Department of Agriculture

USDA Privatizing Meat Inspections With Program That Allowed 'Chunks' Of Feces
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is planning to roll out a meat inspection program nationwide that will allow pork plants to use their own inspectors, but it has a history of producing contaminated meat at American and foreign plants. Read more...
As Rachel Maddow pointed out during this segment from Monday night's show, while the Republicans may be doing a lot of carping about the government investment in the failed solar panel manufacturer, Solyndra, it seems Republicans on the local level Read more...
Like many elected officials Senator Tom Coburn is back in his state for the August Recess. While he's home he's been working on his own federal budget proposal that would continue to decapitate any attempt at federal spending. His series of Read more...
Another day, another morning where MSNBC's resident bigot-in-chief Pat Buchanan showed that he just can't help himself when it comes to going after the poor with some not so thinly veiled racism as we saw from him again on this Tuesday's edition of Morning Joe. Read more...
When Glenn Beck speaks, a little more truth dies. In usual right-wing echo chamber fashion, they just can't let go of Shirley Sherrod. They're milking Read more...

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Michele Bachmann joined Greta Van Susteren to discuss her new Tea Party Caucus in the House and as they noted over at TPM, it looks like things aren't Read more...
Well, it looks like this is one of those times that Andrew Breitbart's nonsense is actually getting some push back from the Villagers and they're poin Read more...
Rachel Maddow hit the nail on the head in this segment with her commentary on the forced resignation of Shirley Sherrod after Andrew Brieibart did his Read more...
Attackerman: Who’s a stronger force in American politics– AIPAC or the U.S. military? Marginal Revolution: The economics of managed care James W Read more...
Cargill is the company whose tainted beef was highlighted by the New York Times in October. Apparently that public shaming thing worked really well, Read more...