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Last week, I said that Stephen Colbert was the one candidate I could support to replace reting wingnut South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint. It seems the voters there agree: Colbert is top pick to replace DeMint: Read more...
Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says that Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) is taking "the think out of the think tank" and turning the Heritage Foundation into a "purely political institution" by accepting a job as its president. The tea Read more...
Now here's a potential Senator from South Carolina I could support: Stephen Colbert to America: I'm "Honored" and Ready to Serve in the US Senate: Stephen Colbert has his opening. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), the tea party icon, announced Thursday Read more...
This is interesting news, particularly riding on Dick Armey's acrimonious split from FreedomWorks. It would appear that the TeaBirchers have opted for the public relations route since the electoral one isn't working out so well for them. Via Read more...
Jon Stewart took the members of the United States Senate Banking Committee to task after their disgusting display this week where they were fawning all over JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon. Not surprising, as Stewart pointed out, given Dimon is one Read more...

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Tea party favorite Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) on Wednesday asked JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, who recently announced that his company had lost at least $2 billion in the derivative market, to "guide" Congress in creating friendly banking regulations. Read more...
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, Chris asks a provocative question about the Fed's unwillingness to do more about unemployment in America: Hayes: Is Ben Bernanke trying to get Mitt Romney elected president?: On Thursday, Federal Reserve Read more...
Part of being a Democrat is acting like you’re losing even when you’re winning. Part of being a Republican is acting like you’re winning even when you’re losing. The phrase “silent majority,” that brilliant bit of Nixonian rhetoric, is a Read more...
Sam Seder filling in for Keith Olbermann on Countdown shared some of the highlights from day one of CPAC 2012. SEDER: The one thing the Republicans do well, even better than fearmongering, is throw extravagant events. In our forth story, today Read more...
On Thursday morning, Jim DeMint went on "Morning Joe" to pimp his new book -- Now or Never: Saving America from Slightly Higher Taxes on Rich People Economic Collapse -- peddled a bunch of lies. All of which went completely unchallenged by the panel, of course. Read more...