117 Members Of Congress Join Letter Calling For DOJ Action Against Voter Disenfranchisement Laws

Well this is very good news… Think Progress Earlier this month, 16 senators sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder calling for DOJ to examine whether the voter ID laws, which are the centerpiece of the GOP’s war on voting, violate the Voting Rights Act. Earlier this week, over 100 members of the House of Representatives wrote… More 117 Members Of Congress Join Letter Calling For DOJ Action Against Voter Disenfranchisement Laws

Tea party rally on Capitol Hill draws thin crowd

The Teabaggers seem to be losing interest in those “rallies” lately… Politico It had all the makings of a big time tea party rally: Presidential candidate Herman Cain, conservative Sens. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah all showed up outside the Capitol Wednesday to urge members to… More Tea party rally on Capitol Hill draws thin crowd

Karl Rove’s Crossroads trolls for guys on gay hook-up app Grindr

I wonder, were they looking for Jeff Gannon for Karl? Raw Story Conservative political group Crossroads GPS, co-founded by former Bush adviser Karl Rove, is notorious for spending millions on political advertising, most recently doling out $20 million for anti-Obama ads. It wasn’t until this week, however, that the placement of their ads drew as much… More Karl Rove’s Crossroads trolls for guys on gay hook-up app Grindr

NOT SINCE LINCOLN

I read this article,  and was reminded  of a political pundit on the Martin Bashir Show who said something similar. This current article by p.m. carpenter talks about the troubles Abe Lincoln had with his political opponents and the comparison to Obama’s political opposition today. p m carpenter’s commentary […] Not since Abe Lincoln took… More NOT SINCE LINCOLN

Sean Hannity And John McCain Battle Over Senator’s Anti-Tea Party Remarks

Mediaite Sen. John McCain ruffled America’s already disheveled political feathers today with a Senate floor rant mocking the Tea Party’s position on the debt ceiling debate comparing them to hobbits and disparaging them for turningSharron Angle and Christine O’Donnell into Republican nominees. Unsurprisingly, Sean Hannity had a bone to pick with the senator tonight on those comments, and on his opinion that the Republicans… More Sean Hannity And John McCain Battle Over Senator’s Anti-Tea Party Remarks

The Teen Suicide Epidemic in Michele Bachmann’s District

Michelle Bachmann has been absolutely silent on this issue… Mother Jones Two years. Nine suicides. Why critics blame the congresswoman’s anti-gay allies for contributing to a mental health crisis. The first was TJ. Then came Samantha, Aaron, Nick, and Kevin. Over the past two years, a total of nine teenagers have committed suicide in a Minnesota school… More The Teen Suicide Epidemic in Michele Bachmann’s District

Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh sued for $100,000 in child support

This clown loves getting in front of the camera to put down the POTUS and tout his own Tea Party credentials. As my friend Gilligan said over at The Regulator, Rep. Joe Walsh talks a lot about not wanting his children to be burdened by the debt accumulated over the last decade or so, but it… More Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh sued for $100,000 in child support

Chris Christie Taken To Hospital For Tests After Having Difficulty Breathing

Perhaps this will make the Governor of New Jersey lose some weight, I hope so… The Huffington Post Blunt-talking Gov. Chris Christie, who some Republicans have been trying to persuade to run for president, was taken to a hospital Thursday after he had difficulty breathing. The 48-year-old governor was driven to Somerset Medical Center by… More Chris Christie Taken To Hospital For Tests After Having Difficulty Breathing