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Silly State Of The Union Pageantry

As the night of the State Of The Union Address approaches, the silliness in Washington has been taken up a notch.

Barack Obama: The Comeback Kid?

After a fairly bad 2010, Barack Obama is starting off 2011 in a very good position.

House Votes 245-189 To Repeal Affordable Care Act

In a move that surprises nobody, the House voted today to repeal last year’s health care reform law. Now it goes to the Senate where it will die.

Is Rep. Giffords In Danger Of Losing Her Seat Due To Being Hospitalized?

An obscure Arizona law has raised questions over whether Congressman Gabrielle Giffords could lose her seat if she is disabled for an extended period.

Sarah Palin Responds To The Response Over Her Response To The Arizona Shootings

Sarah Palin was “interviewed” by Sean Hannity last night. I doubt she helped herself.

NYT Explains False Giffords Death Report

NYT public editor Arthur Brisbane explains how it came to pass that his paper reported as fact the erroneous news that Gabrielle Giffords had been killed.

Politicizing Tucson Memorial Service

Factions on the right and left continue to charge one another with trying to politicize the Tucson murders. They’re now nitpicking the memorial service.

Obama Calls For Civility, Without Casting Blame

After five days of nonsense, President Obama’s address in Tucson last night struck exactly the right tone.

James Clyburn Uses Arizona Shootings To Call For Return Of “Fairness Doctrine”

The political firestorm that has erupted in the wake of the shootings in Arizona is drifting, inevitably, into calls for more government control over the content of speech.

Political Vitriol and Political Violence

The relationships between inflammatory rhetoric and political violence is complicated.

There Was A Shooting In Arizona, Sarah Palin Is Not The Story

Over the past two days, Sarah Palin has become the center of the media firestorm over the tragic shootings in Arizona, she doesn’t belong there.

“Heated Political Rhetoric” And The Giffords Shooting

The tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others in Arizona has started another debate about political rhetoric. It’s a stupid debate, and it’s utterly pointless.

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Update

Gabriellie Giffords, a three-term Arizona Congresswoman, was shot and killed today along with six others outside a campaign event in Tuscon.

Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D, Az) Shot In Tuscon

A tragedy this afternoon in Tuscon

Keith Olbermann’s Donations To Democrats: Much Ado About Nothing

Politico runs this morning with the shocking revelation that Keith Olbermann is a Democrat.

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