Patriotism

Chris Matthews goes after the GOP in his "let me finish" segment on Hardball for being willing to destabilize and undermine our United States' government if they don't like who the American voter has elected. Read more...
Photo: Pete Souza/The White House "This was one of the most poignant moments of the President's first term. He was visited wounded warriors in the intensive care unit ICU at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 1, 2012. He had just presented a Read more...
On this Labor Day weekend, the topic of Labor Day was hardly mentioned on the Sunday shows, which were of course dominated by Republicans - as is par for the course week after week as to who the networks decide to bring on the air to frame the Read more...
I've got a lot of issues with America's foreign policy and our military interventions and was extremely wary about the U.S. getting involved in Libya. That said, I agree with Ed Schultz here and calling out Republicans for their double-speak after Read more...
Treason: "......citizen's actions to help a foreign government overthrow, make war against, or seriously injure the ." Keep that definition in mind when you read Brian Beutler's report Read more...

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[media id=17671] (h/t Heather) This clip of Anthony Weiner going ballistic on the House floor is one for the ages -- it should be watched again Read more...
This is one of my very favorite movies, and it rings as true today as it did in 1972, when it was first released. Michael Winship of Public Affair Read more...
(h/t nr for the graphic) OK, let's have some fun. There's a new Harris poll that was just released and the results are pretty hysterical. It's not Read more...
[media id=10117] I hadn't seen Eric Burns, the president of Media Matters, on TV previously, but he appeared on Countdown with David Shuster yesterda Read more...
archy: Eliminationism + flag desecration = patriotism AfterDowningStreet: The ACORN I Know Blue Gal: The real problem for teabaggers Facing South: Read more...