Wis. GOP strips public workers’ bargaining rights

Personally, I am not convinced that Walker and his gang of thugs won this stand-off. Washington Post Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate voted Wednesday night to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers after discovering a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats. All 14 Senate Democrats fled to Illinois nearly three weeks… More Wis. GOP strips public workers’ bargaining rights

Bill O’Reilly Suggests Attorney General Eric Holder Should Commit Suicide Over Guantanamo Bay Decision

Once again, we have another candidate for  our “sorting out the crazies” list, Bill O’Reilly… News Hounds After persistently attacking the Obama administration for wanting to close Guantanamo Bay prison, now that President Obama has decided to keep it open, Fox News – rather than praise the decision – moved the target and is attacking Attorney… More Bill O’Reilly Suggests Attorney General Eric Holder Should Commit Suicide Over Guantanamo Bay Decision

WI Senate GOP Leader Admits On-Air That His Goal Is To Defund Labor Unions, Hurt Obama’s Reelection Chances

Dirty deeds are often exposed in unexpected ways… Think Progress A prank call from a man purporting to be petrochemical billionaire David Koch to Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) a few weeks ago revealed that Walker had crafted his “budget repair” bill in a bid to crush the labor unions. The revelation was at odds with… More WI Senate GOP Leader Admits On-Air That His Goal Is To Defund Labor Unions, Hurt Obama’s Reelection Chances

Wisconsin Protesters Break Up GOP Congressman’s Town Hall Meeting In Governor’s Hometown

As some wise person once said, turnabout is fair play.  In the summer of 2009 the Tea Party decided to show their asses at town hall meetings held by both parties.   Now, the right is appalled that “libruls” are doing the same thing…. Huffington Post Protesters unhappy with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposals forced a… More Wisconsin Protesters Break Up GOP Congressman’s Town Hall Meeting In Governor’s Hometown

Jon Stewart: Has Rep. Peter King Met His Terrorist Sympathizing Past Self?

Mediaite Jon Stewart discussed Republican Congressman Peter King’s efforts to hold hearings on the alleged “radicalization” of Muslim Americans. In doing so, Stewart unearthed some past footage of King and suggested King might want to think twice about targeting people who might have any association with terrorist organizations. Stewart asked, “it’s not enough for U.S.… More Jon Stewart: Has Rep. Peter King Met His Terrorist Sympathizing Past Self?

Kasich’s Assault On Public Unions Brings Boos At State Address, Tears To Teacher’s Eyes

I think this guy is worse than Scott Walker, if that’s possible… Think Progress Today, Ohio’s Gov. John Kasich (R) delivered his State of the State address, celebrating the successful passage of his ill-conceived JobsOhio program and for securing Cleveland, OH as the setting for an upcoming movie. But when Kasich began touting the state GOP’s assault… More Kasich’s Assault On Public Unions Brings Boos At State Address, Tears To Teacher’s Eyes

Mike Huckabee Responds to Criticism Over Natalie Portman, Obama Comments

Daily Beast Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled back Tuesday a bit from his comments about President Obama’s childhood and Natalie Portman’s pregnancy, and blamed the criticism and backlash on the media’s portrayal of the events. On his comments regarding the president growing up in Kenya, Huckabee said they “ranged from—this guy is so dumb… More Mike Huckabee Responds to Criticism Over Natalie Portman, Obama Comments

House GOPers Looking to Gut Public Housing

Mother Jones Much has been written about the House GOP’s 2012 budget bill (HR1), which would cut government spending by $61 billion this year by clamping down on non security-related discretionary spending. One line item that’s not getting as much attention: cuts to low-income rental assistance programs for the elderly and the disabled. A new paper from… More House GOPers Looking to Gut Public Housing