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...

Bonus Maddow: “Politifact, you’re FIRED!”

Double shot of Rachel this AM, as everyone’s fav cable news anomaly does her best Mitt Romney impression in a blistering attack on Politifact over it’s curious inability to fully credit Obama’s totally, wholly, completely factually correct private sector job creation numbers, cited during...

Playing politics with lives

I don’t want to say I reluctantly voted for Obama.  I was never totally enamored with him, but during the 2008 campaign I can’t say I didn’t feel the hope, either.  Finally, a younger candidate who wasn’t bred out of the older, Clinton and Bush-esqe generation of national politicians...

Tomorrow’s wingnut headlines today

The boys and I at Prognostication Nation have run some computer models, and we think we know what today’s news will look like tomorrow … for wingnuts. Headline #1: Based off this story — By 2011, GM aims to shrink its U.S. work force to 38,000, which is less than one-tenth of what the...

A little Caterpillar told me

Yesterday, I emailed the CFLF crew and told them I’m cutting back on my blogging here mostly because of time constraints, but also because I want to take a broader look at the Obama administration to determine exactly what they’re doing.  Day to day blog commentary requires one steeping...

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