Erica Payne: Welcome to CRAZYTOWN

Are you sane enough to vote November 2nd? Take the quiz and find out! 1) Colorado Senate Candidate Ken Buck insists that he does not wear high heels. Do you think he secretly wants to? 2) NY gubernatorial candidates Carl Palladino believes that being gay is ‘not a successful option.’ Do you think that is […]

Election ads turn personal — and brutal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It’s nasty out there, with political candidates and outside groups flooding the airwaves with brutal and increasingly personal attacks calling their opponents cheats, liars and kooks — or worse. Read the full story from Reuters

Rep. Jim McDermott: So You Want to Privatize

Last week, former President George W. Bush emerged from his Texas mansion to declare that the biggest failure of his presidency was not privatizing Social Security. President Bush should take a good look around because he failed at a number of things, but failing to gut one of America’s most effective programs was, in fact, […]

U.S. prepares new offer for Iran nuclear talks: report

VIENNA (Reuters) – The United States and its European allies are preparing a new offer to Iran on a possible nuclear fuel swap that would include tougher conditions than those rejected by Tehran last year, the New York Times said. Read the full story from Reuters

Joe Cirincione: The Terminator Targets Nukes, ‘Idiots’ Who Want Them

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) delivered a powerful endorsement of the New START treaty while mocking those who try to pump up their manhood with nuclear weapons. He said: There are those in America that are trying to flex their muscles and pretend they’re ballsy by saying, “we’ve got to keep those nuclear weapons.” That’s […]