John McCain Debunks Right-Wing’s ‘Sharia In Libya’ Claim

Why are right-wingers so afraid of sharia law?  Our Constitution forbids it and the revolution in Libya doesn’t indicate that it was a theocratic opposition that ousted Qaddafi. Think Progress Yesterday, a blog post at the Heritage Foundation pulled a quote from a draft constitution to suggest that the Libyan revolution may descend into a radical Islamic state supporting… More John McCain Debunks Right-Wing’s ‘Sharia In Libya’ Claim

Al Sharpton Officially Named MSNBC Host Of ‘PoliticsNation’

This is surely good news for the Rev. Al.   I, personally thought that the previous host in that time slot,  Cenk Uygur was doing a fine job. We’ll see how long Reverend Al Sharpton lasts in his new MSNBC role.  Here’s wishing him well. Huffington Post Al Sharpton has been officially named the host… More Al Sharpton Officially Named MSNBC Host Of ‘PoliticsNation’

The Earth Quake…

  Rather than being redundant with a report about the quake here, I’ve decided to list some sites that are doing excellent reporting on the phenomena… Washington, D.C. Earthquake 2011: 5.8 Earthquake Hits Nation’s Capital, Felt In New York Earthquake in Maryland: D.C. area rocked Earthquake hits D.C. area 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Virginia, shaking… More The Earth Quake…

Rewrite, Sugarcoat, Ignore: 8 Ways Conservatives Misremember American History—for Partisan Gain

I can’t believe that the current crop of GOP presidential candidates actually think their followers are that stupid…uh, strike that… The Nation The mortgage crisis began in 2006 and it’s all President Obama’s fault—at least according to Fox News host Sean Hannity. Hannity recently blamed Obama—“his policies, his economic plan, his fault”—for the mortgage crisis, ignoring who… More Rewrite, Sugarcoat, Ignore: 8 Ways Conservatives Misremember American History—for Partisan Gain

Huntsman calls Perry and Bachmann ‘extreme’ and ‘unelectable’

Daily Kos Jon Huntsman is positioning himself alongside Karl Rove, warning against extremism in the Republican presidential primary. Huntsman let loose on ABC’s This Week, saying “I think when you find yourself at an extreme end of the Republican Party, you make yourself unelectable.” In the general election: not wrong. In the primary election, in which he’s currently a… More Huntsman calls Perry and Bachmann ‘extreme’ and ‘unelectable’