wedge issues

From this Sunday's Meet the Press:-- shorter Peggy Noonan -- You'll take the GOP's wedge issues away when you pry them from their cold, dead hands. Read more...
After pointing out that Republicans are no longer having success running on issues like inner city crime and opining over New York's Time Square becoming "a Disney-fied, bubble gum, wimp company" where "the worst that could happen is one of those Read more...
I would really love to see Sam Seder get his own show at either MSNBC or Current TV. He did a fine job filling in for Chris Hayes on Up this weekend, and here's his opening from Sunday's show -- How Republicans are using the crisis of poverty... Read more...
While we've turned our heads and put all eyes on Wisconsin and surrounding states, the House of Representatives has been having a budget debate unlike any budget debate I've seen. In one day, they managed to de-fund Planned Parenthood after one Read more...
Bill Maher thinks the Democrats need their own wedge issue if they want to stay in power in 2012, legalizing marijuana. Read more...

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Time for your weekly Driftglass and Bluegal podcast. Hang in there Driftglass. I'm sure unfortunately there are a lot of others here who share you Read more...
Cenk Uygur took on one of my least favorite pundits, John Avlon, in this segment on The Young Turks and did what you never see anyone in the our " Read more...
Rachel Maddow talks to former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias about the pressure put on him to go after ACORN for voter fraud allegations and how Karl Ro Read more...
We all know about the troubles facing congressional Republicans. But never mind all of that, the party says. Now, they’ve crafted a comeback plan. Read more...
People For The American Way: Roy Moore - who was removed as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court for refusing a federal court's order that Read more...