I admit that I don't know as much as I should about the Troy Davis case. I know, as you might, that 20 years ago, Davis was convicted quickly and sentenced to die in Georgia for the killing of off-duty policeman Mark MacPhail two years earlier. I understand also that a significant movement believes that Mr. Davis may be as he maintains: innocent.As noted in this article about Mr. Davis' brief 2007 stay of execution, most of the witnesses have recanted or contradicted their earlier testimony (and some alleged that they were coerced into giving it). read more
what I believe history will record. That America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return: with peace and hope for all mankind..."
Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) had this to say last night about her new campaign for Senate:We're in an epic struggle. This is really, in my mind and many others, about the survival of the middle class. read more
There will be no formal Republican response to President Obama's jobs speech.The White House tries to save the Post Office.Would today's Republicans elect Ronald Reagan?Fmr. Pres. Bush (43) to speak at the 9/11 commemoration in Shanksville, PA.Nearly a third of middle class Americans are downwardly mobile.Ummm... okay, John Bolton. Thanks for your time.Charles Koch: Chris Christie is "my kind of guy." read more
With Mitt Romney threatening to literally bring back the architect of of the George W. Bush economic disaster, Bob Herbert, distinguished senior fellow at Demos, talks with Rachel Maddow about what needs to be in President Obama's jobs plan. watch
Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - the GOP presidential candidates release their own jobs plans in preparation for President Obama's jobs plan announcement this Thursday, plus the executive... watch
With President Obama and Vice President Biden coming out strong for unionized workers over the Labor Day weekend, Rep. Tammy Baldwin talks with Rachel Maddow about the importance of organized labor to Democratic electoral success. watch