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With the hurricane taking over the new cycle not much has been able to break through - but this outstanding piece in the New York Times was posted yesterday that talks about the unfortunate backlash from the Citizens United ruling. "The event was Read more...
The answer is, "Extremely." But that doesn't even begin to do it justice, so I consulted the thesaurus, mashed up a bunch of different synonyms and came up with a whole new adjective: "Extrimmensaordinarily." That's pretty bad, if you couldn't Read more...
When Ireland made the decision to protect all of its banks from losses and cover those losses by imposing austerity measures in 2008, Paul Krugman made hash of the conservatives' argument for adopting that policy. As it turns out, he was right. Read more...
Sweet Jesus, you just can't fix this level of stupid: Did extremist Senate candidate Sharron Angle (R) really say Sharia law has "taken hold" in some U.S. cities? Pretty much. One of the last questioners asked about "Muslims taking over Read more...
Ezra Klein's post on CBO chief Doug Elmendorf's testimony today before the Senate Finance Committee frames it in a positive light, based upon this chart which clearly indicates that extended tax cuts will actually reduce income in 2020 if the Bush Read more...

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Evidently John Boehner is so incensed over that tanning tax in the Affordable Care Act that he's vowed to do everything within his power to stop the implementation of "Obamacare". His remarks came in the context of his reassurance that he really, Read more...
Infrastructurist: Conservative mag tells conservatives why they should care about public transit The Mahablog: No cause, just movement Climate Progress: Judge rules against Cuccinelli's witch-hunt aimed at Michael Mann and climate Read more...
Good ol' Joe strikes against the neocons' drumbeat for war: Iran's influence in Iraq has been exaggerated and Tehran's efforts to shape parliamentary elections in the country "utterly failed," US Vice President Joe Biden said on Read more...
[media id=17431] Lots of Arizona politicians were upset by President Obama's speech on immigration last week, but apparently none more so than Craz Read more...
Alan Grayson joined the Ed Schultz show to talk about the Financial Regulation bill that President Obama hopes to sign into law by July 4th. As Ed not Read more...