Charlotte

Look, it's not as though we didn't already know that Fox News ambush specialist Jesse Watters is a major-league wanker. I mean, c'mon: Stalking bloggers on their vacations? Really? But this takes the cake. Priscilla at Newshounds digs up Read more...
"On Tuesday, a group of more than 100 protesters shouting "Obama is a traitor" temporarily shut down the official bus service that ferries around delegates at the Democratic National Convention. The protesters, some of whom were lying Read more...
Civil Rights era leader and icon Rep. John Lewis gave one of the more powerful speeches at the Democratic National Convention this Thursday evening which moved many of the convention goers to tears and I've got to admit, myself as well. It is truly Read more...
The President of United Auto Workers local 5285, Ricky McDowell, said that organized labor supports President Barack Obama because he saved their jobs. “With the help of President Obama saving the Big Three, with the stimulus money, it Read more...
Courtesy of Tim Pool (@timcast): A Brief tour of camp Obamaville at the DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more...

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Nearly 1,000 people marched through Charlotte's business district on Sunday, two days before the start of the Democratic National Convention in that city in protest of the influence of corporate money in politics. Read more...
There’s just a few days left until the March on Wall Street South mobilization kicks off! See below for a schedule of events and many other updates. You can also find transportation leaving from your area to bring folks to Charlotte! Read more...
Jason Cherkis' and Sara Kenigsberg's latest entry in the 'Occupy Y'All Street' series that examines some of the lesser-known Occupy encampments is maybe the most important thing they've posted yet. It asks the question of what Read more...
If the Occupy movement decides to come to the 2012 Democratic National Convention, police in Charlotte, North Carolina are planning to be ready. Nearly 1,700 officers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area are undergoing riot training in the months Read more...