Tag: One Nation

Why are there no MLK’s of Labor?

http://cinziamazzamakeup.com/?x=dove-comprare-levitra-generico-20-mg-in-italia I’m endlessly dismayed by the lack of leadership and moral courage I observe from people and institutions that I would otherwise expect more of. I posted a Quick Hit at OpenLeft called

“Nobody marched at the One Nation “march””

which was about a diary in FDL called

“Progressive “One Nation” Event a Bit Disappointing, We Didn’t March: ”

in which the question of the lack of strong leadership by unions naturally arises.  The contents of this diary flowed from that discussion.

One Nation–Nice Notion

acquistare viagra generico 25 mg consegna rapida a Milano I went to the One Nation rally today–walked around as much as I could took photos and so on. The day was beautiful–this is the best time of year in the Washington area.

free cialis jelly The focus of the rally was really on organized labor and the multi-cultural community and it very much reminded me Jesse Jackson’s old rainbow coalition. It was a pleasant outing with some a lot of speeches, Marian Wright Edelman speech struck me as important–the rest, with the exception of Harry Belafonte’s (rightly warning us about the spreading authoritarianism) speech weren’t much to write home about.

I liked the fact that labor unions were so well represented. It always makes me sad to see unions try to organize and represent people–it’s such an uphill battle for them and all the cards are stacked against them and they know it.

The rally wasn’t that large, it was, as the papers say, in the tens of thousands–for once they got the crowd size reasonably right.  

238 Reasons to Get out and Vote for Democrats in November

I like Numbers, Statistics, Facts.

They have a way of cutting through the Rhetoric.

Facts have a way of lifting the “fog of inaction”.

So, it is within that context of “fog clearing”, I present to you …

The Obameter: Tracking Obama’s Campaign Promises

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2009 Pulitizer Prize Winner

PolitiFact has compiled more than prednisone online no prescription fed x 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the campaign and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.

The Obameter Scorecard

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   * Compromise 39

   * Promise Broken 22

   * Stalled 82

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Live Stream: One Nation

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Laura, Thom Hartmann, and others from Free Speech TV will be hosting live coverage of the One Nation, Working Together rally in Washington, DC all day today, October 2, 2010.