We should be pissed about the Manchin/Toomey/Durbin/Kirk firearms background check and anti-trafficking law not being able to break the 60 vote threshold to get debate on the senate. Yes, yes, fuck Begich, Pryor, Heitkamp and Baucus. The traitors! The liars. Online satirists, commence anger barely veiled in snark. When Obama gets mad, it’s okay to be [...]
Throwing your own son’s casket open is different than someone else leaking a photo of your dead child. Michael Moore should have enough empathy to understand that.
The real Republican aim in all this budget posturing is to get Democrats to take as much responsibility for unpopular Republican policies: Alex Pareene at Salon has written a great piece about the revival of the Grand Bargain in his inimitable style that’s well-worth reading. I just want to pull out on little piece that I [...]