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Live LOLing the GOP Debate. Tonight. 8 PM EST/ 5 PM PST. CNN.

Live LOLing the GOP Debate. Tonight. 8 PM EST/ 5 PM PST. CNN.

A crisis counselor will be on hand for John King USA Sit down. I have news. This will likely be the last GOP debate of 2012.  And it’s a sit down debate. Yes. The last one is a sit-down affair. Or as Newt Gingrich calls it, home court. Never again will we see the adept intellects the GOP can gather […]

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Michele Bachmann to Bully New District

Michele Bachmann to Bully New District

Did you know Members of Congress aren’t required to live in their districts? If you’ve read any of the Gospels or see any of the two fine Broadway musicals about Jesus, you’ve noticed the sort of folk Jesus associates with: outcasts. Prostitutes, tax collectors. Saul who became St. Paul persecuted the disciples before he became one of the most important […]

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Mitt Romney Has Moral Obligation to Edit His Website

Mitt Romney Has Moral Obligation to Edit His Website

Mitt must be making millions shorting his own campaign on Intrade Check out this graphic that has been prominently placed on Mitt Romney’s website for months:   It’s a pretty clear message. He’s not like the Republicans who blew the surplus and refused to pay for an expansion to Medicare or two wars. He’s special because he can balance a […]

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Ronald Reagan Socialized Medicine in the United States

Ronald Reagan Socialized Medicine in the United States

And he raised taxes nine times… You want smaller government. You think things were better before drinking water was regulated, before a private business was forced to serve all people, before Social Security, Medicare and the Older Americans Act cut poverty among senior citizens in half. You think everything that’s gone wrong is because of big government liberals. But it’s […]

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3 Charts that Prove that Anyone Who Says the Stimulus Didn’t Work is Lying

3 Charts that Prove that Anyone Who Says the Stimulus Didn’t Work is Lying

If a Republican had nearly doubled the Dow and gotten bin Laden and Qaddafi, he’d already be on the dime The good news is: The people who still propagandize against the Stimulus are only doing so because their paycheck or their sanity depends upon it. The fact is: The Stimulus has had the singularly most impressive positive effect on the […]

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Would Chris Christie Ask 8,821,155 People If He Could Get Married?

Would Chris Christie Ask 8,821,155 People If He Could Get Married?

Insert, ‘Why shouldn’t they be as miserable as the rest of us?’ joke here Republicans aren’t aware of this but the debate about marriage equality is over. Washington state just approved it. Maryland is next. And New Jersey governor Chris Christie just vetoed a New Jersey law that would have made gay marriage legal. He wants to put the idea […]

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How Occupy Changed the Conversation

How Occupy Changed the Conversation

My posse’s on Wall Street [email protected] Moulitsas “I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.” Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt is not Barack Obama. FDR was born into American royalty, the cousin of a President. He had a chance to study the intimacies of power more closely than any President until George W. Bush, who […]

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Could Mitt Romney Go Bankrupt?

Could Mitt Romney Go Bankrupt?

His morals have been in a blind trust for decades Mitt Romney isn’t stupid. Okay, in 2007-2008 he apparently invested $35.4 million in a presidential run that was over by Valentine’s Day. But that was to be the next Reagan. Priceless. He hasn’t spent any of his quarter billion in assets yet for this Reaganpalooza. He isn’t receiving much support […]

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GOP Birth Control Mania Peaks

GOP Birth Control Mania Peaks

The 2012 election exists to prove that the GOP can do worse than Sarah Palin. By the great @LizzWinstead. On MSNBC this afternoon, Rick Santorum’s mega-baker Foster Friess (delicious name) said, “Back in my day, they used Bayer Aspirin for contraceptives. The gals put it between their knees and it wasn’t that costly.” MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, who was conducting the […]

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to Endorse Mitt Romney

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to Endorse Mitt Romney

Millionaire Faux-Moderates Unite! Rick Snyder isn’t the county’s least popular governor, anymore. But his anti-democratic embrace of the Emergency Manager law and the forthcoming “Tax Bomb” of 2012™ have put him on edge, reluctant to go full Scott Walker by signing the “Right to Bust Unions” legislation that may hit his desk. This isn’t the time when you imagine the […]

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Severely Depressing New Michigan Poll Numbers for Mitt Romney

Severely Depressing New Michigan Poll Numbers for Mitt Romney

I knew Governor Romney. I was friends with Governor Romney. Mitt, you’re not our Governor Romney.   by @rkref PPP Polls has new numbers out, and it’s bad news for Mitt. Even worse news than finding out the car he was driving in his latest commercial about Michigan was made in Canada. More than half of Michigan voters support how […]

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