Paul Ryan Repeatedly Declines To Detail GOP Plan For O-care Subsidies (VIDEO)

TPM LiveWire As “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace peppered Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) with questions about the Republican plan to address a potential Supreme Court ruling against Affordable Care Act subsidies, the congressman repeatedly refused to explain the party’s solution. “We will have an answer. We will have a solution,” Ryan, the chair of… More Paul Ryan Repeatedly Declines To Detail GOP Plan For O-care Subsidies (VIDEO)

Fox News’ Ed Henry walks out after snub at White House press conference

What’s with those childish temper tantrums from Republicans lately? The Raw Story Call it a shot across the bow, perhaps. But White House press secretary Jay Carney pointedly left Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry out of the queue at a Friday press conference, leaving Henry sputtering. Henry left before the end of… More Fox News’ Ed Henry walks out after snub at White House press conference

10 things you need to know today: August 10, 2013

President Obama addresses Americans’ surveillance fears. The Week Obama announces NSA reforms, Connecticut grapples with a deadly plane crash, and more 1. OBAMA ANNOUNCES NSA REFORMS President Barack Obama announced a series of steps meant to quell criticism over the NSA’s electronic surveillance program on Friday. His reforms include appointing an NSA privacy officer, creating… More 10 things you need to know today: August 10, 2013

Melissa Harris-Perry Responds To Criticism On Hayes: What Is It About My Ad That Would ‘Distress People So Much?’

Mediaite MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry sat down with her colleague Chris Hayes tonight on All In to respond to the controversy over her promo for the network, in which she says that children should be the responsibility of communities. Harris-Perry found it particularly interesting that of all the hours and hours of content aired on MSNBC, this in particular would “distress people… More Melissa Harris-Perry Responds To Criticism On Hayes: What Is It About My Ad That Would ‘Distress People So Much?’

There Is Nothing Controversial About Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Promo

You may have heard that the right-wing hysteria machine is at screaming level over an MSNBC thirty second promo.  I cannot believe the reaction she’s receiving from the paranoid right. If you get a chance check out the comments on Mediaite.  Here’s just one example: Esteban Rey  Ima Winnah • 31 minutes ago I thought white conservative southerners… More There Is Nothing Controversial About Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Promo

Delgado: Is Conservatism Dead?

Alan Colmes’ Liberaland AJ Delgado at Mediaite: What happened this month to make it so historic? Three key developments (or three death-knells): 1) Immigration reform is all but a foregone conclusion. 2) The gay marriage debate is essentially over. Why March 2013? It is when the momentum and timing all serendipitously fell into place. 3) The plan to defund… More Delgado: Is Conservatism Dead?

Mediaite Launches ‘Trump Watch’ To Hold Cable Networks Accountable For Trump Airtime

This sounds like a good idea.  I’m not necessarily a Mediaite fan, but I do give them credit for conceiving this idea.  Donald Trump and his birther nonsense needs to be addressed by cable news outlets and call him out on his incessant lies.   They also need to reduce the air-time they have given him… More Mediaite Launches ‘Trump Watch’ To Hold Cable Networks Accountable For Trump Airtime

New York Observer: Exclusive “Occupy Wall Street” Unaired Fox Footage

Who is that guy?  He needs to work for the Obama administration as press secretary. You really have to ask yourself why Fox News ambush reporter did not show this on Fox News‘ Greta Van Susteran or one of the other ditto-heads there.  This guys answers to the reporters’ lame questions are simply PHENOMENAL! The… More New York Observer: Exclusive “Occupy Wall Street” Unaired Fox Footage

Michelle Obama Hands A Crying Baby To President Obama. Baby Stops Crying

Mediaite is not one of my  favorite sites anymore, but I ran across this video and couldn’t resist posting it.  Apparently this incident occured before Mrs. Obama’s trip to South Africa… Mediaite Regardless of one’s political disposition, this is a pretty cool video clip, though the details of which are still somewhat unclear. What we do know,… More Michelle Obama Hands A Crying Baby To President Obama. Baby Stops Crying

Trump Keeps Hype Alive – He Won’t Rule Out 2012 Presidential Bid

He’s baaaaack again!  Apparently he misses the adulation and attention. It’s been a week  since he declared that he was not going to run for the presidency, but the obnoxious Donald Trump has re-emerged with more hype while appearing (by phone) on his regular Monday slot at Fox and Friends… Raw Story Real estate mogul Donald… More Trump Keeps Hype Alive – He Won’t Rule Out 2012 Presidential Bid