This items sounds like it must be totally made up until you see and hear it for yourself. The organization which hosted the “Rediscover God In America” conference, United in Purpose, has edited Huckabee’s comment from the publicly-released footage of his speech, but not before People For The American Way’s Kyle Mantyla captured the unedited footage.
I usually try to take the line that “Republicans are people too, and our fellow Americans as well” but I would rather not share a country with this guy.
Here are some photos from the Rock County Working Families demonstration on March 29, 2011 in Janesville, WI. We made this set of posters for them. You go, proud Wisconsonites!
Thanks to Angela Fischer Smillie for helping make this happen.
Okay, now officially into the unbelievable portion of today’s news: An Indiana prosecutor (yes, a member of the Justice Department) suggested to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker that he fake an attack on himself, possibly with a gun, to discredit unions and their supporters.
Carlos Lam of Johnson County, Indiana, welcome to your day in the sun.
Thanks to Jennifer Haydin for this story.
Ohio’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives is scared to pass SB 5, which ends collective bargaining rights, because of the people’s outcry and the fast-moving recall campaigns mounted in Wisconsin. DUH, WINNING!
Find out! Check out the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hate Map and see which of the 1000 currently active hate groups is ganking in your area.
The big Tea Party convention in Tampa, Florida was headlined by such right-wing leading lights as Ron Paul and Tom Tancredo, but few attended. The ratio of attendees to speakers was 12 to 1, which suggests a pretty cozy affair. Oh, and Ms. Palin took a pass.