Archive for January, 2011

If You Like Or Respect Rush Limbaugh…Watch This

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Media, Partisan Hacks, Partisan Nonsense, Video

Usually I try to avoid stuff like this, but the following video was just too crazy. I mean…how does this guy have listeners? How is he so powerful? More importantly, why can’t GOPers distance themselves from or criticize him without having to apologize a couple days later? Answer: morons. Listen, most of you know I […]

January 20th, 2011 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

Gabrielle Giffords To Move To Facility Specializing In Rehab

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Science

The Congresswoman’s miraculous recovery continues. The plan now is to move her to Houston. Politico has more: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to be released from a Tucson, Ariz., hospital Friday just less than two weeks after she suffered a gunshot wound to her head, her office said today. She will be moved from the […]

January 19th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

House Repeals Health Care Law 245-189

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Health Care, health care reform, Legislation, Republicans

Republicans said they were going to do it…and so they did. And 3 Democrats joined them. From The Hill: The House voted on Wednesday to repeal the sweeping healthcare law enacted last year, as Republicans made good on a central campaign pledge and laid down the first major policy marker of their new majority. The […]

January 19th, 2011 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Joe Lieberman Won’t Run in 2012…For Anything

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Connecticut, Independents, Lieberman

The initial reports today speculated about presidential aspirations. But what tomorrow’s press conference is really about is his intentions for the Senate. Politico has the story… Lieberman will announce that he will not seek re-election Wednesday in Stamford, Conn., ending months of speculation about whether Lieberman would run as an independent, a Republican, a Democrat, […]

January 18th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Tucson Shooting Victim Held For Death Threat Against Tea Party Leader

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in tea party

Yes, this man has the right to be furious with what happened, but directing that anger towards the worst possible scenario is irresponsible. From Politico: James Eric Fuller, 63, was detained on misdemeanor disorderly conduct and threat charges Saturday during the event taped for a special edition of ABC’s “This Week,” Pima County sheriff’s spokesman […]

January 16th, 2011 | Permalink| 37 Comments »

GOOD NEWS: Giffords Doesn’t Need Ventilator; Can Move Both Sides Of Body

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in News

LA Times has the news: Surgeons at Tucson’s University Medical Center removed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from a ventilator Saturday and inserted a tracheotomy tube into her neck to assist her breathing, according to the center. Removing her from the ventilator, which means she is now breathing on her own, allows the medical team to assess […]

January 16th, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

VIDEO: Obama’s Speech In Tucson

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Video

It’s poignant and exactly what we needed right now to help unify and overcome. Please watch. The quote that stood out to me the most? “I want us to live up to her expectations. I want our democracy to be as good as she imagined it. All of us — we should do everything we […]

January 12th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Tea Party & Bernie Sanders Using Tucson Tragedy For Fundraising

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Money, tea party

I bet you never thought you’d see those two in the same headline. I’m a bit surprised myself. Bernie should know better. From The Weekly Standard comes the text of the email from Sanders… Given the recent tragedy in Arizona, as well as the start of the new Congress, I wanted to take this opportunity […]

January 11th, 2011 | Permalink| 60 Comments »

Republican Peter King Offers Sensible Gun Control Legislation

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Guns and Ammo, Legislation, Republicans

It’s pretty simple. No guns within 1000 feet of a federal politician. This means that those folks who feel the need to exercise their 2nd amendment rights won’t be allowed into political rallies any more. Good. The National Review asks King some leading questions… King, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, acknowledges that […]

January 11th, 2011 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Health v Gun Care

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Guns and Ammo, Political Graffiti, Republicans, tea party

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January 11th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »