Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — the one who quit before her first term was up — told 750 self-righteous right wingers gathering in Las Vegas this weekend to “never spin or cover up for GOP screw-ups.” Good advice for any political partisan. Too bad Palin and her faithful following don’t practice what they preach. […]

Holder proposes meeting with Issa over failed ‘Fast and Furious’ gun-running scheme

Holder proposes meeting with Issa over failed ‘Fast and Furious’ gun-running scheme

Beleaguered Attorney General Eric Holder, finding himself deeper and deeper into a career-threatening hole over the failed “Fast and Furious” gun smuggling scandal, wants to meet with Congressman Darrell Issa to try and find a way out of the mess. Holder sent a letter to Issa Thursday, saying he is finally prepared to turn over […]

In policy reversal, Pentagon will honor gay and lesbian troops

In policy reversal, Pentagon will honor gay and lesbian troops

In a sharp reversal of it’s “look the other way” policy, the Pentagon will openly salute gay soldiers in June, abandoning the last vestiges of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that framed the military’s reluctant acceptance of homosexual personnel for nearly 20 years. Pentagon officials announced Thursday that they host an even to openly […]

Virginia gets a gay judge

Virginia gets a gay judge

In Virginia, where homophobia thrives and the Klan still rallies in the mountains and valleys, a gay judge managed to survive a right-wing attempt to block his appointment as a district court judge when Richmond Circuit judges circumvented the Old Dominion’s General Assembly and make the appointment themselves. The judges voted to put Tracy Thorne-Bergland, […]

Democrats’ lament: What do we do about Obama?

Democrats’ lament: What do we do about Obama?

Throughout the halls of power in Washington, in the bars that cover Capitol Hill like litter and the power lunch spots along K Street, the political elite huddle over cocktails, sparkling water or $40 salads and ask one question: “What are we going to do about Barack Obama?” This hand-wringing comes not from Republicans seeking […]

Carville, other Democratic pros feel Obama is unfocused, out-of-touch with voters

Carville, other Democratic pros feel Obama is unfocused, out-of-touch with voters

Political strategist James Carville thinks President Barack Obama is blowing his chances for re-election with a risky economic message. Appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America,” Carville said: I’m worried that when the White House or the campaign talks about the progress that’s being made, people take that as a signal that they think that things […]

‘Burn in hell Rand:’ The son faces the wrath of Ron Paul’s cult-like following

‘Burn in hell Rand:’  The son faces the wrath of Ron Paul’s cult-like following

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul‘s decision to endorse his father’s rival — presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney — continues to bring the wrath of Ron Paul‘s cult=like supporters. “Nothing but a judas.  Burn in hell rand,” wrote Natalie Shipanoff on Facebook. Cody Seggerman Tzm, also writing on Facebook, declared: “Shame on you rand…you sold […]