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Judge lets states’ healthcare suit go forward

U.S. states can proceed with a lawsuit seeking to overturn President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare reform law, a Florida judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson had said at a hearing last month that he would block efforts by the Justice Department to dismiss the lawsuit, led by Florida…

Don’t let Republicans cut public education, Obama pleads

Offering voters a reason to keep Democrats in power on Capitol Hill, President Barack Obama says Republicans would cut education spending and put the country’s economic future at risk if they had their way. A quality education is paramount, Obama said. He suggested that federal spending on education is one…

Zombie pop music panic

Instead of just tossing up a Friday Genius Ten, I want to make it up to you for not blogging some this week by writing about music and culture with a little more depth. So there was some fussing when Barack Obama revealed to Jann Wenner that he has dipped…

Oops! Media raps O’Donnell for ‘weird’ claim that’s mostly true

Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party candidate running for Senate in Delaware, has been widely mocked by the media for her wacky statements about mice with human brains and her claims to have “dabbled” in witchcraft. But her latest wild story actually appears to have a germ of truth. “If both…

Women’s group: Beware of ‘Boehner’s America’

Women’s group raises specter of ‘Speaker Boehner’ to motivate voters A Democratic women’s group is warning voters that a Republican takeover of Congress would mean “a dangerous world.” EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock on Thursday told a Washington audience that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul would be scrapped and…

Presidential seal falls off podium as Obama speaks

Presidential seal falls during Obama speech; he jokes ‘all of you know who I am.’ The presidential seal fell off President Barack Obama’s lectern and clattered to the stage as he delivered a speech to a women’s conference. “That’s all right, all of you know who I am,” the president…

DNC raises more than $16 million in September

Democratic National Committee raises more than $16 million in September; top for 2010. The Democratic National Committee raised more than $16 million in September, a party official says, its best fundraising month in a congressional election cycle that has proved to be challenging for Democrats in every way but financially.…

Maddow: US quietly testing ‘scary new war in Pakistan’

Don’t get it twisted, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow essentially told her viewers Thursday night. “Borders matter” and “AfPak” is not the name of a single country. Contrary to popular and media opinion, America is now fighting in three countries: Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Since President Barack Obama took office, the US…

Ritalin would bring an end to blogging

Many of the ideas I get from blogging are due strictly to what is probably a low-grade, undiagnosed form of ADD. I’m constantly jumping back and forth between Google Reader, Twitter, and whatever long form articles I’ve pulled up to read. Seriously, if I want to just buckle down and…

Obama: GOP hasn’t been honest with Americans

Obama: GOP hasn’t been honest with Americans about tough choices that need to be made Arguing doggedly against returning Republicans to power, President Barack Obama told Iowa voters Wednesday that the GOP has been dishonest about what needs to be done to revive the economy and restore middle-class dreams. “We…

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