Third party politics: Will a niche in time help Stein?

Third party politics: Will a niche in time help Stein?

Looking for an alternative in this 2012 election season with its cookie-cutter, lackluster cast of Presidential wannabes? Well, there’s always Jill Stein, the presumptive nominee for the Green Party. Stein’s platform?  Legalizing marijuana, downsizing the military, taxing Wall Street transactions, a guaranteed college education and a vague, government-funded program that she says will eliminate unemployment […]

Oh, we almost forgot: Romney wins five more primaries and now has 1,398 delegates

Oh, we almost forgot:  Romney wins five more primaries and now has 1,398 delegates

Oh, by the way, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won five more state GOP primaries Tuesday, adding to his delegate count. While the Wisconsin recall election captured most of the attention, Romney quietly increased his delegate count to 1,398 — well over the 1,144 needed to capture the nomination on the first ballot at the […]

A ‘Summertime Blues’ tour of Washington

A ‘Summertime Blues’ tour of Washington

Take a one-minute musical tour of the National Mall in Washington, DC, courtesy of Capitol Hill Blue, Doug Thompson Media and Brian Setzer, who offers his twist on the late Eddie Cochran‘s “Summertime Blues.” Summertime Blues.  Kinda describes the situation facing many voters in this lackluster election year.  

Walker survives recall, scores win for Republicans, Tea Party

Walker survives recall, scores win for Republicans, Tea Party

When the votes came in on the effort to recall controversial Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it wasn’t even close. Republican Walker kept job, trouncing Milwaukee Republican Mayor Tom Barrett by 10 points — 55 to 45 percent. The divisive Walker, who rammed through legislation to strip Wisconsin’s public sector unions of collective bargaining power, now […]

Shades of Nixon? Obama uses “enemies list” to target, harass private citizens

Shades of Nixon?  Obama uses “enemies list” to target, harass private citizens

The Obama White House is targeting Republicans with a Nixon-style “enemies list” by using a “truth squad” that releases inaccurate information about donors to presumptive GOP Presidential nominee. The practice has many prominent Democrats concerned that the Obama campaign — as it is doing with the attacks on Romney’s record while head of Bain Capital […]