Chelsea’s Day

By |July 31st, 2010|

Today is Chelsea Clinton's wedding day. Until seven and a half years ago, I didn't know what that really meant. The supreme joy. The unbridled happiness of becoming a bride and to be given a chance through another avenue, this one because of one man's bravery to take me on, of sheer, unadulterated, pure happiness. [...]

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ADL Backs Bigots on Ground Zero Mosque

By |July 30th, 2010|

Proponents of the Islamic Center may have every right to build at this site, and may even have chosen the site to send a positive message about Islam. The bigotry some have expressed in attacking them is unfair, and wrong. But ultimately this is not a question of rights, but a question of what is [...]

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2010: Rep. Anthony Weiner Blasts Republicans, Speaker Pelosi Joins In

By |July 30th, 2010|

Nothing else needs to be said. Now segue to Speaker Pelosi blasting Republicans on their efforts to privatize Social Security. "Just five years ago, President Bush and his Republican allies pushed a risky plan to privatize and cut Social Security," she said. "If they had succeeded, seniors would have lost trillions more in the financial [...]

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Phyllis Schlafly, What the Republican Tea Party Really Thinks About Women

By |July 30th, 2010|

"Unmarried women, 70% of unmarried women, voted for Obama, and this is because when you kick your husband out, you've got to have big brother government to be your provider." - Phyllis Schlafly Mrs. Schlafly strikes again. I've been following the matriarch of the right-wing cliterati since my big brother debated her in Missouri back [...]

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Obama’s Pledge to ‘Finish the Job’ in Afghanistan

By |July 29th, 2010|

Pres. Obama reiterated again on "The View" today that he pledged as a candidate to finish the job in Afghanistan, and that's exactly what he intends to do. The cover of Time is the exact photo to represent what we're fighting. Back in the 90s when the Taliban's brutality against women was brought into the [...]

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Shirley Sherrod to Sue Andrew Breitbart

By |July 29th, 2010|

"I will definitely do it," Sherrod said when asked. Game on. Let me add that this all might end up to be more than Ms. Sherrod bargained for, as defamation lawsuits are never easy. It may be more trouble than it's worth. Shirley's choice.

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It’s All About the Ladies

By |July 29th, 2010|

The story behind the screen capture above of the AP photo is what's news today. Pres. Obama is slipping in one of the most important demographics you can have, women, and he's going on a show that draws them in like few others. Midterms may depend on gaining them back. Speaker Pelosi also got her [...]

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Gov. Brewer: ‘This fight is far from over.’

By |July 28th, 2010|

Sorry, Jan, but the dumbest thing in the law was expecting----no, demanding that police be turned into immigration officials. From the New York Times. A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration enforcement law from going into effect, a ruling that at least temporarily squashed a state policy that had [...]

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2010: Finally, Democrats Come Up with A Plan

By |July 28th, 2010|

video via Huffington Post I guess they finally realized the running against Bush thing was lame. The way to go is so obvious. Simply tell the truth. The Republican Party is fueled by the Tea Party activists, who are the angriest segment of the American voting populace "very enthusiastic" about voting in November. What does [...]

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The Reach to Discredit New Media via Journolist

By |July 28th, 2010|

--updated below-- "The (rhymes with rich) is back." - Roger Simon All of what I've seen revealed from Journolist by Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller revolves around email exchanges during the general election time in 2008. Roger Simon whines today that "Journolist veers out of bounds", being the latest to laud good, old journalism as opposed [...]

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