People Who Live in Glass Houses…

… shouldn’t throw stones. And since Rience Priebus (the RNC chair) did exactly that by accusing the Democrats of dragging their heels on the subject of Anthony Weiner, Debbie Wasserman Schultz (the DNC chair) called him on it, but good: NBC’s “Meet the Press” hosted a discussion between the two...

Rick Santorum

In response to Rick Santorum’s announcement today that he is running for President of the United States in 2012, Think Progress gives us his “12 most offensive statements.” Here is number 2 on the list (emphasis is TP’s): “Is anyone saying same-sex couples can’t love each other? I...

Sarah Palin Mangles History. Again.

I know, it’s a big yawn — like, the news would be if she said anything about American history or foreign policy or ANYthing that made sense, right? So no, it’s not the fact that Sarah Palin told people in BOSTON that what Paul Revere did on that midnight ride was warn the British that the...

Introducing (The New and Improved) “Baghdad” Bob

I guess it wouldn’t be a village if there wasn’t at least one idiot. Last night Virginia unveiled her latest candidate for the coveted position and his name is Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William). In what might be the most blatant attempt to court Virginia’s cretin vote, Marshall appeared...

The Cheney Family Business

Maureen Dowd gets only one detail wrong in her lacerating take-down of the newest Cheney Family venture — the probable name: It’s hard to believe that the Bush dynasty, which limped away in disgrace after smashing our economy and the globe, has spawned another political dynasty. But Jason Horowitz...

GOP Leaders in House Hate Gays and Lesbians More Than They Support U.S. Troops

Several Republican leaders in the House announced their intention today to vote against the latest Defense Authorization Bill, because it includes a provision to include gays and lesbians as a protected group under existing hate crimes law: Boehner, speaking at his weekly press conference Thursday, said the...

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