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Morning Maddow: Contraception,...

Waitaminute — y’mean the GOP was FOR Obama’s suddenly controversial contraception legislation before they were against it? Oh, please — epic flip-flops are a longtime Republican trademark. Everyone’s favourite living argument for birth...

Regressive U.S. Birth Control ...

And speaking of vindictive Republican absurdity (h/t): [Yesterday] morning, House Speaker John Boehner vowed in a House floor speech to overturn the provision in thePatient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would require faith-affiliated hospitals and...

Lucky Duckies May Get Their Wi...

Simon Johnson on the vindictive absurdity of Republican plans to slash unemployment benefits: The jobs crisis was caused by recklessness in the financial sector, made possible by irresponsible deregulation (including a period when Republicans controlled Congress and...

Santorum Once Again On Everybo...

“He thinks he knows better. He thinks he’s smarter than you. He thinks he should be able to rule over all of you.” – Latest anybody-but-Mittens alternative Rick “sweater vest” Santorum, reminding GOP voters after his (largely...

0-3 For Romney

Tomorrow morning team Romney is going to wake up with a really bad headache and ask themselves “what the just happened?”.  In one day that frontrunner status that he thought he reclaimed went up in a poof of smoke.  Ya they knew they were going to have a...

Obligatory Karen Handel Komen ...

Shorter: Fuck you, fuck you, yr kewl, fuck YOU. *drops mic, walks off stage* Yep. Straight from the Komen Foundation boardroom to a  cushy future Fox News contract. C’mon, you know it’s gonna happen — the defiant, almost Nixonian delusion and naked...

Morning Maddow: It’s A B...

Maddow may have been off last night, but never fear, true believers — rosy-cheeked weekend warrior Chris Hayes was in to pinch hit, and knocked one out of the park. In this segment, Hayes takes a look at this past Saturday’s Nevada Caucuses and how the...

Monday Upper: ‘Democracy...

Nothing more really needs to be said about Nevada — continued plummeting turnout, an honest-to-G*d religious test for Jewish voters at an official caucus site (yes, really) and a most curious redefinition of ‘elitism’ from Gingrich (hey, let’s...

The New 1% Doctrine in Action ...

While many the US were celebrating seemingly positive job numbers yesterday, for London, Ontario residents such news was caustic, rock salt poured into a gaping wound. WSWS: Caterpillar subsidiary Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) has announced that it is transforming the...
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