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Details of today’s shooting are still emerging, but these are the facts we have so far:
1) It is “too soon” to talk about how this shooting fits into our approach to gun control.
2) Our approach to gun control makes it easy for anyone [even people who “exhibited extreme erratic behavior and has made ominous as well as disturbing statements”] to get guns legally and kill multiple people.
3) In spite of the fact that every other western industrialized country manages to restrict criminals and the mentally deranged from obtaining guns, any changes (and I mean ANY CHANGES) in our approach to gun control are impossible because they would naturally and inexorably lead to tyranny.
4) Congress and the national headquarters of the NRA are both places which restrict 2nd Amendment rights.
5) The NRA took in over $300 million in revenue in 2013.
“If Republicans were really concerned with reducing abortions, they would be for contraception. They’d be for reducing unplanned pregnancies. They be in favor of making abortion more rare, not in making it illegal. If they honestly wanted to reduce abortions, they would want to increase Planned Parenthood’s budget.
They don’t care about things that have been proven to work thought because they really aren’t concerned with stopping abortions. They are concerned with making noise and raising money.”
Not only has he trashed Wisconsin’s finances, but his personal finances are a mess.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin (R) is in some serious debt.
National Journal’s Shane Goldmacher reported Monday that new federal financial documents showed that Walker had credit-card debts totaling more than $20,000 from two separate cards.
That’s bad. This is worse.
One of the debts is via Barclays and is estimated to be between $10,000 and $15,000. The interest rate on the debt is 27.24%.
What a moron.
2 Men Open Fire On Soldiers At Jade Helm Training Site
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff in Mississippi says authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility. No injuries were reported.
Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith tells WDAM-TV (http://bit.ly/1UlrHi6) that the shots were fired just after noon Tuesday. The soldiers were training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Hattiesburg.
U.S. Special Forces Command designated Camp Shelby as one of the sites where a multi-state military training exercise, “Jade Helm 15″, was expected to take place, according to The Army Times.
I’m inclined to let the south go, but I’d hate to have to live next to a failed state full of psychotic idiots.
Thanks to Roger Ailes, there are now two classes of GOP candidates. The Children’s Table Losers and the Prime Time Losers. I think it is safe to say that the longevity of the Children’s Table Losers has taken a hit. So who should be happy and who should be sad?
Jason330: Huckabee (117), Christie (36), Cruz (161), Carson (118)| 432
Pandora: Walker (23), Paul (145), Rubio (140), and Santorum(72) | 380
AQC: Jindal (46), Bush (55), Fiorina (118), Ehrlich (0) | 219
Newton: Paul (145), Rubio (140),Carson (118), Santorum (72) | 475
Prop Joe: Cruz (161), Jindahl (46), Walker (23), Perry (65) | 295
Del Dem: Bush (55), Christie (36), Huckabee (117), Graham (69)| 277
Turns out, with 4 in the Prime Time, I’m the winner of the Roger Ailes follies. Del Dem, Pandora and Newton, both with three did well. Prop Joe has two Prime Time Losers, and AQC is the Rick Perry of this round.
The GOP is going all in to turn Planned Parenthood into the next ACORN. In response to completely debunked and discredited videos that conservatives collectively pretend show Planned Parenthood officials selling fetal tissue from abortions, Senate Republicans introduced legislation to stop all government funding to the organization. Planned Parenthood receives up to $500 million annually […]
Former Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. told the Boston Globe that he’s not running for president, making him the only Republican in the country not running for President. This means nothing to the universe of political punditry – except to one person, AQC, who is going into the second phase, the drop phase, of DLGOPFP a three legged chair. (scroll down for updated standings)
Don’t cry for AQC though. He (she?) has Jeb Bush, so points will be accumulated while candidates like Newton’s Rand Paul will fall to the ground like overripe and unwanted apples in an abandoned orchard. It is still anybody’s game, and other sports related cliches.
[An aside... I wonder if all this attention to the Buffoon Bus (tm) is helping the GOP in some perverse way? They do get to claim that they have an "embarrassment of riches" and while you and I certainly agree that these candidates are embarrassing, they are all getting a lot of earned media, and pushing the Dem candidates into the shadows. Also - since they all agree on all the issues, they get to continue to spout their utter bullshit unchallenged. Certainly the media is not going to call them on their floating of fact impaired fucktardy. ]
Nice job Bushie. (also, nice job Obama keeping it rolling).
While American military trainers had gone to great lengths to protect the initial group of trainees from attacks by Islamic State or Syrian Army forces, they did not anticipate an assault from the Nusra Front. In fact, officials said on Friday, they expected the Nusra Front to welcome Division 30 as an ally in its fight against the Islamic State.
“This wasn’t supposed to happen like this,” said one former senior American official, who was working closely on Syria issues until recently, and who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss confidential intelligence assessments.
The Nusra Front said in a statement on Friday that its aim was to eliminate Division 30 before it could gain a deeper foothold in Syria. The Nusra Front did much the same last year when it smashed the main groups that had been trained and equipped in a different American effort, one run covertly by the C.I.A.
I thought I knew how screwed up the GOP is. Turns out…I had no idea how mightily screwed up the GOP is right now.
“Cuckservative,” you see, is short for a cuckolded conservative. It’s not about a Republican whose wife is cheating on him, but one whose country is being taken away from him, and who’s too cowardly to do anything about it.
OK, that’s gross and sexist enough already, but there’s more. It apparently comes from a kind of pornography known as “cuck,” in which a white husband, either in shame or lust, watches his wife be taken by a black man. Lewis explains it this way: “A cuckservative is, therefore, a race traitor.
This is not merely a new way to shout “RINO.” It’s a call to make the GOP an explicitly racist party, devoted to the defense of whites…. ”
I think of the DNC as being staffed by a bunch of dingle-berries and dipshits, mostly because historically it has been staffed by a bunch of dingle-berries and dipshits. But that might be changing. This GOP Debate Watch Party Pack actually seems funny.
These (more or less) were the remarks I delivered last night at the PDD event honoring PDD’s “Bob Stachnik Progressive Courage” awardees.
Thanks for having me here to say a few words about Bob Stachnik on the occasion of awarding these first Bob Stachnik Progressive Courage Award. Having worked with him through the Howard Dean meetup days and into the founding of PDD, I can say one thing with absolute authority – Bob would hate the name of this award.
This I know for sure. That is an objective fact.
Some dude, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, announced today. Who cares? Not us. Nobody has Kasich and also… additionally, he is no LeBron James. Will Kasich make it to the Fox News debate and thereby and legitimize his candidacy?
If he does I’ll talk about him then.
It had to happen sooner or later. With his sneering and cynical remarks about John McCain’s service and captivity in Vietnam, Trump has brought his candidacy to a close. It happened sooner, not later. Everyone knew he was going to say something that he couldn’t bluster through, or shrug off, and now the feeding frenzy […]
Four Marines and a gunman were killed in shootings at multiple military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mayor Andy Berke announced at a Thursday afternoon press conference. The gunman was believed to have acted alone.
No matter what you think about gun control, it is impossible to dispute the fact that our gun laws make it easy for people, who are so inclined, to inflict a lot of damage.
According to this Daily Beat piece by Michael Tomasky the ostensible reason Coons is down on diplomacy because it doesn’t solve all problems in the middle east tomorrow. That’s some transparent bullshit, because nobody ever said that this deal was supposed to solve all middle eastern problems (or even the ones caused by George Bush) with the stroke of a pen.
But I think we all know the real reasons. 1) AIPAC says so. and 2) He thinks there is some political/career gain from building up this image as some kind of Dem hawk. I don’t get #2, but his track record is pretty clear.
h/t a commenter for the link
I really don’t get why Coons wants to build up this image as a fucking bloodthirsty warmonger. Are their really that many warmonger-y Delawareians clamoring for our delegation to be on the forefront of undermining the Obama administration’s very successful diplomatic engagement with Iran?
We get it Senator. You’re a big swinging dick. A real tough guy. Israel über alles, and all of that. Is that what you want to hear?
Thanks to DC based Democrats and other Democratic chickenshits like John Carney, Chris Coons and Tom Carper, I have to read stuff like this:
I was trying to think of what the wingnut headlines will be for this historic agreement with Iran. VIENNA (AP) — After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions […]
Robert Reich views Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as the most dangerous of all GOP hopefuls. Why? Because he’s relatively young and charismatic. He’s David and Charles Koch’s favorite (which means unlimited funding by the nation’s most right-wing and irresponsible billionaires), and his positions on key issues are among the most extreme in the Republican field. […]
According to this email, which is otherwise utterly devoid of content, for a measly $9.00 a month you can wear a pin that proves you hate Hillary Clinton as much as Charlie Copeland hates her.
Here it is in a nutshell. Going into reelection in November 2013, Chris Christie was riding high in the polls, and a virtual shoe-in to be the GOP nominee to run in 2016. Then his office ordered the closure of the George Washington Bridge in order to fuck with Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich for […]
The future of humanity does not lie solely in the hands of great leaders, the great powers and the elites. It is fundamentally in the hands of peoples and in their ability to organize. It is in their hands, which can guide with humility and conviction this process of change. I am with you. Let […]
I think we have to include Selander in any list of Democrats who could/should run for some office. He is currently in the world of private industry, but her continues to have a strong public service focus. Based all of his previous jobs, I doubt he will be content to stay away from government and […]