If you’re unclear why impeachment hearings are needed in the Ukraine scandal, this lays it out pretty darned well, in my view.
We had terrorist in the Texas State Senate opposing SB 5
— Bill Zedler (@Bill_Zedler) June 26, 2013
This is an actual tweet made by an actual Texas state legislator in response to the public showing up to the Texas State Capitol building in favor of a filibuster of an abortion bill. Regardless of your views on the bill itself, I think all decent people can agree that the public showing up to a public place to express a political opinion in a nonviolent manner is the exact inverse of “terrorism.” Shameful.
Until we hold the people who represent us to a higher standard, we get the representation we deserve.
God forbid we get a hurricane right up the gut in Charleston during the Governor’s tenure.
I don’t agree with his politics but the videos are pretty entertaining.
— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) October 4, 2012
The live stream of this search term is just nuts. Here’s a widget you can watch it with:
Will be keeping an eye on the debate for a little while tonight. What better way to try the new WordPress live blog plugin than to try live-blogging the debate? Here we go…
It’s only fitting that in the age of bumper-sticker politics and unsourced Facebook chain messages that a presidential candidate will lean on “zingers” in a debate. For better or worse, this is what people respond to right now in our 140-character-at-a-time, soundbite society.
ProPublica has a nicely designed interactive list of likely SOPA and PIPA supporters in both chambers of Congress. Current TV has a cool explanation about how ProPublica’s app, dubbed SOPA Opera, determines who is a supporter and who is an opponent — pretty fantastic stuff (especially if you’re into sentiment analysis).