For the NAACP, Mission Accomplished

By |July 14th, 2010|

The NAACP sure pissed off the Tea Party at their 101st annual meeting, starting with their Queen, Sarah Palin, who opined on Facebook about "divisive politics of the past," which is taking a page from candidate Obama's mantra about not refighting "the battles of the '90s." Palin goes on in her FB entry to invoke [...]

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Fighting Palestinian Plight of ‘idleness, uncertainty and despair’

By |July 14th, 2010|

The vampire was not Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister. - The New York Times The usual suspects are not the only ones being blamed, with someone finally rising from the PA ashes of Arafat. ... It was Salam Fayyad, prime minister of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank. "We stand today in this [...]

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This is F-ing Great, But Tea Party Ugly Is Protected Speech Too

By |July 14th, 2010|

Free speech has been upheld by a federal court. It also mean an Iowa billboard comparing Pres. Obama to Hilter and Lenin earns the same deference. But just in case you thought the Tea Party was respectable, the North Iowa Tea Party clan should disabuse you of that notion. Isn't it wonderful when wackos do [...]

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Today in Crazy, Starring Vitter’s Birtherism, and Rand Paul Is Totally Nuts!

By |July 13th, 2010|

Sen. David "diapers" Vitter goes birther. Oh, but after sucking up to the crazies adds that it would be a mistake to get distracted by Obama birther lawsuits. Preview of coming attractions if Republicans take the House? Yesterday, the Washington Post did a very interesting article on a former Reagan administration official, Larry Brady, who [...]

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French Parliament Votes to Ban Burqa-like Islamic Veils

By |July 13th, 2010|

Pres. Sarkozy led on this one. It gives me yet another reason to love the French. Via Huffington Post: France's lower house of parliament overhwelmingly approved a ban on burqa-like Islamic veils Tuesday, a move that is popular among French voters despite serious concerns from Muslim groups and human rights advocates. There were 336 votes [...]

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Post/ABC Poll: 58% ‘Lack Faith’ in Obama to Make Right Desicions

By |July 13th, 2010|

Public confidence in President Obama has hit a new low, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Four months before midterm elections that will define the second half of his term, nearly six in 10 voters say they lack faith in the president to make the right decisions for the country, and a clear [...]

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‘Emergency Committee for Israel’ Targets Joe Sestak

By |July 12th, 2010|

Leading conservatives will launch a new pro-Israel group this week with a scathing attack on Rep. Joe Sestak, the Democratic Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, the first shot in what they say will be a confrontational campaign against the Obama administration's Mideast policy and the Democrats who support it. - New conservative group will oppose Obama [...]

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Robert Gibbs Crushes Jon Kyl on Twitter

By |July 12th, 2010|

"Kyl says wealthy need big Bush tax cuts while middle class families are on their own to fend for themselves as a result of Bush economy." - Robert Gibbs It only took 140 characters. The austerity virus is going to kill Republicans if they don't shut up. Rand Paul said the same thing this past [...]

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Sarah Becomes a Player… but Mitt Raises More

By |July 12th, 2010|

Most of their reports are due this week, though a spokesman said Pawlenty's Freedom First PAC raised more than $700,000, while Romney's field-leading Free and Strong America PAC, which reports monthly, had raised more than $1 million in April and May alone. Of the bunch, only Barbour had filed a second quarter report, which showed [...]

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In 2010, White House Message is Democrats Are On Their Own

By |July 12th, 2010|

"This debt is like a cancer." - Erskine Bowles The White House is pessimistic that Pres. Obama and the DNC can do enough to stir mid-term voters to action. So they're trying another tactic. Warnings meant to seemingly scare the crap out of people. Because they have no intention of further ruining Obama's brand to [...]

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