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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Fox Talker Attacks Obama As ‘A Tiny Man In A Well-Tailored Suit’

Of all the criticisms I've heard of the President, this one struck me as one of the most absurd, especially coming from a former intelligence officer and professional opinionator who floats with the tide of Fox memes without really ever...Show More Summary

GOP Study Shows Women Think GOP Policies Stink

Well, now. I guess Republicans are working on their microtargeting skills this week because they've produced a study -- one they actually paid for -- advising them that women just don't care much for Republicans. Yes, this is a problem, and it's one they're not going to get around easily. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Linked To Iowa Bribery Case

Mitch McConnell has a big problem. Even bigger than his suckup speech at the Koch summit. This is the tail end of a much-longer Maddow report about the outcome of Kent Sorenson's sudden leap from endorsing Michele Bachmann to endorsing Ron Paul right before the Iowa caucuses. The reason is simple. Show More Summary

Israel's Brutal Attacks On Palestinians Shocked US Military Officials

There was a lot of right-wing ridicule of John Kerry's hot mic remarks on Fox News Sunday in the middle of Israel's attempt to flatten the Gaza strip, but it turns out that his anger over what Bibi did there was shared by some top US...Show More Summary

Sen. Bernie Sanders Gearing Up For Potential 2016 Presidential Run

I don't know what kind of chance he has if he does change parties and throws his hat into the 2016 presidential primaries, but I know I'll be happy to see him do it. I think people underestimate Sen. Bernie Sanders' popularity at their...Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Look, my friends, President Obama hasn't been perfect. And of course the Democrats in Congress haven't been either, not even close, because they never are. But it's a two-party system, like it or not. And if not the Democrats, whatever...Show More Summary

Stupid Right Wing Tweets: Rand Paul Plagiarism Edition

Rand Paul is great at lifting other people's words and appropriating them as his own. Like this: Shooting first & asking questions later has never been a good foreign policy. Read my @WSJ oped here: — Senator Rand...Show More Summary

Mitt's 2016 Plan: Woo Hispanic Voters With GOP's Stellar Message

We all know Mitt Romney is running for the 2016 nomination. The only one who doesn't is Mitt, I suppose. Except this time he's not going to act like he wants to. Those damned Republicans are going to have to beg and beg and beg before...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Oops...

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Melody's Echo Chamber

Yet another project that Kevin Parker is involved in, Melody's Echo Chamber is led by Melody Prochet, a French musician. Overall, the album is a psychedelic showcase of the two musicians' abilities as multi-instrumentalists. The sound is fairly pop-oriented, but, with a blanket of psychedelia cast over it. Show More Summary

Tweety's Midterm Malaise Teeters On Brink Of 'Both Sides-ism'

The editorial formula over at Tweety's show seems to be "If you diss the voters, they will come." Or not. This segment above from Tuesday's Hardball is exactly what I'm talking about. Now comes Chris Matthews, concern trolling about how people aren't motivated to vote because everything sucks and they're frustrated. Show More Summary

Ben Stein: Michael Brown Was 'Armed With His Incredibly Strong, Scary Self'

Fox News business analyst Ben Stein weighed in on the Michael Brown shooting on NewsmaxTV with his very own nauseating take on the notion of Brown being "unarmed." Fox News recently tried to say that by labeling Michael an "unarmed"Show More Summary

Pat Robertson Explains Robin Williams' Suicide: 'The Heathen' Worships Idols

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Wednesday explained to his viewers that Robin Williams had recently committed suicide because "the heathen" worships false gods like fame and money. "What is your God? Is it money?" Robertson asked. "So,...Show More Summary

Why Journalist's "Staged" Beheading Matters

James Foley’s beheading made him into something no journalist wants to be: a part of the story. Not only has his murder by ISIS terrorists made him part of the story, it has made the freelancer for GlobalPost a central figure in theShow More Summary

John McCain Teaches Chuck Todd How To Host His New Show

This week, the fun-loving gang at The Daily Rundown are surprising the outgoing host, Chuck Todd with secret guests each day. Yesterday it was NBC News NASA correspondent Jay Barbree who predicted a newly revived Meet The Press. He said...Show More Summary

Flashback To 2008: 8-Year-Old Killed While Shooting Uzi At Gun Fair

H/t to reader BobD. All this outrage on Morning Joe, and it wasn't even the first time it happened. In deep-blue Massachusetts, even! Except this child ended up killing himself, while his father was right there, supporting him. JustShow More Summary

Jon Stewart's Powerful 'Ferguson' Segment Skewers 'Race Hustlers' At Fox News

We've been writing about the outrageous behavior Fox News has been showing ever since the tragic Michael Brown shooting and the subsequent outrage of the residents of Ferguson. Coming back from some downtime, Jon Stewart and The Daily...Show More Summary

Scarborough: 'Who Would Put An Uzi In The Hands Of A Nine Year Old Girl?'

Even Joe Scarborough is freaking out over the story about shooting instructor Charles Vacca, killed by the out-of-control Uzi wielded by a nine-year-old tourist from New Jersey. "A nine-year-old girl?" he kept repeating. As if her being a girl had anything to do with it. Show More Summary

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