Late Night: GOP Joins in Campfire Rendition of “Those Were The Days”

By: Monday July 19, 2010 8:00 pm

The GOP should just step away from the peyote. George Bush will never be popular. Ever.


Obama Embraces Killer Drones with Communications Problems for Domestic Use

By: Thursday June 24, 2010 8:20 am

This bodes ill not just because it probably starts us down a slippery slope that will bring drones patrolling skies near you. But also because the drones aren’t exactly fail safe.

GOP Congressman Calls on Barton to Step Down from Ranking Committee Membership [Update: Barton Apologizes for His Apology]

By: Thursday June 17, 2010 12:50 pm

This has snowballed. Jeff Miller (R-FL), a Republican Congressman from the Pensacola area (one of the places hit hard by the oil spill), has publicly called for Joe Barton to step down in the wake of his comments apologizing to BP for their “treatment by the White House.”

Cornyn Forced by Teabagger Base to Keep NRSC out of Senate Primaries

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 7:16 pm

In the wake of last night’s disaster in NY-23, John Cornyn, the head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP campaign arm for Senate races, announced that his organization will not endorse or spend money in “contested primaries.”

Employee Free Choice: Beware of the Big Lie Bill

By: Thursday February 26, 2009 1:35 pm

Opponents of the Employee Free Choice Act in Congress made their Big Lie into a bill Wednesday, when Republicans John DeMint (S.C.) and Mike Enzi (Wyo.) introduced the so-called Secret Ballot Protection Act.

Before we go further, let’s clear up the bill’s false implication right now:

The Employee Free Choice Act would not—repeat after me—would not, take away the secret ballot National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election process if workers seeking to form a union wanted to use it.

60 Seats in the Senate: The Road is Through the South

By: Monday November 3, 2008 7:52 am

It’s the last few hours of the campaign. The polls are all over the map, and traditional measures don’t mean much anyway, because many races are already in the can. Early voting has turned it into election month, with a rolling sea of decisions over the country. The great wave election of 2002, whereby Bush’s power was confirmed with a series of stunning victories, including defeating Max Cleland of Georgia, is set to be reversed.

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