The Former Governor of New Mexico and current Libertarian Party candidate for president Gary Johnson isn’t likely going to become the next president, but that doesn’t mean he won’t have an effect on the outcome of the election come November. Johnson briefly participated in the Republican primaries and debates before switching over to the Libertarian […]
A recent Zogby poll has received a considerable amount of attention, which shows the new Republican ticket of Romney/Ryan pulling an impressive 41% of young voters between the ages of 18 to 29, while the Democratic ticket of Obama/Biden only pulled 49%. This is a considerable gain by Republicans, considering that during the 2008 election […]
Representative Keith Ellison has been making a public push lately to get “money out of politics.” According to Ellison, there are far too many donors contributing money to political campaigns outside their own districts. “In a state of only six million people, $60 million was poured into the race, $50 million of which went to […]
Like a puppy who hasn’t quite got the hang of potty training yet, the administration is still struggling with decorum and behavior befitting the office of the presidency. In a move best described as presidential potty mouth, the official twitter account of President Barack Obama posted “Still a BFD” hours after the ruling on the […]
Niccolò Machiavelli, the famed Florentine political philosopher, once posed the question whether it is better to be feared than loved. It is well-remembered by every schoolboy that his reply was that, “it is better to be feared than loved,” with the provision that both fear and love must be unattainable. But too often lost in […]
H/T 76 Lions So now Elizabeth Warren is black, Mexican and East Indian. A GREAT parody! Elizabeth Warren exaggerates heritage to work at Harvard. Lashes out at the rich though she is worth millions. Hypocrite of the nth degree – so why not make a parody?
This morning, during the 8am hour, the faithful listeners of the Bob Miller show on KPAM 860am were posed with a thought experiment. Evidenty George Zimmerman is having difficulty leading a normal life these days, and he’s launched a website to accept donations to cover expenses and pay his legal fees: http://www.therealgeorgezimmerman.com/. On his show, […]
When the Democrat Support Group ended, I felt as lonely and bewildered as at any other time in my life. Instead of giving me approval for my solidly progressive views, the group had scolded me for my supposed “refusal to take responsibility.” And then to make matters worse, the doctor, obviously an educated man, sided […]
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords released a video on her YouTube website today announcing that she will be resigning from Congress this week. Her announcement comes almost one year to the day of the shooting, which is now one of the most tragic events in American history.
Lost in the endless coverage of the weekend’s South Carolina primary, is the significant and revealing story of 29 year old Zach Edwards. Until recently, Edwards was employed by Link Strategies, a Democrat campaign consulting firm credited by Senator Tom Harkin for his success, as the Director of New Media. Employed, that is, until his […]
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2011 — Press conference with Randall Terry (photo) at White House, 12:00 Noon Monday, December 12, to discuss the new ads, and the strategy to cause 7% – 8% of Catholics who voted for Obama in 2008 to forsake him in 2012, and thereby aid Obama’s defeat in the general election. Press […]
Politicians lie. Babies cry. Water is wet. If you jump off a building you’ll always go down, never up. We hold these truths to be self-evident. When you lie down with dogs, or #OWS protesters, you get fleas. Sometimes dogs get tired of the hand that once fed them throwing them under the bus, and […]
In an Office of Strategic Services confidential memorandum from October 1943, Henry A. Murray M.D. analyzed the personality of Adolf Hitler. In one portion of the analysis he explains how Hitler, despite showing all symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia, was still successful as a politician. Murray wrote, “It should be observed that paranoid dynamics can be […]