Tea Partiers: U.S. ‘can no longer afford compromise and bipartisanship’

Oh my goodness, the craziness coming out of the GOP never ceases to amaze me… The Maddow Blog A few incumbent Republican senators have primary opponents to worry about — most notably Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — but Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) doesn’t appear to be one of them. The two-term senator and… More Tea Partiers: U.S. ‘can no longer afford compromise and bipartisanship’

Maddow: Republicans still trying to intrude into your bedroom

Maddow: Republicans still trying to intrude into your bedroom (via Raw Story ) Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow pointed out that in spite of whatever attempts the GOP is making at the national level at rebranding itself, the party is lost without its “bedroom intrusion agenda.” Even as national Republicans… More Maddow: Republicans still trying to intrude into your bedroom

Senators Who Voted To Protect Oil Tax Breaks Received $23,582,500 From Big Oil

It appears that in Washington D.C. money talks and bull crap walks.  This article definitively shows Americans who their Senators really work for.  Clearly, it’s not for their constituents. Think Progress In a 51-47 vote, 43 Senate Republicans and four Democrats filibustered to protect $24 billion in tax breaks for Big Oil. Although a majority voted for Sen. Robert Menendez’s… More Senators Who Voted To Protect Oil Tax Breaks Received $23,582,500 From Big Oil

Friday Blog Round Up

Sheriff Claims Obama Birth Certificate Forged Did Obama say everyone should go to college? Romney’s and Obama’s tax plans, in one chart Olympia Snowe: Why I’m Leaving The Senate Gas prices are no silver bullet for GOP Fox Attacks On Obama Ignore Bush Apology For Quran Desecration The Funniest Rick Santorum Photo You’ll See Today… More Friday Blog Round Up

Wednesday Blog Round Up

Romney wins AZ, Michigan Olympia Snowe is right about American politics. Will we listen? Fact-checking the Arizona presidential debate Seniors and the Wealthy Save Michigan for Romney The Tea Party Loves Socialism, Fakes Otherwise Rick Santorum Loses Catholic Vote In 2012 Michigan, Arizona Primaries How The Right Redefines “Fairness” To Push Tax Hikes On Poor… More Wednesday Blog Round Up

Ryan Plan Dies In Senate … But 40 Republicans Voted For It

It’s like Oliver Willis says….we’ve got their names in Congress and in the Senate now.  In the next two elections, those congressmen and senators who are up for re-election will have to answer for their vote that put millionaire subsidies ahead of people who have paid into Medicare for years and will be denied Medicare… More Ryan Plan Dies In Senate … But 40 Republicans Voted For It

Maine’s Madman Governor Paul LePage Strikes Again

The Daily Beast Just 100 days into Gov. Paul LePage’s Tea Party-fueled administration, his fellow Republicans are fighting back, defeating his push to bring back toxic baby bottles. Now Maine faces a choice between the Republicanism of moderate Olympia Snowe or the more bellicose LePage, reports Colin Woodard. After November’s election, Maine Republicans had reason… More Maine’s Madman Governor Paul LePage Strikes Again

With Millions Losing Benefits, Ben Nelson Blocks Extension Of Unemployment Insurance

Ben Nelson is a Democrat who has consistently voted against the jobs bill, giving the GOP their much needed filibuster majority to keep this bill down!  Nelson is no stranger to siding with house GOP members when it comes to fiscal issues.  It appears that the social and economic issues that the unemployed face means nothing to these… More With Millions Losing Benefits, Ben Nelson Blocks Extension Of Unemployment Insurance