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Y’all, Greg Abbott ain’t exactly gubernatorial material. Hell, he ain’t even professional wrestler smart. Get a load of this. Four days after 9 innocent American were murdered by a stone cold killer with legal firearms, Greg wants to join in the serious discussion. Uh, Greg, I do not think that’s what the President meant. Show More Summary
Every time I watch another one of these little rants by Fox's Bill O'Reilly, I'm reminded of the fact that they basically boil down to one thing; O'Reilly is pissed off about how much he's paying in taxes, and he's going to stomp his...Show More Summary
DonkeyHotey would have a field day with Chris Christie's appearance on Hannity's show Tuesday evening. Christie, speaking of his bullying acumen with regard to Vladimir Putin, said, "Put me in the ring against Vladimir Putin, we’ll do...Show More Summary
Via Breitbart and Mediaite, I see that the right has a new hero: David Jaques, publisher of the Roseburg Beacon, told Bill O’Reilly tonight President Obama should not come to the Oregon town after he politicized the tragic shooting last week. ... Show More Summary
alicublog - Lowry, Ponnuru, clueless again over at the NR; Booman Tribune - it's our attitude towards guns, stupid; Gin and Tacos - the French do anger well; Goblinbooks - Kim Davis and death panels; Mad Mike's America - why use a rock...Show More Summary
The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore laid into the state of Alabama's legislators for celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by making it harder for black people to vote in their state. As we've already discussed here,...Show More Summary
The Simpsons get a visitor from Adult Swim. Still waiting for the Archer crossover. h/t Amato. Open thread below....
Leonard Bernstein conducting. Glenn Gould, soloist. He played Bach like no other pianist. What are you listening to this evening?
Being a Monday morning quarterback is nothing new in American politics or in life generally. And I think many of us have fantasized a bit at one time or another about being a hero when we were much younger and we see heartbreaking news stories. Show More Summary
Ever since Rep. McCarthy exposed the truth behind the Benghazi Commision, Republicans have been scrambling at DEFCON1 to avert a major disaster. Even the mainstream media is starting to question the merit Gowdy's witch hunt. And let's...Show More Summary
I know Steve Doocy has a tendency to be a little silly and lighthearted, hell, he's one of the three smiling faces on the Curvy Couch, also known as the Giggling Couch Tumors™. But even I expected a little more seriousness when addressing the current GOP front runner, Dr. Show More Summary
Bobby Jindal launched into an epic rant in a blog post this morning, shaming the Oregon shooter's father and demanding an apology for him for being such a failure as a parent. It's all culture's fault, don't you know? Let's take it point-by-point. We...Show More Summary
Via The Intercept, a conflict between security and a couple of activists at his Boston rally Saturday that was triggered by a Sanders staffer: Among those visitors were a number of young activists from Boston Students for Justice in Palestine, who were curious about Sanders’ position on the occupied territories. Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders announces he'll be making a targeted effort to engage with black communities: Bernie Sanders has come a long way since Black Lives Matter activists shut down his speeches in Phoenix and Seattle. Popular Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Show More Summary
Faster than a speeding bullet! I used to hang out at a bar near one of the big teaching hospitals, and we all learned the hard way not to date any neurosurgeons -- because of their massive ego problems. Ben Carson just reminded me of...Show More Summary
Huh. One would almost think Christie's criticism of Clinton was for political purposes, and not sincere! Via International Business Times: On the campaign trail, Chris Christie has criticized Hillary Clinton for using a private email address while secretary of state, accusing her of trying to inappropriately hide information from the public. Show More Summary
Let's see: Rural area? Check. Hunting rifle? Check. Responsible adult gun owner in a southern state with respect for gun culture? Check. But according to some people, gun violence is only a real problem with Chicago street gangs! Gee,...Show More Summary
Jamelle Bouie in Slate: In the swing state of Iowa, according to the latest poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, Bernie Sanders leads Donald Trump by 5 points and trails Jeb Bush by just 2 points. In purple New Hampshire, likewise, Sanders leads Trump by 10 points, and is tied against Bush. Show More Summary
Pure, unmitigated horse manure from Lindsey Graham. Democrats believe in helping people, of course they'll vote for the funding. But let's not forget that the entire South Carolina congressional delegation, along with most Republicans, voted against aid for their fellow citizens after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Show More Summary
Via @BobbyBigWheel (not sure if he actually created it), this is a wonderful way to while away the time with wingnuts. Hang onto it, I'm sure you'll find it handy at the next family gathering!