What can I say about Rep. King? He’s either extremely stupid or he’s a classic bigot. TPMDC Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said today that President Obama “favors the black person” by default in an argument. Media Matters reports that King made the remarks this morning in an appearance on the G. Gordon Liddy radio show, during… More Steve King: Obama Has ‘Default Mechanism’ That ‘Favors The Black Person’
The New York Daily News Sirhan Sirhan, the man who assassinated Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, may have tried to take out his brother Ted, too. A fellow inmate at the federal prison in Soledad, Calif., told the FBI that Sirhan offered him “a million dollars and a car” to kill Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy in… More Sirhan Sirhan, man who assassinated Robert Kennedy, plotted to kill Ted Kennedy, too: FBI
Dave Weigel – Washington Post Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.) has issued an apology for his behavior on a much-circulated video in which two young people with a video camera who identify themselves as “students” elicited an angry reaction from him — including grabbing the right arm and then the full body of one student. [Original Etheridge post… More Bob Etheridge apologizes for reaction to students with camera
Is anybody really surprised at this development? Think Progress To demonstrate that it’s responsibly taking care of the oil spill and listening to public complaints, BP has touted the fact that it has set up call centers to handle the response. However, one of the operators at the BP Call Center in West Houston has revealed… More Operator At BP Call Center Says Company Never Does Anything With The Calls: We’re Just A ‘Diversion’
Was this guy drunk? This Democrat from North Carolina looks a bit paranoid and a lot…under the influence of something! Dave Weigel – Washington Post Last week Rep. Bob Etheridge (D-N.C.), who’s seen as a safe bet for re-election this year despite representing a somewhat conservative (Cook R+2) district, ran into two self-described students… More Dave Weigel: Who TMZ’d Rep. Bob Etheridge?
Yesterday, President Bush’s 28-year old daughter Barbara was named Fox News Sunday’s “Power Player of the Week” for her work as co-founder of Global Health Corps, a group of young professionals promoting global health equality. During the interview with Fox, Barbara Bush’s comments on health care sounded like, as host Chris Wallace put it, “a mission… More Bush’s daughter Barbara ‘glad’ ObamaCare passed: Health care ‘should be a right for everyone.’
Politico The author of Arizona’s controversial immigration law is considering a new proposal that would block the children of illegal immigrants from becoming citizens if they are born in the United States. Critics of the bill Republican state Sen. Russell Pearce is weighing say it would fly in the face of the 14th Amendment to… More Arizona targets ‘anchor baby’ citizenship
This is a little disconcerting, to put it mildly. Iran, of all countries should not be involved in the Gaza Flotilla Aid movement. Iran’s history of adversarial political relations with Israel is a catalyst for an armed conflict on the high seas that could actually provoke a war between the two countries. I am not sure how… More Iranian aid ships set sail for Gaza
We’ll be hearing a lot more about South Carolina’s Democratic nominee for Senator, Alvin Greene. CNN’s Don Lemon gives his take on an interview he conducted with Greene recently.