Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m not a great fan’ of Benjamin Netanyahu

THE RAW STORY Earlier this week, NPR host Diane Rehm asked Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is competing for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, whether he is an Israeli-American dual citizen (he isn’t). What was less noticed was the dialoguebetween Rehm and Sanders afterward, where they discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sanders went on to explain… More Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m not a great fan’ of Benjamin Netanyahu

Homeowner Who Shot Girl Seeking Help At His Door Charged With Murder

Think Progress A Detroit-area homeowner who shot in the face a 19-year-old girl at his door will be charged with murder, Wayne County prosecutors announced Thursday. The charges include murder in the second degree, which carries a term of up to life in prison; a manslaughter charge with a maximum term of 15 years in… More Homeowner Who Shot Girl Seeking Help At His Door Charged With Murder

Poynter’s Biggest Media Corrections Of 2011

The Huffington Post Poynter’s Craig Silverman released his annual roundup of the year’s biggest media errors and corrections on Sunday. The President Obama/Osama Bin Laden gaffe topped Silverman’s list for the biggest typo of 2011. In the wake of Obama’s Sunday night announcement on May 1st, media organizations scrambled to break news of Osama Bin Laden’s death. For… More Poynter’s Biggest Media Corrections Of 2011

Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs

The crazy thing about the Congressional GOP is that they still expect to get the White House, a majority in the Senate, as well as maintaining their majority in the House in the 2012 election. This is preposterous.  They are counting on the mood of the country who polls show are extremely dissatisfied with Obama.  What… More Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs

James O’Keefe’s Endless Flirtation With Disgrace Continues In New Playboy Feature

James O’Keefe is another GOP bottom feeder who will undoubtedly fall from grace with the GOP at some point in his corrupt, shady career. Mediaite Conservative film- and troublemaker James O’Keefe does little to dissuade animosity from the left, though after a series of faux pas has left him adrift as ideological allies question who… More James O’Keefe’s Endless Flirtation With Disgrace Continues In New Playboy Feature

On Budget Deal, House Republicans Once Again Prepare To Break Their Own 72-Hour Rule

I’m wondering why the GOP in the House and Senate keep breaking their promises to “The American People”.  That phrase, “The American People” is tossed around by each and every one of them when discussing legislation or Obama’s policies. The problem is, the GOP (and a lot of Blue Dog Dems) in congress care nothing about ALL… More On Budget Deal, House Republicans Once Again Prepare To Break Their Own 72-Hour Rule