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VA Senate Committee Kills Vote Rigging Plan

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 19, 2038 3:14 am

Link: ProgressVirginia reported Tuesday afternoon that the Virginia Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee killed Sen. Charles “Bill” Carrico Sr.’s electoral college-rigging bill, despite an offer by Carrico to amend the bill to award el…

Chris Wallace compares White House 'war on Fox' to gangster tactics

Source: Crooks and Liars
Jan 18, 2038 9:14 pm

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Will: "There's An Unreality In The Language" About The Syrian Rebels

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 5:42 pm

"The fact is that there's a general agreement, I think, that the goal and the means allocated to pursue the goal just don't fit in this case," George Will said on "FOX News Sunday." "Brit referred to the Syrian rebe…

Lawmakers Express Reservations About Obama’s Islamic State Strategy

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Sep 21, 2014 5:41 pm

Lawmakers on Sunday expressed reservations about the president’s Islamic State strategy and questioned whether the operation to defeat the extremist militants would ultimately require boots on the ground.

"Face The Nation" Panel: Which Nations Will Join U.S. Coalition In Iraq?

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 5:34 pm

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman; President of the Woodrow Wilson Center Jane Harman; Brookings Fellow Robert Kagan; and former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell.

"Fox News Sunday Panel Discusses ISIS Coalition & NFL's Problems

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 5:31 pm

Chris Wallace hosts Brit Hume, Julie Pace, George Will, and Juan Williams.

Gates: Destroying ISIS "Ambitious"; Focus Should Be On Denying Them Foothold

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 5:31 pm

ROBERT GATES: I think that destroying ISIS is a very ambitious mission. I think our goal actually ought to be, first, to just set ourselves the objective of pushing ISIS back out of Iraq, getting them out of there, denying them a place where they can…

The Smartest Guys In The Room

Source: Eschaton
Sep 21, 2014 5:30 pm

Dudebros who work in business of lighting money on fire strangely bad at operating business which involves customers lighting money on fire.

President Obama Job Approval

Source: Real Clear Politics Poll Averages
Sep 21, 2014 5:10 pm

RCP AverageApprove:41.3%Disapprove:53.7%Spread: -12.4%

George Will On NFL 'Merchandising Violence': 'The Problem With Football Is Football'

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 21, 2014 5:03 pm

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday asserted that recent domestic violence scandals in the National Football League (NFL) would not force change as long as the business model was "consciously" merchandising violence. During a panel segment o…

Corporations want big government. American people want a government that works for them

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 21, 2014 5:00 pm

There is a myth that Democrats and Republicans have allowed themselves to believe. Here is how they figure it. Since 1992 at any given time, between 17 percent and 23 percent of Americans said they were liberals. Between 34 percent and 43 percent sai…

Rep. Peter King Insists U.S. Needs Combat Troops To Defeat ISIS

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Is there any conflict where Rep. Peter King has not pushed for the United States to escalate since he's been in Congress? He was back at it on this week's Fox News Sunday, pushing for U.S. combat troops to be brought back into Iraq and used to defeat…

Sen. Feinstein: There's Been A "Dramatic Growth In Violence" In NFL

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 4:54 pm

SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CA): I think I can speak for all of the women in the Senate by saying we are very surprised, amazed and very resolute to do something about it. Having said that, I'm on old 49er fan. I remember the glory days of the Nine…

Has Grover Norquist Ever Been To A Strip Club?

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 21, 2014 4:53 pm

With incumbent Republican Governor Sam Brownback down in the polls to Paul Davis because of his awful economic policies for the state of Kansas (Brownbackistan), there needed to be a hail Mary story to hopefully pull him back on top and Grover Norqui…

Sen. Mary Landrieu brews up vote-getting strategy for vulnerable Dems

Source: Michelle Malkin
Sep 21, 2014 4:26 pm

Priming the pump

Samantha Power: U.S. Aid Will Help Syria Rebels Fight ISIS And Assad

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 4:05 pm

CHUCK TODD: Let's talk about this moderate opposition in Syria. I'm a little confused who we're training them to fight. All week long, the president says we're training them to fight ISIS. But a year ago, the idea was to train the…

The Greatest Medical Care System In The World

Source: Eschaton
Sep 21, 2014 4:00 pm

Otherwise known as the shit is fucked up and bullshit system.The only appropriate response is "not gonna pay it, assholes."

Will On NFL: We're In A "Highly Stylized Indignation Sweepstakes"

Source: RCP Vlog
Sep 21, 2014 3:41 pm

CHRIS WALLACE: George, you're close to the baseball commissioner, to MLB. How do you think [Roger] Goodell has handled this? And your sense of this, does he survive? GEORGE WILL: He will survive. He's handled it terribly, and it doesn&ap…

Military missions don't creep anymore, they accelerate toward disaster

Source: Daily Kos
Sep 21, 2014 3:40 pm

When he spoke to the nation about the upcoming military engagement with the terrorists who call themselves an Islamic State, President Obama was very clear: As I have said before, these American forces will not have a combat mission –- we will not…

NY Times Report: Conservatives Dominate Sunday Talk Shows

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 21, 2014 3:36 pm

In yet another report that dissects who's being asked to talk politics on the Sunday Talk Shows, the NY Times reports that once again Conservatives are called to appear on their shows much more than Liberals are. Are you surprised? The parade of po…

Video: PRESS Pass: The Portrayal of Politics

Source: NBC News: Meet the Press
Sep 21, 2014 3:26 pm

Chuck Todd sits down with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and Beau Willimon, the creator of "House of Cards." (Meet the Press)

Tucker Carlson: Tobacco Smoking In Kids' Cartoons Is A 'Symbol Of Freedom And Masculinity'

Source: Crooks and Liars
Sep 21, 2014 3:07 pm

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Sunday expressed outraged that male comic book characters were being "wussified," and that an effort was being made not to "sexualize" female characters. Last week, leaked photos from the studios of animator Genndy …

If It's Sunday...

Source: Eschaton
Sep 21, 2014 3:00 pm

You know.

Video: What Everyone in Washington Knows: Joe Biden Will Not Run Against Hillary

Source: NBC News: Meet the Press
Sep 21, 2014 2:52 pm

The panel discusses why the sitting vice president will not run against Hillary Clinton for president. (Meet the Press)

Video: Ponnuru on MTP: Distancing From President Never Works

Source: NBC News: Meet the Press
Sep 21, 2014 2:19 pm

While appearing with the Meet the Press panel of experts, National Review writer Ramesh Ponnuru explains why party in power never succeeds when running from the president. (Meet the Press)

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