Monday, April 30, 2012

Monday's Daily Brief: Israel's Ex-PM on Iran, Obama and Clinton Team Up, Microsoft's New Venture

Monday, April 30, 2012
John Boehner: Americans 'Do Not Want To Vote For A Loser'
Obama, Clinton Join Forces
Pakistan Condemns U.S. Airstrike After Drone Ban
Microsoft Announces Huge New Venture
Invasive Species Must Love This
Leo W. Gerard: Killing Democracy One Vote at a Time
Voter ID restrictions work for the rich. They've got birth certificates and photo driver's licenses and passports. Or they can send a servant or secretary to apply for the documents. And the more rabble removed from the polls, the more weighty the votes of the wealthy.
Reince Priebus: Will Obama Apologize For Killing Union Employees' Lifeline to Jobs?
Apparently the only job President Obama thinks about when he hears "Keystone XL" is his own. Never mind the jobs it would create.
Michael Roth: Claude Lanzmann's Memoir - 'The Patagonian Hare'
The Patagonian Hare is full of Lanzmann's cloying self-regard, but we accept it for the single reason that he created Shoah, his 1985 documentary about the Nazi war against the Jews, one of the masterworks of cinema.
Sec. Kathleen Sebelius: The Affordable Care Act - Stronger Benefits to Seniors, Billions in Savings This Year
Two years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The president's health care law gives hard working, middle-class families security, makes Medicare stronger, and puts more money back in seniors' pockets.
Cenk Uygur: WHCD: A Salute to the Centurions
It's one thing to have the White House Correspondents' Dinner be the one time of the year where the watchdogs let down their guard and have civil, even friendly, conversations with the people they cover. I would enjoy that. But the over-chumminess of the Dinner is not the exception, it's now the rule.

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