Welcome to the DIY generation Obama seems to have transformed the cohort of 18- to 29-year-olds, a whopping 66% of whom preferred him over John McCain, from passionate voters who thought Obama really did offer change they could believe in, into people feeling, in the words of veteran political analyst Charlie Cook, “disappointment and disillusionment.” […]
“In exchange for ravaging the most popular and successful programs Democrats have ever produced, and for a vital chunk of nearly every American’s retirement savings, Barack Obama’s grand bargain would have meant accepting an entire economic philosophy diametrically opposed to the one he had run on. For the most basic principles of public life to […]
Action: Welcome Obama, urge him to RELEASE BRADLEY MANNING, Friday, February 17, 11 a.m., Downtown Bellevue
President Obama will be in Bellevue this Friday, 2/17. Please join members of the Eastside peace and justice community to urge Obama to release Bradley Manning. Please also bring your “NO WAR in IRAN” banners, your “Reinstate Glass-Steagle”, “Get $ out of Politics” signs, and your “Justice Party for Rocky Anderson” banners, etc. Who: We […]