DNC Nails Mitt Romney

By |October 11th, 2011|

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Debate Day: Cain Closes on Romney in Gallup

By |October 11th, 2011|

For tonight's debate, Herman Cain will be splitting center stage with Mitt Romney, as Rick Perry moves one spot back from where he began. What's really remarkable in this latest Gallup poll is that undecideds match Romney's number, 20%. Republicans' support for Herman Cain has surged to 18%, their support for Rick Perry has sagged [...]

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Mayor Bloomberg Gets a Clue

By |October 10th, 2011|

From the Wall Street Journal: Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street Can Stay Indefinitely. "The bottom line is "” people want to express themselves. And as long as they obey the laws, we'll allow them to," said Bloomberg as he prepared to march in the Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. "If they break the laws, then, [...]

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Elizabeth Warren Raises $3.15m, Twice Brown’s Figure

By |October 10th, 2011|

From The Hill: Elizabeth Warren raised more than $3 million in a little more than six weeks to fund her Senate bid in Massachusetts "“ more than twice the figure pulled in by incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.). Warren pulled in $3.15 million in total for the third quarter, with more than 11,000 people in [...]

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Are You Ready for Rick Perry 2.0?

By |October 10th, 2011|

Tying Obamacare to Mitt Romney may work in the primaries. However, Perry's still got his immigration problem with right wing primary voters, though it might could Obama trouble in the west in the general election, Perry can undo the damage he's done to his candidacy. But clearly, with another debate coming up, Perry's been retooling [...]

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Who Owns Occupy Wall Street?

By |October 10th, 2011|

ABC News has an interesting headline I've been waiting to see: Democrats Seek to Own 'Occupy Wall Street' Movement. The video at ABC pits Rep. Eric Cantor's caterwauling against Rep. Nancy Pelosi's approval of what's going on. As for Paul Ryan, his "redistribution" talking point never fell so flat. The patriotic Americans demanding our democratic [...]

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Emails from ‘Christian Conservatives’ Begin: ‘Mitt Romney Belongs to a Cult’

By |October 10th, 2011|

The "Values Voters" Summit hit Washington this weekend and the religious bigotry hit the fan along with it. Politico runs down the whole sorry faith competition that's erupted inside the Republican right. Texas evangelical leader Robert Jeffress, the megachurch pastor who introduced Rick Perry at the Values Voter Summit, said .â€"°.â€"°. he does not believe [...]

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Pres. Bill Clinton on the Economy

By |October 9th, 2011|

The problem [with the Tea Party's 'government phobia'] is that there's not a single example on the planet of a successful economy that runs on the antigovernment model. - Pres. Bill Clinton From Fortune: The Tea Party's government phobia The problem is that there's not a single example on the planet of a successful economy [...]

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Progressive Notes: Why Occupy Wall St.?, Liberals Howl at BofA, 10th Anniv. of Afghan War,and Other Doings

By |October 8th, 2011|

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist. "I cannot afford a politician so all I made is this sign!"-Sign from Occupy Houston event. Occupy Wall St. moves forward and gains steam. And its spreading to 100 cities. The media is reporting on it increasingly. So the words from one [...]

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Queer Talk: Coming out as an LGBT ally

By |October 8th, 2011|

Joyce L. Arnold: Liberal, lesbian, Independent, equality activist, writer. At TaylorMarsh: Liberally Independent, including the Two Parties series, and Queer Talk UPDATE: Values Voter Summit Straw Poll results at bottom This won't make top blog and news reading lists, but please note: October is LGBT History Month, and October 11 is National Coming Out Day. [...]

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