Report: Bachmann Aides Shove ABC’s Brian Ross

This is only July 2011.  At this rate how in the world will Bachmann’s campaign survive  to November 2012? Think Progress  Michele Bachmann’s relationship with the press has always been tense at best, but it spilled over into open conflict on Tuesday as aides to the Congresswoman allegedly shoved ABC reporter Brian Ross. Ross was… More Report: Bachmann Aides Shove ABC’s Brian Ross

Allen West: Obama Supporters Are ‘A Threat To The Gene Pool’

People in the GOP love to get attention by saying the most outrageous things about Dems and President Obama in particular.   I get that.  However, I’m noticing that the Black GOP participants in this “game” seem to have to try harder by saying the most absurd things about Obama and people who support Obama.… More Allen West: Obama Supporters Are ‘A Threat To The Gene Pool’

News Corp. scandal: A timeline of arrests and resignations

National Post April 5 Neville Thurlbeck, 50, a chief reporter at the paper is arrested on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and unlawful interception of voicemail messages Police also arrest Ian Edmondson, 42 who was fired from his post as assistant editor in January following an internal inquiry. April 14 James Wetherup, 55, a senior… More News Corp. scandal: A timeline of arrests and resignations

Michele Bachmann Says Migraines Are ‘Under Control’

No comment… TPMDC Michele Bachmann is butting heads with ex-aides over their anonymous claims that her chronic migraines may disqualify her from the presidential race. A piece in The Daily Caller reported that Bachmann suffers from serious headaches, which she treats with medication, and has even been hospitalized several times. An ex-aide described the attacks as “incapacitating”… More Michele Bachmann Says Migraines Are ‘Under Control’

Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Sir Paul Stephenson And John Yates All To Appear Before Parliament

The hearings should  produce some interesting facts about the Murdoch newspaper empire and the people behind the hacking scandal… Huffington Post UK Westminster is bracing itself for one of the biggest days in recent parliamentary history, as two select committees prepare to quiz some of the key players in the News of the World phone… More Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch, Sir Paul Stephenson And John Yates All To Appear Before Parliament

Parker: “Too Many Blacks Still Don’t Want To Be Free”

Star Parker is a Black woman.  She has her opinion and I have mine and I guarantee you, she and I could never see eye to eye on her political views. Right Wing Watch Religious Right activist and unsuccessful Republican congressional candidate Star Parker has a new column today lamenting that African Americans have yet to embrace… More Parker: “Too Many Blacks Still Don’t Want To Be Free”

29 Companies Had More Cash Than The U.S. Treasury As Of July 13

Is this America or some Banana Republic? Think Progress As of July 13, 29 public companies had more cash on hand than the U.S. Treasury Department, according to the site Zero Hedge based on numbers from Capital IQ. It’s a stark reminder that if Congress refuses to raise the debt ceiling, the government won’t have nearly enough… More 29 Companies Had More Cash Than The U.S. Treasury As Of July 13