Election Night brought what McCain aides saw as the final indignity. Palin...– Todd S. Purdum on Sarah Palin | vanityfair.com (via apsies) (via robot-heart-politics)
Wal-Mart Gets Behind Employer Mandate →
apsies: notthatkindagay: Wal-Mart, the world’s largest private employer, announced in a letter to President Obama today that it will support a requirement that all businesses provide health insurance coverage as part of sweeping health reform legislation. The endorsement of the so-called employer mandate represents a dramatic reversal for the retailing giant and a boost for the White House...
In preschool, my teacher said, “If you have two or more of something, you should...– One of my conservative friends on twitter (No, seriously, he actually said this like it was a good thing.) Update: It’s even got a retweet. Wow. (via robot-heart-politics) This doesn’t even begin to make sense
Health Care stories from the United States
robot-heart-politics: chuckmore:abbyjean: ezra says: A few weeks ago, Barack Obama’s Organizing for America put out a call for health-care stories from its members. Thousands flooded in. Now they’re online. This one, from Tristan, is particularly brutal: I had health insurance through my employer after I graduated from college. I was having problems with my stomach, I vomited blood at least...
And after watching a series of scandals unfold, I’ve come to the conclusion that...– Paul Krugman (via azspot) Or, in other words, it’s very appealing to vote for someone you see yourself in, so if one hypocrite votes for another hypocrite, it shouldn’t be super surprising. (via robot-heart-politics) fucking hypocrites.
Huskers to wear throwbacks to celebrate sell-out... →
alcaniglia: Nebraksa will the same style uniforms from 1962 - the year the Memorial Stadium sell out streak began - when the streak reaches 300 this fall. Additionally, they will honor the Devaney family and invite the members of the 1962 team to the stadium. wow, 300 consecutive sellout games over 47 years, that’s nuts
I think President Obama has one of the most disciplined minds and styles I’ve...– Rahm Emanuel comparing President Obama and President Clinton (via apsies)
They say celebs die in threes. Leave it to Billy Mays to throw in one extra...– Marseeah (via apsies)
Is anyone else surprised Michael Jackson's Dad is...
alcaniglia: I just assumed he died years ago. You always heard about the siblings, but never the parents - so I thought they were dead. Count me with the surprised here
brooklynmutt: Gawker calls this The Best Michael Jackson Video Mashup Out There can’t disagree
n-n-nicky: thejorgee: omgwtfnikki: ...
Only in America can a poor black boy grow up to be a rich white woman.– My favorite Michael Jackson joke (via alcaniglia)
FERRAH FAWCETT DIED AND WENT TO HEAVEN. GOD GAVE HER ONE WISH WHEN SHE GOT...– Andy H. This was the status of a friend of mine on Facebook and not reflective of how I feel about the deaths of either one
NPR's Ken Rudin: Which GOP gov has the best luck... →
savingpaper: He ranks them, #1 through #21. The top five are Pawlenty (Minn.), Huntsman (Utah, soon to be ambassador to China), Barbour (Miss.), Jindal (La.), and Crist (Fla.). Number 21 is scandal-ridden Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons. You know things bad for Gibbons when Arnold Schwarzenegger is above him on the likeliest list and Schwarzenegger is not even constitutionally eligible to be...
The Right's Hate Crimes Opposition in a Nutshell →
robot-heart-politics: thesmarttart: “The Religious Right has two basic options in explaining it opposition to adding sexual orientation: 1) explain why something like religion receives and deserves protection while sexual orientation does not, even though there are nearly 2.5 times as many violent hate crimes targeting individuals because of their sexual orientation as there are violent...
apsies: Michelle hulas, Barack ogles
alcaniglia: Look at all the shit that has happened this week: - Iran shit keeps going - N. Korea does some other weird shit - Jon and Kate file for divorce (I apologize for calling this news, but people have been talking about it) - Metro crash - Governor disappears, reappears, turns out he was having an Argentinian love affair - Nixon tapes released - Ed McMahon dies - Supreme Court...
michael jackson died before paul mccartney.
notentirely: i find that weird.