2011

 

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Happy New Year: Obama Signs Defense Bill Despite 'Serious Reservations'Obama pledges to exempt Americans from indefinite detention lawLast-Minute Scramble as Caucus Night NearsAnd Now the Fight for Congress Starts for RealChief Justice John "Benito" Roberts defends Supremes on healthcare recusal issue More at the Newswire.


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Happy New Year: Obama Signs Defense Bill Despite 'Serious Reservations' — Issues signing statementMontana Supreme Court restores 100-year-old state ban on corporate political moneyCourt Puts 'Disappointing' Hold on Power Plant Pollution Regulation More at the Newswire.


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Obama is in it to win it: Obama to Focus on Congress Having Tanked the Economy and Economy in 2012 CampaignWatch this! ►  President Obama looks back on 2011, and forward to 2012Malleable Mitt: Romney Took Abortion Stance Based on PollAs the campaign unreels, voters feel dispiritedOccupy Portland Outsmarts Police, Creating Blueprint for Other OccupationsCourt delays strict new federal pollution rule at last minute More at the Newswire.


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Oh, it's on, baby — it's on: Team Obama lays out electoral map strategyObama Visiting Key Battleground State After Iowa CaucusesGOP prez-wannabes who failed to qualify for the Virginia primary ballot were caught in their own voter suppression tacticsObama's real death panel took out terrorist and mass murderer Osama bin Laden: "You could all but hear a scream of 'Oh s**t' coming from the RNC headquarter"Obama Administration Reportedly Mulls Transfer of Taliban Prisoner as Part of Long-Shot Peace BidExposed! MSNBC Anchors Begin Disclosing Parent NBC's Ties to Presidential Candidate MittRead More


Once Again, Who Cares What Iowans Think?

Jeff Koopersmith on the wacky "Cornhusker Caucus" that opens the completely dysfunctional presidential campaign season.


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Bruised Villager egos = consistently biased coverage: Why They Hate Him: Obama Isn't SchmoozingDOJ Aggressively Investigating Police Brutality, Including Incidents of Attacks on #Occupy ProtestersNo Transparency: Iowa Republicans to count caucus votes in 'undisclosed location' More at the Newswire.


“Have the rapist’s baby!” Says Rick Perry

With one week to go until the Iowa caucuses, presidential candidate Rick Perry, in a bid to win votes in Iowa, declares that if a woman is raped, the government should force her to have the rapist's baby. I'm not sure what I find more disgusting; Parry's pandering, or that there are actually people in Iowa to  whom that appeals. But Perry stopped short of "going all the way": that would be demanding that the woman marry her rapist. I guess he'd better hope Bachmann or Santorum doesn't go thereRead More


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No vacation for POTUS: Rising Green Movement Launches Counter-Attack Against Shale Oil BoomGallup: Obama, Clinton are most admired in 2011Nebraska Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson will not seek re-electionObama Makes Key Nominations to Fed BoardThe Obama administration will ask Congress to raise the nation's borrowing limit by $1.2 trillion this weekThe age of turboparalysis: the world faces years of ineffective rebellion and enduring recession More at the Newswire.


Fat, Mean, and Stupid Is No Way to Go Through Life

Senator? Jim "Senselessbrenner" knows the first lady has a "large posterior" and a "big butt". Toss the bigot.

Jim Sensenbrenner is one to talk. Click on Jeff Koopersmith's "magazine cover we'd love to see" for a super-sized version.


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Republicans in chaos: GOP Race Is Still Unsettled in Final Sprint to Iowa Caucus — GOP Candidates Making Final Iowa PushRon Paul Disowns Extremists' Views but Doesn't Disavow the SupportThe age of turboparalysis: the world faces years of ineffective rebellion and enduring recessionPlutocrat Legislators: Economic Downturn Took a Detour at Capitol Hill More at the Newswire.