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Bill Daley Schools Face The Nation Panel On Today's Reality
Bill Daley had to take a moment on Face the Nation to remind the panel that yesterday's politics would lead today's politicians to impeach and/or indict the president. Read more...
This Was One Of The Least Productive Years Ever For Congress
'Do-nothing' Congress on track for one of the least productive years ever. Read more...
Rep. Labrador Chastises Civil Rights Leaders For Being Too Negative
Rep. Raul Labrador attacks the panel on Meet the Press and civil rights leaders for not being adequately "hopeful" about the future of America. Read more...
Obama: "My top priority as President is making sure we do everything we can to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth – a rising, thriving middle class." Read more...
As Adam Peck at Think Progress noted, this is just the latest version of McConnell saying the Republican's top priority should be defeating President Obama rather than governing: Tea Party Senator: ‘I Don’t Think What Washington Needs Is More Read more...

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I don't know who Chuck Todd thought he was kidding on MSNBC's Morning Joe this Thursday, but it seems it might be himself. He started out this segment pretending that if President Obama just reached out to Republicans and gave them more of what they Read more...
Heaven forbid CBS's Bob Schieffer might want any of their viewers to have to think too hard about who is actually mucking up the works when it comes to the gridlock and gamesmanship being played over the extension of this payroll tax holiday. Read more...
More fearmongering on the Super Committee failing to reach a deal to avoid the automatic triggered cuts that will come if the committee can't reach agreement soon. If you knew nothing about what the Republicans latest offer was and were just watching the segment above, you'd think both sides were being terribly unreasonable and wondering why, oh why that silly John Kerry won't give in and let the Republicans have what they want and that the Democrats had been offered some sort of "balanced" deal. Read more...
In the 1970s, the era of Watergate and Vietnam and many more official perfidies, Hollywood gave us a new genre of movies. The bad guys were great big, faceless institutions—corporations or the government, it didn't matter; or sometimes Read more...
While I do not agree with all of the points Fareed Zakaria made during this segment, like comparing protecting our social safety nets to the Republicans rigidity on tax increases and painting those as being somehow equivalent; especially if you're Read more...