Wednesday, June 29, 2011

John Dean Knows How to Get Rid of Clarence Thomas
For good reason, there has been serious hand-wringing over what to do about the ethical lapses of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. There is clear precedent for how to deal with the justice. Thomas could be forced off the bench.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Republican NY State Senator Roy McDonald's Awesome Defense Of Gay Marriage; Bloomberg Visits Albany
Republican New York State Senator Roy McDonald is one of the few Republicans who's said he will vote to legalize gay marriage in New York.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Prosser Allegedly Chokes Female Justice
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Prosser, has allegedly choked his colleague Justice Ann Walsh Bradley during discussions surrounding the union-busting bill last week.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

Justice Clarence Thomas Should Resign For His Egregious Conflicts of Interest and Unethical Behavior
By Susie Madrak Has this country become so corrupt that our elected officials and the media will simply look the other way while Clarence Thomas makes a mockery of judicial impartiality?

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Jon Stewart: 'You're Insane'The conversation turns heated fast when the 'Daily Show' comedian faces off with Fox News host Chris Wallace.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Nation of Weiners

There is a culture gap in this country, between people who are happy to enjoy what’s left of their privacy and people who just don’t think about it.

Washington's Deeper Immorality
by Joe Conason

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Weiner resigns: our political system in a nutshell
The Congressman is forced out of office. Bush and Cheney - torture, illegal eavesdropping, Iraq -- were not
by Glenn Greenwald

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Not one of the candidates for the GOP presidential nomination who debated Monday night rose to a point of seriousness in addressing the nation’s grievous problems. Instead, they ever so playfully thumbed their collective noses at any possible meaningful government reaction to the mess that we are in.

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Recent data provided by the nation’s largest health insurance companies reveals that a provision of the Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare – is bringing big numbers of the uninsured into the health care insurance system.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Obama Welcomed to Puerto Rico President Obama’s visit to Puerto Rico focused on political implications, not groundbreaking policies.

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Thoughts On Voodoo
by John Krugman
With Tim Pawlenty — who was supposed to be a sensible Republican — going all-in for high voodoo, I thought it’s worth pointing out that at the moment there’s a pretty good case that there is a kind of Laffer curve in which more is less and less is more. Namely, there’s a good case that fiscal stimulus right now would actually improve the long-run fiscal situation, while fiscal austerity makes it worse.

Wisconsin GOP Abuses Tradition of Open Primaries, Honest Politics With Sleazy "Fake Candidate" Strategy
by John Nichols

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Sunday, June 05, 2011

The Problem of Republican Idiots
The liars and lunatics serve as a smoke screen for the conservative war on the poor and the middle class.
by Eric Alterman
Playing With Default
By Joe Conason —
The current puppet play in Congress—where Republicans sponsored a bill to raise the nation’s debt ceiling only because they wanted to vote it down—would be funny, if only they weren’t risking economic disaster.
Kristof: Our Fantasy Nation?
With Tea Party conservatives and many Republicans balking at raising the debt ceiling, let me offer them an example of a nation that lives up to their ideals.
Republicans who invented “death panels” out of whole cloth and insisted, falsely, that Obama’s health proposal was nothing but a “government takeover” have a lot of nerve complaining about the “demagoguery” against Rep. Paul Ryan.
Yes, Medicare Is Sustainable In Its Current Form
by Paul Krugman

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Sarah Palin Slams THE DREAM ACT At Ellis Island
By Andrea Nill Sanchez
Today, Sarah Palin visited Ellis Island and the “Statute” of Liberty as part of her One Nation tour.

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