Why “spill baby spill” is NOT Obama’s Katrina

Every so often I run into a post on TMP, Democratic Underground, Daily Kos or Huffington Post, to name a few, in which the writer expresses herself so well, that it bears repeating on other sites.  The following is one such post: From Pat McGrowan’s TPM Blog I can understand the frightwingers frothing at the mouth… More Why “spill baby spill” is NOT Obama’s Katrina

BP stops, restarts ‘top kill’ effort

First reports coming out about two hours ago said BP’s “Top Kill” effort had failed.  Now, it appears things are back on track: CNN Venice, Louisiana (CNN) — BP’s much-anticipated attempt to cap its undersea gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, a spill now estimated at twice the size of the Exxon Valdez disaster, was suspended for more… More BP stops, restarts ‘top kill’ effort

O’Reilly tells African-American Columbia University professor that he looks like a ‘cocaine dealer.’

This should not come as a surprise to anyone, after all, it’s Bill O’Reilly and Fox News, as well as the current trend these days.  It doesn’t matter if one is a Columbia University professor or President of the United States, if he or she is Black, (s)he’s subject to racial demagoguery and epithets in these… More O’Reilly tells African-American Columbia University professor that he looks like a ‘cocaine dealer.’

Rove Finally Admits That Bush Really Blew It During Katrina

No matter how Karl Rove spends this, the truth of the matter is that this current Gulf Coast disaster belongs to Dick Cheney, lock, stock and barrel. Think Progress Today in the Wall Street Journal, Karl Rove pens an op-ed titled: “Yes, the Gulf Spill is Obama’s Katrina.” He predictably places blame on Obama for a… More Rove Finally Admits That Bush Really Blew It During Katrina

Right Wing Round Up

Right Wing Watch Timothy Kincaid: Review of Family Research Council’s study on lesbians. Think Progress: FoxNews.com edits out applause during Obama’s West Point speech.  Joe.My.God: Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle Meets With Anti-Gay Side On Civil Unions.  Americans United: South Dakota Scofflaws: Pastors Mount Campaign To Rush More Pulpit Endorsements.  Andy Birkey: GOP-linked punk rock ministry says executing gays is… More Right Wing Round Up

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) insisted this week that his fellow Kentuckian, Republican Senate Candidate Rand Paul, needs to take a hiatus from the press circuit.

Rand Paul is having a bad week again.  First Kentucky Libertarians say the Paul betrayed them and now Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell has pretty much thrown Rand Paul under the proverbial “bus”. Huffington Post Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) insisted this week that his fellow Kentuckian, Republican Senate Candidate Rand Paul, needs to take… More Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) insisted this week that his fellow Kentuckian, Republican Senate Candidate Rand Paul, needs to take a hiatus from the press circuit.