Powerful Republican suggests to colleagues he’d shoot at Obama

Has the United States taken a step back into the Jim Crow era of our history?   It’s beginning to feel more and more as though we have.  This type of rhetoric is becoming more prevalent every day.   The most shocking part is that a lot of it comes from this country’s political leaders on the right!… More Powerful Republican suggests to colleagues he’d shoot at Obama

“Joe Barton Was Right” – Joe Barton Tweets

No one is surprised at this development.  GOP Congress people are often confused. Dave Weigel – Washington Post Hours after getting a respite from House Republicans, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) has cheekily responded to criticism over his “apology to BP” by tweeting a link to an American Spectator article titled “Joe Barton was right.”  … More “Joe Barton Was Right” – Joe Barton Tweets

Daily Kos: ‘That’s what I’m talkin’ about!’

This is perfect timing for the DNC.  These types of ads should be a continuum, all the way into the  November mid-term elections. Daily Kos Here is the latest DNC ad going on the offensive against specific Republicans and broadening the attack on the GOP in general: This is the second ad and it is… More Daily Kos: ‘That’s what I’m talkin’ about!’

Rahm Emanuel: Joe Barton’s BP Apology Represents Difference Between Democrats And Republicans (VIDEO)

more about “Rahm Emanuel: Joe Barton’s BP Apology…“, posted with vodpod     Huffington Post  WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s chief of staff is warning about what might happen if Republicans — who have defended BP over the Gulf oil spill — were to run Congress after the fall election.  Rahm Emanuel says the GOP… More Rahm Emanuel: Joe Barton’s BP Apology Represents Difference Between Democrats And Republicans (VIDEO)

VIDEO COMPILATION: Conservative Pundits Rush To Defend Barton, Praise Him As Courageous

Think Progress Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) has been widely condemned for telling BP executives yesterday that he is “sorry” for the Obama administration’s “shakedown” of their company, which resulted in a $20 billion escrow fund help Gulf families suffering from the oil spill. While the Republican leadership realized the potential political fallout and quickly distanced… More VIDEO COMPILATION: Conservative Pundits Rush To Defend Barton, Praise Him As Courageous

Biden angrily responds to Barton: It’s not a ‘shakedown’ to insist BP takes care of people who are ‘drowning.’

Think Progress Vice President Biden stopped by today’s White House press briefing to talk about the Recovery Act. While there, however, reporters encouraged him address Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-TX) apology to BP for the fact that the Obama administration is making the company set up a fund to pay individuals and businesses that are suffering because of… More Biden angrily responds to Barton: It’s not a ‘shakedown’ to insist BP takes care of people who are ‘drowning.’