President Obama at #MOW50: Be The Change
Aug28

President Obama at #MOW50: Be The Change

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I have a confession to make. The constant and unending barrage of criticism and snark directed at our President sometimes makes me cynical and snarky and negative. That’s where I started today as I watched the commemoration of the 50th anniversary on the march on Washington. After all, you can’t give attention to things like wingnuts making random...

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Trayvon Martin’s Mom Stands Her Ground
Jul05

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Stands Her Ground

Trayvon Martin’s mother took the stand in the trial of the man who shot her son. During her cross-examination, she was forced to stand her own ground.

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Moms “Like” AR-15s? Really?
Jan30

Moms “Like” AR-15s? Really?

At today’s Senate hearing on gun violence, a spokeswoman for the conservative women’s group Independent Women’s Forum claimed that young moms really like AR-15s because they’re “scary.” Via Crooks & Liars: At Senate Judiciary Hearing on gun violence, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) asked IWF’s Gayle Trotter, who also writes for The Daily Caller, if it would “disproportionately burden...

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Public Notice Has Deep Ties To Kochs, Republican Establishment
Jan18

Public Notice Has Deep Ties To Kochs, Republican Establishment

Editors Note: Who is Public Notice? This post about the “non-partisan” interest group, written by Karoli, originally appeared on this website on January 18, 2013. On August 14, 2014, we discovered that the post had mysteriously disappeared. Fortunately, nothing on the Internet is ever really gone and we have restored the post almost as it originally appeared in 2013. Who is Public Notice? Since BlogHer 2011, some of us...

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Madeleine Albright Pans Romney Foreign Policy Speech
Oct08

Madeleine Albright Pans Romney Foreign Policy Speech

Mitt Romney gave yet another foreign policy speech today, in which he articulated his vision for the direction of United States foreign policy. Once again, Romney proved himself clueless on the actual state of the world as it exists today, preferring to look back at the last century and pretend Cold War policies would actually benefit this country. In Madeleine Albright’s opinion, the speech was “full of platitudes, devoid...

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