Morning Maddow: “This Is What Republican Politics Is Like Now”

A sincere mea culpa for the lack of content over the last several days. Was a holiday weekend in my neck of the tubes, so yrs truly decided to go all-in with some R&R time. Anyway, we are back and, baby, the Republicans are still fucking bat-shit. With the recent deluge of sonogram-rape legislation and...

Morning Maddow: Aspirin ain’t just for headaches (but what about hypocrisy?)

Yep — a picture indeed says a thousand words.  With GOP culture-warriors going all-in against contraception (apart from Bayer Aspirin — am I right, ‘gals’?) one is again struck by just how far beyond the contemporary 21st century mainstream the former Party of Lincoln has defiantly...

Lucky Duckies May Get Their Wings Clipped By Top Hat GOP Congress

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 the White House) and resulting in...

Santorum Once Again On Everybody’s Lips (Ewwww)

“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 symbolic) hat-trick last night that, yes,...

Morning Maddow: It’s A Billionaires World — We’re Just Living In It

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 role played by (fickle) billionaire...

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