October 1, 2013

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Moderate Republicans: The Shutdown

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | October 01, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

I've had many friends who would describe themselves as "politically moderate." They stood with the GOP for financial reasons, not "moral" issues - or so they claimed. Well, that politically moderate bus has left the Republican station. Read More

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Young Boy Challenges Former Aussie PM on Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

A young boy asked Julia Gillard, the infamously anti-gay former Australian Prime Minister, why she "didn't let gay people get married" while she was in power. Read More

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Rachel Maddow & Jon Stewart React to GOP Shutdown

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 1:45 PM | comments

As one might imagine, the late-night pundits had a field day yesterday evening as the countdown clock ticked towards a GOP-sponsored government shutdown. Watch.Read More

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Decisions: Obamacare vs the Affordable Care Act

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

Jimmy Kimmel did another one of his "man on the street" interviews last night and, once again, the results are ridiculously hilarious. After all, Amuricans are stoopid.Read More


Elizabeth Warren Brilliantly Spanks House Republicans

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

"For this right-wing minority, hostage-taking is all they have left -- a last gasp of those who cannot cope with the realities of our democracy."Read More

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Remembering Bob Basker

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 01, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Bob Basker was a dedicated man who was the soul of kindness, who sometimes made mistakes but whose commitment to the cause never wavered. His life and work inspires us to continue the good fight.Read More


Why Government Has Shut Down, in 48 Words

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

Wingnut Rep. Michele Bachmann again illustrated the deranged extremism of the Teapublican Party yesterday.Read More

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Francis to Canonize Homophobic Pope John Paul II

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

Pope John Paul II wasn't a saint, he was a homophobic bigot. Shame on the Vatican for canonizing him.Read More

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GOP Shutdown, Day One

Filed by John M. Becker | October 01, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

The government is shut down today. If you think both parties are responsible for that, congratulations: you're part of the problem.Read More