Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Some see President Barack Obama’s recent declarations on immigration and gay marriage as bold political steps by an incumbent whose record of leadership is, at best, spotty. Others see such ploys as risky business in a political environment where strong stances polarize voters both for and against a candidate. But Obama is trying anything — […]

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

Texas Congressman, the self-declared “outsider” who conceded the GOP Presidential nomination to Mitt Romney recently, is still playing an “inside” game to amass delegates and play a potential spoiler role at the party’s convention in Tampa in August. Paul’s determined supporters won the bulk of delegates from Iowa over the weekend at a convention that […]

Rielle Hunter: “I wasn’t John Edwards’ only mistress’

Rielle Hunter: “I wasn’t John Edwards’ only mistress’

Rielle Hunter, the mistress who brought down the once-promising political career of former Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards, reveals in a new tell-all book that she wasn’t the only one screwing the former political star. In her book, “What Really Happened,” Hunter says she knew of at least two other longtime mistresses that Edwards […]

With a Supreme Court decision looming on health care, both sides prepare their spin

With a Supreme Court decision looming on health care, both sides prepare their spin

With a ruling by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s so-called “health care reform” law expected as early as today, both sides of the contentious debate are waiting, spin-sheets in hand, for a decision that could frame the election this year. Both proponents and opponents have prepared contingency plans for dealing […]

Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — the one who quit before her first term was up — told 750 self-righteous right wingers gathering in Las Vegas this weekend to “never spin or cover up for GOP screw-ups.” Good advice for any political partisan. Too bad Palin and her faithful following don’t practice what they preach. […]

Holder proposes meeting with Issa over failed ‘Fast and Furious’ gun-running scheme

Holder proposes meeting with Issa over failed ‘Fast and Furious’ gun-running scheme

Beleaguered Attorney General Eric Holder, finding himself deeper and deeper into a career-threatening hole over the failed “Fast and Furious” gun smuggling scandal, wants to meet with Congressman Darrell Issa to try and find a way out of the mess. Holder sent a letter to Issa Thursday, saying he is finally prepared to turn over […]

In policy reversal, Pentagon will honor gay and lesbian troops

In policy reversal, Pentagon will honor gay and lesbian troops

In a sharp reversal of it’s “look the other way” policy, the Pentagon will openly salute gay soldiers in June, abandoning the last vestiges of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that framed the military’s reluctant acceptance of homosexual personnel for nearly 20 years. Pentagon officials announced Thursday that they host an even to openly […]

Virginia gets a gay judge

Virginia gets a gay judge

In Virginia, where homophobia thrives and the Klan still rallies in the mountains and valleys, a gay judge managed to survive a right-wing attempt to block his appointment as a district court judge when Richmond Circuit judges circumvented the Old Dominion’s General Assembly and make the appointment themselves. The judges voted to put Tracy Thorne-Bergland, […]