Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder has declared a fiscal emergency, and he’s using it to push his agenda of removing power from regular people and placing it in the hands of corporations.
Wait a second. The same Peter King (R-NY) who called for Muslim terrorist hearings was in fact a major advocate for the Irish Republican Army?
Yes. In their frenzy to strip rights from teachers, nurses, and snowplow drivers, it looks like the GOP broke Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law. Watch this heart-thumping clip from the committee hearing (never thought I’d write those words), starring Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca:
State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI) reveals why Governor Walker is trying to destroy Wisconsin’s unions:
Republican Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) joins the assortment of conservatives begging for Koch Bros money.
At Sarah Palin Addicts Anonymous, the first step is admitting we have a problem.
Rachel Maddow connects forced prostitution, gambling lobbyists, and Americans for Prosperity to the random “I Stand with Scott Walker” people that are getting outnumbered 100-to-1 in Madison, WI.
We’ve all seen them: public school teachers. And we all know that they’re in it for the money.
Wondering what the Republican budget would do? Here’s the list:
1. Destroy 700,000 jobs, according to an independent economic analysis.
2. Zero out federal funding for National Public Radio and public television.
3. Cut $1.3 billion from community health centers–which will deprive more than three million people low-income people of health care over the next few months.
Read the rest after the jump.
This looks like a shoo-in for Best Picture at next year’s Oscars.