Beyoncé’s Halftime Show Inspires Ridiculous Criticism

Credit Matt Cowan/Getty Images North America Right-wing political outrage over what, now? Remember a few decades ago the Right was livid that Black Panthers were patrolling their neighborhoods with guns and rifles because of drug dealers and corrupt police?  Remember when the GOP passed restrictive gun laws to halt “vigilantism” in Black neighborhoods and the… More Beyoncé’s Halftime Show Inspires Ridiculous Criticism

Obama To The Next First Family: We’re Working On Fixing The WiFi

AP Photo / Shawn Thew TPM LIVEWIRE President Barack Obama said Sunday in a very lighthearted interview that he’s working on improving the White House’s wireless Internet connection for the next first family. Obama, speaking with his wife, Michelle, told CBS News’ Gayle King that they were trying to improve the estate’s WiFi before leaving… More Obama To The Next First Family: We’re Working On Fixing The WiFi

Bill Moyers: Ted Cruz is America’s ‘God Squad’ bully-boy goon

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr) THE RAW STORY We found ourselves this week talking about two very different guys, both born in Canada, who skated to triumph thanks to their fans. If you follow hockey, you have already guessed the name of one of them: John… More Bill Moyers: Ted Cruz is America’s ‘God Squad’ bully-boy goon

Marco Rubio’s Struggle To Be More Than A Talking Point Machine

MATT ROURKE/ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HUFFINGTON POST His debate performance gave even his supporters pause. With a solid debate performance over the weekend and a strong showing in New Hampshire Tuesday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio had a chance to put the rest of the GOP establishment on borrowed time. However, there is a real danger for Rubio… More Marco Rubio’s Struggle To Be More Than A Talking Point Machine

You Won’t Believe The Mailer The Rubio Campaign Just Sent Out Of Jeb Bush’s Mother (IMAGE)

ADDICTING INFO The Republican presidential race has gotten so heated as well as sleazy that not even the presidential candidates’ mothers are left alone. With the New Hampshire primary just around the corner, a potential voter showed a mailer a super PAC backing Florida senator Marco Rubio sent out to New Hampshire voters. The mailer features… More You Won’t Believe The Mailer The Rubio Campaign Just Sent Out Of Jeb Bush’s Mother (IMAGE)

As Poverty Soars In Michigan, Governor And Wife Eat Cake

ADDICTING INFO According to MLive, it took 30 hours for local cake designer Heather Anne Leavitt to create the cake, which features a bag from Chanel, a box from Tiffany & Co., a diamond necklace, a box from Nordstrom, and a designer handbag bearing the Michael Kors logo. Leavitt refused to disclose the cost of the… More As Poverty Soars In Michigan, Governor And Wife Eat Cake

10 things you need to know today: February 7, 2016

David Goldman/Associated Press THE WEEK 1. Republicans face off in New Hampshire Republican presidential hopefuls faced off in Manchester, New Hampshire, Saturday night, just days before the state’s second-in-the-nation primaries. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, and John Kasich were asked about everything from eminent domain to their plans… More 10 things you need to know today: February 7, 2016

The Most Boffo Lines From Saturday’s GOP Debate

AP Photo / David Goldman TPM LIVEWIRE As the Republican presidential field narrows, the remaining seven candidates who made it onto ABC News’ debate stage were locked in constant competition for the spotlight Saturday night. It made for some particularly pointed exchanges, half-baked policy plans, and a lot of applause lines that didn’t quite land.… More The Most Boffo Lines From Saturday’s GOP Debate

NH #GOPdebate audience boos Donald Trump after he orders Jeb Bush to be quiet

Jeb Bush and Donald Trump (Twitter) THE RAW STORY Saturday night’s Mortal Kombat at the Republican presidential debate extended beyond the candidates, and into the debate audience. During a question about the use of eminent domain for pipelines and other energy projects, Jeb Bush attacked Donald Trump over his attempt to take property from an… More NH #GOPdebate audience boos Donald Trump after he orders Jeb Bush to be quiet