Day: August 6, 2010

GOP Rep. Inglis Tells CNN About Crazy Right-Wingers Who Ousted Him (VIDEO) | TPMDC

Rep. Bob Inglis (R-SC), who lost his primary on June 22 by a whopping 71%-29% margin, appeared on CNN this afternoon to further discuss the forces that took him out of office: Crazy right-wing conspiracy theories, and his inability and refusal to go along with it.

Afternoon Blog Round-up 8-6-2010

In The Teeth of The Crazy
A revealing interview on CNN with Rep. Bob Inglis (R-SC) who got tea partied right o..

A stunning, historic day
The night of the Bush v. Gore decision stands out as one of the worst days of my lif..

Does It Matter That Judge Walker Is Gay? Ctd
Eric Martin provides another parallel: This reminds me of conservative complai..

Unemployment Rate Unchanged In July — Employers Cut 131,000 Jobs
Private employers added new workers at a weak pace for the third ..

Right-wing media absurdly compare Michelle Obama to Marie Antoinette
Right-wing media have repeatedly compared First Lady Michelle Obama to Mar..

Media conservatives “favor religious freedom,” but …
Several prominent media conservatives have claimed to “favor religious freedom” whil..

While calling for bipartisanship, McConnell says he’s not ‘very ..
Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) sat down with a group of politi..

Your Abbreviated Pundit Round-up
Friday punditry. Eugene Robinson : The 14th Amendment is a mighty sword, and U.S. Di..

Teabaggers seeking victims of “illegals”
And the conservatives’ “we’re the real victims” war rages on. Via TPM : Tea Party Na..

Is Obama’s position on gay marriage sustainable?
That seems to be one of the core political questions in the wake of the overturning ..

TIME’s Cover, the CIA and Afghan Women
I have resisted being pulled into the discussion of the TIME magazine cover featurin

 

Rand Paul Got Caught Openly Lying Yet Again

 

Mr. Paul never tells the interviewer that he did not graduate from Baylor. 

It’s almost impossible to grasp the fact that Tea Party candidate Rand Paul, the Republican U.S. Senate nominee in Kentucky,  never got a bachelor’s degree  from Baylor University, yet managed to get a medical degree from Duke University.  His campaign staff knew the media was wrong when stating that Paul had a bachelor’s degree from Baylor.  Yet they claim they never saw the reports from various media that said Paul graduated from Baylor. 

Page One Kentucky 

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Here’s proof Rand Paul’s campaign not only knew about and read Ryan Alessi’s profile, it promoted it on Facebook and Twitter: 

 

Yup. Proclaimed he held a bachelors from Baylor University.Here’s what the information looked like in the story’s bio box: 

 
  

The campaign knew what was going on and they allowed it to continue in perpetuity.