Stephen Colbert's Super PAC has raised... →
Debunking the Bootstrap Myth →
His father, George W. Romney, was CEO of American Motors Co. (1954-62), governor of Michigan (1963-69) and secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1969-73). His mother, Lenore LaFount, was a U.S. senate candidate in 1970. President Calvin Coolidge appointed her father to what is now the Federal Communications Commission. Romney may have worked hard. But he hardly started off in a cheap...
The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, the STOCK Act, legislation to...– Congressional Insider Trading Bill Moves Forward in the Senate (via ryking)
But how will Fox Business News blame that on Obama?– Jon Stewart, reacting to Lou Dobb’s statement that the economy is starting to improve. (via reallyfoxnews)
Transgender People are Completely Banned From... →
mashkwi: infinite-resignation: mnxmnkmnd: infinite-resignation: mashkwi: stfuhypocrisy: The shit hit the fan in the trans blogosphere last night, when it came to light that there is a disturbing new section in the Identity Screening Regulations used in airports throughout Canada. Simply put, Transgender People are Completely Banned From Boarding Airplanes in Canada. The offending...
Lessons from Iraqi outrage over US drones | Glenn... →
theamericanbear: Today in “they hate us for our freedom”: The U.S. is continuing to fly surveillance drone aircraft over Iraq, prompting what The New York Times this morning describes as “outrage” among senior Iraqi officials and the Iraqi public. There are several revealing points from this account, beginning with this description of the ongoing American presence in that country now that “the...
These (GOP) debates… they have jumped the shark. Because last night — I swear to...– BILL MAHER, Real Time (via inothernews)
The language of GOP racial politics is heavy on euphemisms that allow the...– Juan Williams, not backing down from the question he posed to Newt Gingrich. (via liberalsarecool)
If you’re not a conservative voter with a dog in this fight, watching Mitt...– Matt Taibbi (via theamericanbear)
To protest a bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before...– Huff Po (via rachelfershleiser) This is the most beautiful thing. Can we send her flowers? (via jaimealyse) BOOM. (via nerdysouth) I think I love you, Janet Howell. (via panamanianmoon) Seems only fair. (via nefariousnewt)
This Is What You'd Call "Editorial Bias"
jtotheizzoe: Listen folks, climate change sucks. It sucks to talk about, it sucks to experience it, and it sucks to research it. I would say that it sucks to cause it, but we apparently haven’t learned that lesson yet. I imagine the world’s climate scientists feel like they are in the back row of a bus, yelling at the drunk bus driver to turn before he drives off of a cliff. Except that the bus...