Remember the day after the mid term elections in 2010? President Obama was not shy about stating that his party, of which he is the standard bearer, took a major … Continue reading
It’s the Fear of the ‘Other’, Stupid: Of Romney, Racism, Republicans and Make-Belief
At the final debate President Obama was on point, clearly knowledgeable versus being coached, and had the better one-liners of the evening. He’s also still the black guy to about … Continue reading
When Politics Becomes Religion
“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip. Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading
American or Islamic, Radical Fundamentalism is Still Radical Fundamentalism
Fundamentalism is fundamentalism. Jidhadi or Teahadi. The rage and fear that is stoked is real, but it is only a by-product, not a popular groundswell of real thought or desire. … Continue reading
Sunday Funnies for Oct 1, 2012
We’ve brought it back by popular demand: The round-up of the week’s political opinion from some of the nation’s best political op-ed cartoonists.
Mitt Romney Will Say Anything to Get Elected, but Can He Remember What He Stands For?
On Sunday, Mitt Romney deigned to grant an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press. Although hardly the rough pointed questions that one may expect,(David Gregory is the host after all), … Continue reading
The GOP Last Hurrah – Can Romney Use Race and Gender to Get His Magic Number in the White Vote?
Why is the GOP spending hundreds of millions to push policy that is, by so many polls, out of step with the majority of America? This election is the Alamo … Continue reading
Do Mitt Romney’s Military Missteps Disqualify Him As Presidential Material?
Mitt Romney gave the speech of his life last night. It was like “Dancing with the Stars” in a field of IEDs, glancing away from substance, lies barely touching the … Continue reading