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The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Yesterday, former FBI Director Louis Freeh released a detailed report about the involvement of Penn State University officials, including the late Joe Paterno, in facilitating Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of a number of young boys. The report paints the picture…

Breakfast in America: July 9, 2012

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Another week: Representative Thad McCotter resigned amid scandal with a humorous letter. And here it is, the official Mitt Romney dictionary. Theo Anderson breaks down just how important turnout is to the electoral hopes of Republicans. At the risk of…

Weekly Podcast: Justices, Europeans and Veeps, Oh My!

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Joe, Nick, Kathryn AND Allison form a 4-person super panel to reflect on the legal and political ramifications of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act and muse about Germany’s consent to a possible Euro Crisis solution…

The Dumbest Thing I Heard This Week

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Well it’s hard to come up with much better than the increasingly shrill self-immolation of the American conservative movement over yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act. I mean a GOP spokesman calling for armed rebellion over this…

Breakfast in America: June 29, 2012

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I wonder if all the Republicans are behaving rationally…: Oh good. According to a white guy educated at elite schools, this decision about health insurance is a lot like forcing kidnapped Africans to be slaves. Good to know.  Brett Bozell injects…