It’s neck and neck as Campaign 2012 begins final full week

It’s neck and neck as Campaign 2012 begins final full week

With polls seesawing back and forth and voter attitudes swinging wildly, the 2012 Presidential race heads into its final full week with both candidates scrambling across swing states in a frantic search for that one or two percent that could make the difference on November 6. “At this point, it’s anybody’s race and we could […]

Racism on the rise among Americans, even though some don’t realize it

Racism on the rise among Americans, even though some don’t realize it

A standard mantra from those who want President Barack Obama out of office states that the reasons are policy-driven, not racially-motivated. But a new Associated Press polls suggests racism is still strong in America and attitudes towards blacks have not improved since the nation elected Obama. According to the poll, a slight majority of Americans […]

‘Shuck and jive?’ Shucks, that just typical Sarah Palin

‘Shuck and jive?’  Shucks, that just typical Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin, the poster girl for the shallowness of American politics, keeps her foot in her mouth so much that she probably needs athlete’s foot powder for mouthwash. Her latest slip of the lip came in a Facebook posting that said: Why the lies? Why the cover up? Why the dissembling about the cause of […]

Romney now leads Obama in projected electoral votes

Romney now leads Obama in projected electoral votes

Mitt Romney, for the first time since February, has overtaken President Barack Obama in the race for electoral votes. That’s the conclusion of the web site, Real Clear Politics. The site Friday moved North Carolina from toss up to the “likely Romney category,” giving Romney a projected total of 206 electoral votes. He needs 270 […]

Unemployment drops below 8 percent, but…

Unemployment drops below 8 percent, but…

America’s “official” unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent in September but the number does not reflect the mounting numbers of long-term unemployed who are no longer actively looking for work. The Labor Department reported Friday that 114,000 jobs were added last month, just a tick below predictions of 115,000 jobs and unemployment dipped to 7.8 […]

Romney admits he was “completely wrong” with “47 percent” comments

Romney admits he was “completely wrong” with “47 percent” comments

In a “God, wish I hadn’t said that” moment, Republican Presidential challenger Mitt Romney now admits he was “completely wrong” in his now-infamous “47 percent” comment. Said Romney on Sean Hannity‘s show on Fox News: Clearly in a campaign with hundreds if not thousands of speeches and question and answer sessions, now and then you’re […]