Obama taps Garland

Obama Plays the Religion Card

Don Rose Intro by b. traven  This is what contributor, Don Rose, a retired Chicago political consultant has to say about the convoluted reasoning behind the selection of Merrick Garland as Obama’s nominee for the Supreme court.  Other theories abound… such as this one in Salon. Senate Democrats have rushed to claim that this conservative Republican…

The Koch Brothers and the Berlusconi Factor

b. traven I just read that David Koch (of the infamous brothers) was on the board of the New York “public” TV station WNET.  And just incidentally he is the biggest contributor, to the tune of around $25 million, to PBS.  He was just outed in New York Magazine as influencing content of that station…