Sen. Glenn Grothman Caught Shopping for His Carpet Bag!

Here’s the lead into the story:

Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) announced Thursday he will challenge longtime Republican congressman Tom Petri in the 6th Congressional District.

It seems that long term Representative Tom Petri (R-Too Close To The Middle) has drawn enough tea party ire to attract the likes of Sen. Grothman. The Senator’s explanation [...]

Some reaction to the SCOTUS decision in McCutcheon

My thoughts on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC can be summed up thusly:

Paul Campos of Salon has an excellent writeup of just how awful the Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon really is. Here’s a highlight. And now, Wednesday, the next blow to attempting to keep the rich from [...]

Unarmed Civilian Takes Sailor’s Gun and Kills:

Hey, you John Wayne wannabes! An armed sailor…a professional fighting man…trained for war and totally familiar with the use of weapons…was on sentry duty when he was disarmed by a civilian who then used the gun to kill another sailor. And you think you’ve got a chance to protect you and yours? Your dreams will [...]

“The New World Horror” Fundraiser – A Film About Tea Party Zombies

So, we’re making a horror movie this summer about Tea Party zombies. Yeah, I know. Zombies are everywhere. Well this zombie movie is, hopefully, going to be different. It will have blobs, demons and of course, patriots. So unlike those Rants Without Pants videos you may have seen me on, we have decided to actually [...]

Markos Moulitsas wants Democratic purity (UPDATED)

This is worth a read.

If Markos Moulitsas had his way there’d be no Affordable Care Act, no Dodd-Frank, no economic stimulus package. That’s the price when purity tests are applied to Democrats.

In a remarkable post yesterday, Moulitsas, founder and publisher of the progressive community site DailyKos, celebrates the departure from the Senate of 10 [...]

Obamacare Works!

As the nation celebrates 5 million enrollees in Obamacare, let me bring some real life anecdotes to the table.

Most of the people in my immediate circle, like me, work for employers who provide their health insurance. So I never really thought about the impact of the Affordable Care Act. But in the past several [...]

House GOP hypocrites: fans of “states rights” until states start passing laws Republicans don’t like

Apparently Republicans LOVE them some states’ rights when it comes to things like banning same-sex marriage, making it harder for people to vote, and restricting the ability of women to make their own reproductive decisions, but when it comes to issues like the legalization of marijuana, Republicans can’t help but step all over states’ rights. [...]

VIDEO: Barack Obama on “Between Two Ferns”

On Tuesday President Barack Obama appeared on Funny or Die’s Between Two Ferns with host Zach Galifianakis, and hilarity ensued.

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Between Two Ferns is a sort of mock-public access channel show hosted by Zach Galifianakis. It has the look of a public access show too, with very little [...]

Democratic Congressman questions Obama choices of conservative judicial nominees

I’m with Democratic Rep. David Scott of Georgia….I’d like to know why our Democratic president is nominating conservative judges to sit on the Federal bench. Months of controversy exploded into public view again when Scott, in an interview on NewsOne Radio with Roland Martin, said it is incumbent on civil rights groups to convince Obama [...]

Seth Rogan testifies to a mostly empty room on Alzheimer’s

Yesterday actor and comedian Seth Rogen gave funny but moving testimony at a U.S. Senate hearing on Alzheimer’s disease. During his testimony, Rogen shared the story of how the disease has impacted his mother-in-law, and he described what he called “the real ugly truth of the disease,” telling how by the age of 60, his [...]

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