more about “Stewart Takes On America’s Oil Depend…“, posted with vodpod
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
State Senator Tarryl Clark ( D-MN) is coming out swinging at Michele Bachmann (R-MN-BP). I think it was a smart move for the Clark camp to jump right on Bachmann’s statement of support of BP.
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)
This TPM Reader/Blogger seems to have an insight into GOP group-think. MyTPM Reader Blog – Noble Comment Decider Say What? GOPers Slam White House Over BP Gulf Spill Fund (1) The idea of a pot of money existing which the GOP can’t get their sticky fingers into is a violation of freedom of speech, since… More Why the GOP Hates the BP Compensation Fund
Nobody gets it right like Jon Stewart! more about “Jon Stewart: Barton Was Actually Read…“, posted with vodpod
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
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.’