Fatster’s News Roundup from July 31, 2012

By: Wednesday August 1, 2012 6:17 am

Fatster rounds up news articles from all over, including stories and links about, BP’s losses, consumer spending, feckless Fed, rich are richer, voter confusion, GOP’s Fast and Furious misdirection, John Boehners economics, Bob Kerry, kiss my ass, Rick Scott, Dick Cheney, GOP v. Planned Parenthood and more.


Into the breach, dear “centrists”, into the breach

By: Thursday March 1, 2012 1:30 am

With Lieberman, Snowe, and especially Ben Nelson leaving, our nation was threatened with losing the people our nation’s pundits love (until they might fill their Sunday morning chairs) — the elusive, yet pervasive, “reasonable” person.

Oh no, the worst Democrat in the Senate is leaving

By: Wednesday December 28, 2011 1:30 am

The man who never met a Republican talking-point he didn’t adopt, from unemployment assistance to killing the public option is retiring. Democrats on Tuesday lamented Sen. Ben Nelson’s decision to retire rather than seek a third term in Nebraska, fearing the move sets up Republicans for an easy and crucial victory in their effort to [...]

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