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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Al Franken Discusses Why He's Against The Comcast Takeover

(h/t House of Roberts) We've said it over and over: He who controls the information, controls the debate. Which is why we all should be so concerned about how positively members of Congress are approaching the Comcast/Time Warner merger. Yes,...Show More Summary

McKinnon: There's A Great Deal Of Good Will About Bush Family Name

Mr. "No Labels" and former Bushie Mark McKinnon tells UP's Steve Kornacki why he thinks the Bush family name won't hurt Jeb if he decides to run in the 2016 presidential primary. McKinnon admits that Jeb Bush would have a hard time making...Show More Summary

Blackburn On GOP Blocking Equal Pay: We 'Led The Fight For Women's Equality'

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserted over the weekend that the Republican Party was the party of "women's equality" days after Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act. In a party line Senate vote last week, RepublicansShow More Summary

Rand Paul's Courage Of His Convictions

Ladies and gentleman, I give you the least brave person hoping you'll vote for him for president: Sen. Rand Paul. Wanting/needing/hoping to be all things to all voters, Paul has been making the rounds of traditionally Democratic strongholds,...Show More Summary

George Will: Obama And Holder Suffer From 'Race Card' Tourette Syndrome

Fox News contributor George Will on Sunday accused Attorney General Eric Holder, President Barack Obama and other liberals of having a mental disorder that made them repeatedly "play the race card." Speaking to Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in New York on Wednesday, Holder had reflected on the way that Rep. Show More Summary

Republicans Haven't Changed Much

(Credit: Gage Skidmore) One year ago, the GOP performed an "autopsy" on the future of their party. Have they learned or changed anything since?

Schieffer Says CBS Got McCain Out Of Bed At 6am Over Conflict In Ukraine

Apparently CBS News considered it an emergency to get Sen. John McCain out of bed so he could come on the air and say the same things he's been saying for the last month about the recent developments in Ukraine. I always assumed most...Show More Summary

Fox News Host Stuns Rep. Boustany On IRS Probe: 'You've Had A Year' And Found Nothing

Fox News host Chris Wallace suggested to Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) on Sunday that the Republican Party had wasted a year investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted conservative groups for politicalShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

As always, it's been a slice! Catch you next time around. IFLScience: Dear Parents, You Are Being Lied To David E's Fablog: A Really Good Guy Chicago Reader: In the mayoral money race, wealthy donors keep Rahm in a league of his own Just an Earthbound Misfit: A Major War Coming Soon? In parting...... Show More Summary

NBC’s Shame? Boston Marathon Survivor Walks Off In Tears And Slams Meet The Press

(Credit: Apparently, David Gregory thought the feedback to get tougher on his guests included being insensitive to Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis.

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Are you going to act, or are you just waiting for the world to change? Are you going to vote--especially in midterms--or are you just waiting for the world to change? Are you going to make your voice heard, or are you just waiting for...Show More Summary

Huckabee: I'm Beginning To Think There's More Freedom In North Korea Than U.S.

If old HuckaJesus really thinks that North Korea is that great, I would welcome him joining Dennis Rodman and moving over there so we could be rid of both of them here. From this Saturday's "Freedom Summit," sponsored by Citizens United...Show More Summary

Judge Finds New Punishment For Bully

This sounds like some sweet payback: A judge has ordered a man convicted of harassing a neighbour and her disabled children to stand on a street corner with a sign that says he is a bully. Municipal Court Judge Gayle Williams-Byers ordered 62-year-old Edmond Aviv to hold the sign for five hours Sunday. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Van Der Graaf Generator

Named for an electrostatic generator which uses a moving belt to accumulate very high amounts of potential on a metal globe on top of a stand, the band is led by Peter Hammill, who is known for his abstract lyrics and forward-thinking compositional style. Show More Summary

Massachusetts Governor Trying To Eliminate Tech Industry Noncompetes

This is a very welcome move: Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday will propose sweeping legislation to make it easier for workers in technology, life sciences, and other industries to move from job to job by banning the noncompete agreements...Show More Summary

RHCP Drummer "Disgusted" Over CIA Use Of Music For Torture

Reports came out that the CIA used the music of the Red Hot Chili Peppers for torture in 2012: According to Al Jazeera... the report says Abu Zubaydah was shackled by his wrists to the ceiling of a secret prison site and forced to listen to one of their songs on a loop -- among other torture methods. Show More Summary

New Probe Into Gov. Christie And The Port Authority

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Manhattan District Attorney has issued subpoenas for records from the Port Authority: The subpoena, whose existence hadn't previously been disclosed, seeks correspondence among current and former authority officials and New Jersey Gov. Show More Summary

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri Won't Seek Re-election

The list of congressional retirements this year keeps growing. Add a Wisconsin Republican to the list.

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