More on Gabby Giffords

Think Progress VIDEO: AS CONGRESSWOMAN GABBY GIFFORDS MAKES HER TRIUMPHANT RETURN, HOUSE ERUPTS IN CHEERS  This evening, as the House of Representatives convened to vote on the debt ceiling plan, Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) made a surprise appearance to cast her first vote since the shooting earlier this year. Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)… More More on Gabby Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords Returns To Congress To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal (PHOTO)

When I saw Mrs. Giffords on my television screen inside the House chambers, I was delighted!  I’m not sure how many people knew she would be there to vote, but it was a very pleasant surprise to a very unpleasant “compromise” procedure… Huffington Post Seven months after she was shot in the head by a… More Gabrielle Giffords Returns To Congress To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal (PHOTO)

WBBM Distorts Child Interview: Chicago CBS Outlet’s Misleading Editing Of Kid’s Remarks (VIDEO)

This is not only unethical, it’s degrading and insulting in its implications… Huffington Post WBBM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Chicago, has come under fire in recent days for broadcasting an interview with a four-year-old boy, and deliberately taking his quote out of context to completely pervert its meaning. The story aired on June 30, as… More WBBM Distorts Child Interview: Chicago CBS Outlet’s Misleading Editing Of Kid’s Remarks (VIDEO)

GOP REP. LAMBORN: ASSOCIATING WITH OBAMA IS LIKE ‘TOUCHING A TAR BABY’

Ok, I’m not shocked any more at the vile, racist statements coming from the right-wing nutbags.  Here’s yet another example of the racist rhetoric being thrown around by these clowns… Think Progress Appearing on the Caplis and Silverman radio show last Friday, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) said, “Now I don’t even want to have to… More GOP REP. LAMBORN: ASSOCIATING WITH OBAMA IS LIKE ‘TOUCHING A TAR BABY’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Anti-Abortion Law Celebration

TPMDC Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) knows how to throw a party. The conservative governor on Saturday hosted pro-life activists and Florida lawmakers at the governor’s mansion to celebrate a handful of new anti-abortion laws, the Miami Herald reports. But the laws actually went into effect about a month ago, so why host the ceremonial bill-signing event… More Florida Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Anti-Abortion Law Celebration

Pam Geller Justifies Breivik’s Terror: Youth Camp Had More ‘Middle Eastern or Mixed’ Races Than ‘Pure Norwegian’

I get it that this woman has a right to free speech albeit offensive to many of us on the left.  I get that!  However, that does not mean that one has to accept her far right premise of attacking any and all Muslims with vile and offensive rhetoric. Think Progress Popular hate blogger Pam… More Pam Geller Justifies Breivik’s Terror: Youth Camp Had More ‘Middle Eastern or Mixed’ Races Than ‘Pure Norwegian’

Wait, What? Grover Norquist Thinks Sen. Scott Brown Looks Great In A Bathing Suit?

Closeted gay Republicans who allegedly hate same sex relationships by publicly putting that lifestyle down, seem to be among the largest group of politicians who spew hateful, anti-gay rhetoric.  What will those same self-loathing politicians say about the most powerful man in America? Is Grover Norquist, the “godfather of no new taxes” hiding something from… More Wait, What? Grover Norquist Thinks Sen. Scott Brown Looks Great In A Bathing Suit?

Dozens of AK-47 rifles stolen from CA Army base

Raw Story Twenty-six AK-47 rifles and a Dragunov rifle were stolen from a supply warehouse at Fort Irwin, an Army base in California’s Mojave Desert, the LA Times reported. Officials are offering a $10,000 reward for information about the plundering, which occurred July 15 but was only disclosed to the media late this week. An undisclosed number of… More Dozens of AK-47 rifles stolen from CA Army base

Reid Endorses Debt Deal, but Partisan Reservations Remain

Time Magazine Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ‘s office announced late Sunday that he had signed off on a deal to raise the debt ceiling and enact $2.4 trillion in budget cuts, pending agreement from his caucus. Earlier in the day, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that negotiators were “very close” to… More Reid Endorses Debt Deal, but Partisan Reservations Remain