2. Why speculate about the near-future when you can speculate about the far future?

    Jon Stewart mocks the Clintons, the Bushes, Rick Perry, and the 2016-obsessed media

    Six months before the 2014 midterm elections, Jon Stewart is already sick of all the speculation about who will win… the 2016 presidential race


  3. Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history, and by far the costliest. Katrina killed more than 1,800 people, displaced 1.5 million more, leveled tens of thousands of homes, and left nearly 80 percent of New Orleans under water.

    ObamaCare has, to date, killed zero people and destroyed zero homes, while leaving New Orleans dry. It has, however, caused a political brouhaha by intentionally pushing people toward better insurance plans and having a glitchy website.


  4. Attachment politics CHRISTOPHER WEYANT ©2012 Cagle Cartoons

    Your daily dose of the best political cartoons

    (Source: theweek.com)


  5. GiveItBackForJobs.com features a calculator that lets high-earners tally how much more they would have paid if Congress had let the tax cuts expire and suggests links to redirect those funds to “wise and just programs that our government would promote if it had not been hijacked” by Republicans.


  6. You can’t give everybody a tax cut like it’s Oprah Winfrey or Santa Claus. You get a tax cut! You get a tax cut!
    — Bobby Scott, Virginia Democratic Congressman, comments on extending the Bush-era tax cuts for everyone. Here’s a video roundup of what the pundits, politicians and talk show hosts have to say about the Obama-GOP tax truce.