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The Speech: Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ SOTU Retort

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is bland oatmeal, but he’s civil and gave as good a speech as Barack Obama did for his 2012 State of the Union (SOTU) address. As a liberal who plans to vote for President Obama in … Continue reading

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The Other 1%

That would be the black Republican primary voter in South Carolina. Here’s the FOX Noise exit poll from yesterday: ____ Absorb that. Blacks are 28% of South Carolina’s population, but are 1% (or less) of Republicans in the state. How does … Continue reading

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Newt Grointwitch Tops Willard (Mitt Romney) in South Carolina

Evangelicals in South Carolina have spoken. For president, they prefer a thrice-married serial adulterer and unapologetic Herderian to a Mormon. Informative. Who ever said the world was perfect? Andrew Sullivan lays out a plausible route forward for Republicans this year: … Continue reading

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Glamour Girl: Barack Obama Sings Al Green

Conservatives have never quite gotten President Barack Obama’s glamour. They didn’t understand the Beatles or JFK’s glamour, either. Or, rather, they got it, but didn’t like it. The same goes for Obama’s glamour. Maybe conservatives do get it, but just don’t … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney, Playing the Demagogue, Tells an Occupy Protester to Love America or Leave It

In the below video is some shameless demagogic grandstanding on the part of Mitt Romney. In it, he tells an Occupy protester that his concerns are not American. The exchange says a lot about Romney. The Occupy protester asks him … Continue reading

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Is This Mitt Romney’s Way of Flipping the Bird at the Losers He Conned and Fired?

There’s something deeply tribal about the below image of Mitt Romney with his buddies at Bain Capital in 1984. It’s more than just an expression of joy at making money: it’s the glee of spiking a football before the losers … Continue reading

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Vermin Supreme’s Elevated Nonsense

A clown-poet-prophet; the Wavy Gravy of 2012. And he turned Randall Terry gay (no small feat): ____ And here’s Wavy Gravy:

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Mitt Romney Campaign Theme Song Suggestion: Live and Let Die

After watching, dumbfounded, “When Mitt Romney Came to Town“—the 28 minute documentary on Mitt Romney’s shenanigans at Bain Capital (the one put out by Newt Gingrich’s wealthy friends), I think Romney’s campaign theme song should be Paul McCartney’s “Live and Let … Continue reading

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When Mitt Romney Came to Town: Watch the Full 28 Minute Documentary Here

I just watched the full 28 minute documentary on Mitt Romney’s shenanigans at Bain Capital—the one put out by Newt Gingrich’s wealthy friends. It’s emotionally manipulative, but, I must admit, it’s extremely damning—really devastating. Vulture capitalism indeed seems to be a … Continue reading

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“We Rule You, We Fool You”: Classic 1911 Poster Depicting Capitalism Titled “Pyramid of Capitalist System”

When I watched the Republican debates this weekend, and Rick Santorum’s unhinged and flabbergasting assertion Saturday night that classes don’t even exist in the United States, I was put in mind of the below 1911 poster, and thought I’d post … Continue reading

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The 1% Debate: Donald Trump will Host a Debate with Newt Gingrich in Attendance

No, this is not an Onion headline. This curious item was in Politico this week: Gingrich said he accepted an invitation to a debate hosted by NewsMax and to be moderated by Donald Trump, adding that he was the first candidate to … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum Opposes Gay Marriage, Gay Adoption, and Wants to Reinstate DADT. But Why?

Republican Rick Santorum is likely running for president in 2012 and here are his views on same-sex marriage and gay couples adopting children. Listen for the reasons that he offers (or at least alludes to) in support of his views: I pick up from … Continue reading

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9-11 Collective Guilt Watch: Muslim American NYC Cab Driver Stabbed for Being Muslim

This today at TPM: According to Detective Marc Nell, at 6:14 pm last night, the driver picked up Michael Enright, 21, of Brewster, NY, at the intersection of 24th Street and 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. The cab proceeded to drive … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin Have No Jeffersonian Clothes: Ron Paul Favors the Building of the Ground Zero Mosque and Castigates Its Opponents

The so-called ground zero mosque is generating a rift between Jeffersonian libertarian conservatives and those who identify with the Herderite Tea Partiers. The latest evidence of this split can be found in a statement released by the libertarian congressman, Ron Paul, who wrote … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann on Ground Zero Mosque Hysteria

Keith Olbermann deconstructs the bigotry, lies, and demagoguery surrounding the so-called ground zero mosque:

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Newt Gingrich, Kristallnacht, and the Ground Zero Mosque

The so-called Ground Zero mosque is actually blocks from Ground Zero and blocked from view at Ground Zero by larger buildings. But never mind. Herderite Republicans like Newt Gingrich smell blood in the water and are earnestly rallying their Tea Party Brown Shirts … Continue reading

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