PA-Sen: Quinnipac Gives Toomey (R) A 10 Point Lead But Shows Sestak (D) Has A Lot Of Room To Grow

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Quinnipac released their first Pennsylvania poll today showing that 62% of voters are optimistic about Governor Tom Wolf (D. PA) so the honeymoon for him isn't over for him. Now next year's U.S. Senate race paints a different picture: http://blog.pennlive.com/.....More

Scott Walker: Shutting Down Future Investigations (of himself) and Even More Villiany

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Still eliminating opposition by misusing the budgets Sigh. Now that the dark money groups have virtually killed of the current John Doe Probe with multiple aggressive lawsuits, Scott Walker is using his budget to make sure they will never be...More

"Jupiter Ascending": Capitalism gets a 2 hour, 7 minute review

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Jupiter Ascending

O.K., it's another movie in the Space Opera genre. The high-level plot is based on Family. And damn, the FX knocks your socks off. "Ho-hum" ??? Well, not. Mila Kunis is the lead. Tatum Channing rocks as a splice, warrior...More

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 2/6/15 Edition

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Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: In the left-hand column below, is Sen. Toomey’s weekly newsletter from February 6 about what he says in Pennsylvania. Opposite it in the right-hand column is what he...More

Republicans to Endorse Rape Tomorrow

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Well, shit. Obama says, " Rape is NOT OK ." So I expect to hear all Republicans endorse rape tomorrow. Rand Paul will argue that law outlawing rape interferes with a man's right to rape. Additionally, we have too many...More

Willkomen Frau Merkel

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I hope Angela Merkel 's visit to DC this week throws a cold shower on Ash Carter's, and others', proposing arming the Ukraine. The Ashton Carters are putting forward a very logical cause celebre. Their proposal is that the civilized...More

Kory Watkins, leader of Tarrant County Open Carry, provides clear example of who should not be allowed to own guns

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Kory Watkins

Kory Watkins led a group of open carry advocates in a demonstration at the state capitol the other day. They were loud, obnoxious and basically stupid. That's allowable. They crossed the line, however, when they went to the office of...More

Do you Believe NATO expanding towards the east is in the best interest of the United States?

Changing Face of East Asia
Yes. The NATO expanion to the east will help hold Russia more accountable for her actions
54% (6 votes)
No. This will just crumble an already fragile situation
45% (5 votes)
Not Sure
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 11
TOPICS Foreign Policy Fiscal Responsibility, Russia, NATO, Ukraine, United States As Ukraine has been in the forefront of our Politics, and economic expenditures, something I've been tweeting about for many months. I would like to take the conversation in a...More

NRA's fake quotes come to DKOS. Hamilton, Washington, and Admiral Yamamoto back gun-nut madness !!!

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NRA

No surprise, the gun-nuts make up quotes: -- “The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.” ~Alexander Hamilton -- “Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the...More

Oops! Scott Walkers Lame "Drafting Error" Excuse Gets Pants on Fire Award

Scott Walkers

Poor Scott Walker. He thought he could use the state budget to slide in major changes to the 100 year old mission statement of the University of Wisconsin (full disclosure: I'm a graduate of UW-Milwaukee) without anyone really noticing anything...More

Standing Firm In The Face of Progress: Opposition To Same Sex Marriage in Alabama

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To whom it may concern: The truth may not always be popular, but it will always remain the truth. Alabamans, perhaps more than any of the 49 other sovereign lands that comprise these United States of America, have possessed a...More

Joe Scarborough and Chuck Todd Notice that Rand Paul is Thin-Skinned

Really Joe and Chuck? You both just noticed that Rand Pauls is thin-skinned when he gets caught lying, especially with the media? OK. Neither had the gumption to call out Rand Paul's lies. But they noticed that Paul is "thin-skinned."...More

WI-Sen: Do You Want Russ Feingold (D) Back In The Senate? Let Him Know Now!

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Received this e-mail from 21st Century Democrats Today regarding the upcoming U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin: “I fully embrace the Tea Party movement.” – Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Yes, those are his exact words. The man who defeated longtime progressive...More

NRA's lies hit DKOS full blown. Hamilton, Washington, Admiral Yamamoto back gun-nut madness !!!

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Yeah, they make up quotes: -- “The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.” ~Alexander Hamilton -- “Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s...More

To Each According to Their Needs...

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Once upon a time humans lived alone along the frontier or in isolated, self-sufficient settlements where inhabitants made and consumed nearly everything they needed for their daily survival. Life back then was plain and simple if bleak. Yet, over time,...More

Top Comments: Life Before Vaccines Edition

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Thanks to the Republican Presidential Clown Car, the anti-vaccination crusade has risen like zombie and claimed a very public platform for their nonsense. Just like the John Birch Society lunatics and their "no fluoride in MY water" crusade (which is...More

Poor Scott Walker. He's Finding Out that National Media Isn't Like his Wisconsin Media Pals

National media isn't accepting his usual 'splainin" Being #1 in the polls in early primary states likely brought a huge smile to the face of Scott Walker (Gov-Wis, R). After all, he's been running for President since elected Governor in...More

Inoculate Against Hypocrisy?

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When Ebola presented a limited threat to America, GOP leaders ignored science and stoked fears. Now an outbreak of a beatable disease claims lives and Republican candidates disseminate misinformation about the importance of vaccines to preventing deaths. Jeb and others...More

What could go wrong? A crowded staircase and slogans, plus W.J. Clinton's graveyard quote

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I like Gerald Ashley. He tweeted this one: Please, when using the stairs Stay to the right when going up stay to the left when going down. This will keep people from running into each other. What could go wrong?...More

The Fringe Candidate That Wasn’t: Jack Fellure & The Inexorable Rightward Drift of the GOP

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It’s half past six on the morning of November 7th, 2012. The sun has finally crept up from under the Atlantic and begins to shine down on the city of Boston. There, in the cradle of Colonial America, sits a...More

MO-Gov: Catharine Hanaway (R), "Liberal 'War On Women' May Lead To Child Porn"

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Todd Akin is back but in a whole new form of former U.S. Attorney and Gubernatorial candidate, Catherine Hanaway (R. MO): http://talkingpointsmemo.com/... During an appearance at the Educational Policy Conference in St. Louis, Catharine Hanaway discussed the "war on women."...More

You know what this anti vaccine and no handwashing is about...?

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I have given this some thought and it disgusts me because I think I am spot on. This Rand Paul, and other idiotic power people are saying, We do not need any government regulation whatsoever on anything.. That is it..plain...More

Ken Ham and AiG Are Suing the State of KY over Noah's Ark Park

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The con artist Ken and his Answers in Genesis (AiG) group is suing the state of Kentucky . It appears that AiG has - should I say - a divine right to state funding for its proposed Noah's Ark theme...More

Janus Move Over. Rand Paul is here.

That lying sack of shit Rand Paul is at it again . He rushed out to get a Hepatitis A vaccine, and is now claiming that he never said that vaccines cause mental disorders. "I did not say vaccines caused...More

Mass Incarceration in the US

NC-Gov & Sen: PPP Has McCrory (R) & Burr (R) Leading Opponents But Approval Numbers Still Mediocre

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Some mixed news out of North Carolina today courtesy of PPP. First, there's Governor Pat McCrory (R. NC): http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/... 41% of voters approve of the job McCrory is doing to 45% who disapprove, numbers almost identical to his 41/46 approval...More

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