In Olympia and in D.C. Democratic politicians are delivering progressive legislation on gay rights and women’s rights. That’s good. But these issues ARE wedge issues and I feel like I’m being taken for a ride. I want to see action on other important issues as well: tax fairness, corruption, jobs, income inequality, health care, green energy, environment, ending the wars, and re-establishing accountability for criminality. More balance!
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Conservative billionaire Pete Peterson, a major financier in the effort to dismantle Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, just got some egg on his face courtesy of the Social Security Works – Washington coalition, the Economic Opportunity Institute and PSARA. The winning video in the Pete Peterson Foundation’s video contest – which had the goal of “compiling […]
Like a lot of people these days, we have come to the conclusion that it’s time to change our lousy bank. And it wasn’t even like we chose badly, either – we were customers of Washington Mutual for almost two decades, and we loved ‘em: they were nice people to deal with, they didn’t constantly […]