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Obama’s plan: Smear the GOP with tea party mud

Obama’s plan: Smear the GOP with tea party mud

With tea party favorites Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann generating buzz in GOP political circles the Obama White House thinks it can hurt Republicans by painting the party with the broad bush of growing tea party unpopularity. It’s an old political ploy called guilt-by-association. Sometimes it works. More often it backfires. Obama campaign adviser Robert […]

Perry’s Bernanke slam sparks Republican ire

Perry’s Bernanke slam sparks Republican ire

Didn’t take long for Texas Gov. and GOP Presidential wannabe Rick Perry to get into trouble with even the right-wing of the Republican Party with his shoot-from-the-lip style of attack politics. Conservative leaders of the GOP aren’t happy with Perry’s claim that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is “treasonous.” “If this guy prints more money […]

GOP effort to recall Democrats fails in Wisconsin

GOP effort to recall Democrats fails in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans failed Tuesday to oust two Democratic state senators, ending a series of recall efforts by both sides that left Democrats with a 2-0 edge in the political game of one-up-man-ship triggered by the tense battle over collective bargaining rights for public employees. Even with their two wins in an earlier recall effort seeking […]

Bachmann can’t even get Elvis Presley’s birthday right

Bachmann can’t even get Elvis Presley’s birthday right

Republican Presidential wannabe Michelle Bachmann wished Elvis Presley happy birthday yesterday. Only one problem. Tuesday wasn’t the birthday of The King.  It was the anniversary of his death. Every day she opens her mouth, Michelle Bachmann showcases her ignorance. In Spartanburg, South Carolina Tuesday morning Bachmann said “before we get started, let’s all say, ‘Happy […]

Straw poll broke Pawlenty’s campaign

Straw poll broke Pawlenty’s campaign

The Iowa straw poll claimed its first victim Sunday when former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty pulled the plug on his failing campaign for the GOP Presidential nomination. “Obviously the pathway forward for me doesn’t really exist so we are going to end the campaign,” Pawlenty told ABC’s “This Week” Sunday news talk show. “I with […]