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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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Former Rep. Joe Walsh: What Cliven Bundy Said Was Not Racist

Source: RCP Vlog
Apr 25, 2014 1:55 am

FMR. REP. JOE WALSH (R-IL): What Cliven Bundy said right there is not racist. Cliven Bundy's not a racist for wondering out loud or worrying out loud about the state of black America today." Walsh argued that Bundy didn't inv…

Thursday Night

Source: Eschaton
Apr 25, 2014 1:15 am

It's alright.

North Carolina GOP Senate hopeful doesn't understand the meaning of the world 'false'

Source: Daily Kos
Apr 25, 2014 12:30 am

The ad at the top of this post takes North Carolina House Speaker and GOP senate candidate Thom Tillis to task for having not one but two of his top staffers—one of whom was his roommate—involved in sexual affairs with married lobbyists and the…

So Far, Few Fans for FCC’s New Internet Rules

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Apr 25, 2014 12:22 am

Even before FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler began circulating his latest proposal to ensure broadband providers don’t block or slow down individual websites, politicians and interest groups began weighing in.

Krauthammer on Bundy: "It Isn't Enough To Say I Don't Agree With What He Said"

Source: RCP Vlog
Apr 24, 2014 11:20 pm

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I agree entirely with Chuck [Lane]. First of all, it isn't enough to say I don't agree with what he said. This is a despicable statement. It's not the statement, you have to disassociate yourself entirely from the …

President Obama Job Approval

Source: Real Clear Politics Poll Averages
Apr 24, 2014 11:02 pm

RCP AverageApprove:43.7%Disapprove:52.2%Spread: -8.5%

Graduation Speeches: Holder, Michelle Obama Change Plans

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Apr 24, 2014 11:01 pm

Plans by Attorney General Eric Holder and First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver graduation speeches ran into turbulence Thursday.

Kerry Lays Out Case Against Russia As U.S. Readies New Sanctions

Source: Time: Swampland
Apr 24, 2014 10:52 pm

John Kerry accused the Russian government of "distraction, deception and destabilization" in eastern Ukraine Thursday, laying the groundwork for the U.S. to impose painful economic sanctions and warning that the "window to change course is closing"

NH Republican Will Infanite: Women Don't Deserve Same Pay As Men

Source: Crooks and Liars
Apr 24, 2014 10:36 pm

Michigan GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land said on Wednesday that there is no Republican war on women and the real war on women is Obamacare, but I guess she hasn't been paying attention to anything that goes on outside of her house. New Hampshir…

Insurance Program for Those With Pre-Existing Ailments to End

Source: Wall Street Journal: Washington Wire
Apr 24, 2014 10:02 pm

The administration said it won't further extend the federal health-insurance program for people with pre-existing health conditions, which will close April 30.

Name That Influencer on the TIME 100

Source: Time: Swampland
Apr 24, 2014 9:59 pm

How well do you know the most influential people in the world? One slide has a clue, and the next has the answer. Click through and see how many you can identify

The Great White Father

Source: Eschaton
Apr 24, 2014 9:54 pm

The "slavery wasn't so bad, maybe we should bring it back" idea basically comes from the belief the black people can't or won't take care of themselves and that all the secret welfare they get just encourages them to be even more lazy than they'd oth…

Cartoon: Back to business

Source: Daily Kos
Apr 24, 2014 9:50 pm

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MSNBC Guest: Bundy's Comments Not Much Different Than What Conservatives Pundits Say

Source: RCP Vlog
Apr 24, 2014 9:48 pm

ALEX WAGNER, HOST: We have Bundy clarifying his remarks just a few moments ago on the Peter Schiff radio show. He said, 'I said I'm wondering. I'm wondering are they, presumably black people, happier now under this government subsidy s…

A Misdemeanor Conviction Is Not a Big Deal, Right? Think Again

Source: Time: Swampland
Apr 24, 2014 9:26 pm

Convictions for misdemeanors like drug possession often trigger the same longterm consequences in the form of legal hindrances that felonies do. And there are fewer ways to remove them from criminal records

Happy Hour

Source: Eschaton
Apr 24, 2014 9:10 pm

If this post by Meander doesn't have you reaching for a drink, then you're just not paying attention.

Cliven Bundy: "Now Let Me Talk About The Spanish People"

Source: RCP Vlog
Apr 24, 2014 9:06 pm

CLIVEN BUNDY: Now let me talk about the Spanish people. You know, I understand that they come over here against our Constitution and cross our borders. But they're here and they're people. I worked side-by-side with a lot of them. Don'…

Cuomo defends stymying corruption commission: 'Because I could'

Source: Daily Kos
Apr 24, 2014 8:23 pm

If part of the equation for good government is "trust", NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has blown that away. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised to clean up New York's rampant corruption in the state capitol in Albany. Then when the commission he appointed, t…

Sean Hannity on Bundy's "Negro" Remarks: "Ignorant, Racist, Repugnant, Despicable"

Source: RCP Vlog
Apr 24, 2014 8:18 pm

SEAN HANNITY: So now you have a case where Cliven Bundy in an interview that first broke in The New York Times. It is -- his comments are beyond repugnant to me. They are beyond despicable to me. They are beyond ignorant to me. And my level of anger …

Federal Judge Strikes Down New York’s Super PAC Limits

Source: Time: Swampland
Apr 24, 2014 8:01 pm

A Federal judge ruled that state restrictions could not overcome First Amendment scrutiny, given Supreme Court's stance on campaign finance

Watch Fox Host Shut Down Dem Mentioning Bundy After Network Goes Silent On 'Negro' Remarks

Source: Crooks and Liars
Apr 24, 2014 8:00 pm

Fox News spent most of the day on Thursday avoiding the topic of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after his racist remarks were revealed -- and host Gretchen Carlson wasn't about to let Democratic strategist Joe Trippi break the news to loyal viewers. Th…

Sean Hannity calls Bundy comments 'repugnant, despicable'

Source: Daily Kos
Apr 24, 2014 8:00 pm

But the pointing guns at federal agents part Sean was fine with. Welp, pack it in, fellas. Cliven Bundy has lost Sean Hannity. Bundy's comments "are beyond repugnant to me. They are beyond despicable to me. They are beyond ignorant to me," Hannity …

Christie lawyer condemns revolting attack ad released by Christie

Source: Daily Kos
Apr 24, 2014 8:00 pm

Christie heads the Republican Governors Association which aired this attack ad in South Carolina How thoroughly disgusting is the Republican Governors' Association new ad attacking South Carolina State Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate V…

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