first responders

Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: Laura Ingraham Edition

This Ingraham SRWT is of a piece with Jennifer Rubin's of a few weeks ago--that Republicans refuse to use "anecdotes" <a href="http://crooksandliars.com/blue-texan/stupid-right-wing-tweets-jennifer-rub-1">in their political arguments</a>. And it's in response to President Obama, who this morning -- surrounded by first responders -- urged Congress <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/obama-to-press-for-sequester-fix/2013/02/19/e647cd70-7a5d-11e2-82e8-61a46c2cde3d_story.html">to avoid the sequester.</a>

The 9/11 Nihilism Of GOP Senators

Sometimes there are simply no words to describe the behaviour of Mitch McConnell’s band of merry misanthropes - also known as much of the US Senate Republican Caucus. The level of pathological callousness, a nihilistic streak that would

Rachel Maddow: 'All Hail Shep Smith At Fox News'

Continuing the theme of this week of publicly shaming Republican Senators who've voted to deny 9/11 First Responders, Rachel sings the praises of Fox News' Shepard Smith for calling them on this. RACHEL MADDOW:Shep Smith making a hullabaloo on