Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Clinton Criticizes Sanders for Running the Campaign She Ran in 2008

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Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign tactics & path looked and sounded very much like the campaign of Sanders whom she now condemns.

 
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April 25, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Politics, rewriting history

STUNNING: If Super Delegates Were Apportioned, Clinton would only lead by 20 (UPDATE #2)

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I didn’t trust the delegate numbers from “Meet the Press”, so I plugged them into a spreadsheet, and what I found was STUNNING!

 
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April 6, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Politics, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

Trump’s Antics Only Helping Ted Cruz Look Reasonable By Comparison

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Trump’s antics and violence at his rallies are only making Ted Cruz look like a reasonable alternative.

 
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March 14, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity

Are Republicans Responsible For Hillary’s Huge Wins in Deep Red Primary States? UPDATED

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Why is Bernie winning caucus states by double digits, but Hillary is winning almost exclusively Deep Red *primary* states by huge margins?

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March 7, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals, voting

Why I Support Bernie. A long and consistent record as a Progressive champion

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A follow-up to my Op/Ed citing Hillary Clinton’s weaknesses, this week providing a lengthy list of reasons to support Bernie Sanders.

 
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February 22, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Economy, Election, Money, myth busting, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Republicans Are Right. Delay nomination of Scalia’s successor

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I can’t remember the last time I said this and may never say it again, so listen up: REPUBLICANS ARE RIGHT. We should delay replacing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia until after the election. I know how heretical that may sound, but bear with me for a moment while I explain and you may even agree. The magnitude […]

 
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February 15, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Cruz Comfortably Beats Trump in Iowa. Dems still too close to call. Suspicious Clinton bounce repealed.

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Going into the wee hours of the morning, I was watching Hillary Clinton’s delegate lead shrink all night, when around 9pm CST, with 18% of precincts left to go, leading by only 11 delegates, the Clinton campaign declared victory despite all the pollsters saying it was “too close to call.” Her lead continued to shrink with every update. By […]

 
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February 2, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, Politics, Predictions, voting

Amid Record Low Oil and Gas, Trump Says Keystone XL Needed ‘Desperately’. Then threatens to reject it

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Donald Trump called not building the Keystone XL pipeline “devastating”. To who? With a glut in the Market and domestic oil jobs being lost, do we NEED more oil?

 
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January 25, 2016
Posted in: Economy, Election, Energy Independence, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

Republicans Bemoan Obama’s Iran Hostage Deal. But Republican presidents fared FAR worse

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Following last weeks release of 10 servicemen and 5 civilians from Iranian custody in only a matter of hours, Republicans were quick to condemn Obama for showing weakness. But Reagan & both Bushes did the same with worse results.

 
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January 18, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Terrorism

Ingraham asks, “When have Republicans EVER obstructed President Obama?”

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“They have been his best friend! What are you talking about?”, chuckled Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham during Fox “news” Sunday yesterday when Juan Williams said “This [Republican] Congress has relentlessly obstructed President Obama on everything!” “Where have they obstructed Obama?” she demanded incredulously. No, I didn’t make that up. Much to the chagrin of […]

 
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January 11, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Unconstitutional

Predictions for 2016

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Our annual “Predictions for the Coming Year” edition. A little schadenfreude as we laugh at the predictions of others, grade how I did last year, and prognosticate what’s to come in 2016.

 
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December 28, 2015
Posted in: Election, Politics, Predictions

Win or Lose, Trump is Now the Face of GOP

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They can deny it all they want, but even if Trump loses the GOP nomination, he and his offensive, questionable & even delusional world view now represents the modern Republican Party.

 
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December 21, 2015
Posted in: Election, General, Politics, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me