Jeb Bush’s Favorite Author Rejects Democracy, Says The Hyper-Rich Should Seize Power

THINK PROGRESS At the height of 2011’s debt ceiling crisis, then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) offered a candid explanation of why his party was willing to threaten permanent harm to the U.S. economy unless Congress agreed to change our founding document. “The Constitution must be amended to keep the government in check,” McConnell alleged.… More Jeb Bush’s Favorite Author Rejects Democracy, Says The Hyper-Rich Should Seize Power

Boehner Will Sue Obama For Stuff He Thought Was Totally Fine Under George W. Bush

Think Progress Business as usual for this do nothing congress…sue the POTUS for recess appointments he made because they were not doing the work they were elected to do… House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) confirmed Wednesday that he will file a federal lawsuit challenging the executive actions of President Barack Obama, despite supporting President George W. Bush’s… More Boehner Will Sue Obama For Stuff He Thought Was Totally Fine Under George W. Bush

Karl Rove Ranks Bush’s Presidency Somewhere ‘Up There,’ Just Below Washington, Lincoln, Reagan, FDR

Karl Rove just can’t seem to get it right on certain issues.   After all, he wrongly predicted the 2012 election would go to Mitt Romney then had a rather embarrassing display on Fox News on election night when he didn’t believe that Obama had won.  Not to mention that many American citizens and foreign nationals around the… More Karl Rove Ranks Bush’s Presidency Somewhere ‘Up There,’ Just Below Washington, Lincoln, Reagan, FDR

White House responds to secessionists, impeachment advocates and beer aficionados

Thank you Wonk Blog! The Washington Post – Wonk Blog You may have heard how the White House has rejected a petition to build a Death Star (“The administration does not support blowing up planets”). But it’s not the only fringe idea that’s prompted an official response from the administration, which promised to reply to any “We… More White House responds to secessionists, impeachment advocates and beer aficionados

2nd Amendment

I’m bookmarking the following site.  I really appreciate its historical facts… Cognitive Dissidence Thanks to the vast right wing echo chamber, it appears that we cannot have a real debate on guns until we first make clear what the Founders had in mind when they authored the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution. A well regulated militia… More 2nd Amendment

GOP California Lawmaker Opposes Texting And Driving Fine Because It’s Not What ‘The Founders Intended’

  It’s past ‘silly season’ on the current political calendar but a lot of GOP politicians didn’t get the memo.  I’m now wondering if these people even know that what they’re saying is hilarious? Think Progress A California state legislator railed against a proposed $10 “texting and driving” fine increase in an appropriations committee hearing Wednesday,… More GOP California Lawmaker Opposes Texting And Driving Fine Because It’s Not What ‘The Founders Intended’

Rush Limbaugh Outraged Obama’s Thanksgiving Declaration Thanks Native Americans

Mediaite President Obama’s “wildly distorted” version of Thanksgiving– where the pilgrims and Native Americans traded food and wealth during a cold winter– has greatly upset Rush Limbaugh. In fact, Limbaugh was so shocked the president would thank Native Americans for their “rich culture,” he thought the White House’s official Thanksgiving declaration was a hoax. Compared… More Rush Limbaugh Outraged Obama’s Thanksgiving Declaration Thanks Native Americans

Glenn Beck Admits Lying: ‘I Thought It Would Be A Little Easier’ (VIDEO)

Huffington Post After being called on a white lie he told during his Restoring Honor rally, Glenn Beck admitted Thursday that he stretched the truth because he “thought it would be a little easier.” Beck had claimed that he held George Washington’s handwritten first Inaugural Address in his hands at the National Archives, but a… More Glenn Beck Admits Lying: ‘I Thought It Would Be A Little Easier’ (VIDEO)