There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.– Mark Twain (via kateoplis)
After the eldest Romney boy, Tagg, was teasingly invited in a Twitter post to...– The Romney campaign is basically a really bad young adult novel. (Via). (via motherjones)
Herman Cain Is 'Reassessing' His Candidacy →
“In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is ‘reassessing’ whether to remain in the race,” reports National Review’s Robert Costa. Costa added that Cain told his staff in a conference call that he’ll make his final decision ‘over the next several days.’” In terms of the nature of the call, Costa noted that, from the sound of it, it wasn’t very positive...
Grand America Christmas Display →
As long as we have some Republican lawmakers who feel more enthralled with a...– Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), in an interview with CNN, on Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge blocking compromise among the debt supercommittee members. (via liberalsarecool)
Real Live PSU Apologists Attacking Protestor →
psuapologists: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — In the middle of Curtin Road, John Matko held one handwritten sign in his right hand and rested another against his jeans. Two inches of black tape obscured Penn State’s logo on the 34-year-old father’s hat, as he tried to ignore the jeers, slaps and beer hurled at him. “Put abused kids first,” one of Matko’s signs read. “Don’t be fooled, they all...
Top Republican Traded Options Against Economy →
Dave Weigel notes one of the “ugliest revelations” in the book [Through Them All Out by conservative activist Peter Schweizer] is the degree to which Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL), then ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, bet against the stock market as it collapsed…
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If Herman Cain calling Nancy Pelosi "Princess...
I would never vote for Mitt Romney, because he's a...
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in...– George Monbiot (via thenonviolentcommunist)
I don't think "there are thousands of women I...
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You Don't Know Mitt: 99 Facts About Mitt Romney →
think-progress: Mitt Romney has proposed tax cuts for the rich and corporations that would cost $7.8 trillion over 10 years. Mitt Romney called the Occupy Wall Street movement “dangerous.” Mitt Romney blamed pornography for the Virginia Tech shooting. Mitt Romney named Walid Phares, a radical Islamophobe tied to a militia that committed atrocities, to his foreign policy team. … and 95 more