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GOP strategist Matalin: Bush ‘inherited’ 9/11 attacks from Clinton

Update at bottom: Matalin ‘lied’ about Bush inheriting recession No amount of spit and polish can clean the tarnish of the 9/11 attacks from the Bush legacy, but that didn’t stop GOP strategist Mary Matalin from trying. During a Sunday appearance on CNN, Matalin attempted to prop up an analogy…

Senator Lieberman calls for ‘preemptive’ attack on Yemen

Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), who leads the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, shared his vision of “tomorrow’s war.” “Somebody in our government said to me in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, Iraq was yesterday’s war,” Lieberman explained. “Afghanistan is today’s war. If we…

GOP Rep. Sessions to Ponzi-schemer Stanford: ‘I love you’

Texas Congressman Peter Sessions has some ‘splaining to do. Amid the investigation into Ponzi-schemer Allen Stanford, authorities picked up on the trail of his political donations. In particular, an e-mail from Sessions piqued their interest, according to The Miami Herald. “I love you and believe in you. If you want…

Hoekstra lashes out at Obama over failed terrorist attack

Congressman Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, is hoping the foiled attack on Northwest Airlines Airbus A330 will help President Barack Obama “connect the dots.” To what, specifically, he’s not yet explained. “People have got to start connecting the dots here and maybe this is the…

Study reveals Bachmann to be ‘something of a welfare queen’

Outspoken Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann likes to make herself out to be a bastion of American conservatism, standing true as a bulwark against alleged socialism. But that image is about to come crashing down around her. Bachmann and her family were the recipients of over a quarter of a million…

Report: ICE using unlisted detention centers for immigrant prisoners

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is holding an untold number of people in secretively maintained detention facilities all over the United States, according to a report set to be published next year in The Nation. Many of the sites are unmarked and unlisted, going unnoticed in office parks and commercial…

Obama surprises outgoing Gov. Kaine on live radio

Outgoing Virginia Governor Tim Kaine got a bit of a surprise during his radio show today, after “Barry from D.C.” called to thank him for his years of service. “Barry from D.C.” was, however, President Obama. “Governor Kaine, this is actually the President of the United States calling,” Obama said.…

Watchdog group awards Glenn Beck ‘Misinformer of the Year’

After a long year hallmarked by bare-knuckle politics and a bevy of experimental attacks against a freshman president, a lone voice has resonated more than others in the war against reality. Glenn Beck, the Fox News personality notorious for wandering, vague allegations of communism, racism and all-around quasi-evildoings within the…

Franken’s anti-rape amendment becomes law

Over the unexplained objections of 30 Republican Senators, an anti-rape amendment authored by Senator Al Franken (D-MN) became law Monday with President Obama’s signature on the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010. The provision was sparked by the gang-rape of a 19-year-old Kellogg, Brown & Root employee by her coworkers…

Is Senator Coburn ‘wishing misfortune’ on other lawmakers?

Coburn urges Americans to ‘pray’ that ‘somebody can’t make the vote tonight’ Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is hoping, even praying, that one of his Democratic colleagues somehow cannot manage to cast a vote on health care in the wee hours of Monday morning. As the chamber nears the first of…

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