Morning Maddow: Mama Said Wonk You Out

Get your wonk on, kiddies — sitting in for our hero is WaPo columnist and supreme numbers nrrrd Ezra Klein, crunching Obama’s proposed 2013 budget with former OMB Director Peter Orszag. WATCH IT: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Related: AP’s...

Why Can’t More Democrats Be Like Gordon Hintz?

I know I am a few days late to the party on this one but I just wanted to voice my support of Wisconsin Representative (D) Gordon Hintz and share his impassioned speech from the floor of the House on the 18th. It is clear from this clip that things are not well in Wisconsin....

Carrying GOP water?

First impressions mean a lot.  In that vein, here’s the first paragraph from the front page story in today’s New York Times about Obama’s budget proposal, to be revealed later today: President Obama will propose further tax increases on the affluent to help pay for his promise to make...

Bush Battles Budget

Talk about Alice in Wonderland. Like the Red Queen’s, BushLogic tends to circle back on itself to become its own opposite, canceling itself out as well as violating all its previous positions. An item in today’s WaPo illustrates just how far down the rabbit hole we’ve fallen under the...

Bush’s Veto Unmasked

eRobin at Fact-esque justifiably tears Bush a new one for vetoing the Labor-HHS-Education Bill. The day after the country observed Veterans Day, President Bush made good on his longstanding threat against people in need and vetoed the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.  Labor H is the bill that...

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