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Entries by David Sirota from 05/2006

Mike McCurry Has Lost Control of His Faculties

| Posted 05.01.2006 | Huffington Post

Mike McCurry is in one of those tailspins of dishonesty and contradiction that is so wildly out of control, you just have to sit back, grab some popcorn and watch with laughter.

Politics of the Future vs. Politics of the Short-Term

| Posted 05.03.2006 | Huffington Post

This is a cross post from a heated Book Club discussion we are having about Hostile Takeover over at TPM Cafe. Come over t...

Rick Santorum's Hostile Takeover

| Posted 05.05.2006 | Politics
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The fact that Santorum is now so clearly on the ropes in his race for reelection should give us all hope that we can fight the hostile takeover.

Hillary Clinton's "Mating Ritual" With Rupert Murdoch

| Posted 05.09.2006 | Huffington Post

There's a lot of talk from the media and the pundit class about "red and blue America," supposedly increased political "polarization" - but as my new ...

Labor's Fight Against the Hostile Takeover of the Democratic Party

| Posted 05.11.2006 | Huffington Post

The Pioneer Press has a story on how some labor leaders are actually going to be devoting resources to helping re-elect Rep. Melissa Bean (D), despite...

Supreme Court Helps Corporate America Emasculate Taxpayers

| Posted 05.15.2006 | Huffington Post

In North Carolina, taxpayers have challenged the state's $242 million giveaway to Dell Computer. The Supreme Court has essentially said they aren't even allowed to bring such a case.

"Tax Cuts" Mean "Tax Cuts Only for the Wealthy"

| Posted 05.17.2006 | Huffington Post

There you have it folks - a Republican "tax cut" bill that extends new tax cuts for the wealthy while letting tax cuts for ordinary citizens expire.

Movement Builds Against the Hostile Takeover of the Democratic Party

| Posted 05.19.2006 | Huffington Post

Those of us fighting the takeover represent the true "vital center" of the vast majority of America -- and the status quo apologists are the ones wholly out of step with the country.

2006: The Year the Progressive Movement Became a Movement

| Posted 05.21.2006 | Huffington Post

The confrontation brewing between this new movement and the Establishment is escalating, and it will have profound results that go far beyond just one election.

Is There An "Anti-Hillary" Movement In the Democratic Party?

| Posted 05.27.2006 | Huffington Post

Lately, Hillary has seemed all too happy to embrace ultra-right-wing zealots and parrot Bush talking points on Iraq -- all while refusing to challenge the Big Money interests that run Washington.

Joe Lieberman & the Hostile Takeover of "Centrism"

| Posted 05.30.2006 | Huffington Post

Positions that are way to the right of where the public stands are regularly called "centrist" or "mainstream." That's no accident - it is a deliberate strategy employed by Big Money interests.

John Stossel Is A Pathological Liar

| Posted 05.30.2006 | Huffington Post

Webster's Medical Dictionary defines a "pathological liar" as "an individual who habitually tells lies so exaggerated or bizarre that they are suggest...

Why We Should Worry About the Hostile Takeover of America's Court System

| Posted 05.31.2006 | Huffington Post

The Supreme Court exerts itself most forcefully on the key financial and corporate power issues - the issues that engineer who are winners and who are losers in America's economy.