Virginia GOP Nominee Believes Gays Are ‘Very Sick’... →
justinspoliticalcorner: The Virginia Republican Party this weekend nominated for lieutenant governor a minister who has a history of virulent anti-gay statements, accuses the Democratic Party of enslaving African Americans, and criticized President Obama for having “Muslim sensibilities.” The former Senate candidate ,who in 2012garnered less than 5 percent of the vote in the Republican...
Robert Reich: Global Capital and the Nation State →
robertreich: As global capital becomes ever more powerful, giant corporations are holding governments and citizens up for ransom — eliciting subsidies and tax breaks from countries concerned about their nation’s “competitiveness” — while sheltering their profits in the lowest-tax jurisdictions they can find….
Issa’s Rap Sheet! #stoprush Pass it forward!! RT RT RT twitter.com/weezerr1/statu… — Neezer (@weezerr1) May 18, 2013
If it's Obama, IT'S A SHAKEDOWN....If it's Texas,... →
6dogs9cats: TEXAS CONGRESSMAN JOE BARTON June 17, 2010: Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, the top Republican on the committee, apologized to Hayward for what he described as a “shakedown” at the White House yesterday. He was referring to the deal worked out between the Obama administration and BP to set up a $20 billion fund administered by a third party to pay for damages from the catastrophic oil...
We know that the press corps spent most of the last week chasing a story based...– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (via kileyrae)
If you believe that a single GOP player in this upcoming clusterfuck of...– In Brief: It’s All About 2014 Now (via samuraifuckingfrog)
What BP Doesn't Want You to Know About the 2010... →
sinidentidades: “It’s as safe as Dawn dishwashing liquid.” That’s what Jamie Griffin says the BP man told her about the smelly, rainbow-streaked gunk coating the floor of the “floating hotel” where Griffin was feeding hundreds of cleanup workers during the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Apparently, the workers were tracking the gunk inside on their boots. Griffin, as chief cook and maid,...
Oops…’Darrell Issa’s Lies Create an Uncomfortable Scrutiny of His Criminal Background’ politicususa.com/darrell-issas-… via @politicususa — Supertascha (@supertascha) May 17, 2013 Isn’t altering emails a form of fraud? So, when will the Justice Department begin the investigation?
… while the politics is heating up, some important context is emerging, like the...– Joan McCarter of Daily Kos (via liberalsarecool)
It’s ludicrous for groups like Crossroads GPS—which spent at least $70 million...– Ari Berman, IRS Fallout: “The Real Scandal Is Secret Money Influencing US Elections” (via liberalsarecool)
Eric Holder Slams Darrell Issa During House Judiciary Committee Hearing (VIDEO) huff.to/17vPcPA via @huffpostpol — Eric Ferguson (@RYouaTwit) May 17, 2013
Bob Cesca: 10 Examples of Bush and the Republicans... →
In not too many years, Texas could switch from being all Republican to all...– Ted Cruz [R-TX] Guys like Ted are oblivious to how they themselves are destroying the GOP. (via liberalsarecool)
Almost no companies plan to drop health coverage because of Obamacare, a new survey shows huff.to/17AVVYt — HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) May 17, 2013
New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto... →
liberal-focus: theriverwanders: stfuconservatives: A new app allows you to scan a product in the supermarket aisle and learn who exactly is behind that box of cereal. More impressively, you can join user-created campaigns to boycott groups of companies who may have lobbied against a cause you believe in. I couldn’t scream SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY fast enough at this. And it’s free! Due to...