In two recent interviews, Blue Dog leader Rep. Mike Ross suggests he hasn’t had enough time to read the House health care reform bill — legislation that was first circulated in early June
|By: ChrisKromm Monday July 27, 2009 2:06 pm|
|By: ChrisKromm Wednesday July 1, 2009 10:19 am|
More than 9 million people in the U.S. use TRICARE, a popular single-payer health plan for military families — and nearly half of them live in Southern states where Congressional leaders vocally oppose government involvement in health care.
|By: ChrisKromm Friday April 3, 2009 9:06 am|
Thirty years ago this week, Randall and Joy Thompson were hired to monitor radiation releases after the Three Mile Island reactor meltdown. What they saw didn’t match what officials say happened — but, fearing for their lives, they gave up trying to tell their story. Now, Facing South shares their account — and their warning about the dangers of a nuclear revival.
|By: ChrisKromm Monday March 16, 2009 12:28 pm|
Southern politicians have been among the most vocal opponents of government spending in the financial crisis. But seven Southern states received at least $100 million each thanks to taxpayer bailout money passed through insurance giant AIG.
|By: ChrisKromm Friday March 13, 2009 2:18 pm|
A corporate-backed study claiming to prove the Employee Free Choice Act would cost 600,000 jobs has drawn widespread criticism for its bias and shaky research — but that hasn’t stopped some in the media and Congress from using it to oppose the labor bill.
|By: ChrisKromm Thursday March 12, 2009 12:27 pm|
A study claiming the Employee Free Choice Act would destroy 600,000 jobs is being seized on by business groups and the media. But few have looked at who backed the report — and no one is looking at the shaky research itself.