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Another day, another stupid GOP candidate’s remark about rape

Another day, another stupid GOP candidate’s remark about rape

Another Republican candidate for office has opened his mouth and stuck his foot squarely in it with more insensitive and outrageous comments concerning abortion. And, of course, he’s a proud member of the Tea Party. Washington state Congressional candidate John Koster says he opposes abortions, even when it involves pregnancies that result from “the rape […]

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown — who lost his job for sitting on his butt in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — says President Barack Obama is acting too fast in responding to the Superstorm Sandy crisis. Says Brown: One thing he’s gonna be asked is, why did he jump on [the […]

Obama holds on to Ohio lead in latest polls

Obama holds on to Ohio lead in latest polls

With most polls showing President Barack Obama’s lead over challenger Mitt Romney holding at around 5 points in the all-important swing state of Ohio, Democratic political strategists are breathing a little easier. Both campaigns see Ohio as crucial to victory in what is an extremely tight race in the Electoral College. CBS News/New York Times/Quinnipiac […]

Can Bill Clinton save Barack Obama’s butt?

Can Bill Clinton save Barack Obama’s butt?

With President Barack Obama sidelined — for the time being — by duties dealing with the Superstorm Sandy crisis, his campaign is turning to former President Bill Clinton to fill in an energize voters. Clinton appears up to the task, hitting the road and attacking challenger Mitt Romney at every stop. On Monday, Clinton slammed […]

Obama steps up attacks on Romney, calls opponent a ‘tax and spend’ candidate

Obama steps up attacks on Romney, calls opponent a ‘tax and spend’ candidate

As a contentious and extremely-close Presidential race enters its final week — battling not only for votes but also to cope with massive scheduling changes from the “Frankenstorm” — the surreal nature of a campaign run amok is highlighted by the Democratic incumbent accusing his Republican challenger of non-stop taxes and big government. President Barack […]

Romney picks up major newspaper endorsement but does it mean anything?

Romney picks up major newspaper endorsement but does it mean anything?

Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement of Iowa’s largest newspaper as the Des Moines Register — for the first time in 40 years — gave its nod to a Republican for President. The last Republican to gain the Register’s seal of approval was Richard Nixon in his re-election bid in 1972. Romney’s campaign immediately flooded […]

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 […]