Archive for 2012

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 »

Obama Wins!

Mitch McConnell (and John Boehner), now sit down and shut the “f” up and work with THE PRESIDENT! . . . More to follow!
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Why Willard "Mitt" Romney will NEVER be AMERICA's President

LOL, I can already hear the cavalcade of indignation!  “What do you mean”? “How can you say that”?  “Communist”! Stop it, you are tearing me up in laughter! This seemingly audacious claim is not the equal and opposite reaction to four years of hypocritical tea baggery nor a reply to Senator Mitch McConnell’s proclamation to help... 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 »

Romney Disses Troops: essentially says talk of soldiers is "unimportant"?

While trying to spin his way out of his major convention omission (his failure to mention either war of recent vintage and the troops that have fought those wars, yet another Romney gaffe), Romney doubles down on his bravado about his proposal to spend over and above what the Pentagon has projected its needs will be. Romney... Read more »
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LOL! Fox News Fears Ex-GOP Governor Crist!

Last night, Republican Florida Governor Charlie Crist denounced what has become the Right-Wing Party and in so doing noted his mentor Ronald Reagan and forced him to turn-the-phrase Reagan used, in this case that Crist “didn’t leave the Republican Party, the Republican Party left him.” As Crist the “former” Republican opined upon the current crop of “Republicans,” Fox... Read more »

GOP Helps Make the Case: the Democrats ARE generally a centrist party!

Lenny Curry, Florida state GOP Chair, went to great and exhaustive lengths and twisted himself into deeply woven knots this morning in trying to spin the words of his former leader: former Florida Governor Charlie Crist. In addressing the Republican and former Governor speaking at the DNC convention today and in his endorsement of the re-election of Barack Obama as... Read more »

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 »
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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 »