Category Archives: Democrats shooting themseves in the foot

Anthony Weiner’s d*ck, take two

Former Senator Euphuism has struck again… Anthony Weiner found himself caught in another sexting scandal Tuesday like the one that destroyed his congressional career, but stood side-by-side with his wife to say he won’t drop out of the race for mayor … Continue reading

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Yeah…about that last post….

That previous collection of mealy-mouthed words wrapped in self-pity that I foolishly clicked “publish” on? Please file that under “Reasons you should never tried to write on a depressing subject on a day you’ve forgotten to take St. John’s Wort”. … Continue reading

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This fucking week…

So, let’s review… MONDAY: The Boston Marathon gets hit. Death, Blood, gore, sadness. TUESDAY: The Senate The GOP minority in The Senate plus four Red State Dems totally fucks all of us on Gun Control via the Filibuster. And while Sharron … Continue reading

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Obama, Chained CPI and the War of Attrition.

Via Alex Seitz-Wald at Salon… Today may mark a nadir in the often strained relations between President Obama and the “professional left,” as Robert Gibbs derisively called the progressive movement, which has been pushing for months to prevent Obama from … Continue reading

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My very short response to the failure of filibuster reform vis a vis Harry Reid’s failure of will.

We should have taken the hit from Sharon Engel.

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You can take a Neo-Con to water but you can’t make him not use it for a board.

So, that plan to avoid blogging about politics for the next week…yeah…not working out all that well.  (Via The New York TImes.) Last September, Mitt Romney’s advisers were so determined to attack President Obama from every direction and to revive long-discredited … Continue reading

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My response to every progressive on Twitter who’s angry at Jeremy Scahill….

MSNBC VIDEOS DO NOT EMBED ON WORDPRESS!  FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT. I’m going to make this short and sweet because I don’t want to spend more time on this then I have to. If you … Continue reading

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Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban…Because you can never have enough lying in your Government.

And this is why I’m calling Wyden and Merkley today! An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill, BuzzFeed has learned. The amendment would “strike the current … Continue reading

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John Edwards, “Two Americas” and the Moon.

The John Edwards trial moves along with the speedy sadness of a grieving widow strapped to a rocket bike. (Via The New York Times.) GREENSBORO, N.C. — For hour after grueling hour, Andrew Young sat on the witness stand in a … Continue reading

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Obama, indefinite detention and a call for some form of unity.

Let me say this right up front.  Odds are this post will piss you off. Half of you will say that I’m a ObamaBot, willing to let this slide because  he’s my personal Jesus Christ. (Not true.) And half of … Continue reading

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