10 things you need to know today: April 5, 2013

The Week 1. ROGER EBERT DIES Legendary film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday at age 70, after a long battle with cancer. Ebert was considered the nation’s most influential film critic, after reviewing films in the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31 years. He passionately celebrated movies he admired, and, with an observant eye… More 10 things you need to know today: April 5, 2013

Walsh Gets Pro-Family Award Despite Child Support Allegations

  Not only is this ironic, it’s the height of absurdity.  This epitomizes how the ultra-right wing of the GOP is absolutely out of their minds. TPMMuckraker Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), whose ex-wife says he owes $117,437 in back child support, was honored by the Family Research Council Action on Thursday for his “unwavering support of the family,”… More Walsh Gets Pro-Family Award Despite Child Support Allegations

Judge Orders Joe Walsh To Prove He Doesn’t Owe Back Child-Support

This guy is a clown.  He actually asked for sanctions against his ex-wife for not providing them with her salary records, bank statements and tax returns.  It all seems like a typical smoke and mirrors game to take the spotlight off of Joe Walsh.  However, in a Cook County court, a judge ordered Walsh to prove… More Judge Orders Joe Walsh To Prove He Doesn’t Owe Back Child-Support

Tea party Rep. Joe Walsh wants ex-wife sanctioned in child support case

This guy probably thinks he is so important that even negative news like this is good because it’s publicity. It seems like Walsh and his attorneys are getting back at the ex-Mrs. Walsh for revealing that he owed over $100,000 in back child support. The Raw Story A tea party Republican congressman who reportedly owes… More Tea party Rep. Joe Walsh wants ex-wife sanctioned in child support case

Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh sued for $100,000 in child support

This clown loves getting in front of the camera to put down the POTUS and tout his own Tea Party credentials. As my friend Gilligan said over at The Regulator, Rep. Joe Walsh talks a lot about not wanting his children to be burdened by the debt accumulated over the last decade or so, but it… More Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh sued for $100,000 in child support

Glenn Beck Mocks Michelle Obama At Right Nation Event In Chicago Suburb

So much for keeping the families out of his diatribes against Obama… Right Nation 2010 came to Hoffman Estates this weekend, bringing Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart and about 300 anti-Beck protesters to the Chicago suburb. Speakers at the event, which was meant to unify Tea Partiers, Republicans, Independents and other conservatives in a “massive rally for… More Glenn Beck Mocks Michelle Obama At Right Nation Event In Chicago Suburb