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(VIDEO) More Torture by Taser: Cops Zap Man Offering No Resistance
Posted on: Nov 6, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
This is part of such a clear pattern.
Michele Bachmann Chooses Guy Fawkes Day to Rile Up Followers
Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Americans can be historically illiterate, but you'd think somebody would have said something to Michele about this in our time of terrorism.
Cops Murder Drunk Trying to Avoid Tasering
Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
A chilling tale.
Jon Kyl Says Unemployment Benefits Haven't Run Out ... They Have
Posted on: Oct 29, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
I guess Kyl thinks these lazy bastards should just tap into their trust funds. Isn't that what everyone does?
Family Research Council Objects to Assistance for LGBT Senior Citizens
Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Could they get any lower?
Why Do Educated People Publish Garbage Defending Rush Limbaugh?
Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
I'm no constitutional scholar, but I don't think there's any guaranteed right to own an NFL team written anywhere in the constitution.
Joe Lieberman Is Obstructing Meaningful Health Reform: Time to Kick Him Off the Team
Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Lieberman today told Don Imus that he wouldn't support the Baucus bill. So much for consensus.
Big Insurance Reverses Course and Launches Attack on Health Reform
Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
In typically dishonest fashion.
War, What Is it Good for? Iraq to Deal Oil in Euros
Posted on: Oct 9, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Joining perhaps a larger shift away from dollar dominance.
Inside Gun Shows: Frightening New Investigation Into Illegal Guns Sales
Posted on: Oct 7, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
New York City is releasing the results of a multi-state investigation into gun shows.
No Matter Who Loses, Goldman Sachs Wins
Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Goldman stands to receive a payment of $1 billion -- while U.S. taxpayers would lose $2.3 billion -- if embattled commercial lender CIT files bankruptcy.
Rachel Maddow Defends ACORN
Posted on: Oct 5, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
ACORN is rightly thanking one of the few defenders they've had in the media, Rachel Maddow, whose work on the issue has been magnificent.
Right-Wingers Still Able to Dictate What Constitutes the "Big Story" of the Day
Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Lawmakers' Excellent Health Coverage
Posted on: Oct 1, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
God help us if every American had such health care. How would we know which people deserve to live and which ones don't?
Anti-Choicers Lobbying States for Wildly Unpopular "Personhood Begins at Conception" Amendment
Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
From Florida to California, members of conservative groups are trying amend the constitution. Meanwhile, they still love the death penalty.
Taser Torture: Crippled Octogenarian One of the Lucky Ones
Posted on: Sep 26, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Every American needs to realize that if they look at a police officer sideways they will be shot with electricity regardless of whether the officer has other choices.
Charles Grassley Seeks to Join New Gang
Posted on: Sep 24, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Charles Grassley, having been kicked out of the Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, has posted a flyer seeking out members for a new Hole-in-the-Wall Gang.
Reconciliation: An Easier Sell Than It's Made Out to Be?
Posted on: Sep 23, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Senate poohbahs are simply protecting their political fiefdoms. Where's the fury?
Watch Out, Warns Tom Coburn's Chief of Staff: Having a Sex Drive Might Mean You're Gay!
Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
These people are very, very confused.
Sex Anxiety Replaced by Race Anxiety on Far Right
Posted on: Sep 17, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Conservatives needed to take a break from incessant moralizing about sex, and required a new ideology to take the place of their family values cant.
Actually, Covering the Undocumented Would Be Cheaper
Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
The exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the plan will create a financial burden on the system anyway.
Yellow Astroturf: Why Do Media Allow Political Operatives to Hide Their Affiliations?
Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
One of the most frustrating aspects of public discourse is the extent to which the media allows political operators to hide their connections and agenda.
WTF? Conservatives Keep Freaking Out About Obama's Speech to Kids
Posted on: Sep 4, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
What is it about Obama speaking to schoolchildren that has them all excited?
Saxby Chambliss Thinks U.S. Has Best Health System in World (Maybe for Stockholders)
Posted on: Sep 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Take his word for it.
Matt Taibbi: How Congress Has Blocked Health Reform in Five Craven Steps (Video)
Posted on: Aug 31, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
"We might look back on this summer someday and think of it as the moment when our government lost us for good. It was that bad."
Alberto Gonzalez Brings Back Old Memories of Bushian Obfuscation
Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
With the exception of Rove, Bush's personal lieutenants were all just dumb as dirt.
Conservatives Find New Way to Abuse the Constitution
Posted on: Aug 27, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Apparently, the 10th Amendment of the Constitution prohibits spending programs and regulations disfavored by conservatives.
A Creative Proposal For Achieving Universal Healthcare: Make Getting Sick a Crime!
Posted on: Aug 24, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
If we criminalize illness, we can incarcerate sick people and provide them with health care that way.
As Obama's Popularity Dwindles Among His Supporters, Media Gets The Reason Exactly Wrong
Posted on: Aug 21, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
A common misconception in mainstream reporting is that if politicians dip in the polls it's because they're going "too far," whatever that means.
And Why Are We in Afghanistan?
Posted on: Aug 20, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
A majority of Americans now see the war in Afghanistan as not worth fighting.
The Co-op Model Would Mostly Suceed in Protecting the Insurance Industry
Posted on: Aug 18, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Makes sense, considering how many Senators are in bed with those interests.
The Public Option Is the Chip They Should Not Bargain
Posted on: Aug 17, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
This will not be the last reform bill in the history of America, but it's the one with the most potential to codify a public option into law.
"Don't Do This In Front of My Kids" ...Cop Tasers Mom During Speeding Stop
Posted on: Aug 14, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
5 miles an hour over the limit and talking on a cellphone.
Teabagging: The Next Chapter
Posted on: Aug 12, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
The crazy knows no bounds. As we speak, they're already working themselves up into their next frenzy.
100,000 Show Up for Free Health Clinic Event
Posted on: Aug 12, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Gee, maybe we need health reform after all.
Wing-Nuts Insist on Arguing Over Ridiculous Issues that Don't Exist ... Maybe We Should Give 'Em Something Genuinely Crazy
Posted on: Aug 11, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
It'd keep them occupied and distracted from smart proposals.
David Brooks Says Limbaugh's Hitler References Are Insane -- Where's He Been?
Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Good for David Brooks. But this is not exactly hardly the first "insane" thing Limbaugh has said.
Nothing New About Terrifying Granny About Health Care
Posted on: Aug 7, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
The euthanasia nonsense has been around for a while.
Teabagging Seniors Forget Medicare a Gov't Run Program
Posted on: Aug 5, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
Conservative propaganda has convinced much of the public that a government-run program isn't run by the government.
Any Connection Between Crazy Cops and Hate Radio?
Posted on: Aug 1, 2009, Source: Hullabaloo
An awful lot of what officer Barrett writes sounds like boilerplate radio wingnut.
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