My Head is Going to Explode

Posted January 27, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Even though 54 Senate Democrats supported the public option (i.e., a majority with votes to spare), they still had to kill it – just to appease Ben Nelson, Mary Landrieu, Blanche Lincoln and Joe Lieberman. We then had to dump
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NUHW Wins Landslide Victory Over SEIU at Kaiser

Posted January 27, 2010 by Randy Shaw

In a stunning rebuke to SEIU, nurses and health care professionals at Kaiser Hospital voted overwhelmingly yesterday to leave SEIU and join NUHW. Nurses favored NUHW over SEIU 746-36 (95%), one health professional unit went for NUHW 189-26 (86%), and
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Strong-Mayor Government Still Rears its Head

Posted January 27, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

Despite my pleadings, Gavin Newsom didn’t attend yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Rather than ask them personally to calendar his pro-business “tax credit” measures and explain why it’s such a good idea, the Mayor did a press conference to bash
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Dispatch from Park City (Part 1)

Posted January 27, 2010 by Peter Wong

Park City: the Utah home of the Sundance 2010 Film Festival, Slamdance 2010, and other film-related events over the next two weeks. Is the act of going there a frivolous denial of this week of American liberal/progressive political disasters? Not
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