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Health Secretary Sebelius named in report over ‘recent’ secret government emails

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, as well as a former director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal officials, were found to be using secret government email accounts in a review published by the Associated Press on Tuesday. But as Think Progress reported, what the AP…

GOP Rep: ‘I have little tolerance’ for those with high student loans

If someone is looking for sympathy for their high student loans, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) would not be among those providing any support. According to audio obtained by Think Progress, the congresswoman appeared on G. Gordon Libby show Friday afternoon, saying she “never borrowed a dime of money” during her…

Opponents of ‘Stand Your Ground’ law predicted ‘racially motivated killings’

Opponents of Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law objected to the measure early on, predicting that it would lead to an escalation in violence and “racially motivated killings,” according to a post at Think Progress. Think Progress cites Reuters reporting from 2005, when the law was initially proposed to the…

Same sex marriage will be on 2012 ballot in Maine again

Activists in Maine said Thursday that the re-legalization of same sex marriage would be put to a statewide vote in 2012. “Marriage is going to be decided at the ballot box,” Betsy Smith, Executive Director of Equality Maine, told Think Progress. “We feel very comfortable about winning, it’s the reason…

Don’t let them win

There's been an interesting surge lately in protests against online misogyny, kicked off by the rather strange case of douchebags dogpiling of Alyssa Rosenberg for having the nerve to be an even-tempered pop culture blogger for Think Progress. Oh yeah, and with a vagina. That, it is believed, was her…

Senate hopeful Ken Buck: Make Afghanistan as safe for terrorists as Somalia

Colorado’s Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck said the United States should seek to make Afghanistan as safe a country for terrorists as countries like Somalia and Yemen. The puzzling remark came during a debate with his Democratic opponent, Michael Bennet, last week. “The first thing I think we need to…

Kristol needs to lay off the crack pipe; more Jindal hilarity

Via Think Progress, this is the kind of bullsh*t being fed to the sheeple watching Fox News. Neo-con Bill Kristol shares a peek inside his crystal ball to clue viewers in on not only who McSame is going to pick for VP, but that this person’s selection will somehow miraculously…

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