Poll: Obama Running Strong In PA Despite GOP Gains In 2010

I predict that this is a trend that will last well beyond the general election. TPMDC Will the GOP’s resurgence in Pennsylvania last year help a Republican presidential nominee carry the state for the first time in a quarter century? Eh, maybe not. In a recent Muhlenberg College poll of registered voters in the state,… More Poll: Obama Running Strong In PA Despite GOP Gains In 2010

Sarah Palin Dubs Kathy Griffin ‘Has-Been Comedienne’ And ‘50 Year-Old Adult Bully’

I’m not a fan of Kathy Griffin, but I wonder if Caribou Barbie Palin picked the wrong fight with the wrong person? Mediaite Sarah Palin was asked this weekend to respond to reports that comedian Kathy Griffin had been booked to play a “Sarah Palin Tea Party type” on the hit show Glee. Palin did not demur, calling… More Sarah Palin Dubs Kathy Griffin ‘Has-Been Comedienne’ And ‘50 Year-Old Adult Bully’

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Rejects Dems’ Meeting Proposal

The Daily Beast Wisconsin’s Senate Democrats won’t be making peace with Governor Scott Walker just yet. Walker rejected the Democrats’ proposal to meet with GOP leaders on the Wisconsin-Illinois border to discuss the governor’s contentious anti-union bill, calling it “ridiculous.” In a letter Walker received early Monday, Democratic leader Senator Mark Miller wrote, “The people… More Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Rejects Dems’ Meeting Proposal

Huckabee Finn Replaces N-word with ‘Mau-Mau’

I can’t disagree with this article.  It’s nothing new from the fringe right wing of the GOP, just a paradigm shift in code words used by many racists on the right… The Nation For Democrats, and reportedly for the Obama White House, Mike Huckabee has always seemed a deadly combination: A hard-right, anti-gay, anti-choice social… More Huckabee Finn Replaces N-word with ‘Mau-Mau’

Days After Voting For Government Shutdown, Bachmann Says ‘Nobody Wants A Shutdown’

Does anyone notice how Republicans lie with impunity?  They know that they will only be called out by Dems and their base simply won’t accept anything that Dems say, so hey, they continue to lie about the current administration and all things “progressive” with no fear of being exposed.  They just don’t care.  The message gets… More Days After Voting For Government Shutdown, Bachmann Says ‘Nobody Wants A Shutdown’

Fox News’ Lies Keep Them Out of Canada

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Reader Supported News s America’s middle class battles for its survival on the Wisconsin barricades – against various Koch Oil surrogates and the corporate toadies at Fox News – fans of enlightenment, democracy and justice can take comfort from a significant victory north of the Wisconsin border. Fox News will… More Fox News’ Lies Keep Them Out of Canada

Why Wisconsin poses such a serious threat to Republicans

Daily Kos The common characteristic of the constituent parts of the Democratic coalition is the experience of being an outsider. This is revealed by a quick rundown of the four demographic groups that voted more than 2-1 Democratic in every election since 2006: non-whites, non-Christians, single women and the LGBT community. (Groups listed by order of… More Why Wisconsin poses such a serious threat to Republicans

Wisconsin Democrats to End Exile

The Daily Beast Wisconsin’s riveting game of political chicken is nearing its end: The state’s senate Democrats said Sunday they will soon return and allow a vote on a union-restricting bill they had stymied by fleeing to Illinois. Republican Governor Scott Walker would then be able to pass his “budget-repair” bill, which curbs unions’ collective-bargaining… More Wisconsin Democrats to End Exile