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|Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahomastan): "Obama broke the law... AGAIN!"
You'd think everyone would rejoice at the fact that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl -- the last American prisoner in Afghanistan -- has been freed . You may not like the price we paid (5 terrorists that had been ...
|Joe the Plumber sez, "When you're already in a hole... FULL SPEED AHEAD!"
As we all know, Samuel "Joe the (not really a) Plumber" Wurtzelbacher displayed his fine sense of subtlety and decorum earlier in the week with his response to Elliott Rodger's murder of 7 people (...
|Cliven Bundy: Doubling Down... or "Just Wondering"?
It seems Cliven Bundy is not pleased at the coverage his latest Sermon on the Mound has been getting, and would like the New York Times (among others) to kindly cut it out : In an interview with ...
|Attention Sunday Talk Show Hosts: THIS is how you deal with NRA Spokes-Zombies!
Let me say right up front that I am not a huge fan of Lawrence O'Donnell. I think he's got all of Keith Olbermann's pomposity but none of Keith's devilish sense of humor or satire. What's more, ...
|Assault Weapons Ban 2.0: Beware "the Table"!
Since the horrific shootings in Newtown, CT, we've seen innumerable stories and diaries trumpeting a new movement towards either a new, stronger assault weapons ban or, at the very least, common-...
|Wayne LaPierre on MTP this Sunday: Questions We Should Hear, and Questions We'll Probably Hear
When BOTH Murdoch-based papers put your face on the front page and call you variations of "insane", you've definitely touched a nerve. National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre did all that and ...
|Cathy McMorris Rodgers: The GOP's new Concern Troll
About five seconds after Cathy McMorris Rodgers was picked over Tom Price to chair the House Republican Conference in the next session, she was instantly deployed to all chat shows that would have ...
|SC-Sen B: Popcorn! Popcorn! My Kingdom for some popcorn!
As Jim Ross used to say, "Business is about to pick up!" It seems that outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint has already set his sights on his first target (Hint: He looks like an Oompa Loompa in a bad suit), ...
|BREAKING: Rep. Tom Price (Teahadist-GA) didn't get the memo...
Already smarting from losing to John Boehner's choice for #4 GOPher in the House, Tom Price went on CNN this morning and demonstrated why he doesn't seem to believe the Republicans have lost the ...
|Old Man Won't Stop Yelling at Cloud!
This was Sen. John McCain (Bitter Old Man-AZ) yesterday, after retired general David (Weiner 2.0) Petraeus disabused him of the notion that there was some kind of sinister cover-up about the attack ...
|*Update x2* AZ-09: GOOOOOAAALLLLLLLLLLL!
Per the AP via TPM , Kyrsten Sinema is the new representative for the 9th District of Arizona: In Maricopa County, where the 9th District is located, there are still 260,000 ballots left to be ...
|Mizz Lindsey tells POTUS, "If you agree to Simpson-Bowles, we'll... let you."
Earlier today, I wrote about Dana Milbank's excellent WaPo column on how the GOP is going through the Five Phases of Grieving. Well, according to TPM , Sen. Lindsey Graham (Closet Case-SC) is ...
|BREAKING: A Villager gets it (AGAIN)!
As was pointed out by Mark Sumner , The Washington Post op-ed page is one of the funniest things around this morning, because a good chunk of it is dedicated to the various "reasons" why (GASP!) the ...
|BREAKING: What John Boehner MEANT to Say (if he wants to keep his gig, that is...)
Did you ever have one of those days where you just want to crawl inside a tanning booth and cry your eyes out? John Boehner's having one, according to TPM . Check out the humor under the Socialist ...
|Allen West: "The Thing that Wouldn't Leave!"
That was the title of an old SNL sketch featuring Bill Murray, Jane Curtin, and the late great John Belushi. But now we have a new Thing That Wouldn't Leave, and it looks like it'll be hanging ...
|And now, let's check the numbers for the "Re-Defining Rape" slate:
Joe Donnelly (D) - 49.9% Richard Mourdock (Redef. Rape) - 44.4% Claire McCaskill (D) - 54.2% Todd Akin (Redef. Rape) - 39.7% Suzan delBene (D) - 53.6% * John Koster (Redef. Rape) - 46.4% * (*47.7% ...
|MA-Sen: Scott Brown is a chicken/weasel hybrid!
Per TPM , Scott Brown simply cannot reschedule his fourth debate with Elizabeth Warren because... well, Sandy! Bus tour! And she ducked out first, anyway: "It is unfortunate that nature intervened ...
|The other side of GOTV: Who's staying home Tuesday... and who that might help
We've all been rightly focusing on GOTV, and how we need every able-bodied carbon-based life-form who's registered to vote to get to the polls -- either on Tuesday, or (if you live in a state that ...
|This video should be in every "In" box of every undecided voter...
...but since I don't have their email addresses, the least we can do is make this sucker go viral! Check it out below the socialist tangerine beignet.
|Tonight, the Liveblog will keep me informed AND sane!
Another night, another debate, and once again, I cannot watch, for basically the same reasons mentioned in this diary . (I also thought the Town Hall was the foreign-policy debate, so my comments ...
|Debate #3: "Go All In" or "Just Don't Lose"?
Monday night's debate is the rubber game of the match: Romney bullied his way to a win in the first debate (with plenty of "help" from Obama), while Obama spanked Romney so hard in the Town Hall, ...
|IL-08: As if Joe Walsh wasn't despicable enough... (w/Poll)
...he's now trying to get around his White-Hot Fail on abortion in his last debate with Tammy Duckworth, he's now using past statements by Duckworth to say she blames sexual assault victims in the ...
|BREAKING: Dinesh D'Souza pulls a Lance Armstrong!
I don't care if I need to lose weight! This is WAY too delicious not to scarf down and ask for seconds! Check below the socialist tangerine beignet for more caloric info, and then grab a napkin and ...
|My LTE: Spanking Private-tize Ryan (and Kathleen Parker)
As I mentioned in a previous diary, Kathleen Parker's ridiculous comments about Joe Biden's smile had forced me to take to the keyboard and fire off an LTE on Sunday night. Normal turnaround time ...
|(UPDATE) CNN: Where's the poll?
Just checked on CNN's web site, and there is no link on the home page to any poll about tonight's debate! Lots of analysis pieces, and a link to a "Poll of Polls" that doesn't include anything about ...
|To the Livebloggers and Commenters: Thanks in advance...
...because I won't be watching tonight's debate. I could -- I'm at home, and there's a TV about 100 feet away from me, playing the Nets-Celtics pre-season game -- but I won't. Reasons are below the ...
|CT-Sen: Linda McMahon tries to thread the needle, misses by a mile!
I grew up in Connecticut, at a time when the phrase "Moderate Republican" was not an oxymoron, let alone an endangered species. Pro wrestling czar Linda McMahon is trying (again) to convince voters ...
|(Updated) A Villager nails it!
On balance, I've liked Dana Milbank ever since he first appeared on the original Countdown . That said, I'll happily admit I've wanted to hit him upside the head more often than not the last four ...
|Sunday morning at The Point: What's in YOUR newspaper?
Good morning! Welcome -- or, if you've been here before, Welcome back -- to The Point, your virtual Sunday jazz brunch by the sea, where we ask you to have a cup of (Fill in hot beverage of choice ...
|"It's math. It's arithmetic."
That's what the title of the next OFA (or Priorities USA) ad should be. My reasoning can be found under the tangerine-flavored Socialist beignet.
|(Title Updated) Here's why taking back the House is more important than beating Mitt Romney:
From TPM , rAYN was in his Happy Place this morning (i.e. FoxSpews) doing his best Kevin Bacon-in- Animal House imitation ("Remain calm! All is well!"), but he slipped in something that should make ...
|Sunday Morning at The Point: What's in YOUR Newspaper?
Good morning, Kossacks! Welcome to The Point, your virtual Sunday jazz brunch gastro-pub by the sea! Just pick a table near the windows (The ones by the windows tend to fill up fast), and the ...
| (Updated) MA-Sen: How do you solve a bully? Punch him in the nose!
This is my first diary, and it will be a relatively short one, because in this case, pictures really ARE worth a thousand words. (Also, YouTube embeds are outside my skill set, so I apologize in ...
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