Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

John Smart Show Open Thread

I’ll be on the John Smart show tonight. 9:00 pm EDT, 6:00 PST. Join us! Topic include: Tonight: Annabelle [sic] of Peacocks and Lillies [*sic] and  The Crawdad Hole  returns. Topics: The evolving political parties. Which party is forward looking? Which … Continue reading

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White people are evil, yadda-yadda-yadda, SSDD

I wasn’t gonna post about Ta-Nehisi Coates’ earlier post on the same topic, but what the hell: Racism Plays a Big Part in our Politics. Period. The power and symbolism of Obama’s election is compromised by the extent to which … Continue reading

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About the Obama “Offensive” on the GOP Convention

Well, well, well, what have we here? In an unprecedented move, Team Obama is going to try to disrupt the GOP Convention in Tampa next week. Bucking protocol, President Obama and the Democrats are planning a full-scale assault on Republicans … Continue reading

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DJ, spin that stuff!

Paul Ryan interview: QUESTION: Should abortions to be available to women who are raped? RYAN: Well, look, I’m proud of my pro-life record. And I stand by my pro-life record in Congress. It’s something I’m proud of. But Mitt Romney … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Abortion, Barack Obama, Economy, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan | Tagged , , , | 64 Comments