300 Show Up In The Rain To Counterprotest 5 Westboro Protesters At Elizabeth Edwards’ Funeral

This reminds me of when those Westboro idiots showed up at the Matthew Shephard funeral in Wyoming.  There was a counter demonstration that literally obliterated the view of the handful of Westboro protesters.  Think Progress Today, friends and families gathered in Raleigh, NC to mourn Elizabeth Edwards, who died this week after battling cancer. Outside, a… More 300 Show Up In The Rain To Counterprotest 5 Westboro Protesters At Elizabeth Edwards’ Funeral

McCain Flashback: ‘I Would Clearly Support Not Extending [Bush] Tax Cuts In Order To Help Address The Deficit’

John McCain should be known as Senator McFlip-flop…  Think Progress This afternoon on Fox News, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said Congress should vote to pass the tax cuts deal negotiated between President Obama and congressional Republicans. “We have sent the message that we will not increase people’s taxes,” McCain said. During the interview, McCain took a… More McCain Flashback: ‘I Would Clearly Support Not Extending [Bush] Tax Cuts In Order To Help Address The Deficit’

Approval By Numbers: How Obama Compares To Past Presidents

TPMDC By some measures, it’s been a rough first two years in office for President Obama, as the soaring rhetoric of his campaign speeches has given way to the unglamorous reality of governing. With the messy debate over health care reform and a slowly recovering economy steadily tugging his approval ratings down, it may seem… More Approval By Numbers: How Obama Compares To Past Presidents

Rep. Rohrabacher Suggests White People Will ‘Lose Our Freedom’ If The DREAM Act Passes

One of the many “crazies” in the GOP rank and file on the Hill… Think Progress In their efforts to bring down the DREAM Act, which would give children of undocumented immigrants who complete college or volunteer for the military a path to citizenship, conservatives have been smearing the bill as “backdoor amnesty” for undocumented immigrants and… More Rep. Rohrabacher Suggests White People Will ‘Lose Our Freedom’ If The DREAM Act Passes