The Fifteen Craziest Senate Candidates

The Daily Beast In a crazy campaign season, who’s craziest of all? The Daily Beast, using its Election Oracle and 9 other factors, discovers the 15 Senate candidates scoring highest on our new Wingnut Index. Somehow, 2010 has turned out to be the year of the Wingnut. An unprecedented array of far out—and mostly far-right—candidates… More The Fifteen Craziest Senate Candidates

Eric Cantor Seeks Distance From Rich Iott, GOP Candidate Who Dressed In Nazi Garb

Huffington Post House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) sought on Sunday to quickly and clearly distance the Republican Party from a GOP candidate whose past participation in Nazi re-enactments surfaced this weekend. In an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” Cantor (the lone Jewish Republican in the House) said he “would absolutely repudiate” Rich Iott, the… More Eric Cantor Seeks Distance From Rich Iott, GOP Candidate Who Dressed In Nazi Garb

TenMillionVoters.Com: Newt Launches Tea Party Campaign To Stop ‘Radical, Secular Socialist Machine’

Ok progressives and liberals, they are strating to bring out their heavy artillery in an effort to take down the Democratic leadership in the House and possibly the Senate.  It’s time to put away our attitudes about the Obama administration ignoring us and do what we have to do to keep our guys in power. Think… More TenMillionVoters.Com: Newt Launches Tea Party Campaign To Stop ‘Radical, Secular Socialist Machine’

Boehner: The ‘Pledge’ Is Just To ‘Lay Out The Size Of The Problem,’ Americans Aren’t Ready For Solutions

“…Americans aren’t ready for solutions…”???  WTF is Boehner on?  America is anxiously waiting for solutions for the economic crisis, especially jobs, housing, and taxes for the middle class.   Mr. Boehner, may I ask, “What color is the sky on YOUR planet? Think Progress Since its release last week, House Republicans have been touting their “Pledge To… More Boehner: The ‘Pledge’ Is Just To ‘Lay Out The Size Of The Problem,’ Americans Aren’t Ready For Solutions

Media Matters: Newt Gingrich’s history of bigoted remarks

Even Joe Scarborough had to ask what was Newt Gingrich’s problem?  Gingrich’s latest attack against Barack Obama surprised a lot of people.  Some pundits think that the attack on Obama will be Gingrich’s meme for the 2012 race.  However, they feel that for now, it’s simply the former speaker of the house pandering to the  growing fringe… More Media Matters: Newt Gingrich’s history of bigoted remarks

Who are these people?

Daily Kos – Laurence Lewis‘ Diary So, the Republicans have figured out an election strategy. It can’t be the economy, because they’re already getting the full benefit of the Obama economic recovery program’s shortcomings, and too much focus on the recovery would necessitate a focus on why a recovery was even necessary; and the electorate… More Who are these people?

Granholm calls out Armey and Ryan for wanting to ‘effectively dismantle’ the social safety net.

First Rachel Maddow puts Dick Armey in his place, now Michigan Democratic Governor, Jennifer Granholm gets her turn… Think Progress As ThinkProgress noted, former House Speaker Dick Armey laid out a plan this week that would effectively dismantle Social Security and Medicare “as you know it” by privatizing a large portion of these critical social safety net programs.… More Granholm calls out Armey and Ryan for wanting to ‘effectively dismantle’ the social safety net.

Top Five Dumbest Ideas Republicans Had On The Road Back To Relevance

You know, there is a real possibility that the GOP might regain control of the House after the mid-term election.   As we’ve heard pundits say  many times in the last few months, the party in power usually loses a significant number of seats in both the house and the senate.  However, there doesn’t seem to… More Top Five Dumbest Ideas Republicans Had On The Road Back To Relevance