In one of the most neighborly moments in Congressional history, Mister Rogers testified in 1969 to a Senate subcommittee in defense of PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It’s wonderful:
These are the workers of Wisconsin: A retired Army officer of 28 years, a lifelong conservative police officer who has finally lost faith in the GOP, a teacher trying to avoid foreclosure. These are the stories we’ll take with us into .
Ever wonder what the Bush Administration’s most brilliant thinking on foreign policy looked like? Now we know, thanks to this 2003 document that former Defense Sec. Donald Rumsfeld posted on Rumsfeld.com.
Wow, this unfortunate gentleman had no idea what he was getting into by challenging Hillary Clinton on women’s health and reproductive rights. Amazingly, this clip is from 2009—but could have just as easily happened in Congress earlier today. Found by Steven on RHRealityCheck’s YouTube Channel.
In a major turnabout, President Obama announced yesterday that he’s going to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
You have to hear this: A blogger impersonating Tea Party billionaire David Koch called Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and got him to reveal his secret plan to lure Democrats back to the state. Phenomenal. Check it out:
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A homophobic man tattoos Leviticus 18:22 on his arm, but conveniently forgets that Leviticus 19:28 actually forbids tattooing. Ha!
Outraged at the callous demagoguery of her fellow representative, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) made a shockingly personal revelation during a congressional debate.
Sometimes protest signs are still the best forms of communication, especially for a supposedly extremely complicated debate like abortion.
In a true move toward democratic solidarity, Egyptians sent Wisconsinites pizza. It’s a political cheesehead’s dream come true.