Open mic catches Bank of America big telling Perry, ‘We will help you out’

The Raw Story In what looked like a covert lobbying effort, a top Bank of America official brushed past Gov. Rick Perry (R) during a New Hampshire business breakfast on Wednesday, shook his hand and uttered the words, “Bank of America, we will help you out,” before walking away as if nothing had been said.… More Open mic catches Bank of America big telling Perry, ‘We will help you out’

Fox Viewers Overwhelming Think We Should Prepare For Alien Invasion Before Fighting Climate Change

No surprise there!  I suspect the intelligence quotient of the majority of Fox News lemmings is in the double digits… Think Progress A new (supposedly) NASA-funded study postulating that aliens may attack humans over climate change had all the ingredients for a perfect Fox faux controversy — it bolstered their anti-science narrative, painted their opponents as clownish… More Fox Viewers Overwhelming Think We Should Prepare For Alien Invasion Before Fighting Climate Change

Sarah Palin releases Iowa ad to make sure you’re still paying attention to her

Daily Kos Oh for the love of… No, I don’t think Sarah Palin is going to run for president. And even if she was, she’s too late to gain any traction, because all the people who would support her would likely keep supporting Bachmann, Cain, Perry, or any of the other nuts that do what… More Sarah Palin releases Iowa ad to make sure you’re still paying attention to her

The Gaffes Of August – Bachmann’s Big Week On The Stump

TPMDC It’s been a big week for Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and her insurgent presidential campaign. Her victory in the Iowa straw poll forced her fellow Minnesotan and once top-tier candidate, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, right out of the race. But along the way, as could be expected of Bachmann and her boisterous rhetoric, there… More The Gaffes Of August – Bachmann’s Big Week On The Stump

Sarah Palin Tells President Obama To ‘Quit Picking On’ Gov. Rick Perry

    Well I’ve finally figured it out.  The new normal for right-wingers is to be as bat-crap crazy as one can possibly be! For the rest of us, we just shake our heads and think about how movie Idiocracy, predicted all of this! Mediaite Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin jumped to the defense of current GOP frontrunner… More Sarah Palin Tells President Obama To ‘Quit Picking On’ Gov. Rick Perry

Rachel Maddow Dings Media, GOP For Obama Vacation Critique

Rachel Maddow points out yet another case of ODS (Obama Derangement Syndrome.) Huffington Post A frustrated Rachel Maddow called out Republicans for their hypocrisy surrounding President Obama’s vacation–and the media for allowing the hypocrisy to go unchecked. Obama headed to Martha’s Vineyard on Thursday for his annual summer vacation–with Republican catcalls trailing him every step of the… More Rachel Maddow Dings Media, GOP For Obama Vacation Critique

Must-Reads: The Late, Great Molly Ivins on Rick Perry

As I wrote in a earlier post, I am a true Molly Ivins fan.  I loved her humor and frank assessments of Republicans from Texas.   I ran across this article on Mother Jones and felt compelled to share it. Mother Jones   As Texas Gov. Rick Perry embarks on hisObama-bashing, evangelical-courting, tea party-outdoing campaign for the presidency, we miss… More Must-Reads: The Late, Great Molly Ivins on Rick Perry