Don’t make us pick a side: Ted Cruz and Karl Rove engage in heated war of words

SALON Ted Cruz slams Karl Rove in his new memoir — and the political strategist is firing back Ted Cruz didn’t just lament “some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history” after the Supreme Court’s rulings on Obamacare and marriage equality late last week — he somehow also mustered up the energy to engage… More Don’t make us pick a side: Ted Cruz and Karl Rove engage in heated war of words

Breaking News! Prosecutors: Scott Walker at the Center of a “Criminal Scheme” (Update)

Anyone surprised at this outcome?  I’m not… Daily Kos OMG! 200 pages of documents have been unsealed by a Federal Judge in one of the 4 legal efforts to shut down John Doe II – a secret investigation looking at whether or not there was illegal coordination between RW dark money groups and recall campaigns… More Breaking News! Prosecutors: Scott Walker at the Center of a “Criminal Scheme” (Update)

Sunday Show Round Up: The GOP Is Already Having a Meltdown over Hillary Clinton

Mediaite With Bush and Obama Derangement Syndromes, the executive-turned-open wound had to actually take office before he festered. But presumed queen of 2016 Hillary Clinton is driving an over-primed GOP round the bend ahead of schedule. From the moment Karl Rove was “caught” speculating on the structural integrity of Hillary Clinton’s brain, your humble scribe reasoned the gauche comment was intended to shimmy… More Sunday Show Round Up: The GOP Is Already Having a Meltdown over Hillary Clinton

Kos’ Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: GOP is apparantly proud to be the stupid party

 Daily Kos Repeating this, but what’s truly extraordinary is that losing side from last election is demanding concessions http://t.co/… — @mmurraypolitics Many conservative pundits are saying: don’t pay attention to what Boehner says, watch what he does. Ok, because what he says is idiotic. And speaking of blindingly stupid, many in the GOP are apparently blithering idiots: A… More Kos’ Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: GOP is apparantly proud to be the stupid party

Fox News Pundit Shuts Down Network’s Hysteria Over Benghazi: ‘It’s Gone, Baby. It’s In Your Head’

It’s about time Juan Williams stop playing a “shill” and stand up to Fox News’ pundits. Think Progress Fox News’ Juan Williams tersely dismissed the GOP’s year-long effort to implicate the Obama administration in a so-called “cover-up” of the attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sep. 11, 2012, telling off a panelist… More Fox News Pundit Shuts Down Network’s Hysteria Over Benghazi: ‘It’s Gone, Baby. It’s In Your Head’

Donors Pressure House Republicans To Act On Immigration Reform

Think Progress With House action at a standstill on immigration reform, more than 100 Republican donors and fund-raisers urged House Republicans to take immediate action to legalize undocumented immigrants on Tuesday. In a move to sway House Republicans when immigration reform stakeholders have been unable to do so, the open letter calls upon members to fix the perception of a… More Donors Pressure House Republicans To Act On Immigration Reform

The Top 10 Dark Money Donors — That We Know Of, Sort Of

TPM Muckraker Thanks to the folks at the Center for Responsive Politics, who have spent the past year and a half putting together the largest publicly available set of IRS data on politically active non-profits, the world of dark money got just slightly less opaque on Tuesday. The Center’s employees manually inputted thousands of records… More The Top 10 Dark Money Donors — That We Know Of, Sort Of

Tea party speaker presents proof Grover Norquist is a secret Muslim: ‘He has a beard’

What is this perpetual right-wing nonsense of denigrating Muslims at  every turn?  More specifically, what the heck does Grover Norquist having a beard” have to do with being a Muslim? If that’s the only criteria in which Ms. Adams bases her assertion, then Abraham Lincoln was a Muslim! Hey, it’s wacky Friday TFC friends. The… More Tea party speaker presents proof Grover Norquist is a secret Muslim: ‘He has a beard’

Obama is clearly the worst socialist ever

Wrong again GOP and sycophants… Maddow Blog Wall Street’s major indexes soared this morning after U.S. home prices saw their best annual rise in seven years, and consumer confidence got another boost. But even before today’s stock-market gains, President Obama is in rare company when it comes to Wall Street returns. In the 84 years that the Standard… More Obama is clearly the worst socialist ever

Some Groups Targeted By IRS May Have Violated Election Law

This certainly sounds interesting… Think Progress A report conducted by the Treasury Department’s Inspector General found that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly targeted conservative groups applying for 501(c)(4) status and IRS officials have publicly admitted to relying on inappropriate criteria to screen out the names of organizations that included “tea party” or “patriots” for… More Some Groups Targeted By IRS May Have Violated Election Law