Friday News Bites: Doctor Who Prequel Flailing Excitement and More

Lots of things are happening in the world, but I need to lead with some OHMYGOD Doctor Who News. Bear with me.

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Obama Files for 2012 Reelection

Obama formally filed for reelection today, and marked the occasion with this video. Pro tip: do NOT read the YouTube comments. Whew. Read More Obama Files for 2012 Reelection

Happy Anniversary, Healthcare Reform!

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the historic passage of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act. Over the past 12 months, the world has not ended, rich people are still rich, and Obama has not turned white people into slaves — in other words, the Right was wrong. Healthcare reform, or HCR, has helped millions of people get insured. Myself included. Read More Happy Anniversary, Healthcare Reform!

Michele Bachmann Still Considers Obama Administration a “Gangster Government”

This week, Michele Bachmann (R, MN) went on Meet the Press to discuss healthcare reform funding, the crisis in Libya, how John Boehner has fared as Speaker of the House, and whether or not she still believes we are operating under a “gangster government” (a phrase she famously originated in 2009). Read More Michele Bachmann Still Considers Obama Administration a “Gangster Government”

Ellsworth v. Coats (Indiana 8th): Healthcare and Job Creation

Let me start by saying that in pretty much any other state in our fair country, Brad Ellsworth would be an R instead of a D.   He’s a fiscally conservative Blue Dog from southern Indiana, an area not known for its progressives.   A former Sheriff, Ellsworth did work closely on healthcare reform and supports and pledges to uphold the changes made in the past year.   Read More Ellsworth v. Coats (Indiana 8th): Healthcare and Job Creation