Firth of Forth: On the Tumblr #Politics Tag →
politicalprof: There is an interesting and it seems to me entirely appropriate debate going on on Tumblr right now about how the #Politics tag works, the kinds of posts that get marked with it, and in particular whether the vile and hate-filled bloviations of one of the Tumblr #Politics…
Four years ago with Democrats, the tension in that race was which of two...– Steve Schmidt, on MSNBC
I took a chance at the Apollo and I’m not going to take a chance again....– Obama, on Rev. Al Green
To say that people of faith have no role in the public square? You bet that...– Okay, here’s the whole context! Rick Santorum, discussing John Kennedy’s famous 1960 speech on the separation of religion and politics in light of his Catholic faith, on ABC’s “This Week” today. —Only one quick thought: Kennedy’s speech was reasoned, literate and thoughtful whether you...
We establish no religion in this country, we command no worship, we mandate no...– Ronald Reagan (via politicalprof)
I don’t believe in an America where the separation of church and state is...– Rick Santorum (via beforeisleep) what a fucking terrifying nutjob (via meghanwithanh) Is this for real?
We are lucky enough to live in a country in which our politics in 2008 soared...– I love this. West Wing Writer Lawrence O’Donnell: ‘Of Course’ Obama Is A Better President Than President Bartlet (via nickbaumann)
From Talking Points Memo: “When I was watching the debate last night I did a double-take when I heard Newt say that ‘reforming’ the federal Civil Service system could save “a minimum of $500 billion a year.” That sounded pretty crazy to me since that’s like 15% of the entire federal government. And the vast majority of federal spending goes to the military and...
Firth of Forth: hello, hyderabad (and the saddest... →
nukuler: My friend Vivek, who studied the exact combination of three things as me in college but is hilariously better at all of them is in India to write a book. You can tell that it will be amazing. vnemana: Diary of February 8, 2012 On this day I arrived in India, finally,…
GOP senators: Domestic violence against... →
motherjones: A very important NY Times editorial.
To be clear (for those that are relatively new), we have a dress code which...– Sean Spicer, communications director for the Republican National Committee
Abu Suleiman was working methodically to wrap the body of a seven-year-old girl...– The Guardian’s Paul Wood in Homs, Syria (via pantslessprogressive)
Personhood and the GOP →
New Obama campaign pitch distilled to 7 words: “GM is alive; bin Laden is dead.– JOSH MARSHALL of TPM.
Thank you all for coming, because I know a 9:30AM class at Sarah Lawrence is...– Michael Siff, in a 9:30AM lecture. (via slcteacherisms)