civility

From this Sunday's Meet the Press, it seems Marsha Blackburn has forgotten all about her own track record of inflammatory rhetoric and habitually lying to the electorate and fearmongering when she made this statement in regards to the lack of Read more...
Civility is dead. It was diagnosed as terminal on January 20, 2009, and by July 14, 2009 -- the day the House of Representatives reported out the first version of the Affordable Care Act -- it was dead, cold, and buried fifty feet under in a Read more...
President Obama gave the commencement speech at The University of Michigan and talked about the tone of our political discourse and the need for civil Read more...
Lawyers, Guns & Money: "Traitor-in-Defense-of-Slavery-American" would be fine Consortiumnews: GOP's double standard on anger The Impolitic: Repu Read more...
Oh boy. The man who brought us Sarah Paling-Around-with-Terrorists Palin and who has promised to take his ball and go home rather than work with the D Read more...

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(h/t nr for the graphic) OK, let's have some fun. There's a new Harris poll that was just released and the results are pretty hysterical. It's not Read more...
Weekend Talk Shows Past - Issues And Answers With Sen. Thruston Morton And Sen. Hugh Scott - 1966
(Senators Thruston Morton and Hugh Scott - their concept of civility and respect would be an anomaly today) The situations may be the same but, as Read more...
We've remarked before on the lack of civility in today's society. Part of it, I suspect, is as it's always been (According to Plato, Socrates famous Read more...
They say he's in good spirits and doing well, but you always have to worry whenever heart surgery is involved: Former President Bill Clinton is "in Read more...
[media id=11759] President Obama ignored warnings not to appear at the National Prayer Breakfast today, since it was organized by fundamentalist reli Read more...