VIDEO: The Truth About GOP Hero Ayn Rand

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith In keeping with our “fact checking” theme for today, Think Progress has an article that’s apropos for today’s topic… Think Progress   H/t – Yankee Clipper A film adaptation… More VIDEO: The Truth About GOP Hero Ayn Rand

The Incredibly Banal Secret Obama Tape – Dave Weigel

The big brouhaha over a hot mic during an Obama fundraiser seems quite a bit overblown in my opinion.  Apparently a few political bloggers feel the same.  Here’s Dave Weigel on the issue… Dave Weigel – Slate The revelation of Mark Knoller’s leak from this Obama fundraiser seems to be that the president is awake and knows how… More The Incredibly Banal Secret Obama Tape – Dave Weigel

Fact-checking President Obama’s speech on fiscal policy – PolitiFact

  PolitiFact In an April 13, 2011, speech at George Washington University, President Barack Obama laid out his vision for America’s fiscal future and took shots at the alternative Republican plan presented by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Obama threw around a lot of numbers to make his case, and we jumped in to fact-check some… More Fact-checking President Obama’s speech on fiscal policy – PolitiFact