In 1776, the Continental Congress signed a Declaration that they would separate from Great Britain because the King had unilaterally made changes to the national health care system. OK, close enough. Last week the President delayed yet another part of Obamacare, and most Americans probably thought ... More >>
Ted Nugent--everyone's favorite sustainable, POTUS hating archery enthusiast--will release a double DVD/CD on October 22nd. It's called ULTRALIVE BALLISTICROCK and BOOM! your mind just got blown. The live footage contained within--from an August, 14, 2011 show at Penn's Peak--was captured by seven c ... More >>
Last week NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay -- spectacularly, in the pages of Sports Illustrated. He did so not because he had been arrested in a men's room or outed by a news site, but because, as he told SI, he wanted to "start the conversation" that would make it easier for young gay athle ... More >>
Last week President Obama, inspired by December's Newtown shootings, announced 23 executive actions, and proposed some legislation, to address gun violence. The actions are rather mild ("Require criminal background checks for all gun sales," "Nominate an ATF Director," etc.) and the legislation prob ... More >>
It would be cruel to take too much pleasure in the rightblogger reactions to last Tuesday's events. Lest we forget, Democrats too have been known to lose faith in their fellow Americans when a big election doesn't go their way. So let us, after a brief review of their wrathful ejaculations, focus o ... More >>
Via Angela N.We want to wish President Barack Obama, who is a Leo, a happy 50th birthday. Of course, not everyone is happy to let the president have his day. The birthers over at Death By 1000 Papercuts insist on making this day about the question of Obama's birth certificate.
The Radical Right Got Wired Fast. When Will Progressives Catch Up?