21 Sep 2011

Supreme Court Blocks Two Texas Executions in 5 Days

It should be noted, for the record, that the Roberts court is one of the most right-wing Supreme Courts in generations. Buncha activist judges tramplin’ on our states’ rights.

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20 Sep 2011

All the Right People Hate Obama’s Deficit Plan

If I had a nit to pick with Obama’s deficit reduction plan, it’s that he’s framing increasing taxes on the wealthy in the service of reducing the deficit — traditionally a Republican goal — rather around the idea that progressive taxation builds a healthier democracy. But he’s on the right track.

How do I know? Because David Brooks hates it.

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20 Sep 2011

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19 Sep 2011

Texas Taxpayers Underwriting Rick Perry’s Family Vacations, Presidential Campaign

I don’t know why the Secessionist hates government so much. It’s made him a millionaire, helps him take exotic vacations — and subsidizes his presidential campaign.

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18 Sep 2011

Larry Summers on Obama: “Clinton Would Never Have Made These Mistakes”

Ron Suskind’s new book is getting some attention for the gossipy tidbits it uncovers, like this one.

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16 Sep 2011

Jerry Falwell, Jr. “Admires” Rick Perry for Calling for Secession

The Secessionist made a pilgrimage to Liberty University this week to kiss the ring of Jerry Falwell, Jr. and seek absolution for his HPV vaccine problem. All was forgiven — and then some.

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