Due to circumstances beyond all control, today’s edition will be bare bones. Please forgive me. You can access all the past editions of The Daily Planet on the green Category bar on the top of each page under the heading PlanetPOV.
Daily Beast: Walmart Launches Women’s Initiative: After winning a major lawsuit brought by female employees.
WSJ: BREAKING: Obama won’t touch Social Security or increase Medicare age!
TPM: Touchy, Touchy: White House Still Pushing Full Jobs Package Despite Brief Confusion
NYT: Some Democrats Are Balking at Obama’s Jobs Bill
Crooks and Liars: GOP Zero Sum Sham: No Jobs Bill Unless Obamacare is Repealed
The People’s View: Are you freaking kidding me, you childish, racist piece of Republican excrement?
WaPo: The jobs crisis began in 2001
Think Progress: GOP says python ban is strangling economic growth
Think Progress: With no paid sick leave , Philadelphia woman fired for taking time off to save her son’s life
Washington Monthly: Even if the AJA manages to pass – Rick Scott won’t let it help Floridians
Chart of the Day: Obamacare Already Working
Ezra Klein: The health-care law could cover way more than 32 million people if the health industry has its way
ABC news: Probe surrounding Wis. governor apparently growing
The Daily Beast: Dem. Campaign Treasurer Arrested: May have stolen millions from California politicians.
CNN bends over for the “Tea Party”—although it represents a tiny slice of the electorate (2 items)
The Monkey Cage: The Effects of the Internet on Politics
Media Matters: Right-Wing Media Use Poverty Increase To Renew Charge That Poor Don’t Have It So Bad
RollingStone: Jon Stewart on Fox News, Obama and the power of satire.
Air Force Official Issues Religious Neutrality Policy in Wake of Truthout’s “Jesus Loves Nukes” Exposé
The Reid Report: Now THIS, the Obama campaign should worry about
Mother Jones: “It’s something that no previous legislature in America since the Civil War has ever had the audacity to impose”:
NBC: The liberal disaffection myth
Mother Jones: Everybody Hates Everybody Else
ThinkProgress: BREAKING: Cantor conditions disaster aid on slashing $1B in funding for fuel efficient vehicles.
Reuters: Obama hardens tone in push for his jobs bill
Steve Benen: “Do no harm standard”: calls on Congress to ask CBO to score supercommittee proposals on jobs
The Political Carnival: Audio- Rush Limbaugh Warns Republicans Not To Work With Obama
ProPublica: Anita Perry’s salary comes indirectly from Rick Perry’s backers
Ezra Klein: Voters care about the economy — not policy, and not performance:
How the GOP Crippled the United States Postal Service
Elizabeth Warren’s announcement video: ‘I’m gonna do this’
ThinkProgress: Issa: We Won’t Investigate News Corp’s Alleged Hacking Of 9/11 Victims Because We Don’t Want To Pick On The Media
Only 34% of Americans favor repealing the Affordable Care Act
TPM: Brinkmanship Tanks: Obama Still Favored Amid Economic Pessimism
MaddowBlog: The survey John Boehner wants you to see, and the one he doesn’t
Field Poll puts Obama approval below 50% in California for first time
65% of Americans think Obama and Congress should focus more on jobs, 29% think the deficit
Reuters/Ipsos poll: Obama approval rating bumped up to 47% in Sept from 45% in Aug after jobs speech
Wonkette: Dueling Polls Cumulatively Reveal Nothing About America’s Opinions On Obama
Perry Keeps Wide Lead Over Romney
CNN: Big majorities of independents support payroll tax cut, infrastructure spending, state aid
Boing Boing: Poison, forensics, and how science protects us
Perry courts religious voters, calls for defense of ‘Christian values’
AP: Federal judge blocks Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about guns
PoliticusUSA: Personhood Movement Abuses Democracy To Enforce Biblical Edicts On America
AND IN OTHER NEWS…
Eel removed from man’s bladder after entering penis during beauty spa treatment. (Always seems to happen!)
Did You Know Gertrude Stein Nominated Adolf Hitler for a Nobel Prize in 1938? It Gets Worse.
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
|Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.
~~Margo Channing, “All About Eve”