Cheney Is Confronted About Imprisoned Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 12:34 pm

Last night at an event hosted by the Richard Nixon Foundation to promote Lynne Cheney’s new book on James Madison, a young woman named Cassandra stood up and asked the Cheney’s about their thoughts on imprisoned whistleblower John Kiriakou. Hi. You had mentioned how important it was to Madison, the freedom of conscience. So I’m [...]

For GOP Tax Increases Not Just a Sacred Cow, But the Whole Farm

By: Monday July 11, 2011 9:46 am

We frequently hear that tax increases are a “sacred cow” for the modern Republican party. If only the Republicans would allow tax increases in a debt ceiling deal, we’re told, they could get a compromise for other things they want in return. The reality, though, is that tax increases aren’t just a sacred cow to [...]

Dick Cheney Snuck Into Minnesota For A Fundraiser Yesterday: Republican Lawmakers Hide

By: Tuesday June 10, 2008 12:40 pm

Lord Vader was there to raise $$ for the Minnesota GOP, and so unpopular is he, that Sen. Norm Coleman and many other Congressional Republicans were too scared to attend.

I have two comments. First, I am really all beat up about the fact that I just missed him in Minneapolis.

Second, every question you ever had about Dick Cheney and more can be answered by picking up a copy of the uber-hysterical

In AIPAC Speech McCain Calls For “privatiz[ing] the sanctions against Iran by launching a worldwide divestment campaign.”

By: Monday June 2, 2008 10:07 am

The question, of course, is where to start. Perhaps McCain could begin by “divesting” his own campaign from advisors who have benefitted financially from the state of Iran or have provided military aid to the Iranis.

The former list would include: Carly Fiorina, McCain’s Chief Economic Advisor, Charlie Black, a Senior Political Advisor, Grant Aldonas, an Economic Policy Advisor, Peter Madigan, a major Fundraiser and Randy Scheunemann, his Defense and Foreign

Mississippi Special Election Today

By: Tuesday May 13, 2008 7:26 am

Stepping away from the presidential race for a moment, there is special election for a House seat in Mississippi today. Why is this so important?Because Democrats, against serious odds, have already plucked two seats away from Republicans in ruby red districts in special elections (including Denny Hastert’s seat–awkward!). Three would seem to indicate a pattern.And the polls show this thing could go either way (Democrat Travis Childers almost won outright, missing