More on this subject: From Crooks and Liars: Bill Maher Hits Republicans for Voter ID Laws in New Rules Segment From HuffPo: Jon Stewart Slams Voter ID Laws That ‘Cockblock … [Read full article]
"The Republicans Are the Problem," Centrist, or Even Conservative, Political Scientists Write
If you follow the Washington Post, or are a political junkie, perhaps you’ve already seen this story, but if you haven’t, it’s a must read. A couple of moderate, … [Read full article]
Health Crisis in Texas as Long-Elusive "Stupid Virus" Found
Scientists across the United States today reacted with alarm at the discovery of the long-assumed, but previously undetected “Stupid Virus.” The discovery came after analyzing tissue samples from members … [Read full article]
Mitt Romney Says Obama's Energy Policies Are Outdated — WTF?
The thing about the Republican party today, Republican leaders at least, is that they say anything they want, even if it’s completely divorced from reality, to try to win … [Read full article]
Ignorance and Political Blinders Shift American Support for Climate Change Action
A new Stanford-led survey has found that American support for governmental action to address global warming has dropped over the past two years, primarily amongst those who identify themselves … [Read full article]
Is Obama's Blackness Increasing America's Redness?
More on the President’s blackness: From We Are the Respectable Negroes: Fear of a Black President? Love of the Confederacy? Explaining the Tea Party GOP and the “Southern Religion” … [Read full article]
OH, WI, NJ, & FL Governors Lied to Public to Kill High-Speed Trains
Remember the exciting announcements about a nationwide high-speed rail network that Obama made in 2010? And remember how several Tea Party governors killed high-speed rail in their states? Well, … [Read full article]
With Santorum Out, Will Romney Go Green Again?
Santorum is officially out of the race for GOP presidential nominee. While he wasn’t the only one, he certainly ‘helped’ to push the political atmosphere towards one of extreme … [Read full article]
A Spring that Can't Wait
As the corruption in our system continues unabated and the interminable Republican primary season continues its buffoonery of ‘solutions’ for our failing state, there is some highly unusual behavior … [Read full article]
GOP & Climate Change Evidence Cartoon
This a great one on how Republican politicians try to respond to climate change evidence — enjoy:
Bill Maher: "If you're a working-class American who still votes Republican … you're stupid"
This isn’t recent news, but it’s a great quote by Bill Maher that is as relevant today as ever. The quote, also above: “If you’re a working-class American who … [Read full article]
Politics & Activism News (Democrats Stand Up to GOP Poison Pills, EPA Sued, Oil Shale Fail Video,…)
Democrats Stand Up to House GOP Senate Democrats have stood up to the constant assault on the environment a bit and told the House GOP to “stop polluting [a] … [Read full article]
Half Million Emails to Senate in Coming 24 Hours? (on Keystone XL)
You would think the Keystone XL oil pipeline discussion is over—Republican politicians tried to force Obama to push it through without any environmental review and Obama stood up to the … [Read full article]