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The pause before the epic failure

Happy Labor Day! Time to enjoy one last day of peace and quiet before the Democrats start selling out the voters on health care in what appears to be a suicide bid to return the Republicans to power. Josh Marshall has a short post up describing the possibilities: Am I…

Would you let this man talk to your children?

As Amanda notes, for a large group of racist-ass Americans, the answer is “no.” For me, of course, the answer is “Hell, I’d leave my kid in a room alone with him-for hours, even-which is more than I can say for most Republicans.” But it’s almost possible, if you stretch…

The partisan nature of bipartisanship

I want to add to some things Jesse said about this huge concern for consensus that’s sprung up in the media under the pretense that they’ve always been all about bipartisanship. Agreed with Jesse across the board—seeking consensus is a juvenile, naive tactic that just exposes you to obstructionism, as…

Reflections on a crazy week

Boy, this last week really drove home what it’s going to be like for the netroots now that Democrats are finally in charge. I, for one, am feeling really good about it. The mainstream media has shifted right back into the zone they were in when Clinton was President, which…

I Can Haz Penis In Yoo?

So, you’ve got this whole political movement focused on controlling women’s bodies, and doing so in a way that forces a restrictive, heteronormative and entirely invasive social structure on every person’s sexual choices from the womb to the tomb. The real problem with this? The other side. Truth Through Action…

But, Bob Casey!

Anti-choice Democrats are running in several conservative areas around the nation with the full support of the Democratic establishment. However, in 1992, Bob Casey, Sr. was roughed up by Bill Clinton’s NOW thugs because he wouldn’t support abortion-on-demand for drunk 12-year-olds, lest we forget. I’m not particularly excited by the…

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