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Speaker Boehner, Go F@*k Yourself
In December, House Speaker John Boehner told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to "go f@*k yourself." It's long past time for Speaker Boehner to look in the mirror and say the same thing. Here's why... 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...
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...
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...
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...

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Deadbeat dad, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) Tuesday rejected the notion that tea party Republicans' brinkmanship and refusal to raise taxes contributed to S&P's decision downgrade U.S. credit. Both Obama adviser, David Axelrod and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) Read more...
During the opening of Andrea Mitchell's show today before President Obama came on to talk about Standard and Poor's downgrading the credit rating of the United States, Chris Matthews made the ridiculous assertion that they actually had some Read more...
Appearing on CBS Monday, House Financial Services Committee ranking member Barney Frank (D-MA) pointed to growing military spending as one of the causes of S&P's downgrade of U.S. credit. "I would hope there would be one bipartisan agreement we Read more...
Alex Seitz-Wald over at Think Progress seemed to think this exchange between Paul Ryan and Chris Wallace potentially signaled some shift by him with his rhetoric on whether he'd be open to revenue increases after we ended up getting our credit Read more...
From Mother Jones -- VIDEO: Tea Partiers Cheer the Downgrade of America's Credit Rating: Read more...