I wonder if the Senate, while going through the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominees, has ever ordered psychological testing for those nominees. I know they can’t order the examinations on the nominee’s spouse, but I swear, regarding “Uncle” Clarence and Ginni Thomas, there’s a case to be made for mandatory psych evaluations of SCOTUS nominees… Politico Supreme… More Virginia Thomas builds tea party network
I have no doubt that the Republicans won their standoff with Obama on Friday night. I also have no doubt that the POTUS’ re-election efforts will not be as easy as it was nearly four years ago. Rachel Maddow illustrates an excellent point in this video. Please view it if at all possible. (Starting at 5:04 you… More The last-minute budget deal: What gets cut?
Perhaps because those poverty stricken folks in John Boehner’s district don’t usually vote Republican, house leader John Boehner cares less about their outcome. The Nation For forty years, Tina Osso has worked on food and poverty issues serving nearly all of speaker John Boehner’s 8th Congressional District of Ohio. She came to that work in 1973, when the oil… More Poverty in John Boehner’s District
Keeping up with our “sorting out the crazies” meme… Mediaite A lot of the times we miss out on the latest and greatest Barack Obama conspiracy theories that aren’t being promoted by legitimate presidential candidates. This is especially true ever since I started blocking emails from my aunt who was positive that Obama held a… More For Those That Find Birtherism Passe: Blogs Report On Obama’s ‘Brain Surgery Scars’
Huffington Post Potential 2012 GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul (Texas) on Monday panned Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) budget proposal, telling a crowd in Iowa that the Ryan plan will not end big government, which he said is becoming like a monarchy. Speaking at a forum organized by the Family Leader, a local Christian and socially… More Ron Paul Bashes Paul Ryan’s Budget, Calls Big Government ‘King’