Boston Marathon bombing

On April 25 - Thursday evening - American icon and humble hero George W Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity - as he re-entered a spotlight until-recently blissful to have been abandoned by him, for the dedication of his presidential library. Put aside for the moment that having an actual structure that houses things you read dedicated to him is like honouring Chris Christie with a gluten-free restaurant or naming a Bar Mitzvah after Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Hell, I half expected him to don his trusty flight suit and declare "all major combat operations over in Iraq", you know, just for the memories. Read more...
Texas Representative Louie Gohmert is convinced the FBI has been infiltrated by secret Muslim Brotherhood operatives, just the way they always suspected. Read more...
With Fox in full blown Muslim-bashing mode following the Boston Marathon bombing attacks, we all had to know this was coming. Heaven forbid they might ever pass up another opportunity to attack Rep. Keith Ellison. Read more...
What is it with the Republicans' bizarre fetish for torture? Just last week, Jonah Goldberg's Mom basically tweeted the same thing, and now this idiot, who's a New York State Senator. And he's since <a href="http://www.nysenate.gov/press-release/senator-greg-ball-issues-statement-terror-tweet">doubled-down.</a> Read more...
The news that the Boston bombing suspect will be tried as a criminal will make wingnut heads explode. Read more...

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Isn't a relief to know that the media thought about and decided they did a good enough job reporting on the events in Boston? Read more...
It seems we've got at least one Republican who is not on board with Sen. Lindsey Graham and crew and their talking points on whether the FBI did their job in investigating Tamerlan Tsarnaev prior to the Boston Marathon bombing and on whether his brother ought to be treated as an enemy combatant. Read more...
A recap of the horrific week that was April 15-20, 2013 Read more...
When I think of Elizabeth Warren, I think of her as a fiery warrior on behalf of consumers and the 99%, fearlessly taking on the biggest and baddest of all the special interests, Wall Street. But she is also the senior Senator from the great state Massachusetts. Read more...
Apparently, Jonah's crazy Mom has never heard of Miranda rights. She might also not realize that torture is against the law in this country, and that any confession induced with waterboarding would be thrown out in court. Read more...