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Enough, Again, about 9/11

We should not use, nor should we ever have used, 9/11 as a justification for U.S. atrocities overseas and the curtailing of civil rights at home.

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why won’t Republicans discuss raising tax revenues in their budget talks? There is an obvious, but overlooked answer. It’s not that the Republicans stand for lower taxes and smaller government, as they once did. But rather their reason is much more childish, simplistic, and sinister.

Reagan The Liberal

Reagan The Liberal

Reagan is a hero of the conservative movement, but are his conservative supporters aware that he took some very liberal stances on certain issues? Read about his positions, and see what you think.

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Never Mind the Dangerous Insipidity of Dan Choi

Dan Choi’s at it again, twittering and wittering his vitriolic hatred of the President. Dan’s the poster boy of the gay rights’ movement, but he’s rapidly turning into a Cindy Sheehan figure. Unlike Sheehan, he’s still being given a visible platform by the media, and he’s being guided and manipulated by the likes of Jane Hamsher, who is still foisted on the unsuspecting public as a voice for Progressives.

by Marion· · News
Cantor Bails Out Of Debt Talks Because He Won’t Raise Taxes On The Rich

Cantor Bails Out Of Debt Talks Because He Won’t Raise Taxes On The Rich

Eric Cantor, the House of Representatives Majority Leader has backed out of talks to raise the debt limit, citing his unwillingness to raise taxes. Democrats have said repeatedly that taxes need to be raised on the rich if Republicans are going to cut programs that help the poor.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Herman Cain Plays The ‘Race Card’ On Jon Stewart (VIDEO)

Herman Cain Plays The ‘Race Card’ On Jon Stewart (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart recently mocked Herman Cain over comments Cain made that he wouldn’t pass a bill over 3 pages long. Stewart then made a joke stating that Cain must not like to read. Now Cain is saying that comment was racially motivated.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Legislatures across the country, many who don’t believe Obama is eligible to be President, have tried and failed to pass legislation that would make it harder for Presidential candidates to prove their citizenship. Many of the legislators attempting to pass these bills don’t believe President Obama is an American citizen.

Sarah and Bristol Palin Trademark Their Own Names

Sarah and Bristol Palin Trademark Their Own Names

In what many are seeing as another sign of her narcissistic nature, Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol successfully filed paper to trademark their names. The Palins filed the paperwork in November, and had to run an ad in May alerting people to the desired trademark. Anyone with an objection had 30 days to object. Friday was the deadline, and came without any objections.

by Matthew Desmond· · News

The Professional Left and the Big Sam President

So I understand Keith Olbermann, the multimillionaire media egotist and ex-sportscaster who deems himself eminently qualified to comment on political affairs, whose resurrected show Countdown is an echo chamber of one-sided thought with no room for debate and no tolerance for any divergence of opinion, ended his first program on the […]

by Marion· · News
Who Do Fox ‘News’ Viewers Want To Torture? (VIDEO)

Who Do Fox ‘News’ Viewers Want To Torture? (VIDEO)

Please watch this video clip, and you will soon see how blood thirsty, psychotic, and terrifying some people in this nation are.

by Sarah· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
As Pertinent Now As It Was Then: FDR’s Second Inaugural Address

As Pertinent Now As It Was Then: FDR’s Second Inaugural Address

When I look at the current state of our nation, I see repetitive behaviors to a time not so long ago. Please take the time to read President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Second Inaugural Address, and may we learn from it again.

Sarah Palin Quits After Half Her Bus Tour, Goes Home To Alaska

Sarah Palin Quits After Half Her Bus Tour, Goes Home To Alaska

Sarah Palin, the infamous half-term Governor of Alaska and failed Vice-Presidential candidate has quit halfway through her bus tour, and taken her family back home to Alaska.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Why Mitt Should Split!

Why Mitt Should Split!

Mitt Romney will have a hard time winning an election against President Obama since his Massachusetts healthcare plan is very similar to ‘Obamacare’.

A Message to Progressives: Lily Ledbetter Is What Democrats Are All About

A Message to Progressives: Lily Ledbetter Is What Democrats Are All About

The kindergarten of spoiled, affluent children pretending to dabble in politics, otherwise known as Netroots Nation, hit a new low when the White House communications director, Dan Pfeiffer, was subjected to one of the most immature and unprofessional snark interviews ever given to a political operative who had been invited as a guest to this event.

by Marion· · News, Political Rants
Ohhh…The Republicans…The Corruption…. The Lies…According To  Katharine Hepburn…1948…

Ohhh…The Republicans…The Corruption…. The Lies…According To Katharine Hepburn…1948…

Quotes regarding politics from the 1948 movie ‘State of the Union’, that are still accurate today.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · Political Rants
Tea Party Rally Infiltrated by Anti-Tea Party Activist (VIDEO)

Tea Party Rally Infiltrated by Anti-Tea Party Activist (VIDEO)

An anti-Tea Party activist recently crashed a Tea Party rally, dressed as George Washington, and no one tried to stop him when he went on the main stage and took over the mic to share his message of ‘God, Jesus, and Guns’.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Tex Shelters takes his Republican Entrance Exam to Run for President

Tex Shelters takes his Republican Entrance Exam to Run for President

A Satirical look at Republican litmus test questions and lack of ideas to create jobs or address issues American’s care about.

by Tex Shelters· · Political Humor
Joan Walsh: Twisted Sister Punches Down

Joan Walsh: Twisted Sister Punches Down

The British have a great phrase for expressing the fact that someone is undergoing a particularly angering derangement syndrome. They simply say that someone “has a cob on.” Well, Joan Walsh has had a massive cob on since early April, dating, specifically from the moment the President announced he was […]

by Marion· · News
Michelle Bachmann Gets Glittered By Gay Activist (VIDEO)

Michelle Bachmann Gets Glittered By Gay Activist (VIDEO)

A gay activist today attempted to throw glitter on Michelle Bachmann, to show opposition to Michelle Bachmann’s stance on LGBTQ issues.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Who should resign?

Who should resign?

President Ronald Reagan funneled money to death squads to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. Thousands of peasant farmers, native people, and others were killed in the process. I guess he resigned after that, right?