VIDEO COMPILATION: Conservative Pundits Rush To Defend Barton, Praise Him As Courageous

Think Progress Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) has been widely condemned for telling BP executives yesterday that he is “sorry” for the Obama administration’s “shakedown” of their company, which resulted in a $20 billion escrow fund help Gulf families suffering from the oil spill. While the Republican leadership realized the potential political fallout and quickly distanced… More VIDEO COMPILATION: Conservative Pundits Rush To Defend Barton, Praise Him As Courageous

Sharron Angle Flees Local TV Station Questions (VIDEO)

First,  Dick Armey tells Tea Party candidates  to avoid the “Tea Party” label.  Then he tells them to avoid the national media, but that it’s ok for candidates to be interviewed by “local” media. The reasoning behind all of this?  Well, it appears that the candidates chosen by “Tea Party” folks are not very smart.  We’ve… More Sharron Angle Flees Local TV Station Questions (VIDEO)

Arizona Immigration Law: Jan Brewer Angry About Clinton Claim Of Pending DOJ Lawsuit

So, what did the Governor expect the Justice Department to do?  Nothing?   Huffington Post PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Thursday she’s angry over comments by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that the Obama administration will sue the state over its new immigration law. In a June 8 media interview in Ecuador that began… More Arizona Immigration Law: Jan Brewer Angry About Clinton Claim Of Pending DOJ Lawsuit

Biden angrily responds to Barton: It’s not a ‘shakedown’ to insist BP takes care of people who are ‘drowning.’

Think Progress Vice President Biden stopped by today’s White House press briefing to talk about the Recovery Act. While there, however, reporters encouraged him address Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-TX) apology to BP for the fact that the Obama administration is making the company set up a fund to pay individuals and businesses that are suffering because of… More Biden angrily responds to Barton: It’s not a ‘shakedown’ to insist BP takes care of people who are ‘drowning.’