Dow Down, Blame Brown

Not really, the reasons are multifold, but using the logic of Fox News and the conservative media, the 157 point drop in the Dow is clearly a reaction to Scott Brown’s election last night, right guys? Riiiiight. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor … Read more

Politico Gets Played By House Republicans

The imaginary alternative budget popped up today. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.

11 Days To Go

Let’s give Damon Weaver an event to cover in Washington in January… Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.

McCain: I’m Losing Because “Life Isn’t Fair”

Call out the waaaaaahmbulance. Sen. John McCain said Thursday that Sen. Barack Obama’s poll numbers are rising as the economy seems to sink “because life isn’t fair.” “He certainly did nothing for the first few days,” McCain told Fox News on Thursday. “I suspended my campaign, took our ads down, came back to Washington, met … Read more

Bubba America: Call The Cops On Gay Men Kissing

When I see nonsense like Newsweek’s cover about the so-called “Bubba Gap” for Sen. Obama and other members of the punditocracy saying that the path to the presidency can only be achieved by pandering to these larry the cable guy(mostly southern) conservatives I always have to roll my eyes (I also roll my eyes at … Read more

Bush’s Soldier From A Right-Wing Propaganda Org

The soldier Bush referenced in his speech (“We soldiers of yours are doing great and scoring victories in confronting the evil terrorists.”) is part of a right-wing propaganda outfit. See here. “Joe Roche serves with the U.S. Army’s 16th Combat Engineer Battalion in Iraq and is an adjunct fellow at the National Center for Public … Read more