When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?

Good question. I also, I wonder why “the stupid” is more prevalent within the GOP than anywhere else?  Joe Barton is the same Representative who apologized to BP for being charged with a $20 Billion claims fund after the spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  He called it a shakedown.  That’s the guy who is the […]

A Liberal New Year’s Resolution

From the website Republican Dirty Tricks.  Illustrations are from The Fifth Column photo archives. It’s time to stop pretending that Republicans (and their DLC Corporate Dem enablers) want the American Middle Class to be strong, vibrant and economically-secure, but just hold different ideas than liberals on how to get there. THEY DON’T. Conservative ideology is […]

“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.”   […]

Barack Obama’s Very Good Week

Contrary to how the Right wing media portrayed the president’s week…by and large it was a very good one. Salon – Joan Walsh Getting BP to cough up a $20 billion escrow fund paid off politically in more ways than one. Plus: Apologize to BP! Talk about snakebit: Peggy Noonan chose Friday to publish a column […]