- Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Circular debate:
- What you missed on Sunday Kos …
- Sunday’s comic was Identity politics, by Matt Wuerker
- Things that matter in the presidential campaign, and things that don’t, by DemFromCT
- In Arizona, governing by conspiracy theory, by Hunter
- Mitt Romney is a businessman like the Hamburglar is a cowboy, by David Waldman
- History shows renewable energy subsidies are exactly what’s needed to get us out of fossil-fuel bind, by Meteor Blades
- Redistricting Roundup: Republicans win, by not losing, by David Jarman
- Occupy and the Constitution, by Armando
- Dumbing democracy down: Leadership is not a drinking game, by Laurence Lewis
- When your pharmacist is allowed to tell you “no,” by Denise Oliver Velez
- Falling down on the economic treadmill, by brooklynbadboy
- President Clinton: North Carolina’s Amendment One is too big of a risk, by Scott Wooledge
- The insanity of the Wall Street ethos, by Dante Atkins
- A hilarious video, with Republican women telling why they want government in their vagina.
- News that strikes fear in the Republican heart (or whatever device they possess):
Connecticut moved closer Saturday toward allowing people to register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day.
By a largely party line vote, 19-16, the Democratic controlled state Senate gave final legislative approval to the bill, which already passed the House of Representatives. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat, applauded the bill’s passage, predicting it will increase participation in elections and improve voter access to the ballot box.
- A homophobic preacher is “on a mission to take back words, phrases and symbols he believes groups, such as homosexuals and other liberal organizations have ‘hijacked’ from the American lexicon.” So he’s proclaimed himself the gay, gayer, gayest heterosexual ever.
- Somewhere Sarah Palin is saying “me, me, me …”
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday she has no desire to make another run for the White House but hopes to see an American woman president in her lifetime.
Politely turning aside questions about her political intentions at a town hall event in Kolkata, Clinton said she really wanted to see “that final glass ceiling” broken.
- A new network is on its way:
ABC News and Univision News have announced that they will launch a new 24-hour network, the first English-language channel aimed toward U.S. Hispanic audience. ABC News announced the news this morning.
Look for Republicans to try and build a fence around it.
- Offered without comment:
Dinosaurs may have farted themselves to extinction, according to a new study from British scientists.
- A great slideshow of Saturday night’s Super Moon.
Midday open thread
Posted by admin on May 7th, 2012
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