NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control Bill


So last week, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R. NH) and Cory "Personhood" Gardner (R. CO) introduced a new over the counter birth control bill: http://blogs.denverpost.com/... Gardner is sponsoring the Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act with Sen...More

In Wisconsin The Cronyism and Extremism Just Got Worse; No abortion for you.

No, he has no shame. Cronies, cronies everywhere is Scott Walkers modus operendi . It used to be confined to government jobs, agency and department heads, or appointments. No more. These appointments are also so bad, Walker reverted to a...More

AL-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Richard Shelby's (R) Wall Street Wish List Bill


Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking committee just revealed a massive bill that reads like a Wall Street wish list. The so-called “Shelby Bill,” named after Richard Shelby (R-AL), would make it...More

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Stands Up For LGBT Families' Rights To Adopt Children


Received this e-mail today from former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: There are more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting for a home. And yet, around the country, qualified LGBT adoptive parents are...More

PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Votes Against Seniors, Jobs, Training Our Workforce & Consumer Protection


Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Pat Toomey said, “You don’t have to look just at what I say, you can look at what I did.” We need to, because Pennsylvanians were harmed...More

AZ-Sen: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) Jumps Into The Race To Win John McCain's (R) Senate Seat


Things just got a whole lot more exciting in the Arizona U.S. Senate Race: http://atr.rollcall.com/... Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge Republican Sen. John McCain for Senate, according to a source with knowledge of Kirkpatrick’s plans, giving Democrats a top...More

Rick Perry gets a leg up in Iowa

Chaos Follows Right Wing Takeover of Wisconsin Supreme Court


If a picture is worth a thousand words, this picture of newly RW anointed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack is worth about ten thousand (I'm not sure if it's under copyright so I can't post it here). And then...More

Is ISIS Disintegrating ???


Word out of Iraq from yesterday is quite different the what I see in the morning war coverage out of MSM/corporate media. -- Over in Iraq the coalition has set up two large-scale victories in the north. -- Same time,...More

Mass Murder for Laughs


"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Wayne LaPierre This is beautiful. Finally a mass killing we can all get a few giggles out of. It happened on Monday...More

Carly "Cruella DeVille" Fiorina

Carly Fiorina projects all of the charm and warmness as Cruella DeVille!

Open Carry bill clears Texas Senate; heads to House

Kentucky Governor's Race 2015: Matt Bevin Lies Like a Cheap Rug


I hope that this makes the rounds. Joe Sonka of the Insider Louisville has a great story up of Republican nominee(?) for Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. When asked about his lack of support for Mitch McConnell after the 2014 Primary,...More

The Economist: "Caliphate Strikes Back." The Coalition corrects U.S. DoD map, surrounds Mosul

The GOP and the Molester

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worst for the GOP Presidential field. The top 2016 candidates get caught in a relationship with a child molester. So what would you do? Well if you are Mike Huckabee you double...More

The Economist "Caliphate Strikes Back" article with coalition corrections


The Economist tries to get it right. The center of Ramadi is under ISIS control. That's "ISIS" as an acronym for Islamic State Is Shxt. What matters most is that Sunnis in Syria and in Iraq are now terrified of...More

Memorial Day


This is not Veterans Day weekend. I wonder how many people really think about the losses of wars. I wonder how many Americans think of The hurt and the pain and yes how it affects our living vets. Take a...More

You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency

Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we need to know about how bad things are with WEDC by booting...More



Folks on the Left have always been accused of arrogance by the Righties. If we dare to question their take on anything, we are charged with arrogance. Just this week Jeb Bush said we were arrogant about climate change. Back...More

HI-Sen: Brian Schatz (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPA


U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D. HI), who has been an adamant opponent of the TPP , is now focusing on stopping the TPA : Thank you for adding your name to our petition opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement...More

What happens if the PATRIOT Act expires?


With the Senate stuck over whether and how to reform the PATRIOT Act before parts of it expire within days, officials across Washington are starting to contemplate a future in which lawmakers don’t act — and key surveillance provisions simply...More

IL-Sen: Mark Kirk (R) Gets His Facts Wrong Regarding Nelson Mandela & South Africa's Nuclear Program


U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/... Senate hawks like Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) do not like diplomacy with Iran. Graham...More

Marathon Men


Rand Paul launches a filibuster-ish fight as the principled voice protesting the Patriot Act, and speaks for a marathon 11 hours becoming, for a moment, an unlikely hero to the Left. In Boston, the jury chooses the death penalty to...More

Where Is Superman?


Thanks to the history channel, I learned about Stetson Kennedy take down of the KKK. His story inspired me into wanting Superman back in 2015. A simple man to infiltrate the KOCH, AIPAC, ALEC, etc operations with a simple clear...More

CA-Sen: Watch Kamala Harris (D) Rock The California Democratic Party Convention


Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign: "How can you possibly expect to get anything done with the culture of dysfunction in Washington, D.C.?" That's a tough question for any candidate to answer...More

The Greatest Country in the World


The Republican politicians often say that America is the greatest country in the world. American exceptionalism is another term that is often used. Exactly what do they mean? Are we truly exceptional? Are we unique unto ourselves? Are we so...More

MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Goes After The Medicare Cuts In The TPP


Received this e-mail today from Rep. Donna Edwards' (D. MD) U.S. Senate campaign. Edwards has been a fierce opponent of the TPP and now she's highlighting a key part of the trade deal: Fast Track and TPP just got a...More

Texas lege considers several open carry bills as session nears finale

WA-Gov & Sen: PPP Has Inslee (D) & Murray (D) Starting Off Looking Strong For Re-Election


Some good news today from PPP out of Washington: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/... Jay Inslee and Patty Murray both start out in good shape for reelection. Inslee leads the prospective Republican opponents we tested against him by 5-13 points, while Murray leads the...More

WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)


Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. Senators, Sherrod Brown (D. OH), in support of Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party Senator Ron Johnson (R. WI): I’ve got some great news -- my friend and...More