1. Koch Group Abandons Obamacare 'Horror' Stories After Fact-Check Backlash →

    But what’s notable about the ads is what they aren’t: A personalized story of someone who’s been negatively affected by Obamacare, the kind of verifiable set of facts that can be checked — and rebutted, as happened with a recent AFP ad that led to significant backlash from the fact-checking community.

    The facts have a liberal bias….so lets base our opinions on something other than facts. Wonderful.

  2. Boehner Declines To Explain Why NSA Phone Tracking Is Necessary →

    If only he was in some position to draft legislation stripping this power from the president so it can never happen again. Sadly, he is powerless to do anything about it.

  3. Top House GOPer: 'We Have To Be Careful' About New Gun Laws →

    Can we just discuss ways that might make it harder for crazy people to get access to guns?

  4. RINO Hunters Fire Warning Shots At Republican Senate Candidates →

    Tea Party Express has a history of upsetting the Republican establishment. The group backed O’Donnell’s Delaware Senate run in 2010 and got behind Mourdock’s primary challenge against Lugar this year. Kremer said it was “way too early to make any decisions on what races we will be involved in during the 2014 cycle,”

    The Tea Party has been more successful at getting moderate Dems elected in red states than the DLC.

  5. The commies are hiding under Allen West's bed. →

    Anyone else think he did this to bait Colbert into creating a twitter meme?

  6. Guns Don't Kill People, Hoodies Kill People →

    Geraldo Rivera: “I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin’s death as George Zimmerman was.”


    Clearly we need the state to come in and ban hoodies. We can’t risk another incident where a hoodie gets shot while wrapped around some kid.

  7. According to a 21-page media strategy letter, al Qaeda operative Adam Gadahn didn’t care for Fox News, thought CNN was better in Arabic and liked MSNBC better before Keith Olbermann was fired.

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    Inside Al Qaeda’s Media Strategy | TPMMuckraker

    Also, The Beatles White Album was totally overrated.

  8. TPM Confirms Andrew Breitbart Dead At 43 →

    I wasn’t a fan. And I disliked his involvement in the political discussion as he made everything he touched toxic. But if you are cheering his death then you are a ghoul. His wife and kids don’t deserve the pain of seeing you cheer his suddent death.

  9. The world’s largest commodity trader, Goldman Sachs told its clients that it believed speculators like itself had artificially driven the price of oil at least $20 higher than supply and demand dictate. They even admitted that their work to drive up prices has harmed the American economic recovery

    — Goldman Sachs Admits Record Speculation To Blame For Skyrocketing Gas Prices | ThinkProgress

  10. Six Mile Figure High Club: Almost all Super PAC money comes in contributions of $100,000 or more. →

    And this is for all SuperPACs. A few deep pockets able to have disproportional influence on the election process.