Category Archives: Politics

Hillary Clinton Returns to the Public Arena

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Hillary Clinton Delivers Speech at the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Hillary Clinton has left the State Department but, if you thought she would return to a comfortable, private life in New Castle, NY, a home … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Billl Clinton Urged John Kerry to Support a Ban on Gay Marriage

Thursday, March 28, 2013 With this week being marked by the U. S. Supreme Court hearing arguments on both California’s Proposition 8 and DOMA, I was intrigued to learn as recently as 2004, former president Bill Clinton urged Democratic presidential … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Clinton, Gay Rights, John Kerry, News, Politics, Same-Sex Marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Hillary Supporters Launch ‘Ready for Hillary’ super-PAC for 2016

Monday, January 28, 2013 A group of Hillary Clinton supporters is launching a campaign to draft her to run for president — the first major push from an outside group for her to run. Ready for Hillary, a super-PAC and … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

67 House Republicans Voted “NO” on Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

Saturday, January 5, 2013 Reps. Paul Ryan, Louis Gohmert and Joe Wilson voted ‘No’ on Hurricane Sandy relief 67 House Republicans voted “no” on the badly needed Hurricane Sandy relief bill. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin who was Mitt Romney’s … Continue reading

Posted in Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey, New York, News, Politics, Republican Douchebags, Republican Scoundrels, U.S. House | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Crybaby Boehner Narrowly Reelected Speaker

Thursday, January 3, 2013 Crybaby Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was narrowly reelected Speaker of the House on Thursday after heated public criticism from fellow Republicans and a week of rumors that he would face a GOP revolt. Boehner won a … Continue reading

Posted in John Boehner, News, Politics, Republicans, Speaker, U.S. House | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Mitt’s Irony: Final Vote Tally Nears 47%

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 An unkempt Mitt Romney pumps his own gas in La Jolla, CA Is it possible to be giddy on liberal schadenfreude? Just when you’re about to enjoy Thanksgiving and give thanks to President Obama for kicking … Continue reading

Posted in 47%, Mitt Romney, News, Politics, Republican Scoundrels | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Allen West’s Request for Recount Denied by FL Judge

Saturday, November 17, 2012 Homophobic Rep. Allen West Gets Denied by a Judge in Florida In the ongoing saga known as Rep. Allen West’s refusal to accept the reality of defeat, a judge in Florida denied West’s request for a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Florida, Homophobes, News, Politics, Radical Rightwingers, Rep. Allen West, Republican Scoundrels | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Hillary v. Romney in 2016?

Thursday, November 8, 2012 Don’t even try it, Willard. Don’t even try it.

Posted in 2016 Election, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

President Barack Obama Wins Historic Second Term

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 President-elect Obama greets the crowd at his election-night headquarters President Barack Obama, America’s first African American president, written off a year ago as too hobbled by frustratingly high unemployment to win a second term, defied the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, International News, Mitt Romney, News, Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

Paul Ryan Promises Vice Presidency in Cheney Tradition

Sunday, November 4, 2012 Paul Ryan Promises a Vice Presidency in the Dick Cheney Tradition If you’re nostalgic for the good old days of Dick Cheney, the shadowy puppetmaster who pulled the strings and levers behind the scenes, who called … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Dick Cheney, News, Politics, Rep. Paul Ryan | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

New York Times’ Nate Silver Skyrockets Obama Chances Of Winning Reelection

Thursday, November 1, 2012 What a great analysis of the presidential race just five days before election day. Nate Silver, the respected creator of FiveThirtyEight just increased President Obama‘s chances of winning to 79%, with a whopping 300 Electoral College votes. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Mitt Romney, News, Politics, Polls, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Colin Powell Endorses President Obama for Second Term

Thursday, October 25, 2012 Some presidential endorsement carry more gravitas than others. When a highly decorated four-star general, or former Joint Chiefs of Staff, throws his support behind a candidate for president, I believe voters, particularly the undecided voters, sit … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Colin Powell, News, Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

BOMBSHELL: Video Unearthed of Mitt Romney Praising Glenn Beck

Thursday, October 11, 2012 Kudos to Mother Jones for unearthing this 2009 video of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney praising fellow Mormon and rightwing kook, Glenn Beck. The video commemorated the opening of an unaccredited university in Utah named George … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Glenn Beck, Mitt Romney, Mormons, News, Politics, Religious Extremists | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Mother of Navy SEAL Killed in Libya Attack Tells Romney to Back-Off

Thursday, October 11, 2012 Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was Killed in Attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi The mother of a Navy SEAL Glen Doherty killed in the attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya told WHDH-TV that … Continue reading

Posted in Mitt Romney, Navy SEALS, News, Politics, Republican Scoundrels | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Jack Ass

Saturday, October 6, 2012 Friday’s news that unemployment in the U.S. had fallen to 7.8%, below 8% for the first time in 48 months was greeted enthusiastically — unless you’re a rightwing Republican who is the former CEO of General … Continue reading

Posted in General Electric, Jack Welch, News, Politics, Unemployment | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Mitt Romney Crashes and Burns with Hispanic Voters

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 President Obama and Mexican Rock Band Mana on Stage in Las Vegas Despite lacing his campaign speeches with the occasional Spanish word or phrase, it looks like Romney’s hopes of winning support among Hispanics is muerto. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Hispanics, News, Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

70-Year Old Lifelong Republican: “I don’t know why any woman or gay would vote for Romney”

Monday, October 1, 2012 Mitt Romney Prepares to Scoop the Fudge in Wednesday’s Debate Political pundits say Mitt Romney is the least popular politician in modern history. If this comment from Wayne Butterfass, 70, a retired store owner from Cincinnati, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Mitt Romney, News, Politics, Republicans | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

George W. Bush to Deliver Keynote Cayman Islands Investment Speech Just Days Before Election

Thursday, September 27, 2012 I’m not superstitious but I’m starting to think the universe is aligning to prevent Mitt Romney from becoming president. George W. Bush (remember him?) is all set to deliver the keynote address at the Cayman Alternative … Continue reading

Posted in Cayman Islands, Elites, George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments