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Things I Saw Around The Intertubes Today
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Downton Abbey - Season 4, Episode 5 Recap
Downton Abbey - Season 4, Episode 5: *Spoiler Alert* Iron Chef: Downton Edition; The Eternal Estate Taxes Quadrangle; Miss Baxter & Thomas Barrow: Downton's Changing; Anna and Mr. Bates: 50 Post-Rape Dates; Lady Edith: Say it isn't So! Read more...
Brooks: Redistribution Still Not 'Majority Agenda' Because We Villagers Say So
Bobo pushing the Villagers' favorite narrative that America is a "center-right" country and that it's impossible to help alleviate income disparity by raising taxes on the wealthy. Read more...
Robert Reich Takes On Ryan Adviser Who Claims Income Inequality Is Not A Problem
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich takes Ryan economic adviser and former Third Way flack, Scott Winship, to school. Read more...
David Brooks: Focusing On Economic Theory A 'Little Out Of The Pope's Lane'
From this Friday's The PBS Newshour, resident hack and professional Republican turd-polisher David Brooks took a shot at Pope Francis as being "a little out of his lane" because he dared to criticize the problems being caused by record income disparity, unfettered capitalism and the idolatry of money. Read more...

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David Brooks Claims Nuclear Option Will Make Senate More Partisan
I hate to break it to David Brooks, but the Senate couldn't get more partisan or polarized than it is already and as his cohort on The PBS Newshour, Mark Shields explained to him this Friday, the Democrats finally getting fed up to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" is a symptom and not the cause of the problem. Read more...
Bill Moyers: Obamacare The Right Wing's Alamo
After Republicans spent their time during last week's hearings demanding apologies for the problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Bill Moyers asked if it would be "fair to expect just a morsel of apology from the right as well?" I wouldn't be holding my breath for one any time soon. Read more...
David Brooks Admits Dems Should Act On 'Evil Impulse' To Destroy The GOP
David Brooks said if he were a Democrat, he'd have an "evil impulse" to destroy the Republican party for the next two years. So far, they look like they're doing a pretty good job of that on their own. Read more...
What’s the potential fallout from McCutcheon v. FEC, the campaign finance case currently before the Supreme Court. Read more...
Radio Host Conflates Marijuana Decriminalization And Missouri Gun 'Nullification'
Local St. Louis radio host Charles Brennan defends the TeaBirchers in Missouri and their gun-nullification bill by comparing it to attempts to decriminalize marijuana across the country. Read more...