Southern Poverty Law Center: The smears, lies, and eliminationist rhetoric emanating from the right in this election cycle aren't surprising to many observers. Membership in various hate groups has been rising steadily since 2000. These people aren't just preparing themselves to go into opposition, they're preparing themselves to dispute the legitimacy of an Obama presidency -- in ways that could, if taken to extreme, lead to another Oklahoma City, or worse.
slacktivist: Payroll tax
Morning Martini: Will the young people turn out?