Monthly Archives: June 2012

BREAKING! OWS #NatGat Surrounded by Police

UPDATE 10:43 EDT: All livestreams are now down. Looks like that’s all for tonight, folks. I’ll keep my eyes peeled for another 15 minutes or so. Hope you enjoyed the show. UPDATE 10:06 EDT: Livesteam and Fed. Det. Center keeps … Continue reading

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Really bad optics UPDATED – HOAX

Obama Campaign Celebrates Independence Day … with Fundraiser in Paris Apparently tiring of US soil as a source of campaign dollars, the Obama campaign is headed overseas — with its celebrity friends in tow. The European Obama campaign starts next … Continue reading

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Poll Dancing

Gallup: Americans Issue Split Decision on Healthcare Ruling Americans are sharply divided over Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on the 2010 healthcare law, with 46% agreeing and 46% disagreeing with the high court’s ruling that the law is constitutional. Democrats widely … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, ObamaTax | Tagged | 75 Comments

Summer Weekend Open Thread

For some lucky people this is that rare occurrence – the 5-day weekend. Matt “Big Sugar” Cain is about to take the mound at AT&T Park against the Cincinnati Reds. Let’s par-tay! (I can’t drink, so you’ll have to do … Continue reading

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ObamaTax: It’s on.

Holy sh!t! Did you ever think you’d live to see the day that a Democratic politician would say this? “Don’t believe the hype that the other side is selling,” Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick told reporters on a conference call. “This … Continue reading

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Comments of the Day: On Taxes, American History, and Power Sharing

Via the ever-brilliant Angie: The collective mind-losing isn’t exclusive to the left blogosphere; it’s on the right as well. Forget about people on the right talking about the SCOTUS & CJ Roberts *after* the ObamacareTAX decision exactly the same way … Continue reading

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Is the left losing its collective mind?

Is it just me or is the left losing its collective sanity? Yesterday was just the most recent example of something that has been developing for months now. The Obots lost their minds four years ago, but many of them … Continue reading

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SF Giants take sole possession of 1st place

Thursday wasn’t such a bad day after all: Giants beat Reds 5-0; shutout streak at 36 innings Nothing lasts forever. It only seems as if the Giants’ pitchers’ streak of nothing has lasted forever. Actually, make it 36 scoreless innings … Continue reading

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Contempt for Holder

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 255 to 67 to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. 17 Democrats voted yes on the resolution, while 108 walked out without voting.

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Repeal Obamacare

Election day is November 6th.

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

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Today is the big day!

Shortly after 10 am Eastern time today the fate of Obamacare will be announced. I’m gonna go out on a limb and predict that SCOTUS will strike down the mandate as unconstitutional. That’s a death sentence even if they don’t … Continue reading

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Luis Gutierrez: Who’s The Immigrant, Justin Bieber Or Selena Gomez? Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) pulled out a secret weapon on Wednesday to talk about the Arizona immigration law and potential for racial profiling: Justin Bieber. In a speech about the … Continue reading

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A Convention without Superdelegates?

The title is a bit of hyperbole. Surely Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi will show up, along with the CBC. But the head of the DCCC, the political organization in charge of getting Democrats elected to the House of Representatives, … Continue reading

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The New Civility

Hot Air: Amelia Hamilton wrote a book titled One Nation Under God: A Book for Little Patriots, and it got the kind of reaction one might expect. In a brand-new video, my friend Amelia features some of the more, er, … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss

LZ Granderson at CNN: Don’t be nosy about Fast and Furious We are a nosy country. Though to be fair, it’s not entirely our fault. Between the 24/7 news cycle, social media and reality TV, we have been spoon fed … Continue reading

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Racist ad

Seriously. Somebody call Touré Neblett and Al Sharpton. This is racial stereotyping. Three people, a stolen sandwich and the black guy is the thief. I’m glad I only eat Quiznos.

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Obama Does Not Know What ‘Outsourcing’ Means Could somebody please get Barack Obama to shut up about “outsourcing” until some undergraduate aide has explained to him what the word means? As it stands, the president is showing himself an ignorant … Continue reading

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Ezra Klein is an idiot

Ezra Klein: How Republicans made it possible for the Supreme Court to rule against the mandate But permission structures aren’t just for elections. Over the past two years, the Republican Party has slowly been building a permission structure for the … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Law and Constitution, Media Zombies, Obamacare | Tagged , , , | 94 Comments

Some people are just easy to fool

Matt Stoller: The Source of Barack Obama’s Power to Trick Us Comes from Our Willingness to Be Tricked Politicians play hardball all the time. They lie on a regular basis, it’s one of the tricks of the trade. But Obama’s … Continue reading

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