THE TM BLOG

(and don’t forget to join Taylor’s email list!)


New Low on Romney Coverage

Politico, the unofficial web-branch of MSNBC, and whose staff spends more time on MSNBC than Chris Matthews, has a so-called reporter named Joseph Williams who all but called Mitt Romney a racist on Martin […]

Read More

 27

BUYING THE PRESIDENCY: Romney as Reagan, Obama as the “Soviet Union”

FROM BUZZFEED, Team Romney’s diabolical plan to buy the presidency.

Mitt Romney has adopted what top Republicans describe as a Cold War strategy to defeat President Barack Obama: To spend him into oblivion.

As Ronald Reagan’s […]

Read More

 11

Romney Expects Allies to Downplay Good Economic News

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign asked Florida Governor Rick Scott to tone down his statements heralding improvements in the state’s economy because they clash with the presumptive Republican nominee’s message that the nation is suffering […]

Read More

 12

23 Democrats Voted Against Gillibrand’s Food Stamp Rescue Legislation

Congress has grown increasingly concerned about spending for the food stamp program. Some 26 million Americans received the aid in 2007, while more than 44 million received it last year, at a cost of […]

Read More

 33

SCOTUS and Obamacare: Strike the Mandate, Keep the Fine?

Striking down the mandate would be a huge deal legally, because it would signal the Court is prepared to resume its Gilded Age function as a kind of right-wing GOP super-legislature, wantonly tossing out […]

Read More

 9

Supreme Court Rules Against SEIU

SCOTUSBLOG: The union dues case may be quite significant — there is not only the dissent but a narrower concurring opinion that says that “[t]he majority thus decides, for the very first time, that […]

Read More

Comments Off on Supreme Court Rules Against SEIU

The Problem with Democrats

“I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day,” Pelosi said to laughter, during a sit-down with reporters. “I’m not kidding. There’s a prison here in the Capitol … If we had spotted […]

Read More

 16

Newly Declassified NSA Docs Reveal Bush and Cheney Ignored Early Warnings Before 9/11

Many of the documents publicize for the first time what was first made clear in the 9/11 Commission: The White House received a truly remarkable amount of warnings that al-Qaida was trying to attack […]

Read More

 9

Obama Exerts Executive Privilege Over Fast and Furious Docs

House Committee Finds Holder in Contempt
Holder Responds: The Contempt is Mutual

“We regret that we have arrived at this point, after the many steps we have taken to address the Committee’s concerns and to accommodate […]

Read More

 44