ShareThis

Custom Search

The Billionaire Takeover Of The GOP

Friday, October 26, 2012


The entire GOP has been taken over by billionaire inheritance babies who have created an unholy alliance between the Tea Party, and the 1% wealth class. Even people like Grover Norquist have become to weak for the new, extreme Teabag GOP, as the Koch Brothers have pushed what's left of the GOP as far to the right as possible. Mike Papantonio talks about how the wealth class gained complete control over the Republican base with Gaius Publius, a contributing writer at America Blog.

Read more...

Great Expectations for U.S. Economy: Are Obama, Romney Too Optimistic?

Great expectations for US economy: Are Obama, Romney too optimistic? (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Here's a pocketbook pointer for American voters to consider: As the presidential candidates make their closing arguments, both President Obama and rival Mitt Romney are offering visions of the economy that tilt heavily toward optimism – and that may not be a good thing when it comes to making good…

Read more...

U.S. Rules Jailbreaking Tablets is Illegal

US rules jailbreaking tablets is illegal (via The Inquirer)

THE UNITED STATES Librarian of Congress has ruled that jailbreaking tablets remains off limits, although jailbreaking smartphones remains legal. Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and a number of other high profile electronics makers rely on walled garden policies to generate cash from their respective…

Read more...

West Wing Week: 10/26/12 or "The Difference One Person Can Make"

West Wing Week: 10/26/12 or "The Difference One Person Can Make" (via The White House)

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the President urged Congress to join him in helping responsible homeowners refinance, Cecilia Muñoz reflected on the importance of the Cesar Chavez National Monument, and the Vice President…

Read more...

European Stocks Falter on Spain Jobless Spike

European stocks falter on Spain jobless spike (via AFP)

European stock markets fell on Friday on weak US earnings, while the euro slid against the dollar as Spain said its unemployment rate had reached 25 percent for the first time, traders said. London's FTSE 100 index of top companies fell by 0.86 percent to stand at 5,804.94 points in early afternoon…

Read more...

Obama, Romney Wage Bitter Ohio Duel

Obama, Romney wage bitter Ohio duel (via AFP)

In a spectacular finale to a 40-hour campaign sprint, US President Barack Obama launched a searing attack on Mitt Romney in Ohio, the state that may decide their election duel. But Romney, rallying Republicans in the state's aptly named town of Defiance, mocked Obama's "incredibly shrinking" campaign…

Read more...

Voting Fraud in Election 2012: How Common is it? (+Video)

Voting fraud in Election 2012: How common is it? (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)

With less than two weeks before Election Day, charges of voter fraud continue to mount up. The latest involves the son of US Rep. James Moran (D) of Virginia – Patrick Moran, Representative Moran’s campaign field director – shown on a secretly taped video apparently discussing a plan to use forged…

Read more...

Tough US Election Talk on China a Time-Honored Tradition

Tough US election talk on China a time-honored tradition (via GlobalPost)

Commentary: The reality is that stronger anti-China measures are not likely Martin Murphy If the two US presidential candidates are to be believed, the next four years will bring heightened US-China trade tensions. Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s repeated promise to designate China a currency…

Read more...

Richard Mourdock: The Theology Behind His Rape Comments

Richard Mourdock: the theology behind his rape comments (via The Christian Science Monitor)

When Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock this week spoke provocatively of rape-induced pregnancy as “something that God intended to happen,” liberals and atheists weren’t the only ones outraged. The furor extends into Evangelical camps, too. Believers have taken Mr. Mourdock…

Read more...

Top Romney Supporter Cites Race in Obama Endorsement

Top Romney supporter cites race in Obama endorsement (via AFP)

An outspoken surrogate for Mitt Romney's White House campaign suggested late Thursday that race was a factor in former secretary of state Colin Powell's endorsement of President Barack Obama. Former New Hampshire governor John Sununu told CNN that the re-endorsement of Obama by Powell -- a Republican…

Read more...

Hillary Clinton Might Stay on in a Second Obama Term. What About 2016?

Hillary Clinton might stay on in a second Obama term. What about 2016? (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is suggesting for the first time that she might be willing to stick around, at least for a while, in a second Obama administration. Are you listening, women voters? President Obama’s most popular cabinet member (judging by consistent polling over Mr. Obama…

Read more...

5 Minutes With the Head of Obama's Financial Bomb Squad

5 Minutes With the Head of Obama's Financial Bomb Squad (via NewsLook)

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler is trying to rein in the previously unregulated $700 trillion swaps market.

Read more...

Exclusive: E-Voting Puts Vote Accuracy at Risk in Four Key States

Exclusive: E-voting puts vote accuracy at risk in four key states (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Touch-screen electronic voting machines in at least four states pose a risk to the integrity of the 2012 presidential election, according to a Monitor analysis. In four key battleground states – Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, and Colorado – glitches in e-voting machines could produce incorrect…

Read more...

US Economy Grew 2.0% in Third Quarter

US economy grew 2.0% in third quarter: official (via AFP)

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.0 percent in the third quarter from the second quarter, the government said Friday in its first estimate for the July-September period. The expansion was a bit stronger than the 1.9 percent expected by most analysts, and much better than the 1.3 percent gross…

Read more...

Allowing Criminals to Legally Possess Firearms Drives ‘Unprecedented’ U.S Gun Violence





Allowing criminals to legally possess firearms drives ‘unprecedented’ U.S gun violence: report (via Raw Story )

Weak state gun laws that allow for some criminals to possess firearms legally is contributing to the high rate of gun violence in the country, according to a new report by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Mass shootings bring public attention to the exceptionally…

Read more...

CEO Warns Employees of ‘Personal Consequences’ if They Vote for Obama





CEO warns employees of ‘personal consequences’ if they vote for Obama (via Raw Story )

The owner of Rite-Hite, manufacturer of industrial equipment based in Milwaukee, has warned his employees that they face personal consequences if President Barack Obama is elected to a second term, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. “Every Rite-­Hite employee in America should…

Read more...

FAIL: Romney and Meat Loaf Sing Painfully Off-Key ‘America the Beautiful’





Romney and Meat Loaf sing painfully off-key ‘America the Beautiful’ (via Raw Story )

Thursday night in Defiance, Ohio, Republican nominee for president, former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) was joined at the end of his rally by “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” singer Meat Loaf, who has endorsed Romney over President Barack Obama. As the rally drew to a close, Meat Loaf and three other…

Read more...

Stewart mocks Mourdock for having to deny he worships a rape-loving deity





Stewart mocks Mourdock for having to deny he worships a rape-loving deity (via Raw Story )

On his show Thursday night, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show tore into Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock. The GOP candidate recently said that pregnancies that result from rape were “something God intended to happen.” Stewart remarked that it was a bad sign when a candidate was…

Read more...

Romney and Republicans on Women's Health: See a Pattern?

Read more...

Fox News' Soirée of Stupid, Fox & Friends, Play Intelligence Experts On TV


Via Crooks and Liars
In case you haven’t turned on Fox News any time recently, the entire network has been foaming at the mouth accusing the Obama administration of some kind of nefarious cover up in its response to the attacks on September 11, 2012. Their latest hyperactivity is over a batch of recently unearthed emails showing that the administration knew that a militant group had claimed responsibility in a Facebook post. What’s not mentioned so much is that the same group later denied responsibility.

Read more...

McCain: No Support For Mourdock Until He Apologizes for Rape Comments

More at Crooks and Liars.

Read more...

President Obama's America Forward! Tour - Full Speech from Cleveland, Ohio

Read more...

Copyright

All material is the copyright of the respective authors. The purveyor of this blog has made and attempt, whenever possible, to credit the appropriate copyright holder.

  © Blogger template Newspaper by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP