Posts tagged "2012 Presidental Race"

2012 Election Wrapup in Two Sentences . . .

For all the observations, punditry, and poli-sci analysis the election really comes down to this reality in 21st century America: 1)  Obama: Springsteen, Jay-Z, Katy Perry 2)  Romney: Kid Rock and the Marshall Tucker Band ‘Nuff said . . .

2012: the year traditional conservatism died

  This is more than an American political campaign logo and slogan: it is the iconic representation of  the time America shed yet another layer of its divisive past; the time this massive North American continent went from its chrysalis of being the United States to embarking on its butterfly promise toward America and a more perfect union. Whether... Read more »

Right-Wing Pundits Scoff At Romney; Limbaugh Equates Him To Elmer Fudd

Add Rush Limbaugh to the likes of fellow extreme right-wingers Laura Ingraham, News Max, the Weekly Standard all of whom are excoriating Willard “Mitt” Romney; his campaign and his political and personal chops. Just today Rush Limbaugh underscored this sentiment saying that “the election isn’t about Romney” and that ” . . . “he (Romney)... Read more »
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The Consensus Opinion: Ryan Speech Full of Lies, Now It's Romney's Turn

In the words of Fox News’ Sally Kohn: Paul Ryan’s RNC speech “was an attempt to set the world record for blatant lies,” a Fox News opinion that joined in unusual comradery with the likes of the Huffington Post and ThinkProgress in their expose of Ryan after the fact-check process.  One can only ponder the whoppers set to come... Read more »

Democratic Senators May Be Called Upon to Preserve America's Future

Given Republican attempts at suppressing the vote, most recently alluded to today by Rep. John Boehner, the Democratic Party will need to clearly define themselves for the 21st Century — especially to the under-50, ethnically changing electorate.  Needing to go well beyond the polished speeches of their convention they should trumpet: who they are and what they are going to fight... Read more »

Women are Chattel: the lasting message of Akin?

From Dictionary.com: chat·tel 1. Law . a movable article of personal property. 2. any article of tangible property other than land, buildings, and other things annexed to land. 3. a slave. In Representative Todd Akin’s comments that there are types of “legitimate rape” and that women’s bodies are equipped to deal with such assault, and... Read more »
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PA Voter Law Invalidates More Than Voters: it invalidates Romney

Before one vote is cast in the 2012 Election, Pennsylvania may have made any Romney victory “invalid”. In his own words, the Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai admitted to the operative effort and his hope (belief) that suppressing the vote “will deliver Pennsylvania to Romney” and in so stating makes Pennsylvania’s vote look like something out... Read more »

Romney-Ryan 2012: Hypocrites Incarnate and Extraordinaire . . .

Willard “Mitt” Romney, today further exposed his vision of the world as one filled with entitlement and hypocrisy in choosing the Ayn Rand devotee Paul Ryan as his running mate –  strange bedfellows are the deceased and oft discredited atheist Rand and the somewhat recently maligned Catholic Ryan. Equally strange is that as a child,... Read more »

Trump Equates Tax-School Records: how about draft dodging records?

See “Donald,” we too can dosey doe into the absurd. When you “advise” Willard “Mitt” Romney to break with precedent and conditionally release his tax returns in exchange of Obama “releasing” his college transcripts in an unprecedented and suspiciously racist request (to insinuate what? That he didn’t earn his academic reputation?) . . . well now Mr. Trump,... Read more »
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Romney's Tax Defense? . . . Race Bait.

Ole Vladmir must be praying and licking his chops at the prospect of a Willard “Mitt” Romney presidency.  The same crystal ball and beads must be working overtime in Beijing and other capitals around the world as the weakness shown by Willard “Mitt” Romney knows no bounds or seemingly has no bottom as he is systematically... Read more »