Panties in A Bunch Over Politico

By |May 31st, 2012|

Let's call this article for what it was. It wasn't journalism. It was business. - Devin Gordon, GQ TINA BROWN didn't call her new media blog The Daily Beast for nothing. It's a ravenous industry, whether the new media company is large or tiny, with every report, post or column a moment to get more [...]

Screw Eric Holder

By |May 31st, 2012|

JOHN EDWARDS was found not-guilty on one count, having to do with heiress "Bunny" Melon's contributions, with a mistrial declared on remaining charges, the jury deadlocked. The North Carolina idiot pretty boy is a disgraceful man who will have to live with himself, which people like Edwards usually do easily. But calling this criminal and [...]

How Many Drones In the Sky Must We Have, Before We Declare Ourselves Safe?

By |May 31st, 2012|

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer. Apologies to Bob Dylan, but the Blowin' in the Wind line "how many times must the cannonballs fly, before they're forever banned" was stuck in my head. It seems to apply to the proliferation of drones, being used by various government agencies, law enforcement, military, [...]

Bill Clinton is Going to Wisconsin

By |May 31st, 2012|

THE BIG DAWG is landing in the middle of the Walker recall, which makes the dramatic crescendo complete. From Greg Sargent, after rumors started swirling yesterday: Former President Bill Clinton has decided to go to Wisconsin to campaign against Scott Walker in the final days of the battle over whether to recall the Wisconsin Governor, [...]

Fox News Channel and “Witless” ‘Fox and Friends’ Slammed

By |May 31st, 2012|

Today's version of the morning show featured an anti-Obama video that resembled propaganda films from 1930's Europe more than it did responsible TV politics of today. And the remarkable thing was the witless crew on the couch that serves as hosts for this show had the audacity to present it as journalism and congratulate the [...]

Ed Schultz Challenges Pres. Obama to Show Up in Wisconsin

By |May 31st, 2012|

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy NEXT TUESDAY is a very big election day for Wisconsin and for Democrats. Ed Schultz posited last night on his show that maybe he was "too much of a jock strap," maybe he likes the "fight too much," but that Pres. Obama needs [...]

Romney Mercilessly Mocked on Tumblr

By |May 31st, 2012|

HILLARY CLINTON got the star treatment on Tumblr. But after the Romney campaign sent out an iPad ap with "America" spelled incorrectly, the floodgates opened and haven't stopped since. [h/t Buzzfeed]

Syria Hawks Get Louder

By |May 30th, 2012|

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy MITT ROMNEY'S ADVISER on foreign policy Dan Senor spoke with Andrea Mitchell today and was giving his best pitch for intervening in the Syrian bloodshed. It was a flashback to the bad old neoconservative days of Cheney and Wolfowitz, where Mitt Romney has [...]

GOP $1 Billion Campaign Meets Obama the Chicago Politician

By |May 30th, 2012|

Republican super PACs and other outside groups shaped by a loose network of prominent conservatives "” including Karl Rove, the Koch brothers and Tom Donohue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce "” plan to spend roughly $1 billion on November's elections for the White House and control of Congress, according to officials familiar with the [...]

I Am “Pro Life,” Because Life Begins With The Woman

By |May 30th, 2012|

Planned Parenthood Action Fund unveiled an advertising campaign Wednesday in swing states painting Mitt Romney as the wrong choice for women, a critical voting bloc in the battle for the White House. Backed by $1.4 million, the spot will run on broadcast and cable television in West Palm Beach, Florida, Des Moines, Iowa, northern Virginia [...]