As part of my work for Progressive Congress News (and because I’m a big ol’ news & political junky) I consume a huge amount of media every day. Some of that I write about here or on other blogs; but at the end of the day, there are always a handful of great pieces that made an impact on my day. I’d like to share those with you. So here goes: the inaugural edition of Sandi’s Picks o’ the Day.
Cartoonist Ed Stein sums up the trouble with right wing complaints about high gas prices.
Progressive Caucus Budget: The Fairest and Most Responsible Budget Proposal in Congress (Citizens For Tax Justice)
Health-care reform: Collective solutions and the individualist tantrum (Scott Rosenberg - Grist)
How The Koch Brothers Spent At Least $3.9 Million In Unreported Partisan Attack Efforts During The 2010 Election (Lee Fang – Republic Report)
Fox News Debunks Right-Wing Lies About Chevy Volt: It’s ‘An Anti-Terrorist Weapon’ And ‘The Safest Car On The Road’ (Joe Romm - Climate Progress)
The Internet’s Cult of Now (Dominic Basulto - Big Think)
NRA Begins Selling Hoodies With Pocket To Conceal Handguns (Think Progress)
10 Bears Waving At You (Buzzfeed)