An old TFC  friend with a new name posted this article on his website…  by bird via The White House Blog The budget compromise removes the cloud of uncertainty over the economy, and takes important steps toward reducing our deficit. In that sense, it’s a win for all Americans. (A picture is worth a thousand… More

Americans For Prosperity Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections

In my opinion, voter suppression is an insult to every American who believes the Constitution has set guidelines to avert such activities.  Once again the GOP usurps the same Constitution they claim to “love”. Huffington Post Patch.com reported that Charles Shultz, a Democrat who lives in the 10th Senate District, received an absentee ballot application… More Americans For Prosperity Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections

Destroying Democratic presidents

 Salon Right-wing attacks on President Obama are vicious, but the ugliness began with President Clinton Alex Pareene captured the craziness of conservatives and business leaders who demonize President Obama, the man most progressives, whether they like it or not, recognize as the conciliator in chief. Home Depot chairman Ken Langone is just the latest to become… More Destroying Democratic presidents

Cantor: Entitlement Promises ‘Frankly, Are Not Going To Be Kept For Many’

The continued folly and absurdity of the GOP… Think Progress During an interview with the Wall Street Journal, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) said he is ready and willing to slash entitlements like Medicare, because, in his opinion, Americans have to “come to grips with the fact that promises have been made that frankly are… More Cantor: Entitlement Promises ‘Frankly, Are Not Going To Be Kept For Many’

Murdoch Using Drone Aircraft to Spy on U.S. SERIOUSLY Updated x3 (Daily Kos)

The audacity of this  person!  How many laws does Rupert Murdoch have to break before he is thrown in jail? Daily Kos Breaking from Keith Olbermann‘s Countdown on CurrentTV: (UPDATE 1: video of segment now viewable at bottom of diary) The FAA is investigating Murdoch for flying a drone with a camera on it.. Forbes magazine reporting it.… More Murdoch Using Drone Aircraft to Spy on U.S. SERIOUSLY Updated x3 (Daily Kos)

Former Sen. Alan Simpson: Who is Grover Norquist a slave to?

Raw Story Former Senator Alan Simpson (R) appeared on MSNBC’s The Last Word Wednesday, where he called for an investigation into anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist’s influence on the Republican Party. Grover’s anti-tax pledge has been signed by 235 House Republicans and 41 Senate Republicans. “If Grover Norquist is more powerful than the President of the United States… More Former Sen. Alan Simpson: Who is Grover Norquist a slave to?

Bill Maher: Republicans want the economy to tank

You gotta love Bill Maher’s tenacity, especially in this bizarre political climate.  Most Republicans feign outrage when confronted with the reality that they want the economy to tank so Obama will be a one term president… I disagree with Bill Maher when he says that the President will be a one-term President because of his… More Bill Maher: Republicans want the economy to tank

Gov. Christie Defends Appointing Muslim Judge: ‘This Sharia Law Business Is Crap’

I don’t like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, but I have to agree with him in this instance… Mediaite At this juncture, it may be more efficient to highlight which interactions between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the media are notnewsworthy. The Republican’s appointment of Muslim-American Sohail Mohammed to a state bench this week ruffled some feathers among some… More Gov. Christie Defends Appointing Muslim Judge: ‘This Sharia Law Business Is Crap’