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Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R) on Sunday said that he opposed a bill to close the so-called gun show loophole and expand background checks to Internet gun sales because only better mental health laws will ensure that the Newtown mass shooting victims "did not die in vain." Read more...
Saturday Night Live took a shot at President Obama and the Senate and whether there's going to be any meaningful gun control legislation passed any time soon. Sadly, their parody wasn't that far from reality on whether we're going to see anything will make a real difference make its way through this Congress controlled by the NRA any time soon. Read more...
A bipartisan duo of senators with A ratings from the National Rifle Associated have reached a deal to expand background checks to private gun purchases at gun shows. Read more...
Someone needs to explain the definition of insanity to Bloody Bill Kristol. During a discussion on Fox' Special Report With Bret Baier, Kristol was asked about the Republicans and their recent efforts to "rebrand" the party and it seems Kristol Read more...
As Digby noted, it seems the Republicans are now trying to kill the Frankenstein monster they created: Karl Rove was instrumental in creating this monster. Now it's got a mind of its own. It's hard to know how this will play out. The Tea Read more...

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Is our Village Media really so stupid, so full of their own punditry that they don't see what's happening before our very eyes? It seems so. Here's Sen. Club for Growth Toomey introducing this absurd concept the day after the so-called Read more...
Jon Stewart hit the hypocritical Republicans this Tuesday night for their apparent problems with basic math and their opposition to passing the Buffett rule after attacking the money spent on Planned Parenthood: STEWART: So, let's see if I can Read more...
Once again on Fox News Sunday, what's up is down and black is white in conservative upside-down land. Liz Cheney is asked about President Obama calling for an extension of the payroll tax holiday and whether Republicans refusing to do so would be Read more...
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl (R) insists that he wasn't pressured by anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist into sabotaging a deal to lower the U.S. budget deficit. After Kyl indicated that he was open to a super committee deal that would raise revenues as Read more...
That all six of the Republicans selected to the Congressional debt reduction "Super Committee" are signers of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge is hardly surprising. But the choice of Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, is an especially fitting one for Read more...