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TSA to US soldiers: take your guns but leave those nail...

Americans have found something in politics to unite around at last. All Americans-- red state-blue state-purple state Americans-- everyone hates the Transportation Security Administration....

Lunchtime links: Wealthy Republican lawmakers want tax cuts; Americans want jobs

The Bush tax cuts, which will disproportionately benefit millionaire Washington DC lawmakers in relation to the rest of the nation's population, are a low...

Bennet tells potential donors he’s still committed to public option

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has come under fire in the wake of House passage of health reform legislation for seeming to waffle on his commitment to the public health insurance option. It's up to the Senate now to pass agreed-upon fixes to the bill by offering amendments. Bennet has made a splash in the last month by championing a plan to reinsert a public option into the bill and now would seem the time to do it. But Democratic lawmakers are wary of overreaching in the next week and opening up the process to complications that could foil their careful plan to reshape the bill.

News Nuggets: 4 August 2009

Dug up fresh, daily. MILLIONAIRE GRASSROOTS ACTION: "These aren't just some organizations that these guys gave money to. They run them...!" The "grassroots" efforts to defeat...