GOP investigation plans are built on Fox News falsehoods

This is most telling about Fox News and it’s connection to the Republican Party.  In my mind, it shows that Republicans are just as dumbed down as the rest of Fox News’ audience…OR that Fox News and the Republican Party are cohorts in an effort to get rid of President Barack Obama.  My money is… More GOP investigation plans are built on Fox News falsehoods

Pawlenty And Perry Tout Opposition To Health Law, While Accepting Some Of Its Funding

Typical hypocrisy from the right.  They have no shame at all. Think Progress Outgoing Minnesota Governor and potential presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty (R) reiterated his opposition to the Affordable Care Act this morning on CNN’s State of the Union, touting his principled rejection of the law’s grants and programs: PAWLENTY: I think ObamaCare is one of… More Pawlenty And Perry Tout Opposition To Health Law, While Accepting Some Of Its Funding

Feds Say ‘Rogue Navy SEAL’ Smuggled Iraqi Machine Guns

TPM Muckraker Federal agents arrested a Navy SEAL on Wednesday in San Diego, CA, on charges that he and two other men smuggled firearms from Iraq and possibly Afghanistan to sell them on the black market. The Navy Times reports that Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Nicholas Bickle, 33, along with Richard Paul, 34, of Durango,… More Feds Say ‘Rogue Navy SEAL’ Smuggled Iraqi Machine Guns

Fareed Zakaria On The Republicans: Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Me Three Times…

Crooks & Liars – By Nicole Belle Fareed Zakaria reminds Americans that this newest re-taking of the House is the third “Republican revolution”, behind the Reagan revolution and Newt Gingrich’s Contract On For America. Neither era of Republican control worked out well for the vast majority of Americans. Will the American people give the GOP another chance… More Fareed Zakaria On The Republicans: Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Me Three Times…

Taliban Writes Letter to Congress

Daily Beast A spokesman for the Taliban in Afghanistan has written a 2,300-word letter to Congress, calling upon American lawmakers to get “a true picture of the ground realities” of the war in Afghanistan. In what appears to be the first letter that the group has written to Congress, specifically, its spokesperson, Qari Mohammad Yousaf Ahmadi, claims… More Taliban Writes Letter to Congress

Obama, on ’60 Minutes,’ blames his leadership

President Barack Obama acknowledged a series of errors since taking office, admitting that he misjudged the pace of the economic recovery, that he has sometimes strayed from his campaign promise to change the tone of debate in Washington, and that leadership “isn’t just legislation.” “We were so busy and so focused on getting a bunch of… More Obama, on ’60 Minutes,’ blames his leadership

Tea Party Favorites Rand Paul & Jim DeMint Struggle To Name Specific Budget Cuts

This is nothing new.  Tea Party favorites have always been either inarticulate in expressing their views on the budget (among other things) or silent for fear of appearing inarticulate on the issues… Huffington Post Signaling how difficult it will be for the Republican Party to live up to its campaign promises of cutting spending while… More Tea Party Favorites Rand Paul & Jim DeMint Struggle To Name Specific Budget Cuts

Olbermann Back on Tuesday – Olbermann Breaks Silence

I won’t pounce on MSNBC’s ridiculous decision to suspend Keith Olbermann, others have articulated the general consensus rather colorfully.  I’m just happy tohear that MSNBC’s Phil Griffin regained his common sense and reinstated Keith Olbermann! Talking Points Memo That didn’t take long. MSNBC just announced that Keith Olbermann will be back on Tuesday after one… More Olbermann Back on Tuesday – Olbermann Breaks Silence