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Colbert Takes Keith Ablow Apart For 'Brilliant Long Distance Diagnosis' Yanked From His Ass
Stephen Colbert took Fox resident psychiatrist and Freudian phallic symbol, Dr. Keith Ablow to task for his long distance diagnosis of President Obama. Read more...
Will John Boehner Succeed Where Osama Bin Laden Failed?
With the United States now on the brink of a sovereign default, House Speaker John Boehner and his radical Republican extremists may succeed where Osama Bin Laden did not in destroying the U.S. economy. Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner thinks defaulting on the debt ceiling would be a "disaster." Read more...
After watching Ali Velshi fill in on some of CNN's coverage over the holidays on this "fiscal cliff" debacle, I would definitely be happy to see him take Erin Burnett's place on CNN in the evening. He corrected wingnut Rep. Tim Huelskamp on the air Read more...
Fox's Neil Cavuto claimed he really didn't want to take up for Standard and Poor's and defend their record, but it didn't stop him from accusing the Congress from conducting a "witch hunt" in their defense now that investigations are being called Read more...

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While telling every one else not to panic in reaction to drops in the stock market after the S&P downgrade, Stephen Colbert packed his "hobo satchel" full of gold, weapons and a chicken as he prepared to make his escape from the United States. Read more...
Most of the time, in political history and in economics, things travel along a fairly predictable and relatively stable pathway. Debate is contained within a fairly narrow set of conventional and familiar choices. When it comes to economic policy, Read more...
Well, we had one bright spot on the Sunday morning talks shows this weekend -- the fact that Rachel Maddow was a panel member on Meet the Press. The downside, she got stuck debating Republican hack Alex Castellanos who just regurgitated one Read more...
John Kerry left little doubt where Democrats plan on laying the blame for Standard and Poor's deciding to downgrade our credit rating -- squarely on the laps of those "tea party" Republicans in the House who were actually saying default would be Read more...
You've just got to love what passes for "straight news" over at the Fox Republican propaganda channel. During one of their "breaking news" segments after the news that Standard and Poor's decided to downgrade the AAA credit rating of the Unites States, who did they bring in to do some "objective" analysis? The American Spectator and Wall Street Journal's resident hack, John Fund. Read more...