Reasonable Accommodation: The Supreme Court Case That Will Decide Whether Or Not Mentally Ill Lives Matter


There are no surer guarantors of the extraordinary than a story which is prefaced by a explanation of how ordinary things had seemed in its beginning. Ask survivors of the attacks on the World Trade Center or Pearl Harbor to...More

Cruz to announce at Liberty College

Netanyahu the Liar runs head on into Aryeh Deri the Felon (and holder of 7 votes in the Knesset)


Bibi's effort to make a new government hangs on satisfying a felon. He also has to satisfy another party -- Kulanu, a clone of america's Democrats -- that demands eliminating Israel's main engines for corruption. America's corporate press trumpet their...More

BiBi's fast flip flop

I got a ride in a Time Machine !! Back to when CIA re-pitched Iran as "Ming the Merciless"


CIA needed a substitute for Naziism and Communism. Wahhabi Islam, al-Qaida and Vilayat e-Faqih were all financed out of Saudi/GCC. They wouldn't do. So of course, what else? Iran became the new monster state. Words from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the mechanic,...More

Dan Patrick packin' heat!

I just got a ride in a Time Machine !! 2007 and OMG, the wonders.... (Iran seen from Israel)


Uh... well, sorta. I got a ride to A Creation. The first days of a new fantasy, the new substitute for Naziism and Communism. A new Center of Meaning: the utter evil of Ahmadin James Woolsey stepped up to the...More

PA-Sen: Wall Street's Pat Toomey (R) Leads The Latest Attack On The CFPB


Well what do you expect from a former Wall Street investment banker: In just their first legislative session since taking control of the Senate, Republicans on the Budget Committee pushed through a Wall Street-supported amendment attacking the Consumer Financial...More

Ouch! Scott Walkers Very Bad Week (+ news dump)


Couldn't happen to a more deserving guy. Things haven't been quite so rosy for Wisconsin absentee Dictator Governor Scott Walker (R-I Love Billionaires) this week. Bwahahahaha! Even better, the media is noticing (yes, even here in Wisconsin!) that either Walker...More

OR-Sen: CREDO Action Now Going After Ron Wyden (D) On The TPP


Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive trade deal being negotiated behind closed doors by the governments of a dozen countries (including ours) colluding with corporate interests. Under the TPP, more American jobs...More

Mountaineers Are Seldom Free: Union-Busting in the West Virginia Mine Wars


Everything on and about my person had been coated in a thick film of stale tobacco smoke. After 30 days, 10,000 miles and 4 cartons of cigarettes, the air inside the cabin of my car had obtained the same translucence...More

Detroit’s 73 Story Mid-Life Crisis: How The GM Renaissance Center Embodies The Motor City’s Struggles


I’ve always found it strange that the melting pot is go to metaphor for politicians and public figures looking to expound upon the merits of America’s diverse populous, when all a melting pot does is mix ingredients about until they’re...More

OR-Sen: Labor Putting The Pressure On Ron Wyden (D) Over TPP


Good: Union leaders and rank-and-file supporters have in recent weeks ramped up pressure on members of Congress to vote no on “fast track.” Fast track is a Congressional agreement that would make it easier for Congress to pass NAFTA-style...More

IL-Sen: Kirk (R) Likens Dems' Refusal To Support Anti-Trafficking Bill To Refusal To Abolish Slavery


Wow: Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) on Tuesday said Democrats' refusal to pass an anti-human trafficking bill with anti-abortion language was akin to refusing to abolish slavery in the 19th century. “They are making the same mistake that Democrats made...More

MD-Sen: Social Security Fight Heats Up In Senate Race


As you may or may not know, the top two contenders in Democratic primary to succeed retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D. MD) are Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D. MD) and Donna Edwards (D. MD). Both are strong candidates but...More

Tom Cotton and the Club 47


It's as obvious as a setting sun on a westbound, two-lane highway: Tom Cotton has a severe case of Ted-Cruz-envy. Two years ago Cruz, a bloviating gasbag from the Love Star State was a newly arrived freshman senator, all set...More

Likud's Miri Regev: Kahlon (of Kulanu) is a "traitor." DFM Hanegbi: "He will join our coalition"


That's yesterday, first day after the election. There is no word out yet from Moshe Kahlon and his Kulanu Party. The full quote from the Deputy Foreign Minister: “I have no doubt [Moshe] Kahlon is a true Likudnik and he...More

Spring in the Air and in Obama’s Step


While Republicans cast a frozen gaze on the prospect of peace with Iran, the President welcomes a new season as diplomacy nears a nuclear deal. Conservatives continue to storm against healthcare and marriage equality, but gay rights blossom in unlikely...More

Top Comments: Cluelessness Edition


We hear the word all the time. "Clueless". According to Merriam Webster : Full Definition of CLUELESS 1: having or providing no clue (a clueless case for the police to solve) 2: completely or hopelessly bewildered, unaware, ignorant, or foolish...More

America's Fracking Mayor: Rahm Emanuel


When Rahm Emanuel became mayor, the city of Chicago was making lists of top green cities in America. During the election he pledged support to a community movement aimed at closing the polluting Fisk & Crawford coal plants. But after...More

Tom Cotton; outstanding in his field


Tom Cotton's Fields It was down there in Arkansas, The worst election result I ever saw When they sent Tom cotton to DC They sent him to the US Senate But he soon proved he didn’t belong in it Oh...More

Contrary to corporate MSM: Israel's Kulanu "All Of Us" Party will decide the election


Here's what happens in Israel if Likud cannot get Kulanu and the left-center parties follow their campaign pledges. As the top single party, Bibi Netanyahu gets 42 days to try to form a government: Likud = 30 HH = 8...More

A Heads Up Play: Chris Borland’s Early Retirement & What It Means For The Future of Football


“I got to go. I can’t be here.” Those were the last words of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, spoken in the parking lot of the team’s practice facility on the morning of December 1, 2012. Less than...More

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock was caught over billing the government for travel expenses. Should he face criminal charges?

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock


Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned Tuesday, less than 12 hours after POLITICO raised questions about tens of thousands of dollars in mileage reimbursements he received for his personal vehicle. Schock billed the federal government and his campaign for logging roughly...More

Boredom in the 21st Century


During a memorable scene from his popular comedy series Louis , the famous comedian Louis C.K passionately berates his daughters, slumped in the back of his car, for complaining that they are bored. Not only does he describe why their...More

White House petition "47 U.S. Senators in violation of The Logan Act" passes 300,000 mark


The petition was filed on March 9th, which means that in 7 days response has gone over the response trigger by a margin of three to one. DON'T MISS OUT !! Formal title: File charges against the 47 U.S. Senators...More

Ted Cruz Tell's Little Girl "Your World is on Fire" (Video)

Now of course Ted Cruz wasn't being literal, but when you talk crazy some people will believe you. Maybe it's time for Ted Cruz to turn it down a bit. Watch what happens when you say crazy things at a...More

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 3/13/15 Edition


Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says one thing and then does another. Let's take a look. On the left, below, we have what Sen. Toomey says in Pennsylvania, from his March...More

Corporatist $$$$$ going to turn out a 300,000-man evangelical army for 2016

The story detailing their plans appears in the NY Times today:

Medal of Honor Winner to Wed Bristol Palin


I suppose some people can't resist combat. Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer proposed to Bristol Palin , or so it is being reported. I suppose after you have fought the Taliban nothing could be scarier. Dealing with the brawling...More