It turns out there are tours of these mind-blowing tunnels and caverns being carved into the bedrock below New York City. But apparently you need an in. They’re not open to the public.
Following the ‘autopsy’ it’s time to take a look at the state of the modern day GOP.
If America is about one thing it’s innovation, never taking for granted how things were done in the past but creatively striving to find new ways to accomplish the task at hand. And that applies even to hoary American institutions like the KKK and alleged member Glendon Scott Crawford of Albany, New York.
Crawford developed a truck-based remote-controlled mobile radiation gun which could be used to zap racial undesireables while they slept. Totally invisible.Read More →
Longtime TPM Reader JB explains what I left out in my post this morning about the post-2012 GOP …
One thing you left out of your commentary on the post-election GOP is what hasn’t changed. More specifically, what neither the party establishment or the Tea Party types ever even thought of changing.Read More →
In climate of rightwing racial and gender panic, Republican Congressman proposes classes to teach children proper gender roles.
Hannity: Hey, I never said Obama was Muslim.
What’s America coming to when you can’t even build a remote-controlled, truck-mounted radiation death ray anymore?
TPM Reader MB on the new GOP abortion ban bill …
I just wanted to underscore how horrific the Republicans’ abortion bill was, and how it’s sent shockwaves through my circle of friends. While I’m political, many of my friends aren’t, and they were terrified last night when they heard the 20 week ban had passed the House. They didn’t understand the process and thought it would soon become law. I had to assure them that the Democrats would stop the ban and that it’d die in the Senate.Read More →
There were supposedly two takeaways from the 2012 election. First, the GOP had a difficult time polling the new American electorate, a shortcoming tied to the second takeaway, which was that the GOP was ill-prepared to win elections in the new American electorate which was more socially liberal and less white and, on both measures, getting more so. Basically all Democrats believed this, albeit somewhat self-servingly. Most independent analysts believed it because it seemed to be obvious. And a lot of Republicans seemed to believe it - especially those most focused on winning elections, which tends to mean party elites. But look where we are right now.Read More →
Japanese politicians apparently have a really hard time not embarrassing themselves on theTwitter.
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