"Hands down Putin because he at least loves his country." [read on]
The Koch Brothers and their assault on unions
This is just a mind-boggling statistic: The various Koch-sponsored groups spent "more than double the combined political spending (including to undisclosed group) for the top 10 unions combined" in 2012. . . .
Remember people if there are fewer people in unions the economy will blossom and a rising tide will lift all boats. And most importantly remember the greatest threat to Democracy today comes from unions not the Koch brothers or the heirs to the great fortune of Andrew Mellon. . . .
Can the Koch Brothers Be a Political Asset for Democrats?
Tales from CPAC
Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll
Ted Cruz Is The Star Of CPAC
Former reality television star Sarah Palin used the stage at CPAC to deliver a scattered, rambling speech which included her sequel to the Dr. Seuss classic, "Green Eggs and Ham." . . .
The Sunday talk show line-ups
NBC's "Meet the Press" — Tony Blinken, deputy national security adviser; New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Roundtable: California Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass; Chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition Ralph Reed; Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director at the National Journal, Ron Fournier; and NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell.
CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; former Vice President Dick Cheney; former Secretary of State James Baker and retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Jones, a former NATO commander in Europe. Roundtable: Rich Lowry of the National Review, CBS News State Department Correspondent Margaret Brennan, Peter Baker of the New York Times, and Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg View.
MSNBC's "UP with Steve Kornacki" -- Abby Rapoport, The American Prospect; Djuan Trent, Fmr. Miss Kentucky; David Weigel, Slate; Brian Murphy, Baruch College; Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed; Terry Golway, Kean University; Al Cross, Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism at the University of KY and columnist for the Louisville Courier Journal; Josh Barro, New York Times; Brian Thompson, NBC4; William Hiss, Fmr. Dean of Admissions; Holly Schepisi, New Jersey Assemblywoman.
MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry" -- Elise Jordan, Contributor to the Daily Beast / Former Speechwriter for Condoleezza Rice; David Cay Johnston, Author of “The Fine Print” / Contributing Editor at Newsweek; Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group / Author of “Every Nation for Itself”; Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation Magazine; Alexis Goldstein, Writer/Communications Director for “The Other 98%”; 9th Wonder, Rapper and Music Producer/”The Hip Hop Fellow”; Laura Gottesdiener, Freelance Journalist and Author of “A Dream Foreclosed”; Dorian Warren, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Public Affairs at Columbia University; Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA); Jeremy Richardson, Senior Energy Analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
MSNBC's "Disrupt with Karen Finney" -- Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, Policy Link; Perry Bacon, TheGrio.com; Carolyn Jones, Texas Observer; Eduardo Porter, New York Times; Jane Fleming Kleeb, Bold Nebraska; Michael Blake, Director of Public Policy and External Affairs, Green For All; Viviana Hurtado, Wise Latina Club.
CNN's "State of the Union" — Blinken; former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist; Zygimantas Pavilionis, Lithuania's ambassador to the United States; Marina Kaljurand, Estonia's ambassador to the U.S. Panel: Donna Brazile, AB Stoddard and Ben Ferguson.
CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" -- Former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, New York University’s Stephen Cohen, Canadian politician and journalist Chrystia Freeland and Princeton University’s Stephen Kotkin. Israel’s economics minister Naftali Bennett.
MOYERS & COMPANY: The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part II. Bill continues his conversation with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López about how politicians use strategic racism to win votes.
Bonus item: There's something fishy about the Republican stance on food stamps. Jon Stewart tells us what it is
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