Following Obama’s Buzz Words

By |July 7th, 2011|

From Sam Stein: "The story overshoots the runway," said a senior administration official. "The President said in the State of the Union that he wanted a bipartisan process to strengthen Social Security in a balanced way that preserves the promise of the program and doesn't slash benefits." "While it is definitely not a driver of [...]

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Bill Clinton: ‘Jon Huntsman Quite an Impressive Man’

By |June 30th, 2011|

Clinton's assessment of Jon Huntsman is why Republicans won't choose him. But if Huntsman and Bachmann could head the Republican ticket that would really be something for Obama reelect to go up against. Republicans simply aren't that smart. Former Pres. Bill Clinton weighed in on a number of issues during a break of CGI, which [...]

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Mitch McConnell Won’t Budge, So We Await Obama’s Blink

By |June 28th, 2011|

Please do not yield to outrageous Republican demands that would greatly increase suffering for the weakest and most vulnerable members of our society. Now is the time to stand with the tens of millions of Americans who are struggling to survive economically, not with the millionaires and billionaires who have never had it so good. [...]

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The Great Equivocator

By |June 26th, 2011|

With each equivocation, the man in the Oval Office shields his identity and cloaks who the real Barack Obama is. - Maureen Dowd In a dead on devastating piece, I still have to say... Come come, Ms. Dowd, surely you jest. Barack Obama is The Great Equivocator. It's who he is. Nate Silver provides important [...]

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Wanted: Pictures of David Vitter in Diapers in the House Gym

By |June 16th, 2011|

Senior Democrats have privately worried that the three-week-long scandal has taken the focus off the party's message, which had been trained on criticism of House Republicans' plans to overhaul Medicare. - House Democrats could strip Anthony Weiner of key committee seat Somewhere in his Fox bunker Roger Ailes is laughing. As for the Clintons being [...]

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A Second Term for the Sake of It

By |June 15th, 2011|

Norquist might have to take a hard line and pretend he's appalled to see it crossed, but in focusing everyone on that line, he's effectively distracting them from how far the goalposts have been moved. Instead of revenues being an assumed part of a deficit deal, with the only question being how much of the [...]

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Karl Rove & Republicans Take Hit Out on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

By |June 10th, 2011|

… Wasserman Schultz is kind of an easy target. Any “aggressive messenger” is. Extreme and shrill is always far easier to spoof than subtle and nuanced. – Hot Air …and the D.C. political class is sucking it up. Democrats are freaked that Karl Rove is leading the Right, The Hill and other Republican-leaning outfits in a targeting campaign to discredit Debbie Wasserman Schultz, all in attempt to Pelosi her. And, yep, right on schedule, the Democratic boys club is getting nervous. […]

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Anthony Weiner on Resigning: ‘I’m not’

By |June 9th, 2011|

**UPDATED** According to the one-day poll, conducted Wednesday, just 33 percent of voters in New York's Ninth Congressional District think Weiner should resign from the House, while 56 percent do not think he should resign. - Poll: Weiner's Constituents Don't Think He Should Resign I didn't believe he would and he shouldn't. Rep. Anthony Weiner [...]

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Old Fogie Justice and Breitbart Lies

By |June 9th, 2011|

"She loves her husband very much. She is committed to her husband and her marriage," the close friend said. She's adamant that her husband does not resign, and is optimistic that he can continue his career as an elected official. "I think people have weathered worse," said the source. "They are still talking all the [...]

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Jill Abramson Named First Female Executive Editor of New York Times in 160-year History

By |June 2nd, 2011|

Ms. Abramson said that as a born-and-raised New Yorker, she considered being named editor of The Times to be like "ascending to Valhalla." "In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion," she said. "If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth." - Abramson to Replace Keller as The Times's Executive Editor [...]

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