Herman Cain Ensnares Rush Limbaugh

By |October 31st, 2011|

The bigger the ego the harder they fall and Rush Limbaugh fell all the way today. This was a very bad day for Herman Cain who made a classic mistake. He thought he could best good reporters given money and time, with a fine editor on their side, something that proves how arrogant Mr. Cain [...]

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Leading Progressive Mike Lux Slams Obama on Proposed Bank Deal

By |October 31st, 2011|

The political folks like Dave Plouffe need to understand the policy Tim Geithner is pushing is in direct contradiction with their political strategy of taking on Wall Street and will blow up badly in their faces. You can't give the Wall Street guys the ultimate sweetheart deal, and then try to run against Wall Street, [...]

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Rick Perry’s Weird & ‘Passionate’ Performance

By |October 31st, 2011|

"Twenty percent flat tax: put it on there, take your deductions off, send it in. Even Tim Geithner can get his taxes in on time with this, I'm telling ya." - Gov. Rick Perry The snippets of a speech Gov. Rick Perry gave in New Hampshire over the weekend is getting some buzz (h/t Huffington [...]

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Politico: Scrutiny on Herman Cain Explodes in Sexual Harassment Allegations

By |October 30th, 2011|

"Old tired allegations" is how Cain's vice president of communications described what Politico is reporting tonight. An "exclusive" that includes two sources and details that are quite juicy for the competing frontrunner. But one source closely familiar with Cain's tenure in Washington confirmed that the claims related to allegations of sexual harassment "” behavior that [...]

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Hillary’s Close-Up

By |October 30th, 2011|

"We came. We saw. He died." - Secy. Hillary Clinton, TIME magazine The issue above is slated to hit newsstands on November 7, the day before my book, The Hillary Effect - Politics, Sexism and the Destiny of Loss comes out. I urge you to read this article, which is behind a subscriber wall. It [...]

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Progressive Notes: Move to Amend, Feingold & Debt Cmte, Warren’s Historic Volunteer Team, and Other Things

By |October 29th, 2011|

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist. Hasidic master the Yehudi HaKadosh said: "Good intentions alone not accompanied by action are without value. The main thing is the action, as this is what makes the intention so profound." With the Obama camp doing a fundraiser at a opponent of public pensions [...]

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V.P. Joe Biden Gives a Stemwinder After Blasting ‘Zero Credibility’ Republicans

By |October 29th, 2011|

Remember who we are... From a whisper to a rallying cry, V.P. Joe Biden reveals how it's done. Not because of just the words, but because you believe the man who's saying it. He's the exact vice president Barack Obama needs, providing the perfect emotional connection to issues, not just professorial meanderings on a theme. [...]

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Queer Talk: “No, no, no …”

By |October 29th, 2011|

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer. It's so 2012. The Democratic Party is so predictable. And it's so unsurprising that like big donors in general, those from Queerdom will almost certainly answer the fundraising call from the White House. You already know about 2012, probably more than you wish you did. [...]

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Dash of Dan: Nutella Bat Cookies

By |October 29th, 2011|

The leaves have finally begun to change color here in the city, and the temperature has gone down! We are even expecting some snow...but also something else is afoot... Halloween! Needless to say I won't go through every costume I've ever worn...there was Big Bird, Fred Flintstone, a wizard, a veterinarian, and a Stepford Wife. [...]

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CARDINALS, WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS

By |October 28th, 2011|

**UPDATED** "A little baseball history for you. The Cards have won seven of ten 7th games. The best record in World Series history. In addition, they are four out of five when down 3-2 and needing two wins to close it out. They have also won more World Series than any National League team." - [...]

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