I Dare You To Not Pull A Boehner: Gabrielle Giffords Bids Farewell To The House of Representatives

A day late getting this up (which, in blog-time, is akin to a decade — bear with me, kids, it’s been awhile) but believe it’s noteworthy enough to warrant highlighting, even beyond the strict confines of the newscycle.  Besides, every time a Kenyan Marxist posts footage of Speaker...

Trampling on the First Amendment

This may not technically be unconstitutional, since it’s a state government that’s endorsing a particular religion not Congress or the federal government, but it’s certainly totally antithetical to the spirit of religious freedom, and to the Founders’ intent and determination to keep...

Andrew McCarthy: Slimebucket Extraordinaire

McCarthy is always repulsive, but he’s outdone his own record this time — which, believe me, is not easy to do. McCarthy’s piece is a response to Arif Alikhan, Los Angeles’s deputy mayor. Alikhan was recently appointed by Pres. Obama to the position of assistant secretary for policy...

Tightening Whose Belts?

Pres. Obama said this in his weekly radio address: Government has to start living within its means, just like families do. We have to cut the spending we can’t afford so we can put the economy on sounder footing, and give our businesses the confidence they need to grow and create jobs. Mouthing right-wing...

Lie All You Want, But Be Civil About It

I could not agree more with Greg Sargent’s take on Mark Halperin’s “indefinite suspension” from MSNBC for saying, on Morning Joe, that Pres. Obama is “kind of a dick.” I’m sorry, but this is crazy. Halperin’s crack was crude and dumb, but it doesn’t deserve indefinite...

Michele Bachmann’s Flawed ‘Consistency’ on LGBT Rights

Despite Michele Bachmann’s support for New York State’s right to legalize same-sex marriage, her position on this issue is still inconsistent and illogical. Here is what she told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday (emphasis is in the original): BACHMANN: In New York state, they have passed the law...

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