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Robust enrollments and shockingly good healthcare cost estimates are nothing to celebrate, says Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY). So he wants the White House ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 02:55 PM PDT with 231 Recommends
Senate Republicans are still making the TV news rounds to complain about the historic U.S.-China climate agreement, in which the U.S. will accelerate its targets for carbon emission reductions and ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 113 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 07:54 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there’s an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propaganda campaign. As it turns out, the oil and gas ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 09:34 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I like this: http://newmexico.realestaterama.com/2013/07/26/udall-introduces-bipartisan-legislation-to-reauthorize-key-tribal-housing-bill-ID0119....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 05:03 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
As President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised in September, the State Department Accountability Review Board on Wednesday delivered its report on the Benghazi consulate ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 01:38 PM PST with 25 Recommends
It started here: The GOP Rape Advisory Chart . It’s received nearly 23,000 visits at Eclectablog . It quickly went viral via Twitter . It exploded on Tumblr, thanks ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 07:54 PM PDT with 209 Recommends
(this was posted at 1am and again at around 11am...this is the last collection and includes *all* of the quotes from all 3 volumes, so I figured it should get as many eyeballs as possible. I assure ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 03:27 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
(reposted from 1am...this is the last collection and includes *all* of the quotes from all 3 volumes, so I figured it should get as many eyeballs as possible) Yes, that's right. Just like Peter ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 07:51 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Yes, that's right. Just like Peter Jackson's production of The Hobbit, I've found so much raw material to work with that I decided to break what was originally a single story into two, and now three ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 10:26 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Okay, this is a new low for me: cookie cutters. I always looked at these as the kind of thing lowlife PACs with hundreds of millions of other people's dollars to waste do. But I was so incensed by ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 03:45 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Back in the 70s, somebody--Lampoon, I'm pretty sure--did a sendup of Gary Trudeau, a faux Doonesbury strip of four identical panels, Mike and Mark facing each other. In the first, Mike says, "I've ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2012 at 01:36 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Long ago it was established that Fox News is not a legitimate journalistic enterprise. It is the PR division of the Republican Party. Fox bristles at that characterization despite the fact that they ...
by News Corpse
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 02:08 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
President Barack Obama talks with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 83 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 06:55 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Thursday was a red-letter day for Wyoming Republican John Barrasso. He got to screw over both unemployed people and seniors. First, Sen. Whitehouse asked for unanimous consent to move S. 3976, the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 119 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 08:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Somewhere in America, a psychology graduate student is doubtless preparing the definitive thesis of the modern conservative mindset. After all, the Bush years produced a cottage industry ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 12:28 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
You've seen this happen whenever kids compete on the playground: one child fails in spectacular fashion, and immediately issues a plaintive cry for a "do-over." So it goes in the Pachyderm Party, ...
by dsjwriter
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 07:50 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Back in March, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his party's fall ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 09:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 196 comments on Sat Feb 27, 2010 at 04:41 AM PST with 59 Recommends
While most of the day was dominated by Republican grandstanding and obstinate talking point sticking-to, there were some real highlights among Democratic participants. So here's Louise Slaughter, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 100 comments on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 06:40 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Obama to John Barrasso (R-WY) Obama: "Would you be satisfied if every member of Congress just had catastrophic care - you think we'd be better health care purchasers?"
by whataretheysmoking
Comment Count 411 comments on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 01:50 PM PST with 716 Recommends