Pastor Hosting ‘International Burn A Quran Day’: ‘We Have Nothing Against Muslims’

The insanity that has gripped the right wing in the form of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, anti-poor/anti-unemployed campaigns and anti-Islam rhetoric,  are simply un–American and unacceptable in American society.  The principles that this country was founded on ( including the 13th and 14th amendments) have been trampled on and totally ignored by the GOP/Tea Party.  One has to wonder just… More Pastor Hosting ‘International Burn A Quran Day’: ‘We Have Nothing Against Muslims’

Right-Wing Pundit Phyllis Schlafly Decries Government Assistance For ‘Unmarried Moms’

Where are the hearts and soul of the right-wingnuts?  Think Progress Over the past two months, many Republican pundits and members of Congress have been calling for the end of unemployment benefit extensions for the millions of Americans who can’t find work. Meanwhile, GOP Senators held the unemployment insurance (UI) extension bill hostage for weeks… More Right-Wing Pundit Phyllis Schlafly Decries Government Assistance For ‘Unmarried Moms’

Anthony Weiner Goes Ballistic At GOP For Killing 9/11 Responders Health Care Bill (VIDEO)

Rep. Anthony Weiner rarely holds back when there is an opportunity to “chastise” the GOP for their usual egregious insults to the middle class.  He had that opportunity last night. Huffington Post House Republicans late Thursday were able to corral enough votes to defeat a bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in… More Anthony Weiner Goes Ballistic At GOP For Killing 9/11 Responders Health Care Bill (VIDEO)

How Tea Party Candidate Sharron Angle Lost An 11-Point Lead In 7 Weeks

It really isn’t hard to explain.  Here’s my brief theory why Sharron Angle has lost her 11 point lead over Harry Reid in just seven weeks: The woman is one fry short of a “Happy Meal”! Huffington Post Following Tea Party-backed candidate Sharron Angle’s come-from-nowhere win in Nevada’s Republican primary, the conservative hopeful has found… More How Tea Party Candidate Sharron Angle Lost An 11-Point Lead In 7 Weeks

Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

I don’t care how long Charlie Rangel has been in office.  Greed corrupts.  Huffington Post WASHINGTON — House investigators accused veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards on Thursday, throwing a cloud over his four-decade political career and raising worries for fellow Democrats about the fall elections. The allegations… More Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

Beck denies being “responsible” for planned massacre at office of group he demonized

Fox News and it’s “news” personalities always deny any culpability when some right-wing nut goes off the deep-end.  The fact is, they have no choice.  Taking responsibility for such actions of their deranged audiences makes them liable in so many ways.   I just hope that Shirley Sherrod sues the pants off of them.  Perhaps that’s… More Beck denies being “responsible” for planned massacre at office of group he demonized

Dems pour cold water on GOP request for new Black Panther hearings

Well at least the Dems grew a spine for this episode of GOP whining. Plum Line – Greg Sargent Senator Patrick Leahy is pouring cold water on a request by GOP Senators for public hearings into the Black Panther voter intimidation case, a move that will anger conservatives who were hoping for a public airing of the… More Dems pour cold water on GOP request for new Black Panther hearings