11:12 AM, March 21st, 2013


From The Rachel Maddow Show:

Here’s a chart that compares the popularity among Americans of background checks for gun purchases compared to other things that are more commonly understood to be popular with Americans. 

(Photo credit: MaddowBlog.com)

Still Puritan after all these years, huh America? 

Reblogged from MSNBC - Lean Forward
11:24 AM, August 12th, 2011
I think this is a dead horse. It’s become great theatre to berate Presidents on taking vacations during crises, especially the last two. Time to stop. We are going to be in crisis for the next 25 years, let the President have a few hours to chill out a bit. He’ll have 20 aides with blackberries and laptops and cell phones within 100 feet of him at all times. Live your lives people, fix your own shit.
Facebook user Mark B. commenting on our story about Obama’s upcoming vacation, which explores political pundits’ opinions on the first family’s planned trip to Martha’s Vineyard.
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