Lawmakers Seek Federal Investigation Into Clarence Thomas’ Affairs

This guy’s a creep.  He and his wife need to be investigated by the Feds as soon as possible. The Huffington Post Democratic lawmakers on Thursday called for a federal investigation into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ failure to report hundreds of thousands of dollars on annual financial disclosure forms. Led by House Rules Committee… More Lawmakers Seek Federal Investigation Into Clarence Thomas’ Affairs

Palin: I didn’t mean what I said on Cain

There she goes again.   The half-governor is blaming the media once more for something she said! Politico Via Danny Yadron, Sarah Palin said she didn’t mean to insult Herman (Herm/Herb) Cain when she called him “the flavor of the week” in a Fox News interview the other day. Appearing on Fox Business tonight, Palin said that… More Palin: I didn’t mean what I said on Cain

Occupy Wall Street Is About to Get Bigger

In my opinion, this could actually spawn a true progressive populist movement (of sorts)… Gawker The Occupy Wall Street protesters — who theNew York Times and other such venues hadtold me were too vague, too in need of glitzy PowerPoint presentations with concrete goals, too poorly dressed, too busy playing drums, too hypocritical because they used “computers” and other… More Occupy Wall Street Is About to Get Bigger

Boehner’s District Suffers From E. Coli Outbreak As House Republicans Try To Gut Food Safety

Now this is  how one can define irony… Think Progress As ThinkProgress reported yesterday, despite yet another outbreak of food-borne illness — this time stemming from listeria infected cantaloupes — congressional Republicans are still trying to cut back onthe nation’s food safety regulations. The tainted melons have caused 16 deaths so far, making this the deadliest outbreak in… More Boehner’s District Suffers From E. Coli Outbreak As House Republicans Try To Gut Food Safety

Matt Taibbi: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ can spark movement, motivate change

Raw Story Author and Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss the “Occupy Wall Street” protests and their potential for motivating change.  The protest, as it stands, is mostly made up of young people who are feeling fed up and disaffected, but Taibbi sees the protests as a reflection… More Matt Taibbi: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ can spark movement, motivate change