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Wait Till You Hear What Petraeus Handed Over To His Mistress

Did you hear the one where the top guy at the CIA cuts a deal for handing over classified material to his mistress? He might get a whole year in prison for it, but it looks more likely he'll get a slap on the hand and maybe even keep...Show More Summary

Meet The Lying Pantsuit Lady

A version of this piece first appeared at digby's Hullabaloo. GP article archive here. Image: American Petroleum Institute's Brooke Alexander, their trademark Pantsuit Lady I've written quite a bit (for example, here) about the spokesperson in the ubiquitous American Petroleum Institute (API) ads. Show More Summary

U.S. Justice Department Finding: Biased Policing In Ferguson

Some small comfort, I suppose. I wonder if this means they'll be placed under Justice Department supervision: Clouded by racial bias and a narrow-minded drive for municipal court revenue, police in Ferguson, Missouri have habitually violated citizen's civil rights, with black residents bearing the brunt, a U.S. Show More Summary

Jeffrey Goldberg: Netanyahu Speech Like A Republican SOTU Response

The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg has done some reporting on the lead up to Bibi Netanyahu's speech to Congress that has polarized relations with the White House. In a disrespectful break of U.S. government protocol, Speaker John Boehner...Show More Summary

Real-Life Frank Underwoods: Netflix, ‘House Of Cards’ And Third Way

Frank Underwood is known for deceiving people into acting against their own best interests. (We’ll miss you, President Walker.) Now we learn that this trait may extend to the series that features him. The greatest betrayals on “House...Show More Summary

Boehner Caves, Will Bring Clean DHS Bill Up For Vote

House Speaker John Boehner has learned (yet again) what happens when you play zero-sum politics. Sometimes you end up with nothing, and that's what will happen later today, it appears. Slate: House Speaker John Boehner told his GOP caucus...Show More Summary

Netanyahu's Speech: All Show And No Go

Today's display by Bibi Netanyahu before a joint session of Congress was predictably extreme with predictable adulation by his Republican worshippers, but it's not that much different or any less wrong than the speech he delivered in...Show More Summary

New York Times 'Expose': Secretary Clinton Only Used Private Email

Much like the recent Washington Post "expose" that proved the Clinton Foundation once improperly took a contribution from Algeria for Haitian earthquake relief, today's New York Times story about Hillary Clinton's email account lacks a certain... Show More Summary

Ready For The Bibi Drinking Game?

Oh, won't this be fun! Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C. on the morning of Tuesday, March 3 in a speech scheduled for 11 a.m. EST. The address, which was arranged by...Show More Summary

Andrea Tantaros ‘Just Asks’ Again If The White House Is Anti-Semitic

How many ways did Andrea Tantaros and her Outnumbered cohosts side against America and with Israel, while ignoring the opposite sentiments of their countrymen? I lost count. Tantaros recently attacked President Obama for saying he believes in American exceptionalism just like the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism. Show More Summary

Jason Chaffetz' Pissy Hissy At Obama: 'Get Over It!'

If I had a dime for every foreign country Republican bedwetters like Jason Chaffetz call "the worst threat to the United States there is" I'd be a rich woman who could afford to shove my middle finger in his face without a care in the world. Show More Summary

National Review Online: Netanyahu, Not Obama, Speaks For The U.S.A.

The jingoistic nationalism surrounding Bibi Netanyahu's speech tomorrow in front of Congress has reached an epic level. The National Review Online, posted an article entitled Netanyahu, Not Obama, Speaks for Us, which exalts the right-wing Likudnik hardliner to almost an almost divine status. Show More Summary

Imagine The French President’s Pre-Iraq War Address To Congress

On Tuesday, the American people will be subjected to the unprecedented spectacle of a foreign leader, at the invitation of one political party, addressing the United States Congress with the express purpose of sabotaging the foreign policy of the President of the United States. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Well, today's the day. Fearmongering neo-colonialist Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing Congress. And how is it that he is doing so? Is it because a) Republicans have no shame and continually disrespect the institutions...Show More Summary

Author Of 'Report' Claiming U.S. Threatened Israel Has, To Put It Mildly, An Ax To Grind

As Hart Williams of the Moderate Voice says, there was a right-wing blogswarm this morning. The story, titled "Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike," appeared at the site of Arutz Sheva (israelnationalnews.com). ItShow More Summary

Conservatives Need To Destroy Things And They Don't Care If It's YOU.

Total destruction gives conservatives a better erection than Viagra. Look no further than Kurt Schlicter's column over at Townhall.com today, aptly entitled "Let's Destroy Liberal Academia." It reads like the soft porn of conservatives'...Show More Summary

Stewart Makes A Mockery Of Boehner For Not Controlling His Caucus

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart gave kissy-face House Speaker John Boehner the treatment he deserved after he let his caucus make a mockery of him on the DHS funding bill this week. Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped House Speaker JohnShow More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Dungen

Dungen has something for just about everyone: psychedelic soundscapes, complex song structures, style changes, a wide rhythmic vocabulary, and plenty more factors that make their music so interesting. If you're looking for a different perspective on psychedelic rock or rock in general, Dungen is a good bet. What are you listening to tonight?

Will The Supreme Court Kill Citizen Redistricting Commissions?

First, they came for campaign finance. Now they're nibbling away at redistricting without corrupt, power-hungry politicians, and they're using the Supreme Court to do it. ThinkProgress: It is not at all clear how the Supreme Court will decide Arizona State Legislature v. Show More Summary

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