Wednesday, Oct. 16
Senate leaders from both parties reach an agreement. It makes virtually no concessions to the Republicans, other than some minor tightening of income verifications of people obtaining insurance subsidies under the new health care law. A separate motion is planned to require budget negotiations end by mid-December.
I want you to stab yourself in the eye with your pencil…see if you can get it in there and sever the portion of the brain that stores the word rape.
Stephen Colbert to Republican male candidates who are about to mention rape.
The Republican Party, has become an insurgent outlier — ideologically extreme; contemptuous of the inherited social and economic policy regime; scornful of compromise; unpersuaded by conventional understanding of facts, evidence and science; and dismissive of the legitimacy of its political opposition.
This week (Mitt Romney) was attacking Obama about ‘our failing educational system.’ (And) he has a point: I mean, we are graduating millions of people in this country who are so lacking in basic analytical skills, they are considering voting for Mitt Romney.
BILL MAHER, Real Time (via inothernews)
Well, you can make the argument that if she doesn’t have this baby, if she kills her child, that that, too, could ruin her life… I believe and I think the right approach is to accept this horribly created — in the sense of rape — but nevertheless a gift in a very broken way, the gift of human life, and accept what God has given to you. As you know, we have to, in lots of different aspects of our life. We have horrible things happen. I can’t think of anything more horrible. But, nevertheless, we have to make the best out of a bad situation.
This man embodies humankind’s failure to evolve.
100 percent for capital punishment. Oh, yeah, God knew some were going to slip through, a few innocent ones. He knew that. But you cannot have a society without capital punishment.
Well, I am speechless. (Read the entire thing)