"I do not condemn corporations and rich men, but I would keep them within their proper spheres. It is not safe to entrust the government of the country to the influence of Wall Street." - Hazen S. Pingree (1840 – 1901) Republican Governor of Michigan and former mayor of Detroit
Warren: What Does It Mean To Be A Progressive?
Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts doesn’t make excuses about what we should believe in and I wish all Democrats would have her backbone. Speaking at this weekend’s Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, Warren laid out some values that Progressives need to have today. I agree with all of them. Related posts:
Anti-Discrimination Executive Order Won’t Include Religious Exemption
President Obama promised to issue an executive order that would prohibit Federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people. It was announced on Friday that the order, to be signed on Monday, won’t include a broad religious exemption as some faith groups had requested. This is good news. Related posts:
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* IHEU Statement To The United Nations Highlights Dangers To Religious Dissenters In The World