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President Obama Tells the Story of "Fired Up! Ready to Go!" at His Final Rally

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

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Libertarian Caller OWNED by @SamSeder in Voting Obama vs. Gary Johnson Debate

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Jon Stewart skewers pundits for living in ‘reckoning free zone’





Jon Stewart skewers pundits for living in ‘reckoning free zone’ (via Raw Story )

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked political pundits for making superfluous predictions about which candidate would be victorious on Election Day. The late night comedian showed a choir of TV pundits, all voicing their opinion on who would win the presidency. Stewart also…

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Ryan: Obama threatens the values of Western civilization

Ryan: Obama threatens the values of Western civilization (via Raw Story )

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday claimed that the policies of President Barack Obama endangered the values long upheld by Western civilization and the Judeo-Christian tradition. “It’s a dangerous path. It’s a path that grows government, restricts freedom and liberty and compromises those values…

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Pastor: Sandy hit New York because Bloomberg supports same sex marriage

Pastor: Sandy hit New York because Bloomberg supports same sex marriage (via Raw Story )

A pastor from Maryland said Sunday that Hurricane Sandy hit New York City because Mayor Michael Bloomberg had donated money in support of same-sex marriage efforts, according to the Washington Blade. “On October 28, a storm hit New York. And one of the things that we have discussed and learned from…

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Pastor: Sandy hit New York because Bloomberg supports same sex marriage

Pastor: Sandy hit New York because Bloomberg supports same sex marriage (via Raw Story )

A pastor from Maryland said Sunday that Hurricane Sandy hit New York City because Mayor Michael Bloomberg had donated money in support of same-sex marriage efforts, according to the Washington Blade. “On October 28, a storm hit New York. And one of the things that we have discussed and learned from…

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10-year-old girl thanks Obama for supporting couples like her ‘two dads’

10-year-old girl thanks Obama for supporting couples like her ‘two dads’ (via Raw Story )

In a letter dated November 1, the White House responded to a 10-year-old girl who wrote asking how she should deal with schoolmates who make fun of her for having two fathers. “I am so glad that you agree two men can love each other because I have two dads and they love each other, but at school…

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Tea party group accused of targeting transgender voters

Tea party group accused of targeting transgender voters (via Raw Story )

True the Vote, an anti-voter fraud group affiliated with the tea party movement, has been accused of training poll watchers to target transgender individuals. “It is disgraceful that True the Vote would try to thug anyone into not voting. True the Vote’s true agenda is a shameful attempt to scare…

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Wingnut @MicheleBachmann doubles down on anti-Muslim accusations in debate

Bachmann doubles down on anti-Muslim accusations in debate (via Raw Story )

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MI) said she stood by five letters alleging that Muslim extremists had infiltrated the U.S. government in a debate Sunday against Democratic challenger Jim Graves. “I certainly do stand by those letters, because what we know is that terrorism continues to remain a very real…

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Arizona nonprofit admits laundering millions for out-of-state Republican groups

Arizona nonprofit admits laundering millions for out-of-state Republican groups (via Raw Story )

An Arizona-based nonprofit disclosed Monday that it laundered $11 million from pro-Republican groups and sent it to a campaign committee in California that’s fighting a proposed tax increase designed to support public education. Phoenix-based Americans for Responsible Leadership (ARL) didn’t give…

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Scarborough repeatedly shouts 'Benghazi!' to block voter suppression talk

Scarborough repeatedly shouts ‘Benghazi!’ to block voter suppression talk (via Raw Story )

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Monday attempted to shut down any talk of voter suppression by shouting “Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!” over and over again to change the subject to the September attacks on Americans in Libya, a topic that Republicans believe hurts President Barack Obama…

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GOP strategist: Voter fraud part of Republican ‘mythology’

GOP strategist: Voter fraud part of Republican ‘mythology’ (via Raw Story )

Republican strategist Steve Schmidt admitted Monday that allegations of voter fraud have been invented by his party. While both the GOP and the Democratic party want to maximize the ranks of eligible voters, said Schmidt, who helped coordinate Rep. John McCain’s (R-AZ) failed bid for the presidency…

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Republican candidate’s robocalls tell Ariz. Democrats wrong polling place

Republican candidate’s robocalls tell Ariz. Democrats wrong polling place (via Raw Story )

More than a half dozen Democrats in Scottsdale, Arizona have come forward to say that they received automated telephone calls — or robocalls — from Rep. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) Senate campaign that told them to vote in the wrong place. “It was totally wrong,” lifelong Democrat Mary Crecco told…

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Nearly 80 percent of French back Obama re-election

Nearly 80 percent of French back Obama re-election (via AFP)

Seventy-eight percent of the French want US President Barack Obama to be reelected in Tuesday's vote, said a poll that showed that even a majority of extreme-right voters here backed the Democratic candidate. Only five percent support his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to the opinion…

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Merkel to Brussels, London amid thorny EU debate

Merkel to Brussels, London amid thorny EU debate (via AFP)

Amid wrangling over the EU's budget, German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to London on Wednesday for talks with Prime Minister David Cameron after first outlining her views on the bloc's future in Brussels. The two-leg dash will see Merkel, at the helm of Europe's top economy, address the European…

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New York storm displaced can vote anywhere: Cuomo

New York storm displaced can vote anywhere: Cuomo (via AFP)

New Yorkers who have been driven from their homes by superstorm Sandy can vote at any polling station in the state not just their local center, governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday. "I am signing an executive order today that will allow affidavit voting," Cuomo told a press conference. "You can go to…

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Democrats reach settlement in Florida early-voting lawsuit

Democrats reach settlement in Florida early-voting lawsuit (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Lawyers for the Florida Democratic Party settled a lawsuit on Monday filed against election supervisors in three south Florida counties after the officials agreed to allow voters to cast in-person absentee ballots in their offices throughout Election Day. The settlement came after a flurry of legal…

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Campaigns spent $30.33 per second for your vote

Campaigns spent $30.33 per second for your vote (via GlobalPost)

Spending nearly a grand total of nearly $2 billion combined, the Obama and Romney campaigns spent just over $30 per second for your vote. Eamon Javers and Jessi Joseph, CNBC President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent a combined $30.33 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending…

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Grayson: Cutting early voting ‘an insult to working America’





Grayson: Cutting early voting ‘an insult to working America’ (via Raw Story )

Democratic candidate Alan Grayson on Monday night slammed Florida Republicans for cutting back on early voting in the state. “We have to expand the Voting Rights Act to make sure that the right to vote is effective,” Grayson told Current TV host Cenk Uygur. The Democratic candidate noted that the…

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Bernie Sanders: GOP wants ‘austerity for the middle class’





Bernie Sanders: GOP wants ‘austerity for the middle class’ (via Raw Story )

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Monday night that Republicans in Congress were likely to continue pushing for tax cuts after Election Day, despite the upcoming fiscal cliff. “It is very clear that virtually all of the Republicans are going to fight not only to extend Bush’s tax…

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