Two years and two days ago, I blogged about a massive urban redevelopment project planned for the former brewery of Pabst Blue Ribbon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin called Pabst City. The project was mind-boggling in scale: it was to cost over $300 million to convert seven blocks of the brewery’s historic structures into stores, apartments, and […]
Grover Norquist Protest Tomorrow
I got an email about this protest Working Assets is planning very near my work tomorrow morning. I noticed their organizer on the ground is none other than U-M grad and Billionaires for Bush founder Andrew Boyd. Join Working Assets for breakfast with Grover Norquist Hurricane Katrina is not only a national tragedy, it is […]
NOW and the Feminist Majority Foundation are sponsoring a week of protests to coincide with the confirmation hearings of John Roberts. The events include daily protests from 7 to 9 a.m. and 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. on Capitol Hill.
I heard NPR interviewing a Prof. Cass Sunstein today on Fresh Air. I thought he had some interesting things to say, and his many books sound worth a look, too.
PFAW Opposes Roberts
Today, my employer, People For the American Way, announced they are opposing the nomination of John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing tens of thousands of documents obtained from his years working for Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush. You can read our 50-page interim report summarizing his views and our position here. (PDF) […]
I just found out that thanks to Senator Robert Byrd, this September 16 has been declared “Constitution Day,” and, The act mandates that all publicly-funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. In May 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the enactment of this law […]
Ask John Roberts
The women Democratic Senators want to know: what would you ask John Roberts?