50-State Union Protest Falls Far Short Of Predicted Turnout

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 2/26/2011

Protests in support of Wisconsin public sector unions were organized by MoveOn.org and labor unions today.

Promoters, such as David Dayen at Firedoglake, were predicting a million-person turnout nationwide. But reports as of 7:00 E.S.T. today make clear that other than in Madison, Wisconsin, the crowds were sparse.

The […]

10 Reasons to Kill the Senate Bill

by Jane Hamsher FireDogLake December 21, 2009

FDL has become the go-to place for coverage of the health care bill due to the work of our incredible team. Jon Walker’s second-to-none knowledge of the health care bill has made the policy and political analysis he offers up at FDL Action a driving force. Dave Dayen’s […]

The Best Christmas Present Ever: Senator DeMint Objects to the Appointment of the Conferees

Posted by Dan Perrin RedState.com December 24, 2009

When Senator DeMint engineered, and Republican Leader McConnell actually objected to the appointment of the conferees, he was really handing the ball off to the left wingers — progressives if you will — and now they have their shot to either hold their own clan members who […]

The nuanced Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

DECEMBER 21, 2009

NUANCE: Sen. Whitehouse: foes of health care bill are birthers, right-wing militias, aryan groups. He’d better worry, then, because they’ve got him outnumbered: “For the first time in our polling, more Americans said they’d rather stick with the status quo on health care than pass the Democrats’ bill.”

UPDATE: Latest from Rasmussen: […]