Top Story: Al Gore, Time to End the Electoral College

By |August 31st, 2012|

"I've seen how these states are written off and ignored, and people are effectively disenfranchised in the presidential race. And I really do now think it is time to change that." - Former Vice President Al Gore AMEN. ...and hallelujah. If you don't live in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North [...]

Win Against Republican Efforts in Texas and Ohio to Disenfranchise Voters

By |August 31st, 2012|

IN CASE you missed it, more wins against the continual efforts by the right to disenfranchise voters. First, a word from Bill Clinton on voting rights. Taken together, such measures could significantly dampen the Democratic turnout next year "” perhaps enough to shift the outcome in favor of the GOP. "One of the most pervasive [...]

Just A Link

By |August 31st, 2012|

IF YOU haven't been following along with Steve Benen's "Mitt's Mendacity" series over at The Maddow Blog, he did another one and it's a doozy. He's up to 32 in his series. image: Shutterstock

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Mitt Shows Heart

By |August 31st, 2012|

"You know there's something wrong with the kind of job he's done as president when the best feeling you had, was the day you voted for him." - Mitt Romney THE QUOTE above resonates with the situation the voter is in this year. It also goes to the one question Mitt Romney had to answer [...]

Poverty as a Bipartisan Nonissue

By |August 31st, 2012|

There are a few topics that I can be fairly certain that, when I write about them, I'm going to hear from a few people, almost always via FB or Twitter message, or through email. One of those topics was a focus in yesterday's post, USA Ranks 28th Out of 29 for Income Equality. And [...]

Um… What Was That?

By |August 31st, 2012|

Judging an American icon like Clint Eastwood through a typical political lens doesn't work. His ad libbing was a break from all the political speeches, and the crowd enjoyed it. He rightly pointed out that 23 million Americans out of work or underemployed is a national disgrace and it's time for a change. - Romney [...]

The Paul Ryan Reviews are In

By |August 30th, 2012|

THIS POSTER is spreading across Facebook almost as fast as a picture of a politician caught with his pants down. It's compliments of Fuse Washington.

Republicans Screwed Ron Paul, So Paulites Should Do the Same to Them

By |August 30th, 2012|

AFTER DECADES in politics and amassing an army of young people, the best the Republican Party could do for Ron Paul is the video above. CNN played it, C-SPAN did too, but there wasn't much discussion anywhere about what he's done for politics and to bring a generation of young people, as well as people [...]

Top Story: Paul Ryan Lands, Received as New Conservative Leader

By |August 30th, 2012|

"A Romney-Ryan administration will protect and strengthen Medicare, for my Mom's generation, for my generation, and for my kids and yours," Ryan said. "My mom started a small business, and I've seen what it takes. Mom was 50 when my dad died. She got on a bus every weekday for years, and rode 40 miles [...]

Court Rejects Another Voter ID Law

By |August 30th, 2012|

Via Think Progress: With Thursday's ruling that a Texas voter identification law violates the Voting Rights Act, a pattern continues to emerge of Republican legislatures and governors attempting to enact illegal voter suppression legislation and courts striking them down. Among the recently rejected laws are strict voter identification laws, provisional voting restrictions, limits on voter [...]