Newt Gingrich ‘teetering on the edge of becoming a laughingstock,’ jumps off

In my opinion, Newt Gingrich has always been a laughingstock… Daily Kos If you ever had any doubt about Newt Gingrich’s talent for grift, doubt no more: Desperate times in the Newt Gingrich camp have called for desperate measures.Scrambling to dig himself out of a $4.5 million hole, the former House speaker has resorted to renting… More Newt Gingrich ‘teetering on the edge of becoming a laughingstock,’ jumps off

Tennessee Senate Approves Bill To Warn Students That Hand-Holding Is A ‘Gateway Sexual Activity’

What the heck is wrong with GOP legislators? Think Progress Like any state legislature dealing with 8 percent unemployment and thousands of itsresidents facing disenfranchisement, the Tennessee Senate is targeting the menace of underage hand-holding. Last week, the Senate passed SB 3310, a bill to update the state’s abstinence-based sex education curriculum to define holding hands and kissing as “gateway sexual activities.” Just… More Tennessee Senate Approves Bill To Warn Students That Hand-Holding Is A ‘Gateway Sexual Activity’

Friday Blog Round Up

Gingrich complains about Fox News bias Why War is Different Than It Used To Be The Quiet Campaign: Voter Suppression Bishops Escalate the Culture Wars Hilary Rosen’s Comments Spark Campaign Debate New study: Republican budget would decimate health care spending Fox Spreads Romney’s Dubious Talking Point On Women’s Job Losses How YouTube and Twitter are hurting… More Friday Blog Round Up

Rep. Barney Frank: Ryan/Romney budget a ‘great scam’

I love Rep. Barney Frank’s unabated opinions.  He dissects Paul Ryan’s budget with skill and candor.  No holds barred for this guy!  I love Rep. Frank.   Daily Kos  Rep. Barney Frank has a lot to say to TPM about “the great scam” that is the House Republican budget, none of it complementary and all of it… More Rep. Barney Frank: Ryan/Romney budget a ‘great scam’