Rush Limbaugh Attacks MSNBC’s Ed Schultz

On his radio show today Rush Limbaugh went after MSNBC’s Ed Schultz for showing his support of Sonia Sotomayor. Limbaugh called Schultz’s The Ed Show, “a show named after a horse.” He also said, “I think they brought the horse out of retirement to host it.” Do we really want to make this about looks, Rush?

Bill Kristol Urges Republicans to Hijack the Term Progressive

Yesterday on The Dennis Miller Show, The Weekly Standard editor, and FNC contributor, Bill Kristol urged Republicans to follow Sarah Palin’s lead and co-opt the term progressive from Democrats. Kristol said, “Conservatives should not give up the notion that they’re the progressive force now in American politics.” Is the GOP so empty that they now have to steal from Democrats?

Bill Maher Takes on Reverse Racism and the Sotomayor Hearings

Comedian Bill Maher was on MSNBC’s Hardball tonight, where he offered his unique take on the Sonia Sotomayor hearings, “All these white people, especially white men who are so incensed about reverse racism and Sotomayor because the problem for too long is Puerto Rican women have had their boot on the neck of white men.” Check out the video.

Palin Was for Cap and Trade Before She Was Against It

Part of the launch for Palin 2012 is letting Sarah take stands and become a national Republican voice on current issues. Today in her Washington Post op-ed she came out against President Obama’s cap and trade program, but it was just last October at the vice presidential debate when Sarah Palin claimed to be for cap and trade.

Right Wing Talk Radio Hits the Panic Button on Day 2 of Sotomayor’s Hearing

Up and down the radio dial today, right wing talkers are into full panic mode over the Senate confirmation hearing of Obama Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Rush Limbaugh claimed that he had to stop watching because she was “scary.” Michael Savage called her a, “windbag liar,” while Dennis Miller went for the cheap joke and labeled her, “Roseanne Barrio.”

Limbaugh: Palin Might Leave the GOP for a Third Party

On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh addressed Sarah Palin’s resignation as Alaska governor, and expressed concern that Palin leave the GOP to start her own third party. Limbaugh said, “But one thing that does slightly worry me about this is this whole third-party business. Yeah, it’s remote but it’s still a possibility out there…”

Gingrich Advocates Toppling the Iranian Regime Though Sabotage

In an interview of Al Jazeera former Speaker of the House, and potential Republican presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich announced his plan to topple the regime in Iran by sabotaging the nation’s oil refineries to create a gas crisis. Wouldn’t it be easier to pass legislation banning the selling of gasoline to Iran?

Limbaugh: Sotomayor’s Wise Latina Comment is Worse than Macaca

On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh declared that Sonia Sotomayor’s wise Latina comment was worse than George Allen’s macaca comment. Limbaugh said, Sotomayor’s comments are much worse than macaca, and they are frequent, and they are long held.” The only problem with Rush’s comparison is that wise Latina isn’t a racial slur.

Pat Buchanan: Todd Palin Should Drown Levi Johnston

Pat Buchanan: Todd Palin Should Drown Levi Johnston

Leave it to former Nixon speechwriter Pat Buchanan to come up with the most extreme solution for the Palin’s Levi Johnston problem. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Buchanan said, “Todd Palin ought to take Levi down to the creek and hold his head under the water until the thrashing stops.” Pat was joking, sort of.

John McCain: Something is Afoot in Iran that can’t be stopped

Today on Meet the Press Sen. John McCain officially abandoned his call for regime change in Iran. Instead McCain pointed out there is now an internal movement in Iran. He said, “I believe that in Iran, something is afoot that can’t be stopped.” This is a big shift from last month when McCain was on Fox News calling for US action towards Iran.

GOP Senators Blame Democrats for the Latest Cheney Contoversy

Republican Senators hit the Sunday news show airwaves today to defend former Vice President Dick Cheney and the secret CIA domestic spying program. Senators Judd Gregg, Lamar Alexander, John Kyl, and John Cornyn all defended Cheney in some way, and they accused the Democrats of trying to use the story to provide political cover for Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and President Obama.

McCain: Palin Didn’t Quit, She Changed her Priorities

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was on Meet the Press today, and when the topic of his 2008 running mate Sarah Palin’s resignation as Alaska governor came up. McCain defended Palin, and claimed that she didn’t quit. He said, “Oh, I don’t think she quit. I think she changed her priorities.” He also said that Palin didn’t break a promise to her supporters by resigning.

Fox News Blames Drudge, Backs Off Of the Obama G-8 Photo

On FNC’s Fox News Watch today, the network did an about face on the misleading photo of President Obama supposedly looking at a teenage girl’s backside at the G-8. Fox News now blames Matt Drudge and The Drudge Report for the whole mess, while they ignored the role of Sean Hannity among others in promoting a smear about Obama.

Yes, Big Brother is Watching You

With the revelation that the CIA’s domestic spying program is bigger than we ever thought, it is clear that there are a lot of very busy people, poking around in our daily business. We can only hope that not only are there many many people watching us, but that some of them might actually be watching the bad guys, the dangerous terrorists.

Of Liberals, Obama, and the Pope

President Obama is in Rome for an historic meeting with Pope Benedict XVI, and the President is doing what any sane, rational leader should do. He is open to hearing those he disagrees with. He is not running a theocracy. He knows what he stands for, but is willing to find a common thread of agreement. I dig.

Ann Coulter: Sarah Palin is Crystal Clear, Well Spoken, and Clever

Ann Coulter was on Glenn Beck’s Fox News today defending Sarah Palin, who she said, “crystal clear and well spoken” in her press conference. Coulter also called Palin clever and well spoken. Was there some sort of hidden meaning in Palin’s press conference that only Coulter understood? Palin was so clear that most people still can’t figure out that press conference.