On this day before Valentine's Day, I thought I'd pull it together with love songs on the pre-show music (Spotify users can get the extended playlist here), and laughter from comedians Julianna Forlano and John Fugelsang. If you happen to be in Phoenix or Ft. Lauderdale (or Chicago, Madison or Albuquerque), tickets to see John, Stephanie Miller and the Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour makes a great Valentines Day gift. In honor of everyone being able to love whomever they love, a big salute to this Dallas, TX sportscaster - Dale Hansen - for calling out the haters: Happy Valentines Day!
Fifty years later, we're still marching. Fifty years (and six months) ago, 200,00-300,ooo people turned out for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. This past Saturday 80,00-100,0o0 showed up in Raleigh North Carolina for the Moral March , something that has actually been happening in Raleigh every February since 2007 as part of the HKonJ -Historic Thousands on Jones Street (where the legislature meets). Writing about the march for RH Reality Check, PFAW's Peter Montgomery explains Last year’s merciless legislative assault on voting rights, public education, health care, and poor families gave progressive organizing a renewed urgency. Multimillionaire [...]