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Mike's Blog Round Up

It wasn't so long ago that no one knew what a hashtag was. Now of course everyone does, thanks to Twitter, and they've become an essential ingredient in our social communication. Indeed, they've become so much a part of how we interact that I'm just going to make some up to go with today's links. Show More Summary


It seems hard to believe but a doctor who returned from Guinea after working with Ebola patients decided the best thing to do was to go out in public. On a packed subway. Seems like he's a good guy with bad ideas. Soooo, not the doctor I'll be going to any time soon. You?

Bill Maher Tears Into Chuck Todd For Aiding And Abetting Sam Brownback

During his New Rules segment this Friday night, Real Time's Bill Maher took a shot at the "easily distracted" voters of Kansas, who may actually reelect their Governor Sam Brownback for another undeserved term after he wrecked the economy...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Old White People Complaining About Halloween?

cartoon h/t Ravens Fan. (Via Amato) Has anyone else noticed Tis the Season for people (the ones I've heard are seniors) kvetching that kids from "other" (ahem, brown) neighborhoods are being "dropped off" in their neighborhood to get...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tweedy

The collaboration between the two came to fruition in the form of their debut album with this project, Sukierae. I haven't heard the rest of the album, but after hearing this song, I'm eager to. It's got Tweedy's good lyrics plus the music is interesting and well-arranged. Show More Summary

So Allen West Wants To Shut Down 'Dens Of Sedition'?

You know how conservatives -- especially Tea Party conservatives -- fetishize the Constitution and Bill of Rights? They claim they are the Supreme Documents, at least, until they're not. Allen West, lunatic and teapartyer, has some advice...Show More Summary

Colorado Reporters Fact-Check Malkin And Kelly On Voting Rules

Well, it certainly made a great line for a movie promo. Too bad it's completely false, but Michelle Malkin hasn't ever really been a fan of facts anyway. Earlier this week Malkin pimped her shiny new Citizens United "How Colorado Is Turning Into The Land of Liberals and Druggies" movie on Megyn Kelly's show. Show More Summary

High School Freshman Kills Self, Critically Injures Three Students In Snohomish Co.

Another mass shooting tragedy: MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- A freshman student opened fire at a high school north of Seattle, critically injuring three other students, then killing himself, based on police, student and hospital reports. Maryville...Show More Summary

Another Reason Why People Hate The Rich

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for two reasons: First of all I love horror movies and before Netflix and Amazon came along, there was always a marathon on some network leading up to the festivities of Oct.31. Also, I just love...Show More Summary

Perry Escapes Blame For Texas Ebola, While Obama Is Faulted For New York Case

The first patient in the New York Metropolitan Area has tested positive for the Ebola virus, an inevitability in our global society. A travel ban from the afflicted West African nations is not recommended by anyone except Republican hacks looking to exploit the fear of a public whom they've irresponsibly misinformed. Show More Summary

Hmm. Are Republicans Hanging Scott Walker Out To Dry?

Are Republicans cutting their losses in Wisconsin, where potential felon Gov. Scott Walker is running for reelection? Inquiring minds want to know! Via the Weekly Standard: Is New Jersey governor and Republican Governors AssociationShow More Summary

Joni Ernst Dodges Iowa Press, Retreats To Fox News Instead

Ernst always has time for Fox News it seems, basically free advertising. She's made several other appearances on that network in the past week as well, but won't talk to the Des Moines Register, the largest daily in the state. via Media...Show More Summary

Connecting The Dots On The CIA Torture Report

I want to pull several details of the HuffPo’s last two pieces on the CIA torture report together (kudos to HuffPo for stealing Ali Watkins from McClatchy).Tuesday’s story presents conflicting claims about whether the CIA impersonated...Show More Summary

Rep. Peter King Blames Media 'Morons' For Impeding More Muslim Surveillance

The same Peter King who helped raise money for the IRA is very, very upset about how dirty fucking civil liberties hippies and That Librul Media are stopping us from stopping Muslims and their terrible terror: In response to this week’s deadly shootings at Canadian Parliament, perpetrated by a now-deceased Muslim convert, Rep. Show More Summary

First Look At A Mitch McConnell-Run Senate

This is a funny video but it's also so not funny. Mitch McConnell is easy to ridicule and yet he wields his power on behalf of the Kochs and other Republican billionaires. He's been a key player in the erosion of campaign finance laws. Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly Calls Muslim Terrorism The 'World's Number One Problem'

Bill O'Reilly took his turn piling onto President Obama over the Ottawa shooting this week, and pretending that he just wants to coddle the Islamic terrorists during his Talking Points Memo this Thursday night. He also used the occasion...Show More Summary

Helloooooo Girlfriends!

Up until yesterday, I was blissfully unaware of who Kimberly Guilfoyle is. This Kimberly person I know that some of you watch Fox News to see what the other side is doing but not me. I cannot bring myself to do that. However, I do appreciate...Show More Summary

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