Rick Scott Pays $360 a Year for State Health Insurance

Governor  Voldemort is at it again… Mother Jones Florida’s anti-Obamacare governor and his tea party allies in the Legislature pay less for state-funded health insurance than janitors, cops, or teachers. Last year, political neophyte Rick Scott spent $73 million of his own money to bring the tea party’s anti-government, pro-privatization agenda to the Florida governor’s… More Rick Scott Pays $360 a Year for State Health Insurance

Michele Bachman is worried that the Renaissance really screwed things up

America Blog From the LA Times: It’s the Renaissance, stupid. The economy is not what ails us today. No, what ails Americans is what Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and their artistic spawn have wrought in the culture, starting 500 years ago. The Renaissance has dragged us all down. Tea party queen and Republican presidential candidate… More Michele Bachman is worried that the Renaissance really screwed things up

Romney Defends Raising Retirement Age To Protect Corporate Tax Breaks: ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend’

Let me get this straight:  Romney defends raising the retirement age of people who live and breathe, bleed and heal and eventually get old and die to protect corporate tax breaks because “corporations are people”.   How in the world could he possible explain the logic of that statement? Think Progress Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt… More Romney Defends Raising Retirement Age To Protect Corporate Tax Breaks: ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend’

Palin bursts into Iowa in time for bustling conservative weekend

She’s back, for the thousandth time.  In fact, Sarah Palin will be appearing where all the action is this week-end in Iowa, the Ames Straw Poll… Raw Story Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin’s One Nation bus tour is on the road again, and it’s headed for Iowa — just in time for one of the most-watched pre-2012… More Palin bursts into Iowa in time for bustling conservative weekend

Steve Harvey Calls Cornel West And Tavis Smiley “Uncle Toms”

Here’s a little comic relief! This “feud” is hilarious… For those who are not familiar with the characters in this “drama“: Broderick Steven “Steve” Harvey  is an American actor, comedian, entertainer, television & radio personality and best-selling author. He is best known as the star of the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, and as one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee film The Original Kings… More Steve Harvey Calls Cornel West And Tavis Smiley “Uncle Toms”

Bachmann’s Views On Slavery Are Worse Than You Thought

The American Prospect Months ago, there was a small controversy over Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann signing a pledge put forth by social conservatives in Iowa that stated “black child born into slavery in 1860 was more likely to be raised by his mother and father in a two-parent household than was an African American baby born after the… More Bachmann’s Views On Slavery Are Worse Than You Thought

Thursday 8-11-2011 Blog Round Up

Airstrike reportedly kills insurgent who downed U.S. chopper  White House rejects claim about bin Laden raid film US Debt Downgrades as Revenge for Dodd-Frank? Sirota: Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal)  Democrats eye Wisconsin governor recall after loss Fox News: Obama only honoring troops to distract from economy Verizon Workers Strike: Phone Company… More Thursday 8-11-2011 Blog Round Up

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Accused Of Treason For Appointing Muslim Judge

New Jersey Governor was once the establishment GOP’s pick to beat the current lineup on the GOP primary roster.  It appears those days are over after Christie picked a Muslim judge for a state judgeship… Alan Colmes The crazies are at it again. Robert Spencer said it was like if “Christie had appointed as a judge… More NJ Gov. Chris Christie Accused Of Treason For Appointing Muslim Judge