It hasn't even been a year yet since last summer's oil disaster in the Gulf and now BP wants to start drilling again? Shouldn't there be…
Obama's In: Video Announces Launch of 2012 Presidential Campaign — Obama Begins Re-Election Facing New Political Challenges — Expected to Tap Big-Money Donors (via Oliver Willis)Obama Rule Review Leaves Some Nervous, SkepticalHealth Care Reform Ruling Appealed By Obama AdministrationForeclosure Backlash: Fed-up Judges Crack Down on Banksters' Disorder in the CourtsThe Real Unemployment Picture Shows US Economy Short 20 Million Jobs
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Here's a Sunday morning must-read. Scout Prime at First Draft links to a remarkably detailed and researched post at Cognitive Dissonance that maps the money trail from a negative campaign ad running in Wisconsin to the wallets of protofascist billionaires David and Charles Koch. Operatives are identified, email addresses (and a phone number) are revealed, and another structural pillar in the metaphorical edifice of the Bank of Unregulated Campaign Megabucks is exposed.
No weekend for the modern news cycle:
Watch this! ► Obama warns economy still fragile as budget deadline approaches Obama: Clean Energy Shift Will Boost Jobs, Decrease Oil Dependence Obama Condemns Quran Burning, Killing of UN Workers in AfghanistanObama Set to Launch Re-Election Bid, AP Sources SayGOP leaders likely to drop social issues in budget compromiseAnalysis ► Budget Battle to Be Followed by an Even Bigger FightIn Historic Shift, Police and Fire Unions Say They'll Support Pro-Union CandidatesThere are encouraging signs that the right's war on labor is backfiring Smart ALEC: Dragging the Secretive Conservative Organization Out of the ShadowsLibyan rebels 'receiving covert training' offered by US and Egyptian special forces
The news cycle never sleeps:
There are encouraging signs that the right's war on labor is backfiring Smart ALEC: Dragging the Secretive Conservative Organization Out of the ShadowsWisconsin Dems file 30,000 signatures to recall Kapanke, twice what's needed