When historians look back on the 2010 election, it will be remembered for three things -- a bad economy, the rise of the Tea Party, and the undertow of anonymous corporate money. Time for a pro-democracy Tea Party.
Some are dissatisfied with the president for not going through a confirmation process in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren. His concerns were real about getting the 60 votes to override the filibuster that was certain to come from the Republicans.
Yesterday the Public Citizen Texas team drove down to Houston to crash the American Petroleum Institute's Energy Citizen event. Billed as a "grassroots" rally against the cap-and-trade bill currently before Congress, this event was nothing more than a company picnic.