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(Reuters): "An apologetic Obama unveils fix on health law" (Politico): "Obamacare fix: Keep plans" (New York Times): "A contrite Obama unveils a health fix" (Andrew Sullivan): "The worst days of Obama's presidency" (NorthJersey.com): "Former Governor Kean cools on Chris Christie"
By Mustang BobbyThis would be a huge step forward in keeping reproductive choice legal and available. Following an unprecedented three-year wave of state legislative attacks on abortion and family planning services, a group of Democratic...Show More Summary
(Daily Beast): "Republican Party weighs a 2016 shakeup with ‘Midwestern primary’" (Stu Rothenberg): "A critical few weeks for Democrats? It could get worse" (BuzzFeed Politics): "Obama campaign manager in talks to head Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings Question : Who's even less popular than Dick Cheney? ( Please answer in the form of a question.) Answer : Er, how about Liz Cheney? Bingo. Liz Cheney's support has faded in Wyoming since the summer, according...Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings You gotta love it when the Tea Party, a movement largely co-opted by an increasingly extremist Republican Party (as it was largely a creation of opportunistic right-wing Republican interests), comes out andShow More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings Abortion -- or rather a woman's choice to make that difficult decision -- is the law of the land. The Supreme Court said so a long time ago. But, inch by inch, the anti-abortion extremists who control the Republican...Show More Summary
(The Hill): "House Dems about to 'go crazy'" (Daily Beast): ""The Democrats need to stop freaking out about Obamacare and take charge" (New York Times): "Yellen to back stimulus plan in remarks to senators" (Wall Street Journal): "Obama pushing immigration as new doubts emerge in House" (Mediaite): "Ted Cruz: When you attack me, you’re attacking the ‘American people’"
(USA Today): "First Take: Obamacare data are simply grim" (New York Times): "Democrats threaten to abandon Obama on health law provision" (The Hill): "Obama is boxed in by Bill Clinton" (WFPL News): "Mitch McConnell wants Kentucky senate race to focus on Obamacare woes" (USA Today): "Steady stream of abortion cases headed toward high court"
By CarlI was watching FreeSpeechTV this morning.(Side note: If you don’t get FreeSpeechTV on your television provider, switch to DISH Network, stat. You’re missing out on some amazing programming.)In the course of a “commercial break” – FSTV does not accept sponsor ads or government assistance in order to stay completely independent. Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes The Senate Republicans have just filibustered the third nominee, Cornelia T L Pillard, for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. This raises the obvious question that I've been asking for years:...Show More Summary
(Daily Beast): "Elizabeth Warren fuels 2016 fire with anti-bank speech" (Public Policy Polling): "NC senate race tightens up" (National Journal): "Wide-open race in 2016 offers ocean of possibilities" (First Read) : "In response, on black voters in Virginia" (Stu Rothenberg): "Why most postmortems of Virginia’s gubernatorial race are wrong"
By Mustang BobbyI try to avoid Sarah Palin and her dullardry, but every now and then I come across something that invites comment the same way a dog turd in the middle of the living room carpet does.When she’s not launching a pre-emptive...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: The Rep. Phil Gingrey campaign for the U.S. Senate Where: Georgia What's going on: Republican Phil Gingrey is running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia in an attempt to succeed Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss who announced on January 25, 2013 that he will not run for re-election. Show More Summary
(Real Clear Politics): ""Poll: Obama's approval rating at all-time low" (Seattle Post Intelligencer): "Hawaii Senate passes gay marriage, clearing islands to become a same-sex wedding destination" (New York Times): "Republicans again...Show More Summary
(CTV News): "Typhoon Haiyan: Before and after photos of storm's damage" (Richard Cohen):"Christie’s tea-party problem" (TPM): "WaPo publisher calls Cohen column 'brilliant'" (Bill Clinton): "Assessing the healthcare rollout" (Politico): "Congress seems to be done legislating for the year"
By Michael J.W. Stickings It's one of the speculative non-stories du jour, if still an enticing one, and, as Scott Lemieux over at LG&M writes, Noam Scheiber says yes while Jamelle Bouie says, er, not so much. Lemieux hopes that theShow More Summary
By Frank Moraes As The Des Moines Register reported the other day, "Palin Compares Federal Debt to Slavery at Iowa Dinner." And you may well ask why I care. After all, Sarah Palin is always saying something stupid and she is always somewhere. Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings From our friend Gordon at Alternate Brain: Thank you for please not thanking me for my service on this Veterans Day. I don't need it and I don't want it. Instead, I think we should APOLOGIZE to Iraq and Afghanistan...Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes I got this picture from Wikipedia. The caption reads, "Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, attends the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982, holding the flag that covered the...Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings (This is a reprint of the post I've put up the last couple of years, but with a different Great War poem. Two years ago, it was the justifiably famous "Break of Day in the Trenches" by Isaac Rosenberg, one of the greatest of all war poems (of any war, not just WWI). Show More Summary