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January 12, 2011

Quote of the Day: Clyburn on Palin

"You know, Sarah Palin just can't seem to get it, on any front. I think she's an attractive person, she is articulate," Clyburn said on the Bill Press radio show, according to The Hill. "But I think intellectually, she seems...

January 9, 2011

Was the Gabrielle Giffords Assassination Attempt a Product of Right-Wing Manufactured Outrage?

So, was it? One thing is certain; Jared Lee Laughner has a few screws loose. Perhaps the sort of thing like the assassination attempt (and murder of a number of other people) on Arizona Congesswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D) is an...

January 7, 2011

Obama Created More Jobs In One Year Than Bush Created In Eight

This headline is just begging for a Google bomb: Obama Created More Jobs In One Year Than Bush Created In Eight Indeed, from February 2001, Bush's first full month in office, through January 2009, his last, the economy added just...

Is Obamacare Working? Quick! Kill It!

Republicans are still gloating over their re-taking of the House of Representatives, and high on their priorities is making President Obama miserable. Make no mistake, the newly minted House Majority Leader John Boehner said during his campaign that, "The single...

January 6, 2011

Polly Want a Job Killing Health Care Law Repeal?

Someone has new talking points......

January 4, 2011

Most Americans oppose Republican approach to taxes and spending

According to a new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll released Monday, 61 percent of Americans want to increase taxes on the wealthy to balance the budget. The next highest percentage - 20 percent - want to cut defense spending to get...

January 2, 2011

With his show on the 9/11 healthcare bill, Jon Stewart makes a difference

Jon Stewart and the Daily Show have always been great at exposing Republican hypocrisy (and Democratic - there's just a lot more Republican hypocrisy). With his show on the Republican opposition to funding healthcare for first responders, he apparently had...

January 1, 2011

Paul Krugman makes me angry

Paul Krugman makes me angry. Why? Because basically every column he writes for The New York Times does a great job of cutting through the chaff and highlighting the hypocrisy of Republican (and sometimes Democratic) politicians and what a disaster...
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