With both the House and Senate having already approved budget resolutions, Democrats are eager to do what Republicans originally said they wanted to do -- follow "regular order" and hash out the differences in a conference committee. Except, as we discussed yesterday, GOP leader …
Gun-background-check proponents are trying to persuade 5 Senators to switch their votes. Illinois' GOP Chairman, who supported gay marriage, is reportedly stepping down. What Kansas is likely to do about Medicaid expansion. The Pentagon comes right out with it: accusing the Chin …
On the McLaughlin Group, Pat Buchanan claimed that immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship would “lead to the erasure of the southern border of the United States” and “an entirely different USA” because of Latino voting. “Let me tell you, if you get amnesty and the path to citizenship that the Mexican president [...]
Look at that sea of red. Only Little Green Footballs and Daily Kos have any rebuttal to the massive right-wing red/pink blog kkkonspiracies. Because, you know, the REAL criminals of the Benghazi attack were, conveniently, Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama. I mean, Terrists gone be terrists, raht? Continue reading ?
The BBC reports allegations that Syrian rebels have used sarin gas, a nerve agent that causes asphyxiation and is classified as a weapon of mass destruction and banned under international law. Amid reports that the Syrian military is secretly stockpiling chemical weapons, U.N. Show More Summary
The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer equates President Obama’s pledge to “keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people” with forcibly taking guns away from Christian evangelicals. Fischer said that Obama is “setting up the stage to take guns away from evangelicals” and classify them as terrorists: “‘You believe in Jesus Christ?’ ‘Yes I [...]
God can do this for all three categories, says Pat Robertson. Robertson, who has repeatedly promoted ex-gay therapy, and said that just as gay people can change their orientation, “a murderer can change, a rapist can change, a thief can change.” Robertson was reacting to a case in Ecuador, where a politician was found to [...]
Challenged by the hosts of Fox and Friends, Chaffetz couldn’t defend the Republican view that the administration is hiding something about what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. The Accountability Review Board said the military could not have been there in a reasonable period of time. BRIAN KILMEADE: Are you saying that admiral Pickering [...]
For about three years, congressional Republicans had a talking point they were quite fond of: they wanted Congress to pass a budget through "regular order," but Senate Democrats have made that impossible by failing to pass a budget. In an interesting twist, GOP lawmakers have ab …
Fears that the Syrian Civil War would cause further regional instability seem to have been justified as the Syrian government has stated that airstrikes from Israel constitute a declaration of war. A war between Syria and Israel could draw Iran and the United States directly into the conflict.
Pres. Obama to college graduates: 'I dare you to do better.' The West, Texas fertilizer plant didn't carry much liability insurance. A death-row inmate in Mississippi is denied a DNA test before he is killed tomorrow. Here is more about his case. Mark Sanford has momentum i …
That’s what firearms instructor Rob Pincus recommended at the NRA convention. “How about putting a quick-access safe in your kids’ room? We have an emotional push back to that. Here’s my position on this. If you’re worried that your kid is going to try to break into the safe that is in their bedroom, with [...]
As part of their effort to improve data storage technology, scientists at IBM made this stop-motion animation entitled "A Boy and His Atom". The video is made entirely of carbon atoms. Each frame was made using a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) to manipulate the individual a …
I don't want anyone putting things into my water, food or air I'm a purist that way. I feel that if people want to add something to what they're ingesting, that's great - but it feels to me that the fluoridating of water is forcing me to put something down my throat that I don't want. Show More Summary
Secret Squirrel -- Spy In The Sky. This Hanna Barbera cartoon first aired on November 12, 1966.
The Bonfire of the Hannitys focuses its annual loon-fest in Houston this weekend. Sarah Palin, looking more and more like a clever Alien simulacrum of what they consider a generic middle-aged SUV driver brought down the house with a paean to stupidity, as mellifluous as fingernails on a blackboard Continue reading ?
The good folks at Climate Nexus have an ICYMI 71-second video of the week’s news: ICYM Week of April 29th from Climate Nexus on Vimeo.
Pot, meet kettle, as Hrafnknell at PoliticusUSA notes: Sarah Palin went after President Obama Friday. Turns out Obama and liberals are “exploiting” recent shootings to promote our anti-gun agenda. I guess by that logic, any attempt to respond to any tragedy in order to reduce that likelihood it will be repeated, is a form of [...]
Paint (Jon Cozart) -- After Ever After, a Disney parody.
With the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opening this week and raising the need for a factual antidote to its "special kind of propaganda" and overall outrageousness, tonight seemed like a good night for a re-air of Rachel Maddow's documentary Hubris: Selling the I …