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
Forward? It’s Game Over, Dear Progressives. Here’s What You’ve Missed…
Progressives are on the verge of losing the fight for the future direction of America, socially and politically. While we fret about the individual trees of politics in this cycle, … Continue reading
Paul Ryan V.P. Choice Caves to Kochs, Tea Party – The Rise of American Fascism
Mitt Romney’s selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as his V.P. running mate over the weekend, a deal brokered to appease the John Birch Libertarians with hundreds of millions of dollars … Continue reading
The Republican Un-Civil War – The Neocons and the Tea Party Fight for Control of the GOP
This election is not about Obama-Romney as much as it is about the very uncivil Civil War being conducted in the Republican Party, where one of its two factions is … Continue reading
Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon Adelson
by Matt Isaacs, Lowell Bergman and Stephen Engelberg July 16, 2012, 11:30 a.m. Reprinted with kind permission by ProPublica.org This story was co-published with PBS’ “Frontline.” A decade ago gambling … Continue reading
Elephant Droppings: The Far Right’s 10 Most Wanted
Power. That’s the name of the game in Republican politics. Not principle. Not vision. Who are the core players in that power game? t2P has combed several lists of ‘key’ … Continue reading
The Club for Growth is RINO Hunting Dick Lugar and… Marco Rubio?
The Club for Growth, unimpressed with the GOP presidential pack are going RINO (Republican in Name Only) hunting. The same anti-union, anti-women, Tea Party backers are looking to bag big … Continue reading
Romney Punks Primary System; Is It Time for a Real Super Tuesday?
The American primary system is a joke, the punch line for which came last week: Mitt Romney, his popularity sinking so fast that Celine Dion is writing a tune for … Continue reading