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...

US Health Care Reform: Made in…Afghanistan?

Stephen M. Walt, commenting on Obama’s recent AfPak escalation and the incongruity of domestic spending initatives vs expensive foreign military endeavours on the part of the US: As I’ve said before, Americans have come to believe that spending government revenues on U.S. citizens here at home...

Sarah Palin, Fauxpulism, and Right-Wing Identity Politics

(Image: Tacoma Urbanist, Flickr) Sarah Palin is back — and, seemingly, everywhere, as she launches a book tour (and, perhaps, a run at the White House in 2012). Max Blumenthal: In a Republican Party hoping to rebound in 2010 on the strength of a newly energized and ideologically aroused conservative...

Specter to American Workers: “Drop Dead!”

Well, so much for Arlen Specter’s emancipated testicles: In June 2007, the vote on the Employee Free Choice Act was virtually monolithic: 50 Senators, Democrats, voted for cloture and 48 Republicans against.  I was the only Republican to vote for cloture.  The prospects for the next cloture vote are...

Ask The President: EFCA. NAO.

More from Mike Elk on the case for EFCA. h/t Sarah via...

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