New Obama Volunteering Chief’s Ex-Employer Honored Terrorist


The fascinating tidbits about President Obama’s new Corporation for National and Community Service boss keep on coming.
We already know that Patrick Corvington, Obama’s Senate-confirmed pick to head CNCS which oversees Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America, was a senior official at the ACORN-friendly Annie E. Casey Foundation. (previous posts here and here)
CNCS is beloved by America’s [...]

Super Bowl Lessons for the Right, Part II: Don’t Look to the Candidate, Look to Yourself


In both politics and football, the collective team effort typically matters more than individual performances.

John Avlon Reveals Birtherism’s LEFT-Wing Origins


I beat up on the folks at the Daily Beast a lot for their left-of-center commentary, so it’s only fair to give ‘em some credit when credit’s due.  Today, Wingnuts author John Avlon offers a surprising history of Birtherism’s conservative liberal origins:
But there’s an inconvenient truth liberals are going to have to confront: The Birthers [...]