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The Great Apes that Murdered All the Monkeys Having Inappropriately Colored Eyes

SOME 21ST CENTURY FOLKLORE A TALE BASED ON THE NOW RECKLESS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AND THE "SPEAK NO EVIL" REPUBLICAN PARTY. WASHINGTON DC - TUESDAY 16 JULY 2019: What Does One Say About an American President Whipping Up Racism and Worse? Fifteen Months Out from the Presidential and Congressional Election of 2020, and already we are … Continue reading The Great Apes that Murdered All the Monkeys Having Inappropriately Colored Eyes

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Tom Steyer for President? Perhaps the Final Blow-By-Blow Match for Trump ‘The Groggy Palooka’ to Finally Hit the Ropes

He can form an All-American Anti-Troll Team to beat Trumps Russians and White Supremacists.He might form a new Cabinet Level Department - The Department of Joy that we've tried to get Obama and Trump to form.He can build and enormous team of intellects to teach Trump's Moronic Supporters and appoint a Cabinet with people who … Continue reading Tom Steyer for President? Perhaps the Final Blow-By-Blow Match for Trump ‘The Groggy Palooka’ to Finally Hit the Ropes

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We are about to arrest thousands of immigrants without papers on the Lord’s Day, but Mike Conway thinks we will have no stomach for Impeachment?

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus Michael Conway served as counsel for the House Judiciary Committee during its impeachment inquiry of President Richard Nixon, almost 50 years ago. WASHINGTON DC, THURSDAY 11 JULY 2019: Michael Conway, Mr. Conway served as counsel for the House Judiciary Committee during its impeachment inquiry of President Richard Nixon, almost 50 … Continue reading We are about to arrest thousands of immigrants without papers on the Lord’s Day, but Mike Conway thinks we will have no stomach for Impeachment?

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My Wide Approval of OAC

THIS IS AN EARLY RELEASE - PLEASE CHECK BACK ON MONDAY FOR MORE. A woman after this old man's heartJMK BY: Jeffrey Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus - American Politics Journal - "Since 1988 - the Whole truth as we see it." WASHINGTON, DC - 20 JUNE 2019, Thursday: We've spent that last several days reviewing all … Continue reading My Wide Approval of OAC

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Far Too Much for Any President?

Too Disturbing for Voters - or overplay by major media coverage? BY JEFF KOOPERSMITH, Editor Emeritus American Politics Journal - Truth and none else for 37 years WASHINGTON, DC - 18 JUNE 2019: So, what do we have here? This past week the President of the United States has seemingly decided that Iran is attempting … Continue reading Far Too Much for Any President?

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A 15,500 MPH MISSILE? OH NO

SOURCE: U.S. Air Force illustration. WHAT MY GRANDCHILDREN MIGHT LOOK FORWARD TOJMK A 15,000 MPH Missile that saves the environment by gliding from its high point to a target (plus of minus ? miles). BY: JEFFREY KOOPERSMITH, Editor Emeritus AMERICAN POLITICS JOURNAL, "Serving Truth since 1988" _______________________________________________________ WASHINGTON DC, FRIDAY, 14 JUNE 2019: THIS MORNING … Continue reading A 15,500 MPH MISSILE? OH NO

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An Answer to Gail Collins and Bret Stephens on their New York Times Piece Last Week

READ FIRST https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/04/opinion/trump-impeachment-congress.html if possible. It is Collins & Stephens always interesting and well-written work - but missing some points. BY: Jeff Koopersmith Yes, Bret and Gail, impeachment is a useful and perhaps political death inspiring censure for President Trump if it is still ongoing on Election Day, and the Senate is even, and for … Continue reading An Answer to Gail Collins and Bret Stephens on their New York Times Piece Last Week

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Memorial Day Celebrates Death Not Life – Our Peers Who Died Or Were Maimed for life, and Now They and Others Commit Suicide By The Thousands each year – and for Who and for What?

This Memorial Day circus, using the death and injury of American men and women in the pursuit of riches for the wealthiest, and not in our defense was a tragedy ot tomfoolery and ignorance. God Bless our soldiers, but God damn those who send them to die so far from home for the powerful - … Continue reading Memorial Day Celebrates Death Not Life – Our Peers Who Died Or Were Maimed for life, and Now They and Others Commit Suicide By The Thousands each year – and for Who and for What?

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Dems: Go! Or Get Off the Pot!

Democrats spin a great yarn and then retreat in fear. Jeff Koopersmith, former member and co-founder of the DNC Business Council By Jeffrey Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC, FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2019: I read an opinion column by Michelle Goldberg for the New York Times. It was smart and hard hitting. Goldberg, a Jewess, accuses … Continue reading Dems: Go! Or Get Off the Pot!

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Hilarious. As CNN Breathes a Biden Sigh of Relief . . . At least now, someone with a long and not overly whacky history!

WASHINGTON DC, THURSDAY 25th APRIL 2019: Joe Biden, my favorite old Democrat finally stooped the guessing on CNN and announced his run for president which I saw this morning about 5 a.m. Biden showed smarts moving against the President's weakest link - the nutty over-the-top alt-right White Supremacists who I call THE SUPREMES since they … Continue reading Hilarious. As CNN Breathes a Biden Sigh of Relief . . . At least now, someone with a long and not overly whacky history!

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I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY ABOUT THE MUELLER REPORT

IT WAS ALMOST AS I EXPECTED FROM THE TIME THE MUELLER INVESTIGATION STARTED. IF YOU READ MY FIRST ESSAYS ON TRUMP YOU WILL SEE I NEVER THOUGHT ANY WOULD HAPPEN TO HIM PERSONALLY NOR TO FAMILY MEMBERS BLAH BLAH, This was not because I am stupid, I know Washington DC well enough to know that … Continue reading I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY ABOUT THE MUELLER REPORT

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WHAT’S UP WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP CHEWING ON ILHAN OMAR?

SHE IS A SIGN OF WONDER AND VALUE IN DEMOCRACY STILL LEARNING ABOUT FREEDOM AND ITS NOWADAY'S EROSION. IMAGINE A WHITE JEW ELECTED TO OFFICE IN IRAN - WELL IT COULD HAPPEN Yes Jews serve in the Iranian Legislature By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus "So let us stop, at least, this continuing bombardment against minorities … Continue reading WHAT’S UP WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP CHEWING ON ILHAN OMAR?

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Dems Angering Over No Trump Tax Returns

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC, April 12th, 2019: So the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has issued another demand letter for the President's Tax Returns for the past several years. The first ask was ignored, so it looks like the White House will fight this all the way to the Supreme Court. This will … Continue reading Dems Angering Over No Trump Tax Returns

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Trump! Don’t Back Away From Healthcare.

I think Donald Trump has unique American street smarts - but is undone by the very people he trusts the most … an avaricious bunch for sure. So all you know-it-alls out there - you PhDs and the true geniuses at our universities might volunteer to help him. It came as no surprise to me … Continue reading Trump! Don’t Back Away From Healthcare.

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Do You”West Wing Read”?

President Rump always edits his Tweets and West Wing Reads Hard to believe, but this Fake News Comes From the White House? BY: Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC Tuesday 2nd April 2019: The Border Asylum Crisis . . . Huh? https://www.whitehouse.gov/westwingreads/ WASHINGTON DC Tuesday 2nd April 2019: Heaven knows I have withheld all nasty … Continue reading Do You”West Wing Read”?

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The Media and Most Sources are Fibbing about Rule 6 – the rule of evidence that does not only keep Grand Jury secret in some instances but also ALLOWS IT in other cases. . .

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC Sunday, 31 March 2019: Most of us have heard political reporters and commentators tell us that Rule 6 and parts make it illegal to publish certain Grand Jury testimony to protect the participants. (Not really the Jurors themselves although they could be such a revelation at times and … Continue reading The Media and Most Sources are Fibbing about Rule 6 – the rule of evidence that does not only keep Grand Jury secret in some instances but also ALLOWS IT in other cases. . .

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Notes From CPAC 2019 On-line Attendees

A BIT OF SPOOF AND SNARK - FROM THE PRESENTERS AT CPAC AND OUR WRITERS. We had no energy to cover President Trump's two-hour harangue on the last day. You can see a transcript - either cleaned up or real - on the net - Just Googe TRUMP SPEECH CPAC 2019 - OH WE DID … Continue reading Notes From CPAC 2019 On-line Attendees

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CPAC 2019 AGENDA

THE ENTIRE AGENDA AS AMENDED TO SEE WHO WAS PRESENTING AND WHAT THEY MIGHT SPEAK ABOUT. Attached at next week CPAC coverage will be the NOTES that were taken by our online attendees to "show the purported essence" of the three-day convoluted CPAC schedule at Washington DC - Winter 2019. Agenda items without notes indicate … Continue reading CPAC 2019 AGENDA

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THE COHEN HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING – No Horse in this Game …But, I don’t know how Democrats will not try to Impeach the President.

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus The Normal Alt-Right Oafs were there - naturally making fools of themselves WASHINGTON DC Thursday, 28 February 2019: It was a true eye-opener to see this first hearing re guest Mr. Cohen - formerly Trump fixer and attorney - now neither. Yet it seemed like a decade since I had … Continue reading THE COHEN HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING – No Horse in this Game …But, I don’t know how Democrats will not try to Impeach the President.

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The Mueller Report May Be Coming Soon. Or Perhaps Not?

Expect Surprises, Disappointment, Cries, and Laughter No one, despite reports of Mr. Mueller’s office exit “goings on” like people packing and others leaving the office.  In fact, many people pack things up to be shipped to vaults as must be done if that subject matter that might disturb an indictment in any judicial forum and … Continue reading The Mueller Report May Be Coming Soon. Or Perhaps Not?

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Time To Stop Labeling Americans By Skin Color Or Background

INSTITUTIONAL RACISM IN THE MEDIA AND ELSEWHERE BY JEFF KOOPERSMITh WASHINGTON DC, 15 FEBRUARY 2019: All of us have heard, red, or discussed quite a ration dealing with institutional racism, but to be honest I, in all my years, have not read or heard someone criticize what I think is one of the foundational reasons … Continue reading Time To Stop Labeling Americans By Skin Color Or Background

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Swonk and Jane Goodall Presage Financial Patty Melt Soon, “Pay Attention World”

By: Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC–Friday, February 8th, 2019:  It is not only Americans who have the “I’m not so sure why” feeling in our guts that something is wrong with our nation. Most of the Democracies and Open for Business countries share this sense, yet it is the older and considerable players that … Continue reading Swonk and Jane Goodall Presage Financial Patty Melt Soon, “Pay Attention World”

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Think Chicago Is Cold This Week?

Seventy years ago these might have been my sisters, brother and homeless Mother It took her two years to sell them off or grive them away.The newspaper caption read: “A big ‘For Sale’ sign in a Chicago yard mutely tells the tragic story of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux, who face eviction from their apartment. With … Continue reading Think Chicago Is Cold This Week?

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So Little Left to Say?

Americans are awed, agape, and remarkably anxious, while the world looks on, bewildered By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus     Wednesday, 23 January 2019   Nearly every evening while digesting the day's news I find less and less to write about as I listen to the "names" in television and radio news and notice them hesitating far more than usual. This is something foreign to American media culture. We are a nation of opinion; talkative, gossipy, sometimes lascivious, yet rarely silent save for Texans … Continue reading So Little Left to Say?

Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Raise Wall “Related” budget by One Billion Dollars

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Another BIllion for Donald Trump? By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC- SATURDAY, 19 JANUARY 2019: Word on "K" Street NW late Friday afternoon is that Speaker Pelosi and her Democrat House majority have agreed among themselves to hike the President's southern border "Wall" budget by just under a billion dollars, yet the funds are … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Raise Wall “Related” budget by One Billion Dollars

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All Thoughts on Trump vs. Democrats

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC Monday 14 January 2019 - Every expert on Washington policy knows the FBI and CIA begin taking a look at any presidential candidate almost as soon as they announce "I'm running!"  And - When Trump began stalking Hillary like a ghoul in a debate - all the intel agencies … Continue reading All Thoughts on Trump vs. Democrats

Is John Bolton helping the White House Settle the President?

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus This past week seemed a good one for national security adviser John Bolton - his first, for me since he schemed in the lies told to Congress and everyone on earth about the false rationale regarding our coming attacks on Iraq under President George W. Bush earlier last decade and Bolton's … Continue reading Is John Bolton helping the White House Settle the President?

Fox News Inaugurates the Big Lie for 2020

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-132324923-1'); Cable for idiots says "Democrats are now Socialists." _______________________________________________________________________________________ By Jeffrey Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC - 26 DECEMBER 2018 - BOXING DAY    Most mornings I flip between primary early news sources but usually after seeing what the majors are doing I … Continue reading Fox News Inaugurates the Big Lie for 2020

NEVER AGAIN: NO NUKES, AND NOT OUR CHILDREN AND NEITHER OUR GRANDCHILDREN SPINNING IN THEIR OWN BLOOD FOR NAUGHT

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-132324923-1'); I AM AMAZED AND DISGUSTED WITH SO-CALLED  FELLOW LIBERALS, REPUBLICANS, AND PROGRESSIVES "WORRIED" ABOUT TRUMP MOVING ASIDE FROM  A WHOLLY SHATTERED SYRIA By Jeffrey Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC - Five Days From Christmas:  "Screw the warmongers I once spoke", and today -  I … Continue reading NEVER AGAIN: NO NUKES, AND NOT OUR CHILDREN AND NEITHER OUR GRANDCHILDREN SPINNING IN THEIR OWN BLOOD FOR NAUGHT

WILL THE DOW DIP BENEATH 22,000 THIS WEEK

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-132324923-1'); WASHINGTON DC - 17 DECEMBER NOTE 2018 - THE DOW HAS DROPPED ALMOST 600 POINTS AS I WRITE AT 4:31 PM - IT IS MONDAY.  THERE IS NO PARTICULAR REASON WHY - ALTHOUGH THE IDIOTS ON TELEVISION WILL TELL YOU THERE IS - … Continue reading WILL THE DOW DIP BENEATH 22,000 THIS WEEK

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Thoughts on the New Year 2019 Tell us more about Africa President Trump?

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-132324923-1'); Tell us more about Africa President Trump? WASHINGTON DC: 17 December 2018 By Jeff Koopersmith In 2017 American Troops were ambushed in Niger. Africa. Four American troops are murdered in that ambush. One of them was 29-year-old Staff Sargent Dustin Wright of Georgia. … Continue reading Thoughts on the New Year 2019 Tell us more about Africa President Trump?

President Trump’s Christmas

There must be some soul searching, rethinking, and sadness at the White House this Christmas. By Jeffrey Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC - Thursday 13 December 2018:  It becomes tougher each day to decide how the President must feel.  Depending on where you get your news on radio or television there is absolutely no clear indication … Continue reading President Trump’s Christmas

CAN DONALD TRUMP BE THE FINEST DANCE MASTER TO CHOREOGRAPH OLD-STYLE STATE DEPARTMENT BALLETS INTO MIDDLE-CLASS APPLAUSE?

Possibly, and with an Encore? BY: Jeffrey M. Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC 28 APRIL 2018 - As I wound my way through two UC campuses, Southwestern Law School, and USC graduate school in the 1970s and 80s most of my attention was on law, but especially international law and world public policy. I had … Continue reading CAN DONALD TRUMP BE THE FINEST DANCE MASTER TO CHOREOGRAPH OLD-STYLE STATE DEPARTMENT BALLETS INTO MIDDLE-CLASS APPLAUSE?

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIONS – SEE SUPREME COURT ARGUMENTS ON DUES PAYMENTS

Janus v. AFSCME:   I have been following a case brought against AFSCME that could get rid of even more labor unions that have been destroyed already. You can read the oral arguments made last week, and you can listen to them if you wish or have trouble with hearing. READ OR LISTEN HERE:   UNIONS PRESSURED AGAIN!

ANOTHER GAGGLE OF STOOGES IN FRONT OF SUPREME COURT TO BUST AMERICAN UNIONS

SO ALL YOU FOLKS WHO SHOP AT ULINE - MAYBE YOU MIGHT TELL THEM YOU'RE GONE. WASHINGTON DC - FEBRUARY 26TH 2018 - Here we go again!  the crazy labor haters at U-line Corp. - the family spells it Hueline - have their goofesses arguing before the Supreme Court today tao make certain that the … Continue reading ANOTHER GAGGLE OF STOOGES IN FRONT OF SUPREME COURT TO BUST AMERICAN UNIONS

CABLE NEWS CONTINUES WITH SOME SUICIDAL CHANGES

No Real Surprises From the   White House Yet will our proven-genius President use the latest silly sex story to fire Jeff Sessions?   BY:  Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus WASHINGTON DC 23 JANUARY 2018: It seems that CNN has now become something akin to a cheap neocon talk radio station.  There new less frantic set … Continue reading CABLE NEWS CONTINUES WITH SOME SUICIDAL CHANGES

Unless Donald Trump Asked Michelle Goldberg for This, Her Opinion, She’s Gone Too Far

In her opinion piece today,"Corker Told the Truth About Trump. Now He Should Act on It.", Michelle Goldberg, a fine mind, must have been in a mega-cruel mental state, or President Trump must have asked the New York Times and Ms. Goldberg to "help him resign or be impeached" through her slashing humiliation, in a … Continue reading Unless Donald Trump Asked Michelle Goldberg for This, Her Opinion, She’s Gone Too Far

KHIZR & GHAZALA KHAN – SHADOWS REVEALED AND HIDDEN

BY JEFF KOOPERSMITH, EDITOR EMERITUS Big Media, Democrats, Republicans, and Generals – Using dead warriors for political or any gain.   WASHINGTON 2 AUGUST 2016 -Khizr and Ghazala Khan are demonstrably loving parents, and even after twelve years, they weep over their 27-year-old son, Army Captain and hero Humayun Khan’s death in Iraq a dozen … Continue reading KHIZR & GHAZALA KHAN – SHADOWS REVEALED AND HIDDEN

ZOOS ARE MURDEROUS PLACES

By Jeff Koopersmith Harambe is a Swahili name meaning; working together, pulling together, helping each other, caring, and sharing. Today, like Can Van Coppenolle of Texas who named Harambe, I am listening to Rita Marley sing the song "Harambe" on as I write. https://youtu.be/GlQgC5IyPHw To begin, let me tell you that I write children’s books … Continue reading ZOOS ARE MURDEROUS PLACES

Democracy has all but vanished – What’s the fix?

  By Jeff Koopersmith ­ 04/21/16 06:44 PM EDT A longtime friend, trusted colleague, and oft-consulted expert in the circumstance of this world, Mark Penn, wrote an interesting opinion piece published by The Hill which I assume was to aim his points at those elected officials and staff members who call Washington D.C.’s Capitol Hill … Continue reading Democracy has all but vanished – What’s the fix?

Amazing What the Mainstream Media Covers for No Good Reason (and what it does not)

Any American interested in the primaries, delegate bribing, and who- punched-who at which stump speech can't helped becoming bored senseless watching CNN, Fox News, or any politically captivated news source including mine.         By Jeff Koopersmith Somehow I feel I must follow the 24 cycle in re "Politics" when I know instead … Continue reading Amazing What the Mainstream Media Covers for No Good Reason (and what it does not)

DONALD TRUMP – Now the presumptive heir to increasing hatred from the Have-nots, the Ultra-right, the Somewhat Right, and the Democrat Left

  By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus "Beware the Ides of March" 15 March 2016 WASHINGTON DC  - It is clear to me that Donald Trump is not a Racist. There are few true racist New Yorkers born during the era 1950 and on up through 1980s. Yes. Beware the Ides of March Mr. Trump. Trump and I share some … Continue reading DONALD TRUMP – Now the presumptive heir to increasing hatred from the Have-nots, the Ultra-right, the Somewhat Right, and the Democrat Left

Nancy Reagan – Coming home today to Ronnie

                  BY: Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus 11 March 2016 I have to say I indeed had tears in my eyes when I heard of Nancy Reagan's death.  I knew she was quite ill just before but I thought she would live well into 100. I knew her fairly … Continue reading Nancy Reagan – Coming home today to Ronnie

The Republican Party Today Is A Monster Chimera

          By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus Our Democracy is in Critical Condition - Mostly from inept laws and leadership I am not certain that most Americans realize how close the nation is to falling into mass disarray, even collapse.  The potential should leave no one laughing or uncaring because a Chimera … Continue reading The Republican Party Today Is A Monster Chimera

Super Tuesday: The writing has been on the wall since late January

The flurry of primaries and caucuses on "Super Tuesday," along with the smattering of races that fall before it, have been calculated to serve one purpose only: to give the former Confederate States an unfair early advantage in manipulating each party's presidential races. The only big southern state not included in the action is Florida. … Continue reading Super Tuesday: The writing has been on the wall since late January

TED CRUZ – WHINING LIKE A CHILD, ATTACKS MARCO RUBIO & DONALD TRUMP

  Anyone having lunch and viewing the news couldn't miss Ted Cruz long -filled with lies - diatribe about all the fellow Republicans lying about him. By Jeff Koopersmith WASHINGTON DC - 17 JANUARY 2016 - One has to shake ones head on almost anything Ted Cruz says. For months Sen. Cruz has been pretending … Continue reading TED CRUZ – WHINING LIKE A CHILD, ATTACKS MARCO RUBIO & DONALD TRUMP

NOT VERY PRESIDENTIAL TO WEIGH IN ON CANDIDATES FOR POTUS

BY: Jeff Kooopersmith, Editor Emeritus President Barack Obama surprised me this week, weighing in on Donald Trump's candidacy and other GOP candidates without mentioning their names. I think this creates more division, and more verbal warfare. I understand Obama's need to say something. However, I also see that GOPers are now quoting Cabinet members as … Continue reading NOT VERY PRESIDENTIAL TO WEIGH IN ON CANDIDATES FOR POTUS

THE IOWA CAUCUSES – DON’T BE SUCKED-IN BY CORNHEADS!

NEW YORK - 25 JANUARY 2016  What on earth do the majority of Americans have in common with Iowans who generally make their living killing pigs and cutting them up, growing corn to make ethanol, not food, and selling insurance on television? Most Iowans are not the people that make the nation win or lose … Continue reading THE IOWA CAUCUSES – DON’T BE SUCKED-IN BY CORNHEADS!

IT IS TIME FOR AT LEAST ONE ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL MANDATE

A shocking prescription to protect our world from conflict and disorder By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus – American Politics Journal - for my son 7 January 2016 “The fourth and broadest shift in the international order flows from the transition from a U.S.- dominated system toward a non polar world, one in which the leading political and economic … Continue reading IT IS TIME FOR AT LEAST ONE ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL MANDATE

SARAH PALIN RAISES HER UGLY INSIDE AND OUT HEAD

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor I am certain most of you have noticed Sarah Palin popping up here and there on slow news days. What a tragedy befalls us thanks to idiot producers on most events and commentary sites, channels, and newspapers. I hoped that more than a decade after meeting her we would be finished with … Continue reading SARAH PALIN RAISES HER UGLY INSIDE AND OUT HEAD

FRANCE HELPED US DEFEAT THE BRITISH, Yet ….

. . .they didn't complain when we used terrorism as a major weapon against those Brits! They helped! By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus It strikes me as odd that the Media is going wild for France when all those hacks really enjoy are the Hot Spots like Cannes and only certain arrondissement in Paris - the … Continue reading FRANCE HELPED US DEFEAT THE BRITISH, Yet ….

FORWARD TO THE PAST – THE 19TH CENTURY IDEALS OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY

It's still Clinton and Bush as Favorites By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus (1988-2012)         TUESDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2015 -WASHINGTON, DC-This evening Americans have the opportunity to listen to and watch whomever is left in the Twin Bakers Dozen of unprepared for the White House Republican Candidates for the GOP presidential nomination - and … Continue reading FORWARD TO THE PAST – THE 19TH CENTURY IDEALS OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY

Shepard Smith Nails It: Something You’ll Never Hear on CNN or the Evening “News”

During Wednesday's coverage of Pope Francis' first day in Washington, FOX News Channel's Shepard Smith and Bill Hemmer were co-anchoring levi coverage. Bill Hemmer blurted out an (inaccurate) assertion that the Pope did not publicly address politics in the Cuba leg of his visit, in a typically cheap attempt to insinuate that Francis and Fidel Castro must (nudge nudge wink … Continue reading Shepard Smith Nails It: Something You’ll Never Hear on CNN or the Evening “News”

ARE AMERICANS EMBRACING THE ATYPICAL CANDIDATE?

A Sea Change in Voter Sentiment - or a Passing Fancy? By: Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus When I was a boy I noticed that people smart enough to express opinions seemed loyal to their party identities. The 1950s and 1960s passed into the 1970s and 80s voters began to make heavy bets on third-party or … Continue reading ARE AMERICANS EMBRACING THE ATYPICAL CANDIDATE?

GOP “Debates” a Typical Fox News Joke

    So call me stupid. By: Jeff Koopersmith 8 August 2015 - I actually watched the loser "can't-di-dates" on Fox around 5 PM last evening. Then throughout the night I watched something worse - the ten "Might-be-winners" "debate" - i mean orate - I mean stammer through the first chance at revealing themselves to … Continue reading GOP “Debates” a Typical Fox News Joke

Sometimes Americans Just Fall Right in Line

Sometimes Americans Just Fall Right in Line by Jeff Koopersmith I saw a colleague use this image last week on Twitter and thought I just had to place it in American Politics Journal because it so epitomizes the differences between the North and South of the United States.  For one thing this group is celebrating … Continue reading Sometimes Americans Just Fall Right in Line

Will the Vahge Sisters Purchase the Oval Office for the GOP?

    The Vahge Sisters - are they plotting to steal the White House? Could a Billionaire Threesome Buy the White House? BY JEFF KOOPERSMITH, Editor Emeritus 31 JULY 2015 - NEW YORK  Aside from wondering why Fox News is hosting a "debate" next week between seventeen candidates for its Presidential nomination of the man or … Continue reading Will the Vahge Sisters Purchase the Oval Office for the GOP?

50 Plus Days of Hard Core Politics

It's difficult to know where to begin. How about the maniac who went into a church in South Carolina - prayed with a group there and then shot dead nine of them because he was some sort of freak Rebel who hated dark skinned people? My comment is about the Governor. I think she was bordering on … Continue reading 50 Plus Days of Hard Core Politics

Charleston and the Age of Fox News “Break Your Back” Racism Packed Media

22 June 2015 Charleston and the Age of Fox News' (et al) “Break Your Back” Racism-Filled Nonsense  By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus There is no such thing as Race – and journalists had better know that and get this disease out of the main. I read David Remnick’s extraordinary piece this week concerning nine innocent churchgoers murdered by … Continue reading Charleston and the Age of Fox News “Break Your Back” Racism Packed Media

The Four Faces of Rachel Dolezal

There is No Such Thing as Race! Rachel Dolezal Lynched by All the Media in America By Jeff Koopersmith 15 June 2015 Rachel Dolezal was the President of the Spokane NAACP chapter and has been allowing Americans to think she is an African-American or more likely ignoring Americans and others who describe Rachel Dolezal as … Continue reading The Four Faces of Rachel Dolezal

More Boredom on the Presidential Bench . . .

FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2015 BY: JEFF KOOPERSMITH What do we have now - like 40 presidential con-didates and a couple of serious contenders in the quadrennial race for the White House? It is close to the official first day of Summer on the 21st of June but nothing much on the campaign trail is sizzling … Continue reading More Boredom on the Presidential Bench . . .

All Americans Should Wear Body Cams

If you don't have your own body cam - get one! By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus - American Politics Journal I've been writing an essay on technology and how it impacts my life. As I thought about it I came rapidly to the conclusion that we must all wear body-cams when leaving our houses - … Continue reading All Americans Should Wear Body Cams

The Snoring Politics Of April and May Thusfar

BY JEFF KOOPERSMITH 10 May 2015 - I have kept a close watch on GOP presidential contest announcements and must tell you I am bored to death.  The only serious player thus far is Jeb Bush and he isn't really playing at all.  The Fox News "leaders" - the likes of Rand Paul, Ben Carson, … Continue reading The Snoring Politics Of April and May Thusfar

An Open 10,000 Word Indictment of Bernard Goldberg and Bill O’Reilly

        Last year,without consulting Congress, because no president must do so to protect Americans, President Obama made a non-controversial deal that right wing fascists decided to turn into a “scandal”.   He traded one American soldier who suffered extremely from PTSD-like symptoms and who one day disappeared. He ended up captive by the Taliban … Continue reading An Open 10,000 Word Indictment of Bernard Goldberg and Bill O’Reilly

The Mainstream Media is Completely Out of Touch

Bad enough that they follow Fox News Headlines, but Fox never addressed the possibility that the co-pilot was insane or a terrorist. By Jeff Koopersmith 26 March 2015 WASHINGTON DC - It is disturbing enough that cable news has surrendered to the measly talents of Rodger Ailes and Fox News - following their outrageous "Breaking … Continue reading The Mainstream Media is Completely Out of Touch

In Defense of Liberalism

In Defense of Liberalism An Annual New Year's Essay from American Politics Journal By Jeff Koopersmith Dec. 31, 1998 (APJ) -- In 1996, around Christmas time, I wrote the original version of this essay. It was updated last year. Now another year has passed, and our editors thought I should look at it again for … Continue reading In Defense of Liberalism

Krauthammer Lies Again – To Bill O’Reilly – Another Ambisinistrous Delusion at Fox

Krauthammer Lies Again -To Bill O'Reilly  Another Ambisinistrous Delusion on Fox News. Another Ambisinistrous Delusion on Fox News. Neither O'Reilly Nor Krauthammer can prove their lies are truth BY Jeff Koopersmith WASHINGTON DC 17 MARCH 2015 - And there lies the key to Fox News and Right Wing strategy. Lie about anything that can never be proved, one way … Continue reading Krauthammer Lies Again – To Bill O’Reilly – Another Ambisinistrous Delusion at Fox

Ah, Charles Krauthammer on Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail – “The Scum Also Rises”

By Jeff Koopersmith It's my job to fight neo-facist scum for the majority in my country who don't want that heretic infections burning in our political or governmental souls. If you trusted Charles Krauthammer to guide you, you would find this is his sole obsessive purpose. I am not certain why and I hope he conducts his … Continue reading Ah, Charles Krauthammer on Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail – “The Scum Also Rises”

Ted Cruz – How did Ted Graduate from High School?

Cruz Running for President is akin to The Lone Ranger hanging out with an "Injun"                 Sorry,we don't know. Yet he is to be admired for his squeaking ability! Ted Cruz interview? Typically, out of the box Cruz attacks President Obama. He added this creates no jobs - … Continue reading Ted Cruz – How did Ted Graduate from High School?

If You Think March Madness is Your Thing – Try Capitol HIll

The Republican Capitol Hill Club is in fact on Capitol Hill.  As in the Republic-controlled Congress, this is a place to meet people who give candidates campaign cash while getting drunk and eating well.  Don't knock it - it's a throwback to IKE - who warned us about the people who go there now. Especially … Continue reading If You Think March Madness is Your Thing – Try Capitol HIll

HILLARY’S E-MAIL SERVER – “zzzzzzzzzzzzzz”

BY: Jeff Koopersmith Could there be a more boring topic that news media across the board can't stop screeching about - Yeah, Hillary Clinton's email server - which these fools think is actually in her basement somewhere. The goons also think that email CANNOT be erased from a server. Oh, Really? Check again CNN and … Continue reading HILLARY’S E-MAIL SERVER – “zzzzzzzzzzzzzz”

Halifax Bank Makes a Laughable Error – Heartbeat Code for ATM?

"Gee! This darn thing is a little heavy!"   By Jeff Koopersmith Is your heartbeat the key to secure banking? - No! The BBC, in fact, covered this ridiculous idea today - It is  Halifax Bank's silly idea to have their customers wear a wrist band (all the time it seems?) which monitors one's heartbeat … Continue reading Halifax Bank Makes a Laughable Error – Heartbeat Code for ATM?

Will and Should the U.S. Attorney General Prosecute the “Rogue Senate 47”?

In addition to the Logan Act, other criminal avenues exist __________________________________________________________________ By Jeff Koopersmith Editor Emeritus The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) should be investigating the clique of rogue ultra-right U.S. Senators that organized the “Senate 47” letter to Iran signaling that the forty-seven Republican senators are more ready to go to war and risk … Continue reading Will and Should the U.S. Attorney General Prosecute the “Rogue Senate 47”?

TOSHIBA – ONCE THE BEST – NOW A COMPANY TO AVOID!

Jeff Koopersmith TOSHIBA THE WORST SERVICE FROM WHAT USED TO BE THE BEST MANUFATURER! i bought the most expensive QOSMIO - my third - 16 months ago WITH EVERY PLUS ITEM OVER 2800 DOLLARS AND MORE and is has been returned three tams for the same problem. Nothing was done about the true problem save … Continue reading TOSHIBA – ONCE THE BEST – NOW A COMPANY TO AVOID!

Michael S. Greve: A Griev·ous Member of the Bar and a Thief from the Poorest Americans

Some so-called "conservative" strategists at a 2010 gathering of mostly Republicans were gestapo-like. One the most fanatic is, Michael S. Greve, now a law professor at ho-hum George Mason University Law School, who urged his audience to destroy the health care law. Greve said, (it) “has to be killed as a matter of political hygiene,” adding “I do not care … Continue reading Michael S. Greve: A Griev·ous Member of the Bar and a Thief from the Poorest Americans

Marie Harf – A Spot-On American Champion

By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus So, someone finally said it. “Follow (The lack of) Money in the Middle East for average Arab, Muslim, Islamic, or other warrior.” And to make it special, Marie Harf of the U.S. State Department seems to have said it on the air first! So, Kudos to Marie Harf! For a … Continue reading Marie Harf – A Spot-On American Champion

The Plummet of Scott Walker and most all Republicans . . .

. . . And other non-whimsical and ill prepared to govern "Candidates" for President   "Of all the men and women who might run for the GOP presidential nomination Scott Walker has little or no chance to move into those big leagues. So, don’t get so enthusiastic!" - JMK   By Jeff Koopersmith Editor Emeritus … Continue reading The Plummet of Scott Walker and most all Republicans . . .

The Definite Fall of Scott Walker and most all Republican “Candi-Wanna-dates” for President

"Of all the men and women who might run for the GOP presidential nomination Scott Walker has little or no chance to move into those big leagues. So don’t get so excited!" - JMK                     By Jeff Koopersmith Editor Emeritus FEBRUARY 2 2015 WASHINGTON Who was the … Continue reading The Definite Fall of Scott Walker and most all Republican “Candi-Wanna-dates” for President

Same Old Same Old-REALLY Old Kissinger & McCain

  By Jeff Koopersmith, Editor Emeritus You had to weep when you saw Senator McCain on Sunday political talk shows this week. Of course, he would not back off his comments to the Code Pink demonstrators who called for Hank Kissinger's arrest during a Senate Committee Meeting where at least McCain was over-eager to hear … Continue reading Same Old Same Old-REALLY Old Kissinger & McCain

AMERICAN SNIPER BULLSH_T

"They are heroes, and that's obvious to anyone thinking clearly" Jeff Koopersmith, 12 January 2015 I cannot understand what the battle about the film "American Sniper" is all about. The American snipers I know of did not start the wars in the middle east. Dick Cheney did that despite warnings to the contrary which we … Continue reading AMERICAN SNIPER BULLSH_T

ON KRAUTHAMMER: More idiocy from the Pundit Psychiatrist

  By Jeff Koopersmith, for American Politics Journal WASHINGTON DC - 20 January 2015 - It is terrifying how many times Charles Krauthammer turns up like a bad penny on Fox News.  One never knows when that mean-spirited grump will show his face, care of Roger Ailes et al and his usual team of bleached … Continue reading ON KRAUTHAMMER: More idiocy from the Pundit Psychiatrist

Mario Cuomo – An American Dream and man of the people is Going Home

    A hero and mentor of mine, Mario Cuomo, has died.  He is survived by his wonderful wife Matilda, his children and 12 grandchildren. Governor of New York for three terms, Mario led the charge against Reagan Republicans, reminding them almost every day that it was the common man who was in trouble in … Continue reading Mario Cuomo – An American Dream and man of the people is Going Home

“Innocent” Rep. Steve Scalise: Why He WON’T Last As House Majority Whip

I have no idea what the Republican Party has become - but I was trained by Republican National Committee in the 80s at the U.S. Senate level where, becaseu the National Journal, was going to sit-in with our class for a day, the fellow running the GOP Univeristy then cautioned us not to use words such … Continue reading “Innocent” Rep. Steve Scalise: Why He WON’T Last As House Majority Whip

Obama’s Cuba Move: FOX News Channel Goes Wild With Hate

Folks, don't forget to watch FOX Non-News this evening to gawk at "Billo the Klown" O'Reilly and blonde shriekette Megyn Kelly telling 6o-year-old stories and lies about how horrible Cuba and Fidel Castro was, and is. They will lie and tell you that Cuba was cool until Fidel kicked out the scum that owned not … Continue reading Obama’s Cuba Move: FOX News Channel Goes Wild With Hate

Slapping Putin – Obama to sign stiff but flexible new sanctions

WASHINGTON—President Obama is due to sign legislation that will tighten the straightjacket currently choking the Russian economy. As of this writing the Russian Ruble is drifting down to over 75 Rubles per dollar which is a stupendous drop in its value equaling a slip from 30 Rubles per dollar only months ago. NATO allies and … Continue reading Slapping Putin – Obama to sign stiff but flexible new sanctions

Rich Lowry – the Newest and Dumbest NN on NPR

Dear NPR: Your greatest supporters believe that Rich Lowry is the latest "Cheney Youth" member (see Hitler for comparison) to hit your airwaves. This guy is a paid puppet for the ultra   right wing and the newest fool to take on National Review - "A review of American Greed as it's called." and you … Continue reading Rich Lowry – the Newest and Dumbest NN on NPR

MORONIC ITEMS THE SUPER-RICH BUY

This size of this wart-like gross-looking but delicious thing is nearly twice that of the existing record holder, which was sold for $417,200 in 2010. Bidding for this extraordinary white truffle did not yield "twice the price"  The rich are getting smarter - the auction gallery that sold it - did so for less than … Continue reading MORONIC ITEMS THE SUPER-RICH BUY

It’s the Stupid, Stupid

It's the Stupid, Stupid By Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers (crisispapers.org) Barack Obama is not stupid and he says he doesn't want his administration to do "stupid things" in foreign policy. So why, then, has he done a reckless, stupid thing by starting a new, two-theater war in the Middle East? And why did that … Continue reading It’s the Stupid, Stupid

Fox News – Incessant, Mudslinging, Poseurs

Fox News – Incessant, Mudslinging, Poseurs _________________________________________________________________ Destroying lives for cash and political power By Jeff Koopersmith It seems to me that almost the whole enchilada presented by Fox News is deceptive from the people who man most of its on-air spots, presenters, too dumb to be believable guest commentators. I was sad to see … Continue reading Fox News – Incessant, Mudslinging, Poseurs

What’s Up With Leon Panetta?

Leon Panetta - Gone & Forgotten  NEW YORK - Am I mindless, or are we witnessing Leon Panetta becoming a 76 year old California hobgoblin running around peddling his book anyplace and anytime including an appearance on – of all programs – the Bill O’Reilly Factor- Fox News’ lowliest crowd pleasing “circus” while mauling the … Continue reading What’s Up With Leon Panetta?

What Richard Zombeck Said

"We now live an world in which Alaskan quitter and failed Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin charges viewers more than Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime to view her very own newsy-type gotcha show and where comedian Jon Stewart has a better handle on current affairs, international politics and sophistry than most cable news channels." Read … Continue reading What Richard Zombeck Said

Instapundit MegaFAIL: Fake Lena Dunham Quote Tweet

Glenn "Instapundit" Reynolds freaked out when he read an excerpt from Lena Dunham's new book, Not That Kind of Girl. Unfortunately for Reynolds, the quote was from Thorstein Veblen’s The Theory of the Leisure Class, written in 1899. And to imagine that they let Reynolds teach at the college level: The internet is always stupider … Continue reading Instapundit MegaFAIL: Fake Lena Dunham Quote Tweet

EBOLA: It’s not really a cleaning product!

EBOLA: It's not really a cleaning product! By Jeff Koopersmith It appears that many Americans, especially those living in Texas and other southern-type states think that EBOLA is a gritty cleanser - sort of like the contents of an old AJAX can your grandma used on her pots and pans to eventually destroy them. Here's … Continue reading EBOLA: It’s not really a cleaning product!

Teapublican State Senator: “Being Christians in USA is Like Being Jewish in Nazi Germany”

Bible thumpers claiming victimhood is nothing new, but here's one – an elected official – who not only breaks Godwin's Law but turns the whole thing up to 11,  AATTP has the details: //license.icopyright.net/user/viewFreeUse.act?fuid=MTg1MjA0OTM= //license.icopyright.net/user/js/icx_iframe_parent.js

Today’s Corrected The Hill Headline

As a public service, from time to time APJ will take the liberty of rectifying other publications' headlines when, for example, it appears that they are trying to protect readers who are certtfied members of the completely clueless Village Beltway or true "red state" believers. Here, then, is today's amended headline for an article from today's edition … Continue reading Today’s Corrected The Hill Headline

In Case You Missed It…

Koch Industries is not entirely opaque. The company's troubled legal history – including a trail of congressional investigations, Department of Justice consent decrees, civil lawsuits and felony convictions – augmented by internal company documents, leaked State Department cables, Freedom of Information disclosures and company whistle­-blowers, combine to cast an unwelcome spotlight on the toxic empire … Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

More Revealing Than Wikileaks?

Newsweek's look at the notorious LiveLeak.com is well worth a read. There is a strong argument that it is doing a better job of informing the world on the truth about 21st century warfare than Wikileaks. | One of the world’s most important media organizations doesn’t have an office. It doesn’t have interns, and none … Continue reading More Revealing Than Wikileaks?

Politico: Assassination of Obama Would Solve Secret Service Problems

Yes. they actually went there: Terrorist groups like ISIL would like nothing better than to assassinate Obama. Five terrorists could come into the White House with grenades and wipe him out. … Agents tell me it’s a miracle an assassination has not already occurred. Sadly, given Obama’s colossal lack of management judgment, that calamity may … Continue reading Politico: Assassination of Obama Would Solve Secret Service Problems

Keeping Up with the Christie Crises

Cable news has been so preoccupied with the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 that they've lost touch with the ballooning scandals surrounding New Jersey Governor and doughnut connoisseur Chris Christie. Therefore, it falls upon us to bring you up to date on the most recent developments. Emails released early last week show Christie adviser Bill … Continue reading Keeping Up with the Christie Crises

Bartcop, 1953-2014

One of our friends and allies, Bartcop, passed away this morning after a protracted illness – one which he and almost everyone he knew had expected to take him years ago. His eponymous Web site was launched in 1986 after Internet guru Marc Perkel, a fan of his e-mail newsletter "Rush Limbaugh, Lying Nazi Whore" … Continue reading Bartcop, 1953-2014

Political News? What News? Everyone is Boring or Crazy These Days

Jeff Koopersmith tunes into FOX Nerws Channel – so you don't have to – in his latest report from the media battlefield.     How many Americans actually tune into FOX News in the early morning or during drive time evening television? Well, there's me. I never miss it because the stooges on Fox and … Continue reading Political News? What News? Everyone is Boring or Crazy These Days

Of Machiavellian Tales… and Veils

Sherrie G takes a provocative look at what may be the biggest "homeland security" hole in communities, regions, and even entire nations ruled by religious fundamentalism I originally joined Twitter because of Egypt. As a result of a combination of military service and the galloping hots for a 10thSpecial Forces guy whose thing was archaeology, … Continue reading Of Machiavellian Tales… and Veils

Chicken Little Republicans are Half-Right; The Sky IS Falling. On Them.

Listen. My Children, and You Shall HearThe TeaGOP Die-Off is Very Near!Sherrie G on what's in the offing for Tea Party Republicans. If there is one thing that the entire populace of the United States of America agrees on, it would be that the Republican Party, particularly that zany little subset known as Tea Party … Continue reading Chicken Little Republicans are Half-Right; The Sky IS Falling. On Them.

Roger and Gene and Me

While much has been said this week about film (and social) critic Roger Ebert following his death earlier this week, his own words speak volumes about his own integrity and passion. And so... ... when the incomparable Rude Pundit posted links to a 1980 episode of "Sneak Previews" in which he and Gene Siskel took … Continue reading Roger and Gene and Me

If America Was A Forensics Show…

How much do Republicans hate America?  Let us count the ways... I am more than tired of people talking about government being “broken”.  The government is NOT broken, it is being deliberately poisoned by a House of Representatives with a shit-for-brains Speaker of the House, a Benedict Arnold in the form of Eric Cantor as … Continue reading If America Was A Forensics Show…

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Obama Weekly Address: President Trumpets Rebound of U.S. Auto IndustryBiden keeps pressing middle-class message after VP debateIn Requests for Security in Libya, Focus Was on TripoliRomney tries to bury Obama in adsShot fired at Obama campaign headquarters in DenverBenghazi attack: complex picture emerges over Libya securityJoe Biden Appeals to Women's Vote Post-DebateMore at the Newswire.

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NY Times: VP Debate Was Aggressive Quarrel with ContrastsTranscript of VP debate between Joe Biden and Paul RyanWatch this! ►  Watch Mitt Lie Repeatedly in Presidential Debate 1 – and Watch the Lies Refuted!Turns out he DIDN'T build that: Ryan family business benefits from government spending Paul Krugman: 'Republicans Have Been Wrong About Everything'Sen. Chuck … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Clueless Romney: "We Don't Have People Who Die Because They Don't Have Insurance"Analysis ►  GOP Blows CIA Cover, Operation in Politicized Hearing into Benghazi Attack that Killed AmbassadorRomney flip-flops again, vows to be 'a pro-life president' after newspaper interviewRomney's abortion comments leave campaign scrambling to unify ticketYemeni chief of security at U.S. Embassy shot deadNavy … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Mitt Romney Goes Moderate on Contraception Coverage, Glossing Over Past PositionMitt Romney Etch-a-Sketches CNN Interview: the 47% Comment Is 'Not What I Meant'Romney: Abortion is not 'part of my agenda.' Romney campaign: Oh yes it is.Paul Ryan: Inner City People Need to Be Taught "Good Discipline, Good Character"Schumer Opposes Tax Givebacks to the Rich in … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama signals new urgency as race tightensNew Obama Ad Goes After Mitt Romney on Big BirdMitt Romney gives foreign policy speech, ignores almost entire worldMitt Romney calls for arms supplies to rebel forces in SyriaMore neoconservative tough talk about foreign policy from Mitt Romney. Zero new ideasU.S., Israel considering joint 'surgical strike' on Iran's nuclear … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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In Face of Voter ID Laws, Democrats Push to Expand Ballot AccessSo-Called "True the Vote", Tea Party Voting Group, Targeted By Congressional InquiryOhio Early Voting Affirmed; Obama Campaign Victorious in LawsuitMitt Romney Campaign Euphoria Collapses After Boffo Jobs ReportPaul Ryan: 60 Percent of Americans Are 'Takers,' Not 'Makers'Obama: Romney Will Ignore Wall Street And Ťrack … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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So-Called "True the Vote", Tea Party Voting Group, Targeted By Congressional InquiryOhio Early Voting Affirmed; Obama Campaign Victorious in LawsuitMitt Romney Campaign Euphoria Collapses After Boffo Jobs ReportPaul Ryan: 60 Percent of Americans Are 'Takers,' Not 'Makers'Obama: Romney Will Ignore Wall Street And Ťrack Down on Sesame StreetUnemployment Plummets to 7.8%; U.S. Economy Added 114,000 … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Florida Opens Criminal Probe into Romney-Tied Firm at Center of Multiple GOP Registration Fraud IncidentsU.S. Cut Security Before Libya AttacksRomney Adviser Gives Up the Ghost on People with Pre-Existing Conditions: They Will Likely Not Be Able to Buy InsuranceObama and Romney, in First Debate, Spar Over Fixing the EconomyRepublican Mitt Romney is vowing to repeal … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama and Romney, in First Debate, Spar Over Fixing the EconomyRepublican Mitt Romney is vowing to repeal President Barack Obama's health care lawPresidential Debate 2012: Mitt Romney, Obama Spar in ColoradoObama on Mitt Romney Tax Shift: His Big, Bold Idea Is 'Never Mind'Biden: "The middle class was buried by the policies that Paul Ryan and … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama, Romney Prepare for Presidential Debates While Biden, Ryan CampaignDouble whammy of bad news for RomneyMA-Sen: Warren, Brown Duel in Second DebateJPMorgan Chase Lawsuit: New York Attorney General's Suit Is First for Task ForceBush-Appointed Judge Upholds Obama Administration's Birth Control Coverage RulesSupreme Court leaves Clinton-era rule intact, turning aside mining industry petitionMore at the Newswire.

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Obama, at fundraiser, cautions against overconfidenceJoe Biden accuses Romney, Ryan of deficit hypocrisy Preview ►  Supreme Court Faces Weighty Cases and a New DynamicUS military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 after 11 years of warWatch this! ►  Obama to Congress in weekly address: Pass mortgage refinancing billRepublicans accuse Obama of cover-up over death of Chris … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama edging ahead as key states slip from Romney's graspAttack on U.S. Consulate in Libya Determined to Be Terrorism Tied to Al-QaedaRNC Fires Romney-Tied Voter Registration Firm Accused of FraudTop Romney official on Mitt: a 'lousy candidate'Pelosi: Democrats will overturn Citizens United if they retake HouseSenate Republicans Challenge Obama's Recess Appointments in Court FilingMore at … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Pelosi: Democrats will overturn Citizens United if they retake HouseSenate Republicans Challenge Obama's Recess Appointments in Court FilingConservative organizations are pushing to oust judges who voted against pet GOP causesRomney Makes Direct Claim of Compassion as "47 Percent" Drives AdsMA-Sen: Brown Attacks Warren's CharacterMore at the Newswire.

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Romney Makes Direct Claim of Compassion as "47 Percent" Drives AdsMA-Sen: Brown Attacks Warren's CharacterObama Tells Middle East to Get Its House in Order After Libya AttackObama moves to fix the US Patent systemCongratulations to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Crook), Winner of CREW's 2012 "Most Corrupt" AwardRomney and Obama double up with strong speeches at Clinton … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama Campaign Hits Romney with 47 Percent Ad in OhioRomney and Ryan Attack Obama on Foreign PolicyAttack Mode: Romney assails Obama after US ambassador's deathObama launches new tax offensive against RomneyOn Stump in Ohio, Ryan Criticizes Obama's Military and Foreign PoliciesObama, Romney tangle on foreign policy in '60 Minutes' interviewsVoter Suppression Laws … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama, Romney tangle on foreign policy in '60 Minutes' interviewsObama launches new tax offensive against RomneyVoter Suppression Laws May Discourage 10 Million HispanicsProsecutors intend to call WI Gov. Scott Walker as a witness in the criminal trial of his former county aide Kelly RindfleischWorld Leaders Gather for U.N. General Assembly MeetingsDeadly Attack in Libya Was … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama on Mitt: 'What Else Is He Hiding?'In Ryan's Wisconsin, Obama Again Attacks "47 Percent" RemarksObama Dings Romney: "We Don't Need An Inside Job in Washington"; Obama ties Romney to House GOP.Obama Knocks Congress for Leaving TownRomney Releases 2011 Tax Returns in Friday "Document Dump"; Paid 14.1%Romney to "60 Minutes": My Campaign Doesn't Need a … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Dings Romney: "We Don't Need An Inside Job in Washington"; Obama ties Romney to House GOP.Obama Knocks Congress for Leaving TownRomney Releases 2011 Tax Returns in Friday "Document Dump"; Paid 14.1%Romney to "60 Minutes": My Campaign Doesn't Need a TurnaroundFor AARP Convention, Obama Plays Fact-Checker in ChiefPaul Ryan Booed by AARP Crowd for Promising … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Seizes on Romney Comments, Suggesting He Is Out of TouchObama to Romney: 'There Are a Whole Bunch of Millionaires Who Aren't Paying Taxes at All Either'Fallout from "47 Percent" Comment Hits Senate CampaignsMA-Sen: Elizabeth Warren Dominates Scott Brown in First DebateCash Low, Romney Scrambles to Find New Large DonorsTerrorism analyst: U.S. ignores threat of … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Democratic Enthusiasm Swells in the Swing States, NationallyDemocratic Candidates, Lawmakers Seize on Mitt Romney Fundraiser VideoRomney fights to reassure donors and voters amid row over leaked videoAsked 4 Times, Romney Won't Say If He'll Maintain Obama' Immigration DirectivesRepublican U.S. House Staffer Pleads 'No Contest' to 5 Election Fraud CountsRyan Throws Romney Under the Bus, Says … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Mother Jones Releases Complete Video of Romney at Private Fund-raiserRomney Talks About Chinese Sweatshop He Bought; Claims Barbed Wire Fence Was to Keep Hopeful Workers OutWatch this! ►  Barack Obama tells Mitt Romney: the president works for everyoneRomney Triples Down on 47% Rant, Says Remarks on Voters Help Clarify PositionMitt Romney Week … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Devastating Secret Video: Mitt Romney, Unaware He Was Being Recorded, Tells Millionaire Donors What He Really Thinks of Obama VotersMore Secret Video: on Israel, Romney Trashes Two-State SolutionRomney refuses to apologise after criticising 47% of American votersRomney Clumsily Tries to Clarify: "Not Elegantly Stated... Speaking Off the Cuff"Romney "47 Percent" Fundraiser Host: … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Devastating Secret Video: Mitt Romney, Unaware He Was Being Recorded, Tells Millionaire Donors What He Really Thinks of Obama VotersRomney Stands By Insulting 47%er Comments During Disastrous Pressed, Claims He Says the Same Thing in PublicObama campaign responds to embarrassing Romney video: Mitt has 'disdainfully written off half the nation'Video shows Libyans … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama says Egypt is neither enemy nor allyForeign affairs suddenly at issue in presidential raceAt Least Three Republican Electoral College Candidates May Refuse to Vote for Mitt RomneyIowa GOP elector resigns, says she can't support RomneyRomney Heckled Over Libya RemarksRomney Campaign Admits That "Apology" Fits Their Desired NarrativeObama on Libya attacks: 'We will bring … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama says Egypt is neither enemy nor allyForeign affairs suddenly at issue in presidential raceAt Least Three Republican Electoral College Candidates May Refuse to Vote for Mitt RomneyIowa GOP elector resigns, says she can't support RomneyRomney Heckled Over Libya RemarksRomney Campaign Admits That "Apology" Fits Their Desired NarrativeObama on Libya attacks: 'We will bring … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama on Libya attacks: 'We will bring their killers to justice'President Obama speaks to leaders of Libya, EgyptRomney, smirking, blasts Clinton following murder of Libya ambassador – and Obama fires backGOP pols blast Romney for his ill-considered critical remarks on assaultPresident Obama swings back at Romney following GOP candidate's trashmouth presser, hits solar plexusUS officials … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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U.S. Ambassador to Libya, 3 Other Embassy Staff Killed in Rocket Attack in BenghaziObama Condemns Attack That Kills Ambassador to LibyaAs Obama Widens Lead, Romney Gets NastierRomney, Sounding Shrill and Unhinged, Accuses Obama of Sympathizing with Attackers in Egypt And LibyaRomney Campaign Strategy of Vagueness Draws Criticism from ConservativesNominees Leave Congressional Candidates to Stump Alone … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Campaign Says It Beat Romney in Fund-Raising for AugustObama: I will work with Republicans if they agree to raise taxesRomney Says He Supports Popular Obamacare Provisions on NBC, Quietly Reverses Hours Later on Conservative WebsitePaul Ryan Falls Apart When Asked How Romney Will Pay for Tax Cuts for the RichMitt Romney's 'Meet the Press' … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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It's On, Baby! General Election Kicks into High GearPresident Barack Obama is drawing new attention to Medicare in the all-important battleground of FloridaObama campaigns in Florida with former GOP Gov. Charlie CristRomney invokes God, slams Obama on proposed military budget cutsPost-Convention Bounce: Obama Widens Lead Over RomneyObama's Weekly Address: Coming Together to Remember September 11thLarry … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Makes Case for 2nd Term: "Harder" Path to "Better Place"Watch this! ►  Obama: "Our destinies are bound together"Text of President Obama's keynote address at Democratic ConventionObama to Nation: "Climate Change Is Not a Hoax. More Droughts And Floods And Wildfires Are Not a Joke""We don't turn back": An older, wiser Barack Obama talks to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Bill Clinton Personally Nominates Barack Obama for President – and Slams Republicans for Creating and Perpetuating a "Total Mess"Original text of President Bill Clinton's speech prior to delivery to the Democratic ConventionElizabeth Warren: the Game Is Rigged Against Working PeopleSecret Service Eyes Romney Tax Return Blackmail AttemptPresident Barack Obama personally intervened to change party … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Michelle Obama Brings Down the House as Democratic Convention BeginsMichelle Obama highlights president's middle-class rootsMichelle Obama Speech Text: Read the First Lady's Democratic Convention SpeechDem Convention Keynoter Julian Castro: Romney "Has No Idea How Good He's Had It"Banker Plan Would Fund Super-PACs to Sway Senate RacesObama hopes for a boost as Democrats gather in Charlotte … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama hopes for a boost as Democrats gather in Charlotte for conventionDemocrats Release Their 2012 Party PlatformDemocrats Reunite Against G.O.P. ThreatDemocrats Say U.S. Is Better Off Than 4 Years AgoBiden to Unions: We're with YouOn Labor Day, Obama tells union workers in Ohio that Romney would bring a 'losing season'President Barack Obama slapped a "Romney … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Barack Obama slapped a "Romney doesn't care" label on his rival's health-care views SundayBiden: Paul Ryan "Walked Away" from Deficit CommissionObama Warns Young Supporters About Republican Voter SuppressionObama See Republicans as Stuck in PastThey Hit the Lie-fecta! Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe: Romney campaign based on 'tripod of lies'A Romney Staffer Has Been Caught … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Mitt Upstaged by a Chair! Mitt Romney's relaunch featured regular folks talking about his kindness – until Clint Eastwood derailed the nightRomney Plays It Safe in Acceptance SpeechObama to Sign Order Helping VeteransFederal court rejects Texas voter ID law as unfair to Hispanics, African-AmericansObama Campaign on Ryan's RNC Speech: "He Lied"Justice Department decides not to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Greed and Debt: How Mitt Romney and Bain Capital staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed jobs and stuck others with the billPaul Ryan rouses convention, sets out Romney stall – but no one is buyingIn College Town, Obama Jokes at G.O.P.'s ExpenseFederal judge to permanently lift Florida voter registration restrictionsAs Republican convention struggles to emphasize … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Nomination Secure, Romney Pitch StartsCourt: GOP's Texas Redistricting Plan Intentionally Discriminated Against HispanicsA Huge Achievement: Obama Administration Finalizes Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency StandardsRepublicans: Our welfare ad is a lie. And it works. So we're sticking with itGOP Details Gutting of Medicare in Leaked Platform Leader of Army Plot to Assassinate Obama Apparently Attended the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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GOP Details Gutting of Medicare in Leaked PlatformLeader of Army Plot to Assassinate Obama Apparently Attended the '08 Republican Convention as a PageFollowing Akin Controversy, Romney Changes Position on AbortionRepublicans Worry About Keeping Factions Reined InRomney Adopts Harder Message for Last StretchDivided, contentious Tea Partiers, Dominionists, and some Republicans gather in Tampa for C-SPAN infomercialAn … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney Adopts Harder Message for Last StretchDivided, contentious Tea Partiers, Dominionists, and some Republicans gather in Tampa for C-SPAN infomercialAn infiltrator exposes how John Fund's vigilantes plan to disrupt polling places to block the vote (via Mark Crispin Miller)Big Lie Exposed: Romney was in fact active in Bain after 1999, contrary to his own assertionsThe … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama: Romney has "extreme" positions, lacks serious ideasRomney Adopts Harder Right-Wing Message for Last StretchSurprise! Firewall between Super PACs and candidates' campaigns doesn't existInside the plan to steal the election: the conservative initiative True the Vote is designed to obstruct the voting process at every turn. Will it work?Radical right threatens to blow Mitt Romney … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President dispels lies about Medicare, stakes out policy position in weekly addressAmerica's poor: Out of sight, out of mindObama Campaign: "America Doesn't Need a Birther-In-Chief"Fox News outs Navy SEAL who led bin Laden raid, endangering him and his familyConservative Super PACs Outspend Liberal Ones By $100 Million in JulyMitt Romney Uses Secretive Data Mining to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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The Bain Files: Inside Mitt Romney's Tax-Dodging Cayman SchemesBain Documents: Romney Offshore Investments Used 'Blockers' to Avoid TaxesRomney fund bankrolled Adelson: a fund Romney invested in lent the GOP mega-donor $3 millionConservative Super PACs Outspend Liberal Ones By $100 Million in JulyMitt Romney Uses Secretive Data Mining to Identify Wealthy DonorsMitt Romney is proposing to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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FOX News Claims to Reveal Identity of Navy SEAL Writing Bin Laden Tell-All, Placing Him, His Family, and Other SEAL Team Members in JeopardyThe Bain Files: Inside Mitt Romney's Tax-Dodging Cayman SchemesBain Documents: Romney Offshore Investments Used 'Blockers' to Avoid TaxesRomney fund bankrolled Adelson: a fund Romney invested in lent the GOP mega-donor $3 millionObama … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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The Lyin' King? Mitt Romney Team Forges Ahead with Factually Inaccurate Welfare Attacks on ObamaMO-Sen: Ignoring Deadline to Quit, G.O.P. Todd Akin Defies His Party LeadersIn Ohio, Obama rallies students, hits Romney on education fundingRomney Says Akin Should Quit Senate RaceRomney Says Akin Should Quit Senate RaceObama Outraises Romney $9 Million as Conventions ApproachRomney Racks … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Todd Akin Defies Mitt Romney and Stays in Missouri Senate RaceIn Ohio, Obama rallies students, hits Romney on education fundingRomney Says Akin Should Quit Senate RaceObama Outraises Romney $9 Million as Conventions ApproachRomney Racks Up Huge Cash Advantage Over ObamaMO-Sen: Todd Akin defiant as support withdrawn over 'legitimate rape' claimsObama to media: Romney's whole campaign … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama has unleashed a carefully calibrated strategy to finesse the cleanup of the housing crashMO-Sen: Tea Party candidate Todd Akin Says Victims of "Legitimate Rape" Won't Become PregnantRomney Campaign Works Feverishly to Project Warm, Relaxed ImageFBI investigates Congressmen Kevin Yoder's (R-KS) drunken, naked escapades in IsraelThe new robber barons: how your tax dollars subsidize … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama says GOP would raise costs for seniors, cut taxes for wealthiestDemocrats Revive Social Security Privatization Fight to Take Offensive on Paul Ryan (and His Running Mate Romney)Obama pushes the value of teachers, education in weekly addressIt's On: Democrats Rise to the Defense of Their ValuesPresident Obama: Republican approach to education funding is backwardPaul Ryan … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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It's On: Democrats Rise to the Defense of Their ValuesPresident Obama: Republican approach to education funding is backwardPaul Ryan Changed Financial Disclosure Forms While Being Vetted By RomneyPaul Ryan now admits he lied, and bthat his office did request stimulus fundsDaryl Johnson: I tried to warn them – but hate radio goaded DHS into gutting … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Federal Court Rules Florida's Shortening of Early Voting Discriminates Against BlacksRomney maintains Medicare attack on ObamaRomney: I always pay at least a mere 13% in taxesObama campaign to Mitt on his tax claim: "Prove it"President Obama makes surprise visit to DNCJulian Assange Granted Asylum By EcuadorIllegal Immigrants Line Up by Thousands for Deportation DeferralsRomney Campaign … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney: I always pay at least a mere 13% in taxesObama campaign to Mitt on his tax claim: "Prove it"President Obama makes surprise visit to DNCJulian Assange Granted Asylum By EcuadorIllegal Immigrants Line Up by Thousands for Deportation DeferralsRomney Campaign Diversifies Lines of AttackObama slams Romney, Ryan tax plans as "trickle-down snake oil"President Obama: "They … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama-Ryan Battle Intensifies Over Medicare SavingsThe DHS launches its new program to allow young illegal immigrants to stay and work in the U.S. Crossroads GPS And Americans for Prosperity Outspend All Super PACs CombinedMedicare Rises as Prime Election IssuePaul Ryan finds it's not always fun being a national candidatePaul Ryan Has Kept Close Ties to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Two Dark Money Groups, Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity, Outspending All Super PACs CombinedMedicare Rises as Prime Election IssuePaul Ryan finds it's not always fun being a national candidatePaul Ryan Has Kept Close Ties to Conservative and Libertarian DonorsOldest Tricks in the Book Powering Campaigns Through New Media NoiseRepublican Governors Weary of Romney/Ryan Medicare … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney seeks distance from Ryan's budget plansDemocrats use Mitt Romney's vice presidential selection process in tax attacksTeam Obama wastes no time, hammers Paul "Li'l Ayn" Ryan in hard-hitting new adIncompetence: CBS' Face the Nation Is Unaware That Obama Has a Deficit Reduction PlanDoJ ends Goldman probe of mortgage fraud, won't press chargesMitt Romney taps Paul … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

The Paul Ryan Dossier

The good folks at AmericaBlog have compiled a "three minute oppo research review" of Paul Ryan that's worth bookmarking. The page also links to a detailed analysis of Ryan from America's Bridge.Mitt Romney's campaign team is panicked, and rushed the announcement of his VP pick -- on a weekend, mind you, when all but political … Continue reading The Paul Ryan Dossier

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Romney seeks distance from Ryan's budget plans Democrats use Mitt Romney's vice presidential selection process in tax attacks Team Obama wastes no time, hammers Paul "Li'l Ayn" Ryan in hard-hitting new ad Incompetence: CBS' Face the Nation Is Unaware That Obama Has a Deficit Reduction Plan DoJ ends Goldman probe of mortgage fraud, won't press … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama calls for violence to end after shootings in Colo., Wisc.NY AG Eric Schneiderman Is Investigating Tax Exempt Groups' Campaign SpendingMitt Romney's official spokeswoman appeared to veer off message on Wednesday after she defended health reforms the Republican passed while Governor of MassachusettsMegagaffe: Romney aide defends against negative ad by in effect endorsing RomneycareRomney compares … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Mitt Romney's official spokeswoman appeared to veer off message on Wednesday after she defended health reforms the Republican passed while Governor of MassachusettsMegagaffe: Romney aide defends against negative ad by in effect endorsing RomneycareRomney compares California's economy to GreeceKS, WA, MI, MO: in Primaries, Democrats' Preferred Candidates (Including Republicans) Are WinnersAppeals Court OKs Warrantless WiretappingSuper … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Tells a Tale of "Romney Hood"Obama Signs Law Criminalizing Westboro's Weapon of ChoiceFBI: Right-wing terror is real Sikh Temple Terrorist Was White Supremist, Member of Skinhead Band (via Liberaland)Air Force Joint Chief General Norton A. Schwartz asks to cut nuclear stockpileTerrorist Shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin — FBI to investigate — … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Air Force Joint Chief General Norton A. Schwartz asks to cut nuclear stockpileTerrorist Shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin — FBI to investigate — Sikh temple terrorist identified as Wade Michael Page; motivation unclearObama Embraces Health Care Law After Supreme Court RulingRomney dogged by tax debate as he questions Obama's policy on IsraelNRA … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Terrorist Shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin -- FBI to investigateObama Embraces Health Care Law After Supreme Court RulingRomney dogged by tax debate as he questions Obama's policy on IsraelNRA Threatens Senators Who Support Campaign Finance DisclosureStudy Shows Conservative Rhetoric Propagaterd Via Talk Radio Promotes Hate (via Liberaland)Obama Campaign Seeks to Recast Romney … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Study Shows Conservative Rhetoric Propagated Via Talk Radio Promotes Hate (via Liberaland)Obama Campaign Seeks to Recast Romney as Tax RaiserSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid is refusing to let go of his allegation that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for 10 yearsMitt Romney to Harry Reid on Tax Dodge: 'Put Up Or Shut Up'DeMint claims Romney … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Campaign Seeks to Recast Romney as Tax RaiserSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid is refusing to let go of his allegation that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for 10 yearsMitt Romney to Harry Reid on Tax Dodge: 'Put Up Or Shut Up'DeMint claims Romney personally pledged support for pushing tea party agenda in first 100 … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Emphasizes Deficit Credentials, Broadens Fight Over Bush Tax CutsFederal Reserve Refuses to Take New Steps to Boost the EconomyU.S. Department of Justice Says Florida Voter Purge Violates Federal LawHouse Republicans will vote against tax cut for the middle class todayPartisan Rifts Hinder Efforts to Improve U.S. Voting SystemMore at the Newswire.

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Harry Reid: Bain Investor Told Me That Mitt Romney "Didn't Pay Any Taxes for 10 Years"Boehner, Reid reach early deal to avert shutdownRomney Staffer: "Kiss my ass. This is a Holy site"Voting System Plagues Go Far Beyond IdentificationSenate GOP blocks popular judicial nominee, halts confirmationsWhite House wants Romney to explain Israel remarksHeld Over: Koch-funded climate … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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In weekly address, Obama takes on Republicans, Romney over regressive tax-cut extension stanceObama Signs Law Increasing Aid to Israel on Eve of Romney TripWhite House Lowers Projected Deficits for 2012 and BeyondPresident Obama: GOP plan is to spend "trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthy"FEC to shine a light on dark moneyMore at the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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In weekly address, Obama takes on Republicans, Romney over regressive tax-cut extension stanceObama Signs Law Increasing Aid to Israel on Eve of Romney TripWhite House Lowers Projected Deficits for 2012 and BeyondPresident Obama: GOP plan is to spend "trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthy"FEC to shine a light on dark money"Mitt the twit": … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama calls for more steps to curb violence, including gun controlSenate passes cuts for all but richest AmericansMitt Romney Registered as Lobbyist for Salt Lake City Olympics – and Got Over a Billion in Taxpayer Bailout MoneyRomney Advisor to London Telegraph: Obama Doesn't "Fully Appreciate" Our "Anglo Saxon Heritage"Romney Falsely Claims Colorado Gunman Obtained Weapons … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney Advisor to London Telegraph: Obama Doesn't "Fully Appreciate" Our "Anglo Saxon Heritage"Romney Falsely Claims Colorado Gunman Obtained Weapons IllegallyRomney Bundler Involved in Valerie Plane Leak ScandalObama: Gun Restrictions Shouldn't Be Controversial, But Common SenseAP concludes Romney's Bain role continued past his claimed departureHouse Intelligence Committee Members Condemn Michele BachmannObama pushes back on bogus "You … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama pushes back on bogus "You Didn't Build That" flapObama turns 'build that' attack around, says Romney's view 'is dead wrong'White House Warns: Unless Congress Acts, Middle Class Gets Tax HikeGOP Senators seek to make rich tax cuts permanent, while doing away with tax cuts for middle class and poorJoe Arpaio in hot seat – … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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White House Suggests President Obama Will Not Push for More Gun ControlObama Will Address Gun Control Within Confines of "Existing Law"US poverty on track to rise to highest since 1960sObama offers comfort after Colorado shootingTop Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Threatened After McCarthyite Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's Bizarre AllegationsGlobal Warming's Terrifying New Math: Three simple numbers that … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg to Respond to Colorado By Introducing Gun Control Legislation (via Liberaland) Support for voter ID laws linked to 'racial resentment' Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-Corrupt) office wrote loophole into insider trading bill President Obama addresses Colorado theater shooting Mitt Romney Invested Millions in Firms That Pioneered High-Tech OutsourcingMore at the Newswire.

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NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg to Respond to Colorado By Introducing Gun Control Legislation (via Liberaland)Support for voter ID laws linked to 'racial resentment'Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-Corrupt) office wrote loophole into insider trading billPresident Obama addresses Colorado theater shootingMitt Romney Invested Millions in Firms That Pioneered High-Tech OutsourcingRomney was still boss, kept reins on Bain after … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney was still boss, kept reins on Bain after 1999, bargained on severanceLegal Battles Erupt Over Tough Voter ID LawsThe 2012 presidential campaign has become a battlefield of mocking, rhetorical missiles, many of them delivered in the form of cheap, quickly produced videosWhat Happened When Mitt Romney Left Bain CapitalPresident Obama Urges Cyber Bill Passage … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

Scandal Snares Rep. “Buck” McKeon, Sheldon Adelson… and Mitt Romney?

Grab the popcorn:[Rep. Howard "Buck"] McKeon, who poses as a devout Mormon, is addicted to gambling. And he's a loser. What [Majority Whip Kevin] McCarthy's staffers have leaked is that he's lost very large sums of money at [Sheldon] Adelson's casino. He hasn't reported these losses -- which is a crime.Go read the whole story … Continue reading Scandal Snares Rep. “Buck” McKeon, Sheldon Adelson… and Mitt Romney?

Microsoft Hires Mark Penn for Key Top Executive Slot

Dave "Doctor" Gonzo on a good move by Microsoft. Yeah, yeah, I know: uberpollster Mark Penn takes a lot of heat from the progressive/liberals, particularly in the blogosphere and more strongly-left-leaning media.But I know at least one critic of his centrist political bent who will tell you in private that "there are two people the … Continue reading Microsoft Hires Mark Penn for Key Top Executive Slot

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President Obama Urges Cyber Bill Passage as Hackers Probe Critical Networks 'Every Day' Obama Aims to Keep Tax Transparency Pressure on Mitt Romney, under pressure to release tax returns, turns fire on Obama Obama Digs at Fox News as Campaign Heats UpObama campaign, DNC sue Ohio over early voting restrictionsRomney Admits Cayman Islands Accounts Used … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama Urges Cyber Bill Passage as Hackers Probe Critical Networks 'Every Day'Obama Aims to Keep Tax Transparency Pressure on MittRomney, under pressure to release tax returns, turns fire on ObamaObama Digs at Fox News as Campaign Heats UpObama campaign, DNC sue Ohio over early voting restrictionsRomney Admits Cayman Islands Accounts Used to 'Not Be … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama claims Romney would create jobs, but not in AmericaHeld Over! His Man in Macau: Inside the Investigation into Sheldon Adelson's EmpireKey Files on Big-Ticket Political Donations Vanish at Federal Election CommissionDISCLOSE Campaign Spending Act Blocked By Senate RepublicansMacao Mob Money: Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon AdelsonRepublican 'Super PACs' Donate Millions … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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DISCLOSE Campaign Spending Act Blocked By Senate RepublicansMacao Mob Money: Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon AdelsonRepublican 'Super PACs' Donate Millions for General ElectionRomney Campaign Won't Say Who Was Running Bain After 1999Obama Says He'll Try Again for Middle East Peace in Second TermPresident Obama: "We Won't Be Apologizing"Credit bureaus to get … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama: "We Won't Be Apologizing"Obama repeats attack on Romney as 'pioneer of outsourcing'New Document Adds to Evidence Against Romney's Bain ClaimsMitt Romney was driving during an accident in the 60s that killed a passengerNo Apologies: Obama Campaign Continues Attacks on RomneyU.S. to Let Florida Use Homeland Security Data for Voter CheckPresident Obama blasts House … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama blasts House GOP tax plan as "more top-down economics"Romney Campaign Hits Panic Button Following Bain Attacks Romney has something to hide says he will release no more than two years of federal tax returnsMitt Romney's Signature Appears on Bain SEC Filings During Time He Said He Left BainNY Fed Drops LIBOR Bombshells: Tim … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Held over: Romney stayed longer at Bain than he claimedThe "L" Word! Obama campaign accuses Romney of lying about BainObama campaign: "Severe consequences" if Romney committed felony with Bain liesAfter 2002 testimony surfaces, Romney campaign refuses to deny Romney attended Bain meetings or had contact with Bain post-1999Drought Covers One-Third of U.S. Counties, the Largest … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Conservatives miffed as Romney keeps campaign focus on economyCBO report: Americans' federal tax bite hit 30-year low in 2009Obama Tax Cuts Fail to Get Senate Vote After Republicans filibuster BalkRomney Booed for Pledging to Repeal Obamacare During NAACP SpeechRomney Invested Millions in Chinese Firm That Profited on U.S. OutsourcingRepealing, Not Replacing, Health Law Tops Republican … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama team targets Mitt Romney's private financesAnalysis ►  Your Do Nothing Legislature: Congress Looks Busy While Doing Little LawmakingRepealing, Not Replacing, Health Law Tops Republican PlanIn an Iowa Dining Room, Obama Puts a Middle-Class Face on a Tax FightRomney Makes a Push for Black VotersDemocrats Go on Offense on Obamacare, Hit GOP for Pushing Repeal … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Calls for Middle-Class Tax Cut ExtensionObama calls on Romney to disclose more tax returnsRomney Snub of Latino Convention Hands Obama Big LeadFL Gov. Rick Scott embroiled in shocking TB scandalUnions to hold 'shadow convention'Parties' Tactics Eroding Unity Left and Right6 States Call for Amendment to Overturn Citizens United RulingDSCC Files Complaint Over Conservative Groups … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Poised for New Fight with G.O.P. Over Tax CutsRomney Raised $106 Million in JuneObama aide hints at tax evasion in challenge to Romney to release recordsDemocrats want Romney to explain offshore accountsDemocrats Want F.E.C. to Restrict Donor-Shielding GroupsRoberts' Health Care Ruling Sparks 'Deep' Supreme Court DiscordRomney Mines the Hamptons for Campaign CashObama Adviser Says … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama addresses the nation's central economic challenge: reclaim both lost jobs and economic securityPresident Obama tells lawmakers "we've got to do more" to boost job growthRep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) is resigning from his post in CongressObama signs student loan, road-building billObama, in Rust Belt, Offers Tough Talk on Jobs and Trade"No Child" Law Whittled … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama, in Rust Belt, Offers Tough Talk on Jobs and Trade"No Child" Law Whittled Down by White HouseObama files unfair trade complaint against Chinese duties on American carsObama Hammers Romney for Individual Mandate Flip-FlopObama Says Health Care Reform Is "Here to Stay"Justice Department Seeks Supreme Court Review of DOMARomney suddenly decides health mandate is a … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Roberts Switched Health Care Vote, CBS ReportsSupreme Court Springs a Leak; Leaks to Conservative Pundits May Have Started More Than a Month AgoSpeaker Boehner pledges to rip out healthcare law 'by its roots'Romney Advisers Reveal Strategy: Ignore Journalists, Pander to Right-Wing Conspriacy WebsitesRepublican ad maker Fred Davis offers regrets, still cannot admit he is a … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Roberts Switched Health Care Vote, CBS ReportsSupreme Court Springs a Leak; Leaks to Conservative Pundits May Have Started More Than a Month AgoSpeaker Boehner pledges to rip out healthcare law 'by its roots'Romney Advisers Reveal Strategy: Ignore Journalists, Pander to Right-Wing Conspriacy WebsitesRepublican ad maker Fred Davis offers regrets, still cannot admit he is a … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Republicans Advise Romney to Distance Himself from Bush (via Liberaland)President Obama is successfully invoking Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital to raise doubts about Mr. Romney's commitment to the middle classPresident Obama addresses nation in weekly address from the Colorado wildfiresMillions of poor people could still be left without medical insurance under the national health … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama is successfully invoking Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital to raise doubts about Mr. Romney's commitment to the middle class President Obama addresses nation in weekly address from the Colorado wildfiresMillions of poor people could still be left without medical insurance under the national health care law if states take an option granted … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama calls Supreme Court healthcare decision a victorySupremos Uphold Obamacare, Individual MandateG.O.P. Vowing to Take Battle Over Health Care Law into NovemberAttorney General Holder Voted in Contempt of CongressObama Praises Court Decision on Health CareSupreme Court Calls Insurance Penalty a TaxUrgent Fast And Furious Emails Revealed – Holder Sought to Immediately Get to Bottom … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Supremos Uphold Obamacare, Individual MandateObama Praises Court Decision on Health CarePresident Obama calls Supreme Court healthcare decision a victoryUrgent Fast And Furious Emails Revealed – Holder Sought to Immediately Get to Bottom of Gun-Running AllegationsIn a Rush to Be First, CNN, FOX, Huffington Post and TIME Get Supreme Court Story Exactly WrongAttorney General Holder Voted … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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NY-08: Charles Rangel wins primary UT-Sen: Orrin Hatch wins primaryNY-Sen: Wendy Long wins NY Senate GOP primary to face GillibrandHealth insurance lobby throws over $100m at defeating ObamacareNew York State's attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, has begun investigating contributions to tax-exempt groups that are heavily involved in political campaigns, focusing on a case involving the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Mocks "Financial Wizard" Romney for Bain OutsourcingElizabeth Warren Rips into Romney at Obama Fund-Raiser in BostonMontana governor calls for amendment to overturn Citizens UnitedDefense industry gears up to keep Congress from sequestering $50 billion in Pentagon spendingSupreme Court Strikes Down Key Parts of Arizona Immigration LawObama pleased with Supreme Court ruling against Arizona immigration … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Mocks "Financial Wizard" Romney for Bain OutsourcingSupreme Court Strikes Down Key Parts of Arizona Immigration LawObama pleased with Supreme Court ruling against Arizona immigration law, but says concerns remainSupremos Halt Challenge to Racist MD RedistrictingOnly Portion of AZ Immigration Law Upheld by Supreme Court: "Show Me Your Papers" ComponentSupreme Court Doubles Down on Citizens … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Romney outframes Obama: Lakoff and Wehling's must-read analysis of why conservatives sell their wildly destructive ideology better than DemocratsWealthy Dems Squeamish About Donating to Super PACS Collusion and corruption: Romney at secret retreat with billionaires, including nefarious unpatriotic Koch brothers, in UtahObama rallies Latinos with attack on Romney over immigrationObama attack on Romney's history of … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama rallies Latinos with attack on Romney over immigrationObama attack on Romney's history of exporting American jobs caps full-court press by campaignWealthy Dems Squeamish About Donating to Super PACS Collusion and corruption: Romney at secret retreat with billionaires, including nefarious unpatriotic Koch brothers, in UtahSupreme Court Expands Impact of Fair Sentencing ActSenate Leaders Reach Agreement … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Conservatives to Host Hush-Hugh Fundraising Retreats with BillionairesRomney's Bain Invested in Companies That Moved Jobs OverseasSupreme Court says union must give notice to nonmembers before collecting dues increaseCredit rating agency Moody's downgrades 15 major global banks, including Bank of America and JPMordoraAttorney General says contempt citation unwarrantedELECTION FRAUD: It's the Voting Machines, Not the VotersAs … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks