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Entries by David Sirota from 10/2010

D.C. GOPers Attack Conservative Voters for Questioning Pentagon Waste

| Posted 10.05.2010 | Politics

Recently, we've seen serious fractures in the old consensus over defense spending. In particular, the rise of conservatives who have been more willing to connect their deficit grievances with the bloated Pentagon budget. Now, the blowback is starting.

GOP Validates Progressive Critique in Powerful New Ad Against Bennet

| Posted 10.05.2010 | Denver

Because of Bennet's record and his connections to the Wall Street faction of his party, he is now -- clearly -- wide open to being attacked from both his right and his left.

If Wyoming Can, Then So Can Everywhere Else

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Politics

Frank Sinatra once said that if he could make it in New York, he could make it anywhere. Thanks to new drilling rules that I examine in my new newspap...

Denver Radio Host Mike Rosen Pushes for Terrorist Attack on Islamic Center Built in Lower Manhattan

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Denver

During a question about whether an Islamic Center should be allowed to be built in Lower Manhattan, Rosen said that if one is built, he supports terrorists blowing it up.

When Progressives Unilaterally Disarm: AFL-CIO Says EFCA Is Now an Insignificant 'Non Issue'

| Posted 10.13.2010 | Denver

This week, Senator Bennet finally ended his silence on the Employee Free Choice Act by coming out against it. This is not surprising. What is surprising is the labor movement's messaging about Bennet's announcement.

The Tea Party Test Case

| Posted 10.22.2010 | Politics

What is the Tea Party? Many have tried to answer that question ever since CNBC's Rick Santelli first launched the backlash with his trading-floor rant against the poor.

Thank You Sir, May I Have Another: Labor Leaders Destroy Their Own Ability to Influence Democrats

| Posted 10.26.2010 | Politics

When labor leaders in Washington aggressively back anti-labor Democrats and/or refuse to follow up their own threats with action, those labor leaders are destructively undermining the political agenda of their rank-and-file membership.