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Monday Morning News Roundup

Posted by Phoenix Woman on March 9, 2009

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CNBC blowhards rendered delightfully speechless after Jon Stewart’s epic and unassailable takedown of them.

Frank Schaeffer, whose father helped create the modern-day “religious right”, has a message for the Rush-worshipping Republicans and the GOP in general: “When your new leader Rush Limbaugh calls for President Obama to fail he’s calling for more flag-draped coffins. Limbaugh is the new ‘Hanoi Jane.'”

Landlord Nation? In a trend that shows signs of spreading to other cities, out-of-town investors are buying up Detroit’s foreclosed houses and turning them into rentals or rent-to-own properties.

— President Obama is moving to undo Bush’s limits on stem-cell research, limits that essentially ended whole swaths of medical research in the US. Republican House Whip Eric Cantor sputters some nonsense about it being a distraction from solving America’s economic issues, when in fact taking the chokehold off of stem-cell research will help stimulate the economy by boosting medical-related R&D.

Posted in Detroit, economy, eedjits, GOP/Media Complex, Republicans, science and medicine, Silly Republicans, speaking truth to power, stem cell research | 2 Comments »

Detroit Needs Our Help — and Deserves It

Posted by MEC on January 10, 2009

Mitch Albom tells us why.

Posted in Detroit | 6 Comments »

 
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