Who’s Paying for the GOP’s Plan to Hijack the 2012 Election?

I’m appalled but not surprised at the lack of coverage on this issue from the Mainstream Media… Mother Jones Someone is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to rig the rules of the presidential election against Obama. But the source of the money is a mystery. Over the past six months, someone—or a group… More Who’s Paying for the GOP’s Plan to Hijack the 2012 Election?

Rachel Maddow: Herman Cain, the practical joke no one is getting

The Rachel Maddow Show Has Rachel Maddow broken the Herman Cain code?  Is his ‘campaign all an act?  Last night, I sat amazed at Rachel Maddow’s analysis of the Herman Cain campaign and how much of it was just plain folly… Related articles Bill Maher, Rachel Maddow And Touré Point And Laugh At Herman Cain… More Rachel Maddow: Herman Cain, the practical joke no one is getting

West Wing Week 11/04/11 or “Let’s Get Moving”

The White House Blog This week, the President urged Congress to pass the infrastructure component of the American Jobs Act and continued to take executive action to strengthen the economy and put folks back to work. The President also celebrated Diwali and hosted Halloween, spoke at the Italian American Heritage Gala, signed two Executive Orders, welcomed NASA… More West Wing Week 11/04/11 or “Let’s Get Moving”

Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners

Politico The week’s top quotes in politics … “Have you ever been accused of sexual harassment?” — Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain repeating a POLITICO reporter’s question. “No. I was just giving a speech.” — GOP White House hopeful Rick Perrydenying that he was on pain meds while speaking in New Hampshire last week. “Mitt Romney is the luckiest motherfudger on Earth.”… More Politico’s: The Week In One-Liners

RIP Andy Rooney

The Huffington Post Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature “60 Minutes” commentaries about life’s large and small absurdities that he kept going until he was 92 years old. Even then, he said he wasn’t retiring. Writers never retire. But his life after the end of “A Few Minutes With… More RIP Andy Rooney

Microsoft Funds Koch’s Climate denying Tea Party Conference

I’m not certain that Bill Gates gave his personal okay on this… Think Progress Microsoft Corporation, which argues that climate pollution requires a “comprehensive and global response,” is sponsoring the Koch brothers’ Tea Party convention taking place in Washington, DC. Microsoft is a “gold sponsor” of the Americans For Prosperity Foundation’s fifth annual Defending The… More Microsoft Funds Koch’s Climate denying Tea Party Conference

Giuliani mocks those hit by recession during his Koch Bros summit speech

Rudy Giuliani is such a jerk… Democratic Underground Rudy cozying up to the Koch Bros. cocktail crowd at the Americans for Prosperity summit and offering his blame-the-poor version of advice,’ by telling a generation of underpaid workers saddled with student loan debt that they need to work on their education more and find an eight-hour… More Giuliani mocks those hit by recession during his Koch Bros summit speech

Things Congress passed this week that had nothing to do with jobs

It’s absurd the way Congressional leaders think that all Americans are idiots. They’ve rejected the POTUS’ jobs bill in whole and in parts, yet they do this: The Raw Story The House passed: House Concurrent Resolution 13 reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States; The Wireless Tax Fairness Act of… More Things Congress passed this week that had nothing to do with jobs