David Sirota: Congressional Democrats are now saying they will effectively thwart any effort to create a national health care program.
Threat Level: A federal court in Illinois has ruled that citizens will be able to learn if they are on the government's sprawling and error-prone terrorist watch list.
The Pump Handle: The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed 1,586 scientists at the EPA. Unsurprisingly--if you've been paying attention-- they found that 889 of those scientists (60%) personally experienced at least one incident of political interference during the past five years
Thought Theater: Yes to tax cuts and loopholes - No to Fair Pay legislation