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» Anyone can be a PAC. Even you, unhinged crackpot guy.
18/06/13 19:45 from Daily Kos
Sorry, bigots. Via Right Wing Watch : Government Is Not God PAC has issued a warning to All right, I'm gonna stop you right there. Government Is Not God PAC is an actual thing ? Oh for the love of ... Government Is Not God PAC has issued a..
» Watch Netroots Nation Panels And Events
18/06/13 19:25 from Seeing the Forest
Keynote schedule is here: http://netroots.me/12a06Cl Room 210 AE schedule is here: http://netroots.me/11K53lD Room 210 BF schedule is here: http://netroots.me/11wDYDy Room 210 CG schedule is here: http://netroots.me/101eAIq Room 210 DH sch..
» Hannity's lame justification for partisan hypocrisy
18/06/13 19:00 from Daily Kos
When last we heard from Sean Hannity, he was for data mining before he was against it. Having been exposed yet again as a partisan hypocrite, Hannity offers this ... defense? I guess, if Hannity whining he's completely consistent and..
» Immigration reform cuts deficits—a lot
18/06/13 17:55 from Daily Kos
New American citizens swearing in. Not a good day for opponents of comprehensive immigration reform, who have been arguing that legalization would explode the deficit. The reality? It's one of the best deficit-cutting measures on the table..
» House votes for jobs for masturbating fetuses, or something
18/06/13 17:46 from Daily Kos
All up in your uterus, again. Or maybe it wasn't jobs. No, it definitely wasn't a vote about jobs, because John Boehner's House just doesn't do that. It was yet another vote—destined to be ignored by the Senate, and with a promised preside..
» From Istanbul to Rio to Philly, this democracy thing is broken
18/06/13 17:32 from Attytood
People are taking to the streets (or going on hunger strikes) because it's getting impossible to effect change at the ballot box.
» Here's Something You Probably Didn't Know about Immigration Reform
18/06/13 17:29 from AFL-CIO Weblog
While Republicans use deficit hysteria as an excuse to make cuts to earned benefit lifelines like Social Security and Medicare, here's a common sense way to trim the deficit and boost revenue without hurting anyone: Immigration reform with..
» 3 NSA Veterans (whistle-blowers) Thomas Drake, William Binney and J. Kirk Wiebe: We Told You So.
18/06/13 17:22 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
USA Today When a National Security Agency contractor revealed top-secret details this month on the government's collection of Americans' phone and Internet records, one select group of intelligence veterans breathed a sigh of relie..
» Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Or Koch Broadcasting Service (KBS)?
18/06/13 17:12 from Hillbilly Report - Front Page
Policymic The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has bowed to pressure from the powerful Koch brothers and declined to show a documentary critical of the Kochs and the role of money in American politics. The documentary, titled Citizen Koch..
» D.C. Football
18/06/13 16:50 from Daily Kos
» Right Wing Round-Up - 6/18/13
18/06/13 16:34 from Right Wing Watch
PFAW : PFAW Applauds Proposed Constitutional Amendments to Reverse Citizens United. Hannah Groch-Begley @ Media Matters : WSJ's Taranto Dismisses Military Sexual Assault Epidemic, Cries "War On Men." Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog : Wha..
» Right Wing Leftovers - 6/18/13
18/06/13 16:30 from Right Wing Watch
For some reason, Josh Duggar has been named Executive Director of FRC Action. We should probably be prepared to hear a lot from Louisiana State Sen. Elbert Guillory as he seems to be the Right's newest hero. It is becoming increasingly..
» Rep. Trent Franks Pushes Abortion Bill, Questions Legitimacy of Medical Opponents
18/06/13 16:15 from Right Wing Watch
In an interview with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins yesterday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) once again expressed confidence that his bill banning abortion after twenty weeks will pass the House. The bill, known as the Pain-Capa..
» Gov. Bobby Jindal explains what 'the left wants'
18/06/13 15:50 from Daily Kos
I have a serious question: Is Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal high? Because in this otherwise uninteresting op-ed bleating about how the Republican Party needs to stop introspecting so much and just start being awesome, he closes with perhaps ..
» Linda Harvey Likens Gay Acceptance among Youth to Believing the Sun Revolves the Earth
18/06/13 15:40 from Right Wing Watch
Mission America’s Linda Harvey yesterday attacked the College Republican National Committee for acknowledging that the GOP’s anti-gay stances were alienating young voters, who overwhelmingly support gay rights, and asking the p..
» Erik Rush Blames Liberals for Trayvon Martin's Murder
18/06/13 14:50 from Right Wing Watch
Gun Owners of America head Larry Pratt today tweeted a column from Erik Rush about the Trayvon Martin murder, which is about as insane as you’d expect any Erik Rush column to be. He claims that Martin was murdered because liberals tu..
» Skills Gap
18/06/13 14:48 from Eschaton
We've been getting regular reports of employers who are deeply concerned that they don't have a vast pool of highly skilled workers with specialty training willing to work in undesirable locations for 12 bucks an hour. That isn't actually a..
» The new Republican plan to go after rapists ... one fetus at a time
18/06/13 14:46 from Daily Kos
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, tapped by Republican leadership to be the face of their new abortion ban legislation, comes up with a new—and completely bizarre—argument in favor of the legislation: REP. MARSHA BLACKBURN (R-TN): The bill has been a..
» Cummings releases full transcript of IRS screening manager interview
18/06/13 14:31 from Daily Kos
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Government Oversight Committee, delivers on his promise to call committee Chairman Darrell Issa's bluff: Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have just released a full transcript of..
» Kobach: Immigration Advocates Like the KKK, 'Just Not Wearing White Cloaks'
18/06/13 14:07 from Right Wing Watch
Kobach: Immigration Advocates Like the KKK, 'Just Not Wearing White Cloaks' Yesterday, Glenn Beck accused the immigration reform advocates who held a peaceful protest outside the home of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach of p..
» Schlafly: While 'Americanized' Immigrants Vote Republican, Second Generation Latinos Join Gangs
18/06/13 14:05 from Right Wing Watch
While several Religious Right groups have either announced their support for comprehensive immigration reform bill or have offered only a minimal opposition against it, Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum is leading the fight against the ..
» Afternoon Thread
18/06/13 14:05 from Eschaton
This has to be the most absolute stupidest thing I've ever heard: There is no question in my mind that a baby at 20-weeks after conception can feel pain. The fact of the matter is, I argue with the chairman because I thought the date was fa..
» Midday open thread
18/06/13 14:01 from Daily Kos
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Data intrusion : New Jersey quote of the day . Keystone XL builders won't use high-tech methods to detect leaks : TransCanada Corp. (TRP), which says Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever built, isn’t p..
» "Tell me what is being done in my name"
18/06/13 13:47 from Attytood
A closer look at the surveillance state