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GOP candidates: wait, what?

Jon Huntsman was running? This year? Tweet

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helpful GOP flowchart

From the folks at Holy Taco: Tweet

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“we’ll do everything we can to push a default through, but if it does happen, be nice to these people, mr. prez!”

So we all know that the Republican wackaloons (that would be all of them, right now) in Congress are busy at work making sure that this country stands a most excellent chance of defaulting on its payments because of their … Continue reading

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this would never be accepted — but it’s good to fantasize…

If nothing else, we need a concrete sort of ideal to work towards — any gains at all at this point will be of benefit to all of us (even to the intractable filthy rich 2% and the corporations — … Continue reading

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a lie is halfway around the world before the truth can tie its shoes

Two depressing articles have slunk past my nose recently. The first is this one from Washington Post by Phil Angelides: The real causes of the economic crisis? They’re history. and this one from the New York Times by Steven Greenhouse: … Continue reading

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Democrats yell at GOP over budget

[Audio: English, Captioned: auto--pretty good] Wow, this will blow your hair back! We need to make these video clips more widely seen & available! Tweet

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pass the popcorn, please… is that a spine or two I spot?

This is very interesting to watch. Going Populist? Dems Put GOP On Spot Over Tax Benefits For The Super-Rich. The Republicans have been absolutely adamant — to the point of holding the country hostage — about refusing any sort of … Continue reading

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this n that

More online news like this, please: New Orleans gets flood help; Memphis breathes easier. Note captions (use “subtitle” option), AND transcript available! Nifty. Although there’s an extremely amusing caption typo at 00:17. Overseeing Government Oversight. Live tweeting of the hearings … Continue reading

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late night humor: best headline EVAH

Ladeez and gennumen, GIVE IT UP FOR TPM: Law Firm Drops DOMA Defense, Leaves House GOP At The Altar Tweet

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late night humor: that’s what we need! a veto brand!

Gotta love this: It appears that Brian Schweitzer, Democratic governor of Montana has a bit of a flamboyant way of vetoing certain bills: In one of the most spectacular pieces of political theater in the Democrat’s six years in office, … Continue reading

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The craziness behind the federal budget fight

Literally the only thing I can say about the budget passed at the last minute yesterday is that since the batshit crazy right is frothing mad about it, it can’t be the complete disaster it could have been. However, make … Continue reading

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Zach Wahls Speaks About Family

[Audio: English; Caption: auto-mediocre; Transcript: below] Wow! Only 19 years old?? Unfortunately, the proposed ban on gay marriage in Iowa passed the state House by a wide margin despite his eloquent testimony. I think he’s going places. Found this by … Continue reading

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this n that

I just…what? GLAAD Angry About Westboro Radio Deal. So, the haters from Westboro Baptist church have been blocked from picketing the funeral, which is good. In return, they’ve got a deal to broadcast their hate and vitriol on radio. Here’s … Continue reading

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harbinger of next congress

I am only stating the blatantly obvious here: when the 112th Congress convenes next year, the Republicans will be in control. We’ve already seen them try to muck things up in the 111th’s lame duck session, in particular: How Mitch … Continue reading

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