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29 items by Daniel Adler

  • Colbert: 'We Did It! It's the End of Unions!'

    Colbert: 'We Did It! It's the End of Unions!' | BLOG ENTRY

    Tuesday's recall election in Wisconsin was, first and foremost, a referendum on Gov. Scott Walker's assault on the collective bargaining rights of teachers' unions. And so by electing to keep Walker in office, the state's voters sent...

    June 7, 2012 8:55 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart: Wisconsin Actually Likes 'the Tyrant-y, Union-Cutting Guy'

    Jon Stewart: Wisconsin Actually Likes 'the Tyrant-y, Union-Cutting Guy' | BLOG ENTRY

    On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart offered his read of Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin on Tuesday. The voters spoke, and what they said was this: "Oh sorry, you didn't hear us the first...

    June 7, 2012 8:18 AM ET
  • Al Gore and Tim Dickinson on Romney's Health Care Flip-Flop

    Al Gore and Tim Dickinson on Romney's Health Care Flip-Flop | BLOG ENTRY

    Co-founder of Current TV Al Gore and Rolling Stone Contributing Editor Tim Dickinson dropped in on Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer last night to discuss Mitt Romney's changing position on health care, as revealed by a cache of...

    June 6, 2012 11:51 AM ET
  • Wisconsin Recall: A Big Win for Big Money

    Wisconsin Recall: A Big Win for Big Money | BLOG ENTRY

    In the wake of Wisconsin's recall vote, much of the buzz is about what Gov. Scott Walker's victory means for the future of organized labor and a Democratic Party dependent on the unions' shrinking political muscle. But...

    June 6, 2012 10:55 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart: Scott Walker Supporters Feared Victory by the 'Monterey Jack-Booted Thugs'

    Jon Stewart: Scott Walker Supporters Feared Victory by the 'Monterey Jack-Booted Thugs' | BLOG ENTRY

    Before we knew the results of yesterday's recall election in Wisconsin, Jon Stewart considered what was at stake. News organizations had – of course – cast the matter in the most dramatic terms possible: CNN said GOP...

    June 6, 2012 8:53 AM ET
  • Colbert: Zombies Are Intellectual Elites - 'All They Care About Is Braiiiiiiins'

    Colbert: Zombies Are Intellectual Elites - 'All They Care About Is Braiiiiiiins' | BLOG ENTRY

    College student eating a housemate's heart? Homeless man eating another homeless man's face? Porn star sending body parts to government members? "Cannibalism is the hot new trend," observed Stephen Colbert on last night's Colbert Report. "And you...

    June 6, 2012 8:21 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart: How Democrats Spin the Jobs 'Turd Into Something Positive'

    Jon Stewart: How Democrats Spin the Jobs 'Turd Into Something Positive' | BLOG ENTRY

    Last week's jobs report was bad, bad, bad. But as Jon Stewart pointed out last night, that didn't stop Democrats from trying to "spin this turd into something positive." For instance, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) noted that...

    June 5, 2012 11:28 AM ET
  • Colbert: 'Congress Is So Dumb'

    Colbert: 'Congress Is So Dumb' | BLOG ENTRY

    Given the amount of time members of Congress waste on "petty schoolyard bickering," it's no wonder the American people think they're dumb. But it turns out they're even dumber than we knew. A new study analyzed congressional...

    June 5, 2012 10:48 AM ET
  • Tim Dickinson on Romney's Billionaire Boys Club

    Tim Dickinson on Romney's Billionaire Boys Club | BLOG ENTRY

    Rolling Stone contributing editor Tim Dickinson appeared on The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur to talk about the cohort of super-rich donors who have given at least $1 million to Mitt Romney's SuperPAC (which Dickinson writes...

    June 5, 2012 9:56 AM ET
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