Since 2009, 88 Percent Of Income Growth Went To Corporate Profits, Just One Percent Went To Wages

This sort of information needs to be shouted from every rooftop in America.  Americans should know the just how the economy has been manipulated to allow such an income disparity between the rich and the middle class and working poor. What part of “grossly inequitable” does the GOP not understand?  Income levels between the working class… More Since 2009, 88 Percent Of Income Growth Went To Corporate Profits, Just One Percent Went To Wages

MSNBC suspends Mark Halperin for Obama comments

You wanna know who the real “d**k” is in all of this?  Mark Halperin… Morning Joe Blog Statement from MSNBC: Mark Halperin’s comments this morning were completely inappropriate and unacceptable.  We apologize to the President, The White House and all of our viewers. We strive for a high level of discourse and comments like these have… More MSNBC suspends Mark Halperin for Obama comments

Michele Bachmann plays Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’ again after a speech

Which is it Michele Bachmann?  Are you dumber than a fifth-grader or are you too cocky to give a damn about copyright infringement?  Given the fact that you are an attorney, I’m sure you have heard of that term.   However, Politico covers for you, by noting that you may not have received the cease and desist… More Michele Bachmann plays Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’ again after a speech

Republicans: Trillions Could Be Cut from Budget if We Eliminate Empathy (Humor)

Talk about satire, The Borowitz Report is among the best on the web now.  Here’s an example: Humanity Also on Chopping Block WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) – Speaking on behalf of congressional Republicans, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) said today that trillions could be cut from the Federal budget if Congress can agree to eliminate empathy.… More Republicans: Trillions Could Be Cut from Budget if We Eliminate Empathy (Humor)

Blackboard, fly: So long, “Glenn Beck Show”

Glenn Beck ends his controversial three-year run on Fox News tonight… Salon So long, “Glenn Beck Show”! We’ve had so much fun with you since you began your hysterical, racist campaign against the president and organizations that have black people in them or that are somehow dedicated to helping minorities and underprivileged people as part of… More Blackboard, fly: So long, “Glenn Beck Show”

Wingnut Watch: “Liberals Hate God”

Here’s the thing…Republicans have hijacked God and religion as a whole.  People like Ann Coulter portray liberals/progressives “Godless”, “devils”, “evil” and a host of other synonyms. The problem with the above hyperbole (Liberals hate God) is that they’re actually projecting their own shortcomings! Think about it: – Christians believe in Christ’s teachings – Conservatives more often than not, refer to the… More Wingnut Watch: “Liberals Hate God”

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law cutting unemployment insurance

Rick Scott not only looks like the Harry Potter antagonist Voldemort, he’s apparently just as diabolical: Daily Kos According to the National Employment Law Project, as of 2008 Florida had average weekly unemployment benefit amounts not just lower than the national average, but lower than the Southern average and just 32% of its jobless workers… More Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law cutting unemployment insurance

Hackers Cripple al Qaeda Network

H/T: Don In Mass The Daily Beast A “sophisticated” cyber-hack has crippled al Qaeda’s online communication networks, a terrorism expert said on Wednesday. The attack, which will cut the terror cell’s ability to communicate for at least a few days, was pulled off with “an unusual cocktail of relatively sophisticated techniques.” The strike has the hallmarks… More Hackers Cripple al Qaeda Network

Bachmann’s Husband Calls Homosexuals ‘Barbarians’ Who ‘Need To Be Educated’ And ‘Disciplined’

Shades of 1935 Germany! Think Progress When trying to figure out where presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) gets her stringent, anti-gay views, you only have to look as far as her husband. Dr. Marcus Bachmann, who has described himself as his wife’s “strategist,” runs a Christian-based counseling center in Minnesota that has been rumored… More Bachmann’s Husband Calls Homosexuals ‘Barbarians’ Who ‘Need To Be Educated’ And ‘Disciplined’