George Zimmerman’s Father Speaks, with Police Video Showing No Injury After Trayvon Martin Shot Dead

By |March 29th, 2012|

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Zimmerman interview: MyFoxORLANDO.com CBS "This Morning" continues breaking interviews since it was launched, besting many of the cable infotainment shows, getting Mayor Michael Bloomberg who spoke out today. "It doesn't make any sense because you don't want people being vigilantes... "They don't have the training. They don't have the expertise. There is no [...]

Roberts Gives Verrilli Extra Time on Medicaid, ‘Snorts, Lucky Me’

By |March 29th, 2012|

It's not a good day for the Affordable Care Act. This morning's argument requires the justices to start from the assumption that the court will strike down the individual mandate (the issue argued exhaustively yesterday) and asks them to pick over the carcass, to determine what, if anything, survives. There is a strong legal presumption [...]

Hoodie in the House: Bobby Rush Shouted Down and Off the Floor

By |March 28th, 2012|

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) on Wednesday morning was asked to leave the House floor after removing his suit jacket to reveal a "hoodie," then putting the hood on his head to protest the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida. - The Hill Rep. Rush began in a suit and tie, then took off his jacket and [...]

Like an Old Vaudeville Performer, Newt Gingrich Follows the Spotlight that Left Him Long Ago

By |March 28th, 2012|

There's no security or humility in Gingrichland, all that's left is a disgraced politician's vindictiveness. Only Newt Gingrich would consider a $50 photo of his puss a "nominal fee." What makes this embarrassing, however, is that Newt Gingrich can't let go of the spotlight that's already swung away from his stage. It's never Newt Gingrich [...]

Yesterday’s Supreme Court Panic Greets Today’s Final Day

By |March 28th, 2012|

If Justice Anthony M. Kennedy can locate a limiting principle in the federal government's defense of the new individual health insurance mandate, or can think of one on his own, the mandate may well survive. If he does, he may take Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and a majority along with him. But if [...]

Virginians Give Republican War on Women a Big Thumbs Down

By |March 27th, 2012|

Voters say 72 - 21 percent that government should not make laws which try to convince women seeking an abortion to change their minds. - Quinnipiac As if things couldn't get any worse for Gov. Bob McDonnell, who's hoping Mitt Romney isn't paying attention to how badly the guv botched the forced ultrasound issue. He's [...]

Queer Talk: NOM’s Strategy Exposed, ‘Drive a Wedge Between Gays and Blacks’

By |March 27th, 2012|

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer. Yesterday, March 26, a story broke regarding the strategies used by the National Organization for Marriage. For those who have followed NOM, I don't think the information is surprising, but when you have an organization, in writing, use language like, "The strategic goal of this [...]

CNN’s Toobin: ‘This Was a Train Wreck for the Obama Administration’

By |March 27th, 2012|

"This was a train wreck for the Obama administration. This law looks like it's going to be struck down. I'm telling you, all of the predictions including mine that the justices would not have a problem with this law were wrong." - Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst The individual mandate was the focus today and [...]

Dominque Strauss-Kahn Under Investigation for ‘Aggravated Pimping’

By |March 27th, 2012|

The sex allegations pile up for the man who could have been president. Oh, the irony. Anne Sinclair, the managing editor of Le Huffington Post, as well as the wife of disgraced ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, asks this question today on Huffington Post's front page: "Will the Events in Toulouse Represent a Turning [...]

Trayvon Martin Case Shifts to Confusion and Accusations Against the Victim

By |March 27th, 2012|

"They killed my son, now they're trying to kill his reputation." - Trayvon Martin's mother, Sabina Fuller Somebody is trying awfully hard to make 17 year-old Trayvon Martin look like a bad kid. Yesterday, information was released about Martin and marijuana, which led to a school suspension, the reason he was visiting his [...]