Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Show on BlogTalkRadio Open Thread

In just under half an hour I’ll be starting my new show, This American Election, on Blog TalkRadio. If you’re up and about the interwebs, please tune in! Better yet, CALL IN! If you miss it, check out the archived … Continue reading

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What did you see this week?

Stick a fork in Obama. He’s done. My mom told me so. I didn’t watch every minute of this week’s Republican Convention but I caught all the important stuff and quite a bit of the not-so-important stuff too. But I’m … Continue reading

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If you were watching MSNBC last night you missed this

This is an open thread.

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Friday Funnies

How can you parody something like MSNBC? This is an open thread.

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Mitt Romney Exceeds Expectations

I must admit that really didn’t expect much because Mitt does not have a reputation as a great orator. I was surprised and impressed. The speech was low on policy specifics but touched all the bases. It was well written … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio – Rising Star

Keep an eye on this guy. As they used to say in the 80’s, he has lots of “top spin.”

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Clint Eastwood – Comedy Gold

Okay, I admit it. I didn’t get it at first. I was expecting a boring celebrity endorsement speech. But when Clint first started talking I began to wonder if his cheese had slid off his cracker. Then he looked at … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney – Man, Moment, Mission

Despite all his previous accomplishments it is fairly safe to say that tonight will be the biggest night in the life of Willard “Mitt” Romney. At least so far. Tonight he will stand on a national stage in prime time … Continue reading

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Touré Neblett is a fucking idiot

Touré Neblett opens his mouth and removes all doubt: [Paul Ryan] loves this line of ‘our rights come from God and nature’, which is so offensive to so much of America. Because for black people, hispanic people and women, our … Continue reading

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Hope is fading fast

College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life. – Paul Ryan

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Women should be free to make whatever choices feminists decide are good for them

Leslie Loftis: Ann Romney, The Corporate Wife Ann Romney is a valuable asset for the Romney campaign. Not only is she an inspirational wife and mother and apparently a talented speaker, but she’s also a woman who effortlessly draws errors … Continue reading

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Fact-checking the fact-checkers

The Obama campaign whipped out the above video to prove that Paul Ryan is a dirty, rotten, no-good fibber. Guy Benson has the response: (1) They begin with video of CNN reporters discussing accusations of Ryan’s “lies.” This is proof … Continue reading

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Hey girl! It’s Paul Ryan

There’s the video. Here’s the transcript. Discuss.

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And lo, what the Klown predicted hath cometh to passeth

Remember last year’s Shiny New Thing? Occupy Sets Wall Street Tie-Up as Protesters Face Burnout Occupy Wall Street, the global movement against inequality that ignited in Manhattan last year, will mark its first anniversary by trying to block traffic in … Continue reading

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“Damn, we’re Republicans!”

Wiki: Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959) is the 31st and current Governor of New Mexico. Martinez, a Republican since 1995, is the first female governor of New Mexico and the first female Hispanic governor in the United States. Martinez … Continue reading

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RNC Open Thread – Paul Ryan’s Big Night

Paul Ryan gives his acceptance speech tonight. FOX cancelled Sarah Palin’s appearances. Clint Eastwood is rumored to be in Tampa. What stupid shit will MSNBC pull tonight? What will everyone be talking about tomorrow? Inquiring minds want to know.

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Just when you think they can’t go any lower . . .

This is not an Onion parody: MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said Wednesday that a reference to President Obama’s golfing in Sen. Mitch McConnell’s upcoming RNC speech is an attempt to link the president to Tiger Woods and his “lifestyle”: MARTIN … Continue reading

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More of this, please!

Pathetico: Yahoo News fires David Chalian TAMPA, Fla. — Yahoo News has fired Washington bureau chief David Chalian after he was caught on a hot-mic during an online video broadcast today saying that Mitt Romney and his wife Ann had … Continue reading

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Artur Davis – Invisible Black Man

Wikipedia: Artur Genestre Davis (born October 9, 1967) is an American politician and attorney who changed his party affiliation from the Democratic to the Republican Party in 2012. Davis served in the United States House of Representatives representing Alabama’s 7th … Continue reading

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Mia Love – the candidate the Democrats don’t want you to know about

Wikipedia: Ludmya “Mia” Bourdeau Love (born 1975) is the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, and the Republican Party 2012 nominee in Utah’s 4th congressional district. She will face six-term incumbent Democratic Representative Jim Matheson for the seat in November 2012. … Continue reading

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