Congratulations Barack Obama! You made liar of the year! Left-leaning Politifact awarded Barack Obama with its annual “Lie of the Year” for telling Americans 36 times that they could keep their insurance once Obamacare was passed. That’s not exactly what … Continue reading ?
If you’ve heard the phrase “class war” in twenty-first-century America, the odds are that it’s been a curse spat from the mouths of Republican warriors castigating Democrats for engaging in high crimes and misdemeanors like trying to tax the rich. Show More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), has effectively declared war against the conservative members of the GOP caucus, as well as the Tea Party and other outside conservative groups. Not only did he attack outside groups twice in...Show More Summary
By Christine Nikol | The Daily Caller On Thursday’s ”PolitiFact,” CNN’s Jake Tapper called President Barack Obama’s promise that “if you like your health-care plan, you can keep your health-care plan” 2013?s “Lie of the Year.” This lie was selected by 59 percent of readers polled, and Politifact selected it because of its national impact....
She's never going away. Ever. Sarah Palin is getting a new show. It's considerably lower-budget than her previous fare, though. The former Republican vice presidential nominee will host “Amazing America with Sarah Palin” on The Sportsman Channel starting in April 2014. Show More Summary
(CNN) - A House Democrat who joined Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on a congressional delegation to a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa said he has "no doubt" the Texas conservative will run for president in 2016. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland said Cruz, considered a potential 2016 presidential candidate, tried to dodge […]
Poor little Madi. Let's use her to spew our hateful rhetoric.
There really isn’t much to say. I am working on not getting upset by things like this, but it’s hard because the country is headed for a terrible economic crash, and it’s tough to watch everybody careen towards the cliff without making the slightest effort even to brake. But once you realize we’re going over [...]
By Michael J.W. Stickings Yes, she went there, exposing herself as an ignoramus and, it would seem, a bigot: On Wednesday night Megyn Kelly declared on her Fox News show that both Santa Claus and Jesus were white. Discussing a pieceShow More Summary
The US House passed the Bipartisan Budget Act written by Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray 332-94. 62 Republicans voted against the bill. Rep. Ryan released this statement following the vote. Today, the House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan … Continue reading ?
One of the potential perils of a non-reciprocal network like Twitter is being stalked or spammed. In other words, there isn’t a lot of protection available when you don’t get to approve the people who follow you. Our only “protection” has been “the block.” And today, it seems that Twitter quietly changed what “to block” [...]
I can see the merit of gaining a reasonable comprehension of why people would willing let themselves be subjected to vile indignity until more explosives could be inserted as a suppository for when they blew themselves up in our general vicinity. Show More Summary
From the December 12 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: Related: Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore Previously: Megyn Kelly Wants Kids At Home To Know That Jesus And Santa Were White What Megyn Kelly's White Santa Says About Power Dynamics In Journalism
She could blow it again... I usually wouldn't bother to offer Clintonistas political advice, but..err...you really should not want stories like this becoming the norm: Clinton offered a message that the collected plutocrats found reassuring,...Show More Summary
1. Kiss the rings of the oligarchs. It is essential to gain the approval of the captains of finance and military industries for they will not only finance your pursuit but help you attain your goal. These captains must be assured that their business models will never be threatened by you. Once their fears are assuaged the path to your Dogeship will be paved with gold
(The Hill): "House approves budget deal, handing major victory to Boehner" (Roll Call): "Boehner: Conservative outside groups ‘have lost all credibility’" (ABC News): "Republicans and Tea Party activists in 'full scale civil war'"(Huffington Post): "Tom Coburn: Obamacare exchanges 'will work and work well'" (CNN Politics): "Senior Obama aide Peter Rouse leaving administration"
The editor of the Cape Times, the leading English-language morning paper in the South African coastal city of Cape Town, has been fired after declining to lead last Friday's coverage with the story of the death of Nelson Mandela, the country's first black president and also its first fully democratically-elected leader. Show More Summary
Jack Phillips is a baker who declined to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because his Christian belief is that marriage exists only between a man and woman. Now a Colorado judge has ordered him to bake cakes for same-sex marriages, and if Phillips refuses, he could go to jail. Show More Summary