The Perils of Pissing off Maxine

By |October 20th, 2011|

According to the Politico article today, Rep. Maxine Waters has said not only that "I don't have a relationship with the White House," but also that she's "never had a conversation with the president." Given who Rep. Maxine Waters is, especially her place in the black community and the activist Congressional Black Caucus, [...]

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Unconfirmed Reports Swirl of Gaddafi Killed or Captured in Sirte

By |October 20th, 2011|

**UPDATED** On "Daily Rundown," with Chuck Todd, MSNBC showed what is allegedly Gaddafi's body, bloodied, but NBC has not confirmed the picture, which likely was taken by a cell phone. From the BBC: Unconfirmed reports say Col Gaddafi has been killed, and AFP obtained a mobile-phone image apparently showing his face covered in blood. The [...]

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For Ann Romney, ‘Animosity’ Describes the Mood

By |October 19th, 2011|

Politico's piece, "Rick Perry vs. Mitt Romney: Now it's personal," gets at the heat. But as you'll see John King report in this video, Mrs. Romney thought things went over the line. Perry landed a punch, then Romney responded by saying he knew the governor of Texas had had a "tough couple of debates." I [...]

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Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Goes Down

By |October 19th, 2011|

It was a brawl. After Herman Cain was pilloried on his 9-9-9 plan, he wilted. You could almost see the energy drain from him. Really rough night for Cain. Rick Perry came alive finally, taking out after Mitt Romney, but there is something just a little tired about Perry at this point. He'll have to [...]

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By |October 18th, 2011|

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GOP Debate in Las Vegas, Baby

By |October 18th, 2011|

**UPDATED** Rick Perry's simply got to make his move. Herman Cain deserves to be cornered on 9-9-9. (Will it be Perry, Bachmann or Ron Paul?) Will Mitt Romney remain Mr. Cool? What he really needs to do is drill home he will "repeal 'Obamacare' on day one." Did Donald Trump teach Michele Bachmann anything? Will [...]

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‘Obamabots’ Fan Out in Defense of their Hero

By |October 18th, 2011|

"They don't have any belief system, they don't have any political views, they only have reverence for and loyalty to President Obama," [Glenn Greenwald] said. - 'Obamabots' defend POTUS in Twitterverse The amusing piece by Politico's Ben Smith and Emily Schultheis is all about the "Obamabots." Under the mainstream radar and largely on Twitter, the [...]

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Hamas Frees Gilad Shalit as Prisoner Swap Begins

By |October 18th, 2011|

From the New York Times: Buses containing the Palestinian prisoners "“ the first group of what will eventually be more than 1,000 "“ made their way into Egypt and from there to the West Bank and Gaza Strip where jubilant relatives awaited and celebrations were planned. The soldier, Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit, was taken [...]

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Herman Cain was Not Joking (and other GOP notes)

By |October 17th, 2011|

Fun with the Republicans. Gov. Perry is now down to 2.9% in Florida. Iowa Republicans have decided upon Jan. 3, 2012 for their primary. That means New Hampshire, if they are to be first, will have to go in December. As for Herman Cain foisting the notion on Meet the Press that his idea about [...]

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Romney’s Top Legal Adviser: Women ‘Aren’t Discriminated Against Anymore’

By |October 17th, 2011|

Mitt Romney Monday continues. Pres. Obama and the Democrats split the women's vote in the 2010 midterms. Romney and the Republicans seem to be determined to turn that around for them. According to Lloyd Grove of the Daily Beast, Robert Bork is one of Mitt Romney's newest legal advisers. How about the Equal Protection Clause [...]

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