Tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern right here on msnbc, eight Republicans running for the honor of being their party's presidential nominee will debate for the fourth time this year. What you won't hear from the moderators or the commentators or even the candidates is much about the location of the event -- the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. read more
Whatever you're planning for the 10th anniversary of 9-11, these folks are getting ready for America's "last days." The Dallas preacher behind the new "Twilight's Last Gleaming" sermons has a book coming out with a foreword by Mike Huckabee in January, so we're good at least through then.Kyle Mantyla's got the goods over at Right Wing Watch. read more
I admit that I don't know as much as I should about the Troy Davis case. I know, as you might, that 20 years ago, Davis was convicted quickly and sentenced to die in Georgia for the killing of off-duty policeman Mark MacPhail two years earlier. I understand also that a significant movement believes that Mr. Davis may be as he maintains: innocent.As noted in this article about Mr. Davis' brief 2007 stay of execution, most of the witnesses have recanted or contradicted their earlier testimony (and some alleged that they were coerced into giving it). read more
what I believe history will record. That America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return: with peace and hope for all mankind..."
Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) had this to say last night about her new campaign for Senate:We're in an epic struggle. This is really, in my mind and many others, about the survival of the middle class. read more
There will be no formal Republican response to President Obama's jobs speech.The White House tries to save the Post Office.Would today's Republicans elect Ronald Reagan?Fmr. Pres. Bush (43) to speak at the 9/11 commemoration in Shanksville, PA.Nearly a third of middle class Americans are downwardly mobile.Ummm... okay, John Bolton. Thanks for your time.Charles Koch: Chris Christie is "my kind of guy." read more