Monthly Archives: July 2012

Obama’s Bigoted Campaign

Remember this speech from the 2004 Democratic National Convention? My how times have changed. Obama has evolved on whether or not there’s a united America, I suppose. Now we live in no less than five or six different Americas going … Continue reading

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Look out ladies, Mitt Romney wants your vaginas

Via Hot Air: Obama ad on Romney: ‘It’s a scary time to be a woman’ A new ad from President Obama and the Democratic National Committee raises fears about Mitt Romney’s positions on reproductive rights. “I’ve never felt this way … Continue reading

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Verbatim and in Context

Lie your way out of this one, Mr. President.

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Laugh of the day – Romney zings Brian Williams

For a whole bunch of LMAO’s check out Uppity’s latest post. This is an open thread.

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Does Jonathan Capehart read this blog?

Ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? Two days ago I said: I really like that new ad. It’s a simple but powerful theme because it gives people permission to not vote for Obama. Ads like that should be … Continue reading

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Someone is off her meds (again)

The blogger formerly known as Goldberry: In THIS country, it is possible to dilute the fundie strength but we won’t for some reason. Yes, we still cling to the concept that the Duggaresque evangelical patriarchalists are admirable for their piety … Continue reading

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ZOMG! – It’s a giant nothingburger!!!

Huffpoop: Mitt Romney Registered As Lobbyist For Salt Lake City Olympics Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney loves to talk about his role salvaging the 2002 scandal-tarnished Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. It’s one of the only items on his … Continue reading

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Media now vetting Romney supporters

ThinkProgress: Romney’s ‘We Did Build This’ Events Feature Businesses Built With Government Subsidies And Contracts Today, the Romney campaign is hosting an entire series of campaign events based on President Obama’s misinterpreted comment about small businesses. While Obama’s full speech … Continue reading

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Obligatory Chick-fil-A post

Now Chicago Alderman seeks to ban Chick-fil-A First it was the Mayor of Boston who announced his intention to block business permits for Chick-fil-A not because there is any evidence that it discriminates in employment or services, but because its … Continue reading

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The best imaginary dogwhistle since Geraldine Ferraro

Fauxrage du jour: Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America As the Republican presidential challenger accused Barack Obama of appeasing America’s enemies in his first foreign policy speech of the US general election campaign, advisers told The … Continue reading

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Laugh of the Day – Obot vs. ex-Obot

This is an open thread.

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Inducing Racial Apathy

Victor Davis Hanson: In the case of race relations, the public — of all races — is moving beyond race and, in an increasingly multiracial, intermarried society, with a half-century of affirmative action and the Great Society behind it, transcending … Continue reading

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Touré Neblett is a racist ass

Toure On Aurora: “I Would Hope That It Would Be A Trayvon Martin Situation” “We understand those are outlier crimes, somebody going to shoot up the mall or shoot up the school. I would hope that it would be a … Continue reading

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A man of the peeple

Politico: Damon weighs in on the presidential race Matt Damon says he’s been let down by Obama but still expects the president to win another term, he tells the AP: “I’d be shocked if (Mitt) Romney won. You know, I … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney addresses the VFW

Best part: Exactly who in the White House betrayed these secrets? Did a superior authorize it? These are things that Americans are entitled to know – and they are entitled to know right now. If the President believes – as … Continue reading

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Dueling Ads

Damn that Romney! Doesn’t he know that quoting Obama verbatim and in context is racist? This is an open thread.

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Thank you, Sally Ride (1951-2012)

When I was kid, my first ambition was to be an astronaut. Back then all little kids wanted to be astronauts. To be an astronaut was to be the smartest, bravest, most patriotic, and most heroic calling an American kid … Continue reading

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It’s okay to make a change

Poll: Romney preferred over Obama to handle the economy Despite concerted Democratic attacks on his business record, Republican challenger Mitt Romney scores a significant advantage over President Obama when it comes to managing the economy, reducing the federal budget deficit … Continue reading

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Go ahead, sue me – I dare you

Department of you can’t make this shit up: Savanah Dietrich, a 17-year-old rape victim, was infuriated when her teenaged rapists managed to negotiate a lenient plea bargain for sexually assaulting her and circulating pictures of the incident to friends. She … Continue reading

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It’s Starting to Unravel

Well someone is on top of their game, and it sure ain’t President Obama. It’s not Mitt Romney, either, though he is getting there. We are weeks, if not days away from this thing breaking wide open, I think. That’s … Continue reading

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