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SNL Cold Open: Gun Control

Saturday Night Live took a shot at President Obama and the Senate and whether there's going to be any meaningful gun control legislation passed any time soon. Sadly, their parody wasn't that far from reality on whether we're going to see anything will make a real difference make its way through this Congress controlled by the NRA any time soon.

Rove And 'Tea Party' Now In GOP Civil War

As Digby noted, it seems the Republicans are now trying to kill the Frankenstein monster they created: Karl Rove was instrumental in creating this monster. Now it's got a mind of its own. It's hard to know how this will play out. The Tea

GOP Packs Super Committee On Debt With Super Liars On Taxes

That all six of the Republicans selected to the Congressional debt reduction "Super Committee" are signers of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge is hardly surprising. But the choice of Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, is an especially fitting one for

10 Inconvenient Truths About The Debt Ceiling

Bolstered by new polls and fresh off their vote to bar an increase in the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling, House Republicans swaggered into the White House Wednesday for the latest negotiation to end their economic hostage taking. One,