Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New CBO report on Obamacare giving Republicans heartburn

New CBO report on Obamacare giving Republicans heartburn

This Is How We Win In 2014: GOP Congressman Believes Civil Rights Act Is Unconstitutional

This Is How We Win In 2014: GOP Congressman Believes Civil Rights Act Is Unconstitutional



Moron of the day.... <sigh>

Brit Hume says Obama and Holder use race as a 'sword,' is stung by reactions

Brit Hume says Obama and Holder use race as a 'sword,' is stung by reactions



So Fox News "serious" news person Brit Hume talked this last Sunday on his let's-call-it "news" network that for President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder, "race has been a shield and a sword." He said this on a lily-white Fox News panel containing the likes of lily-white George Will and lily-white Chris Wallace, and that Fox News held a conversation between people like Brit Hume and George Will and Chris Wallace to talk about how mean black people were being is pretty much all you need to know about Fox News.

Krystal Ball calls out Rancher Cliven Bundy And His Gang Of Thugs

Krystal Ball calls out Rancher Cliven Bundy And His Gang Of Thugs



Cliven Bundy is a rancher who has been grazing his cattle on public lands without paying the required fees. He was also grazing on protected land. Cliven Bundy has lost his case against the federal government several times. The federal government finally came in and impounded Cliven Bundy’s livestock. 



Ultimately an armed gang of thugs came from many parts of the country to support Cliven Bundy. Fox News and other conservatives referred to Cliven Bundy and his thugs as patriots. 



 Imagine if these were armed land owners in North Dakota and South Dakota attempting to protect their land against corporations evoking eminent domain on their land. Does anyone believe conservatives would call them patriots? Does anyone doubt the government would go in for the kill?

New York exceeds Obamacare enrollment expectations by 60 percent, premiums halved

New York exceeds Obamacare enrollment expectations by 60 percent, premiums halved



New York might very well be the most successful of all the states in implementing Obamacare. It had a bit of a head start, since it had already regulated insurers to prevent discrimination against people with existing medical problems. But the whole of New York's remarkable success—more than 900,000 signed up in both private and government plans and premiums cut in half—came with more tough choices in regulating insurers.

Hank Aaron gets a new ton of racist hatemail, proving his point

Hank Aaron gets a new ton of racist hatemail, proving his point



Because baseball great Hank Aaron had the audacity to say that racism still exists and things haven't really changed that much over the last few decades. So the racists responded by entirely proving his point and sending a deluge of racist hatemail to the Atlanta Braves.

Fox News outraged that all the people it told not to buy insurance can't get insurance until fall

Fox News outraged that all the people it told not to buy insurance can't get insurance until fall



The only thing worse than taking financial advice from Fox News is taking it from Fox Business News :)

(Update) ChickenSh*t TeaParty Militia Leader, Richard Mack, Planned To Use Women as Human Shields

(Update) ChickenSh*t TeaParty Militia Leader, Richard Mack, Planned To Use Women as Human Shields



The fine line between far right, Tea Party Repugs and the Taliban, always wafer thin, gets even thinner.