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The Erratic Joe Wilson's Shameful Record on Troops and Veterans

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Thank heaven Joe Wilson voted repeatedly to cut veterans care and save us from modern day Leninism.

Stupidity Is Your Pre-Existing Condition

Erik Sean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Sean Nelson

I think the right to stay alive is as important than the right to free speech, because you can't say many words when you die at age 20 from a pre-existing condition.

The Bile Boils Over

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Conservatives bathed in daily lies -- from WMDs to "death panels" -- have become so comfortable spreading them that they treat it like good, clean fun for the whole family.

Joe Wilson and the 9/12 March: The Week That Decency Died?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

The 9/12 protests are extensions of the 'sore loser' rallies, and they're one hundred percent partisan. That is why their attempts to wrap themselves in the tragedy of 9/11 is so wrong.

Craig Ferguson Devotes Entire Monologue To Schooling Joe Wilson (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Craig Ferguson, a man who chose to become a U.S. citizen, was ashamed last night at the lack of decorum Representative Joe Wilson showed when shouting...

EQ Deficit Threatens Health Care Reform

Deborah Plummer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Plummer

Whatever the details of the health care bill, our ability to shape the future will be determined by how we interact and treat those with whom we most vehemently disagree.

Calhoun Conservatism Raises Its Ugly Head

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Joe Wilson's thuggishness on Wednesday night and the conservative movement's embrace of his action yesterday are just the latest examples of Calhoun Conservatism.

The President's Game Changing Speech

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Obama's compelling rhetoric rekindled hope and provided needed direction, energizing supporters of reform. It was a "game changer." Here's why.

Just Another Joe Wilson to Love

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

Thank you, Joe Wilson, for voluntarily becoming the angry, twisted, insolent face of the Republican naysayers, "NO-bodies," and assorted nattering nabobs of negativity.

In Defense of Rep. Joe "You Lie" Wilson

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

People across America were stunned that Rep. Joe Wilson could be so rude, so thoughtless, so disrespectful. Not me. I just figured he thought he was at a Democratic town hall meeting.

Obama Speaks to Children in Congress, Adults in High School

Don Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Parker

At Wakefield High School in Virginia, no student yelled at him, calling him a liar. Students didn't hold up signs and papers objecting to the points he was making. And none of the students booed him.

Jason Linkins

Joe Wilsons vs. The Presidents | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the more interesting aspects of last night's presidential address was that here we had President Barack Obama being called a liar by a man name...

Joe Wilson: Pan-Carolina Hollerin' Champeen

Scott Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Brown

I'm a hollerin', incipiently double-chinned white guy from the Carolinas. I come from a long line of hollerin', incipiently double-chinned white guys from the Carolinas. But that Joe Wilson, boy, he might've out-hollered us all.

Breach of Discipline

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Paul Eaton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Paul Eaton

Retired Colonel (Representative) Joe Wilson's conduct last night is a breach of military protocol and represents a further departure from the historic good order and discipline I expected, in the past, to see from the GOP.

Rep. Joe Wilson Heckles Great Moments in History

David Kronke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

What if Wilson was like Forrest Gump? (I mean, like Forrest Gump in his preternatural ability to be present at great historical moments, not in his ability at being a functional moron.)

Did Obama's Address Remind Anyone Else of the the Season Opener of Glee?

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

The partisan dynamics currently at play on Capitol Hill resemble a high school full of cliques, power differentials, and image-conscious participants more than a democratic problem-solving body.

The Health Care Debate: Expecting of Ourselves What We Demand From Our Children

John Milewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Milewski

Representative Joe Wilson shouted at the president in a manner usually reserved for town hall meetings. But this was no town meeting, but instead a formal gathering of Congress.