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Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) looking confused as he did through most of the debate.

GOP Debate Shows How Weak Perry Is, Other Candidates Seize Opportunity To Attack

While no one may be able to agree about who the winner of tonight’s debate was, it’s clear who the loser was: Rick Perry.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Former Republican Federal Judge Slams Senate GOP Obstruction Of Judicial Nominees

A former federal appeals judge appointed by George H. W. Bush is criticizing Senate Republicans for placing partisan politics above ensuring that America has a functioning judiciary branch.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Liberal Hero of the Day: Paul Krugman, Post 9/11™ Edition

Liberal Hero of the Day: Paul Krugman, Post 9/11™ Edition

9/11™ is a wholly owned property of the Right Wing and is a separate and distinct entity from September 11, 2001. Any use of 9/11™ by liberals will result in a lawsuit by the Republican Party.

by Walt Dismay· · News
There Is No Wrong Way to Remember 9/11

There Is No Wrong Way to Remember 9/11

I chose not to participate in any of yesterday’s ceremony and for that, I took a lot of heat. Any American capable of feeling was deeply impacted by 9/11. I was no exception.

Republicans Say They’d Rather Hurt Obama Than Create Jobs

Republicans Say They’d Rather Hurt Obama Than Create Jobs

If you thought President Obama would get Republican support for the American Jobs Act, you thought wrong.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Unaffordable College Costs Strengthens Class Warfare in America

Unaffordable College Costs Strengthens Class Warfare in America

In a country where further education is championed to compete in the world economy, this is totally unacceptable. The cost of college is always increasing and becoming unaffordable to most. If we are truly a country that aspire to inspire the next scientist, doctor, and engineer, then we must begin to look for alternative ways to make college affordable to all, not some.

GAME ON! The Battle for 2012 Starts Now

GAME ON! The Battle for 2012 Starts Now

I have two questions to ask the man addressing a joint session of Congress Thursday night: Who are you? and What have you done with the President of the United States?

Casualties of 9/11. Image from http://exiledonline.com/contagion-or-curse-you-steven-soderbergh/

Yet Another Musing On 9/11…

Ten years ago, and non-stop ever since, I have been told that ‘we’ are totally innocent victims of a single and singularly terrible atrocity. That no one could have foreseen it or kept it from happening. That nothing like it had ever happened before in the whole history of mankind. That because of it, there were certain carefully delineated groups of people I had to hate utterly and oppose uncritically – and yet other groups of people I had to love and obey without question.

ZZzzz...Jesus Christ! WTF is wrong with you?...ZZzzz...Uncle Steve, in your United States, the terrorists won...ZZzzz...Now just stay out of ours...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-11-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to by Obama Derangement Syndrome. Some people will go to ANY lengths to hate.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Jihadist Smackdown of the Day: Special 9/11 Edition

Jihadist Smackdown of the Day: Special 9/11 Edition

bin Laden gets his long overdue Smackdown!

by Walt Dismay· · News
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
Ten Years After: Has 9/11 Changed Us?

Ten Years After: Has 9/11 Changed Us?

Let’s face it, everything changed on 9/11. In every way imaginable, the terrorist attacks that occurred that day represented for the United States the most important demarcation point in its history, rivaling even the attack on Pearl Harbor and the entire Civil War. Not even its own successful revolution could […]

How Stupid is Too Stupid to Get Elected?

How Stupid is Too Stupid to Get Elected?

The Republican field of Presidential candidates is here. When listening to the media, only two stand out as the possible nominee, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Most conventional wisdom says that Perry isn’t a real threat. In the end, he’s too stupid to win with more moderate voters.

by Wendy Gittleson· · Information and Resources
9/11: Where Were You The Day The Towers Fell?

9/11: Where Were You The Day The Towers Fell?

September 11, 2001 is a day that no one will ever forget. Like many tragedies in the past, many Americans remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when the world came to a screeching halt on that fateful day in September.

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
10 Years of Being Held Hostage. It’s Time to Break Free

10 Years of Being Held Hostage. It’s Time to Break Free

As we all know, tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I moved away from the New York area a few months before that day. It still felt like home. My commute to the city often took me to the World Trade Center.

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