Mitt Romney is not a “liar” and President Obama is not a “retard.” Come on, people. Stop it. This is why I’ve avoided writing any election/policy op-eds during this year. Last election I didn’t see as many FB posts so I wasn’t so sickened by people’s trifling and pathetic confirmation bias. If you’re constantly calling [...]
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What should Todd Akin do? (CNN) – Republican Rep. Todd Akin isn’t budging. Despite calls from his party establishment to drop out — including a personal phone call from vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan — Akin said Wednesday he is staying in the Senate race. “The people of Missouri chose me to be their candidate. And [...]
Ok, so all this talk of Republicans suggesting that Hillary Clinton should be Obama’s VP running mate in this next election is probably a GOP plan to employ some reverse psychology to make sure it doesn’t happen. I wouldn’t be surprised.
This progressing condescension is getting unbearable. Can’t deal. If Romeny wins he’s going to put us “back in chains?” Really??? Seriously. Who is going to stop this?
Mitt’s Romney’s announcement of Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate creates an interesting new domain for conservative evangelicals–namely, they have no representative. Of the four candidates on the next election slate for president 2 are Roman Catholic, 1 is a liberal (progressive) mainline Protestant, and one is a Mormon. Between the executive branch and [...]
(Source: FactCheck.org) I get asked this question often: “why do blacks tend to vote for democrats when their social commitments tend to be more traditional and conservative?” Here’s the reason: white conservatives dropped the ball in the 1970s. The black middle-class in the 1970s was built on the following: government jobs (public education, postal workers, etc.), [...]