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Why the Fight for the Affordable Care Act is a Fight for Women

Why the Fight for the Affordable Care Act is a Fight for Women

A vagina is not a preexisting condition Long before the GOP decided that the way to create jobs was to deregulate polluters and regulate uteri, I saw the fight against Obamacare as part of what I reluctantly* call the War on Women. Any American woman who has ever looked for health insurance knows that despite the fact that women historically […]

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The White House responds to the new Paul Ryan Plan

The White House responds to the new Paul Ryan Plan

Today’s GOP: redefining the meaning of ‘shared sacrifice’ daily The White House lost no time responding the the GOP’s new budget proposal. David Plouffe sent out an email titled “We did the math” and presented this infographic: Click for larger version The White House, WashingtonGood morning — Every day, you and your family make choices about how you spend your […]

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Pat Robertson thinks Peyton Manning deserves to be injured. Seriously.

Pat Robertson thinks Peyton Manning deserves to be injured. Seriously.

Christian my ass What sort of “Christian” would say something as hideous as this? Answer: Pat Robertson. Following Wednesday’s news that Tebow’s been traded to the New York Jets, Robertson said, despite Tebow’s great performance, the Broncos did not treat him well: “I think the Denver Broncos treated him shabbily. He won seven games, he brought them into the playoffs, […]

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Congressmen Conyers, Clarke, and Peters request answers from Governor Snyder regarding their proposed Detroit Consent Agreement

In a comprehensive and sternly-worded letter to Governor Rick Snyder (pdf), Congressmen John Conyers, Jr., Hansen Clarke, and Gary Peters are asking for some answers regarding his administration’s proposed Detroit Consent Agreement. The letter focuses on seven key areas: Failure of State to Provide Any Financial AssistanceGovernor Snyder is asked to explain why, unlike in other struggling cities across the […]

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Think more domestic drilling will lower gas prices? It won’t. Here is proof.

Think more domestic drilling will lower gas prices? It won’t. Here is proof.

Let’s get something straight… As President Obama continues on his trek across the country promoting his “All of the above” strategy to our nation’s energy needs, the Associated Press just put out a piece soundly debunking the absurd lie that more domestic drilling is the answer to lower gas prices, something heard 24-7 from the GOP primary candidates. It’s the […]

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Snyder administration denied appeal on prohibition against signing Consent Agreement with Detroit

Snyder administration denied appeal on prohibition against signing Consent Agreement with Detroit

Ouch. That’ll leave a mark. My favorite Michigan judge at the moment, Ingham County Judge William Collette, today issued yet another spanking to the administration of Governor Rick Snyder. The Snyder administration appealed a ruling made an earlier this week barring them from signing a Consent Agreement with Detroit until after a March 29th hearing. That hearing has been postponed […]

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Sarah Palin more popular than ANY GOP primary candidate

Sarah Palin more popular than ANY GOP primary candidate

This oughta be inneresting… Newt Gingrich said this week that a brokered GOP convention this year is a real possibility and that “a series of brand new players” could emerge. Rick Santorum thinks so, too. Who might be a lead contender for the nomination if that happens? According to a PPP poll out this week, it’s Sarah Palin. The talk […]

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Why the Etch A Sketch Will Lead to Even More Lies From Mitt Romney

Why the Etch A Sketch Will Lead to Even More Lies From Mitt Romney

George W. Bush saved the economy almost exactly the same way he caught bin Laden. Follow @FakeDanSavage Yesterday should have been Mitt Romney’s day. He’d won Illinois handily. And then he received the endorsement from Gallant to George W.’s Goofus—Jeb Bush. Then, you know: the Etch A Sketch thing. Comic John Fugelsang asked Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom if Mitt had […]

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The DNC eviscerates Etch-A-Sketch Mitt

Bwah and a hah hah hah No words. Just watch: And, from the American Bridge PAC:

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Barry Goldwater, the father of American conservativism, predicted Rick Santorum

Barry Goldwater, the father of American conservativism, predicted Rick Santorum

But did they listen? Nope. They did not listen. This graphic is from MoveOn.org and it almost breaks your heart to know that we could be having a much more reasonable debate about the path forward for America if the Republican party had listened to Barry Goldwater all those years ago: Mark my word, if and when these preachers get […]

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Find out how the Affordable Care Act is helping you personally

Find out how the Affordable Care Act is helping you personally

It truly is a BFD The Obama campaign wants to make sure that Americans are aware of how the Affordable Care Act is helping each of us personally. To do so, they have put together a really nifty website: my.barackobama.com/How-You-Benefit Click the image to check it out. Check it out then share it with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers. […]

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