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Obama Says He'll Politicize Guns. NRA, Fox, GOP: That's Our Job!

"...And, of course, what’s also routine is that somebody, somewhere will comment and say, Obama politicized this issue. Well, this is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together, to the body politic. ...This is a political choice that we make to allow this to happen every few months in America. Show More Summary

Wisconsin, AFSCME Mourn The Loss Of A Labor Legend

On Thursday night, Wisconsin and the AFSCME nation lost a legendary labor leader, Marty Beil: Marty Beil, one of Wisconsin’s most influential and memorable labor leaders, died peacefully last night at his home in Mazomanie. Beil recently...Show More Summary

Another Planned Parenthood Hit By Arsonist

This time it hits close to home for me. The Newbury Park Planned Parenthood is just a few miles away from my home, in an area which certainly has its share of wingnuts but is more of a bedroom community for commuters to the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles. Show More Summary

NYC Mayor Angers Fox News By Demanding Records Of NYPD Use Of Force

Somehow, when you hold people who are paid by the taxpayers more accountable for their actions, Fox 'News' has a huge problem with this positive change. From now on, when police officers engage in an interaction using force, they must write a report about said use of force. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood - Secretly Beloved By The GOP?

The GOP should LOVE abortions! Especially since Planned Parenthood helps the economy. But why vote based on facts? Cecile Richards addressed Congress this week regarding federal funding for Planned Parenthood and she barely got a word in edgewise. Show More Summary

Scott Walker To Help RoJoWho's Campaign

Russ Feingold just got the biggest gift of his political career, one that will increase his lead over RoJoWho even more. Scott Walker said that now that he failed at running for president, he will spend his free time helping Ron Johnson's failing campaign: With his run for the White House behind him, Gov. Show More Summary

Ridley Scott's 'The Martian' Is Well Worth Your Money

When I write capsule reviews, I do so with the price of the ticket in mind because it's not the cheapest of dates anymore. Heck, my best friend bought the ticket today and I still spent $17.50 on a hot dog, medium popcorn and a medium...Show More Summary

President Rubio's Supreme Court Picks Could Rubber Stamp This Well Before 2020

This is outrageous, though it's not surprising: The state of Alabama, which requires a photo ID to vote, announced this week that it would stop issuing driver’s licenses in counties where 75 percent of registered voters are black. Due...Show More Summary

This Is How Sean Hannity ‘Doesn’t Politicize’ Oregon’s UCC Shooting

Hannity thinks that if he accuses President Obama of politicizing the mass shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, nobody will notice all the politicizing of the tragedy he does immediately thereafter. “I was really disgusted with the president’s comments tonight,” Hannity said angrily, “His race to politicize this. Show More Summary

Chaffetz For Speaker?

Doofus Jason Chaffetz as Speaker of the House? Well, maybe, at least according to Politico. House Oversight and Government Affairs Chairman Jason Chaffetz is planning to run for House speaker, taking on Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy...Show More Summary

How The Candidates, The Haters, And The Media Have Cooked Up A Perfect Storm Of Islamophobia

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] Donald Trump loves to portray himself as a man of the people, and so throwing the mic open to his supporters at a recent town-hall gathering in New Hampshire seemed like a natural gesture. The first questioner at the Sept. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

I love coffee. No, really...I LOVE coffee. So did my Dad. Maybe this explains my love affair with a good cup o' joe. Here's wishing you a great Saturday, and a good cup o' joe if you so desire! Faith in Public Life: Faith Leaders Decry...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Happy Birthday Groucho

Today would have been Groucho's 125th birthday. Open thread below...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Buzzcocks

You might remember a down-tempo version of this song from The Fine Young Cannibals, but the Buzzcocks wrote and performed it first back in the punk rock heydays of the '70s. This song still gets people out on the dance floor, and is the superior version (I think). This song appears on Encore du Pain, but is on various compilations, too. What are you listening to this evening?

Pope Francis Met With Gay Couple In D.C., Too

This was the only real audience granted by the Pope when he was staying at the Nunciature -- with one of his former students and his family: Much was made this week over Pope Francis’ apparent private meeting with anti-gay marriage activist Kim Davis. Show More Summary

Sheriff In Charge Of UCC Shooting Posted Sandy Hook Truther Video

Yesterday we learned that Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin is a fan of Richard Mack's radical right-wing sheriff philosophy, particularly with regard to guns. Today even more is coming out about Sheriff Hanlin, including his confusion...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush On UCC Shooting: 'Stuff Happens'

Here's some true leadership for you. Jeb Bush, speaking at a South Carolina town hall meeting, gave his reaction to the tragedy in Oregon yesterday and the call for action on gun safety. Here it is, in the context it was given, and with all the force of a limp rag. "Look, stuff happens," Bush said. Show More Summary

Let's Put That 'Gun-Free Zone' Talking Point To Rest

Within minutes of the UCC shooting news breaking, Twitter lit up with right-wing accounts making the claim that UCC was a "gun-free zone." Watch CNN's "expert" make the claim with a straight face. The entire gun-free zone claim is aShow More Summary

Tea Party Anchor Cries: 'Conservatives Held To Higher Standards'

Nobody plays the victims like the designated blonde talking heads on Fox 'News,' and now, nobody can project a lie better. On Fox and Friends, Elisabeth Hasselbeck interviewed a victimized colleague, Scottie Nell Hughes of the 'Tea Party "News" Network' and discussed the unfair portrayal of Republican candidates by the 'mainstream' media. Show More Summary

Honey, If I Say It’s Christmas, You Better Go Get You Some Little Twinkling Lights

A couple of months ago, I told you about the weirdness of Ted Cruz’s SuperPAC giving Carly Fiorina’s SuperPAC half a million dollars. Alfredo over at the Dairy Queen was rooting around in a Pumpkin Parfait and some campaign finance reports...Show More Summary

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