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Visiting Bourbon Country? You'll Want to Read This

Fred Minnick | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Fred Minnick

Bourbon distillers are about to go into shutdown mode. At least once a year, distilleries shut down for anywhere from two weeks to a month to make sc...

Friday Talking Points [129] -- Incrementalism Wins Big

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with the news that a popular New Jersey beach is considering allowing women to sunbathe topless. And then move right on to...

Joe Barton Will Keep Energy Committee Post After Apologizing To GOP Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) convened privately with his GOP colleagues Wednesday and apologized for the controversy he created last week by expressing p...

David Cozad, 'That Guy Running Against Joe Barton,' Given Unlikely Opportunity By Republican's Apology To BP

Texas Tribune | Reeve Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By David Cozad's own admission, hardly anyone knew his name before last week. And that's still mostly true, though it may not matter. For all practica...

DNC Hits Joe Barton Apology Again In New Ad (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The DNC has launched its second ad highlighting Texas GOP Rep. Joe Barton's much derided apology to BP last week, and using it as evidence of a larger...

Friday Talking Points [128] -- Merry Bartonmas!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Christmas has come in June for the Democratic Party. Republican Joe Barton just delivered a huge, nicely wrapped present to Democrats. The only ques...

VP Joe Biden drills Rep. Barton for apology to BP.

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Kudos and thanks, VP Biden. Here's Barton's apology to BP, in case you missed it. Video:...

The Barton Apology: Proving Conservatives Want America to Be Dependent on Big Oil

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Scher

Conservatism -- an ideology so blinded by hatred for liberalism, and so compromised by relationships to Big Oil that it will reject all common sense to keep America dependent on fossil fuels.

Jeff Muskus

Waxman Gives GOP One More Day To Stall On Climate Change | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Henry Waxman has had just about enough. The House Energy and Commerce Committee's climate-change bill has been besieged by hundreds of (mostly Republi...