Democrat to GOP in Benghazi Hearing ‘If you want to know who is responsible in this town, buy yourself a mirror!’

Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY)

A House Foreign Affairs hearing went wild today, resulting in Rep. Gary Ackerman calling the GOP out on their hypocrisy and cutting funding to the embassy security.

Will the Media Call Out McCain for Missing the Benghazi Briefing?

John McCain missed a classified briefing on Benghazi because he was giving TV interviews about his alleged questions about Benghazi.

Romney’s Endorsement of Rape Enthusiast Richard Mourdock

Mitt Romney wants Richard Mourdock, who thinks rape pregnancies are a gift from God, changing things in Washington, D.C.

Despite all of Issa’s Fast & Furious rants, Eric Holder was telling the truth

The Inspector General of the Justice Department has issued a 471-page report on Fast & Furious. AG, Eric Holder, was telling the truth.

Republicans Transcend Birtherism and Embrace Brazen Racism

What is happening in the Republican Party transcends dog-whistle racism and birtherism; they are brazen racists counting on bigots to help them win an election.

Clint Eastwood Becomes the Incoherent Face of the Incoherent GOP

Odd as Eastwood's "Eastwooding" performance was, Mitt Romney was back stage laughing and Eastwood was praised for hitting key talking points

Having Backed Herself into McCarthy’s Corner, Bachmann Lashes Out

Michele Bachmann's anti-Muslim witch-hunt has backfired, drawing condemnation from fellow Republicans and mockery from the Muslim Brotherhood

Every Republican Who Signed the Norquist Tax Pledge Violated Their Oath of Office

Every one of the Republicans who signed on to serve Norquist are violating their oath to serve the Constitution, and thus the American people and the United States government.

START Treaty Overcomes Two Republican Amendments

Republicans have tried every possible delaying tactic: an amendment by John McCain, failed Saturday on a 59-37 vote; on Sunday, a second by Jim Risch, 32-60.

Republicans Talk and Hate and Offer no Solutions

You can search and search; you can look high and low, but you won't find much. Right now, the closest thing the Republicans seem to have to a real policy is orchestrating a win for Bristol on DWTS.

Republicans Turn Their Attention Back To Inciting War With Iran

Republicans have begun pushing for a war with Iran, and are using Israel’s defense and Iran’s nuclear program as a reason to engage in another war against another Islamic nation. The Republican’s drumbeat for war is a continuation of the George W. Bush “Crusade” that led America into a prolonged, costly war with Iraq.

Going Rogue: The Bush Doctrine and American Exceptionalism

For Bush, war became THE political instrument. No longer does war pick up where politics leave off; war becomes a substitution for politics.

Emboldened by Victories, Republicans Back to Warmongering

Emboldened by their midterm victories, Republicans are already back to warmongering. Having invaded and conquered Iraq (where 50,000 U.S. troops remain to buttress the new government) and mired down in an endless war in Afghanistan, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) now wants to attack Iran.

A Weekly Round Up of the Republican Wing Nut Circus May 2, 2010

GOP Circus

A weekly round up of the Republican Wing Nut Circus: This week, Republicans were freaked out over good news about the economy (say it ain’t so, Joe!) so in their ever impressive attempt to "take back their country", they did what all Real Americans do -- they focused on animals. Yes, from suggesting we barter chickens for healthcare to comparing illegal immigrants to dogs,it's been a wild GOP ride this week. Please no comments on the disturbing Freudian slips of the party of Repression and Regression. This is tough enough.

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: Obama Is a Role Model Not a Socialist


Sen. Lindsey Graham was on NBC's Meet The Press today where he maintained his conservative stance on health care, but he took a moment to criticize the right wing rhetoric on Obama and racism of the Tea Party. Graham said, "When you use the N word and when you question somebody's patriotism, you're off base. President Obama is a fine man. He's a good father. He's a good role model."