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Wisconsin Wire:  New Hacktivist Group Formed In Wisconsin, Pledges to restore elections

Wisconsin Wire: New Hacktivist Group Formed In Wisconsin, Pledges to restore elections

In the days of Anonymous, Lulzsec, and several other groups that have a similar cause, a new group emerged today. Seemingly inspired by the famous web activism group Anonymous, Wisconsin Legion formed to help bring light to Wisconsin politics

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
GOP State Legislator Says Homosexuality Is More Dangerous Than Terrorism

GOP State Legislator Says Homosexuality Is More Dangerous Than Terrorism

In an interview with an anti-gay activist, Oklahoma Republican State Legislator Sally Kern stated that homosexuality is more dangerous than terrorist attacks. Her remarks come two years after remarks she made in 2008 when she said that homosexuality was a bigger threat than terrorism or Islam.

Reflections and Perspectives of September 11th

Reflections and Perspectives of September 11th

Personally, the most memorable moment of September 11th was being jarred out of my sleep by the constant ringing of my old, cellular, flip phone and hearing my cousin screaming at me hysterically telling me to turn on my television to CNN, because the country was being attacked.

ZZzzz...I'm gonna fly a kite!...ZZzzz...And buy some books!...ZZzzz...Huddle in a corner, terrified?...ZZzzz...Yeah, right!...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-10-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to you by my utter lack of fear of terrorists.

by Walt Dismay· · News
That's like cutting the fire dept by 75% while your state is being overrun by wildfires. What kind of goddamn idiot would do that?

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: Eric Cantor 9-10-2011

Mama always said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” Eric Cantor takes it to a whole new level.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Herman Cain. Image from http://theworldisleft.wordpress.com/2011/07/27/do-you-really-know-your-2012-presidential-candidates-well/

Is This Herman Cain Campaign Ad The Most Offensive Use Of 9/11 Ever?

It’s probably not a good idea to run a campaign ad featuring the tragedy of the September 11th terrorist attacks, depicting yourself as some kind of savior so you can gain something politically. But that is exactly what Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain did.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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43 Congressmen Join Effort To End Ethics Immunity For Supreme Court

Forty-three Members of Congress have now joined Chris Murphy’s call to end the Supreme Court’s ethics immunity.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM)

Anti-Immigration Republican Governor Admits Her Grandparents Were Illegal Immigrants

Anti-immigration Governor Susana Martinez has been critical of the Dream Act and has made many vitriolic remarks about illegal immigration. She even criticized Rick Perry for supporting a Dream Act in Texas. But now she has revealed that her own grandparents were undocumented immigrants who came to America in the 1930s.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ)

Republican John Kyl Threatens To Quit Super Committee If Defense Cuts Are On The Table

At a luncheon held shortly after the first meeting of the super committee by the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation, Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl said he is ‘off of the committee if we are going to talk about further defense cuts.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-9-2011

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-9-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to you by NyQuil. Because you’re going to need it to go to sleep!

by Walt Dismay· · News
Ann Coulter Calls Kindergarten Teachers ‘Useless’

Ann Coulter Calls Kindergarten Teachers ‘Useless’

On Wednesday morning’s ‘Fox & Friends,’ Ann Coulter responded to Jimmy Hoffa’s Labor Day remarks by calling kindergarten teachers ‘useless’.

It's not the same thing at all, you say? It never is, is it?

Censorship Smackdown of the Day: Jewish Organizations That Should Know Better 9-9-2011

The harder you to try to cover your misdeeds, the guiltier you look.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Wisconsin Wire:  State Employee Fired for Informing Public About Free IDs

Wisconsin Wire: State Employee Fired for Informing Public About Free IDs

Early this (Thursday) morning Chris Larsen, a limited term employment (LTE) worker for the State Department of Safety and Professional Services, sent an e-mail. Two hours later he was fired.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Did Ron Paul’s Supporters Hijack An msnbc Poll?

Did Ron Paul’s Supporters Hijack An msnbc Poll?

On Wednesday night Republican candidates for the Presidential nomination debated in Simi Valley, CA, at the Reagan Presidential Library. Msnbc polled their audience to ask who won the debate, and surprisingly Ron Paul is winning. If he was winning by a small margin we probably wouldn’t be writing this article, but he isn’t. He’s winning with 57.7% of the votes so far, with second place going to Romney with 14.3% so far. That’s a 43.4% difference.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Associated Press

‘Pass This Jobs Bill.’ Obama Delivers Pitch-Perfect Speech on American Jobs Act

(Video and Best Quotes.) If you were looking for the President to devise an intelligent plan to create immediate jobs and deliver it with coherent, powerful rhetoric and a dogged defense of liberal ideals, Obama hit a home run. The oration of his Sept. 8 Joint Session on jobs creation was on point. The urgent message to Congress was clear and repetitive and it wasn’t so much a request as an expertly articulated demand:

Will the US Be the Next Israel?

Will the US Be the Next Israel?

Last Saturday, nearly half a million people took to the streets of Israel to protest the country’s increasing economic inequities. Over 5% of the small country’s population flooded Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other towns and cities to rally against low wages, the rising cost of food, housing, transportation and education.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
ZZzzz...You love America?...ZZzzz...Then stop the sabotage!...ZZzzz...Bunch of pricks...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-8-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to you by painful anticipation of Right Wing screeching all day tomorrow.

by Walt Dismay· · News
President Obama’s Jobs Speech Challenges Republicans To Put Country First

President Obama’s Jobs Speech Challenges Republicans To Put Country First

The President rose to the occasion tonight. His plan had it all. Middle class tax cuts, payroll tax cuts for small businesses, infrastructure spending, jobs for servicemen returning from overseas, new jobs for teachers, closing tax loopholes, and gradually reforming Medicare are all part of the plan.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Wants Ex-Wife Sanctioned In Child Support Case

Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Wants Ex-Wife Sanctioned In Child Support Case

In another stunning example of family values, Tea Party Congressman and deadbeat dad Joe Walsh wants the court to sanction his ex-wife, Laura Walsh, who is suing him for over $100,000 in unpaid child support.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Ron Paul Says ‘Too Much Government’ Caused 9/11 (VIDEO)

Ron Paul Says ‘Too Much Government’ Caused 9/11 (VIDEO)

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) is known for his anti-Government rhetoric, but last night he took it to a whole new level by saying ‘too much Government’ is responsible for 9/11, because guns aren’t allowed on airplanes.

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points