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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:41510
Posts / Week:122.9
Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Rushbo Doesn't Even Try To Hide His Racism Anymore

Ordinarily I wouldn't subject anyone to Rush Limbaugh's nonsense, but really, you have to hear this to believe it. He's not even trying to disguise his racism anymore. In fact, he's wearing it right out there on his sleeve. This little...Show More Summary

Scores Of Kansas Republicans Endorse Democratic Ticket For Governor

Yes, those are Kansas Republicans putting their enthusiasm behind the Democrats looking to shovel Sam Brownback out of office. It looks like Kansans don't appreciate it when billionaires shove education cuts and austerity down their throats. Show More Summary

Fox News' Gretchen Carlson Claims Seinfeld's 'Festivus' Is Real Anti-Religious Threat

I've heard many anti-intellectual thoughts spewed out on Fox News, but there's plenty of room for more dim-witted ideas to flourish in the conservative media and Fox News' host Gretchen Carlson is leading the way of the feeble-minded...Show More Summary

Pope Francis: Children Who Migrate Alone Must Be 'Welcomed And Protected'

Pope Francis jumped into the migrant children debate the US is having and demanded that these children are welcomed and protected instead of being immediately sent back home. There are many Catholic politicians and pundits like BillShow More Summary

AZ Sheriff Tips Protesters To Stop 'Invasion' Of 40 Child Refugees By Using Trucks As Roadblock

A group of anti-immigration protesters have gathered in Oracle, Arizona to stop 40 child refugees who have been invited to stay at a ranch for boys. In what mirrors demonstrations in Murrieta, California that forced busses of women and...Show More Summary

Rove Accuses Holder Of Slander For Pointing Out That Many Republicans Are Racists

Joe Scarborough tried pulling this same stunt the other day, but had Eugene Robinson there to correct him. Karl Rove on the other hand was free to lie and project and twist Eric Holder's words on Greta Van Susteren's show this Tuesday...Show More Summary

Responsible Gun Owner Of The Day Shoots Herself In The Face While Making A Point

But she made her point, gotdamnit! FREMONT TOWNSHIP, MI — A 51-year-old woman accidentally shot herself in the face after she slammed the butt end of a shotgun on the floor, causing it to discharge, the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department reports. Deputies were called about 10 a.m. Show More Summary

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Uses Women's Health Act Hearing To Push Dangerous Fetal Pain Bill

Rep. Marsha Blackburn used her time at this Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on The Women’s Health Protection Act to push for even more dangerous 20-week abortion bans and for the passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn ChildShow More Summary

Renee Ellmers: GOP Needs To Bring It "Down To A Woman's Level"

Hard to imagine a male politician saying this and surviving it, but perhaps Renee Ellmers knows her red district in North Carolina will cut her some slack. Benen called said of her comment: Again, if Ellmers really did say this, it’s...Show More Summary

America, This Is Your Future On Comcast

I've never tried to drop services from my Comcast account without a customer retention rep offering me all kinds of free goodies (basically, the way they work is, if you say you want to drop premium channels, they're going to charge you more than if you keep them). Show More Summary

Every Heartless SOB Slamming Central American Children Should Watch This

Jose Díaz-Balart's new show on MSNBC debuted Monday, and began with a reminder that it's really easy for some to be heartless when they're not confronted with reality. With that in mind, he served up a hefty dose of it in this interview...Show More Summary

JPMorgan Gets $13B Slap On Wrist Over Mortgage Fraud That Sunk The Economy

I suppose this is better than nothing, and if it makes you feel better, you can always show this story to your wingnut relatives who still blame Fannie Mae and Freddie for the crash. But it's not going to make a difference. It's just...Show More Summary

Fox's Kelly Pitches In To Help Rehab Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin

Todd Akin is back in the spotlight after he retracted his apology for his "legitimate rape" comments and Fox's Megyn Kelly was more than help him out with some Republican rehab on her show this Monday. As our friend Ellen at NewsHounds...Show More Summary

Racist Florida Man Charged After Telling Black Kids Their Skin Is 'Dirty'

Laws like Stand Your Ground make it even harder for communities to deal with belligerent and dangerous assholes like this guy. Honestly, I'm surprised he didn't shoot anyone: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Daytona Beach man was arrested and...Show More Summary

Fox News' Eric Bolling: Sgt. Bergdahl Belongs Behind A Desk In Gitmo

After returning home from captivity with the Taliban, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is now returning to active duty for the army. Six weeks after being released from five years in Taliban captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return to life...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Grudge Match With Lois Lerner Has Deep Roots In The Past

As it turns out, there's much more than meets the eye with regard to the vendetta being waged against Lois Lerner. I took a hard look at the past, her history when she worked for the FEC, and the investigations she was involved in. My story about it is posted here, but I've posted an excerpt to whet your appetite. Show More Summary

America, What The Hell Is Wrong With You?

I'm disgusted. I spent the last hour reading comments posted on CNN, NBC.com, and ABC about the deportation of 40 women and children back to Honduras. My head hurts, my heart aches, and my stomach is in knots. The nasty comments, the unbridled hate is just too much. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Docudharma - SCOTUS misogyny; No More Mr. Nice Blog - another day, another Clinton-bashing book; The Booman Tribune - Rahm might be in trouble; The Daily Howler - Maureen Dowd - willfully ignorant or mere idiot? The Smirking Chimp -Show More Summary

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