Posts Tagged: GOP

Political Scientists Predict Huge Democrat Losses in the House

This isn’t really news, but some political scientists got together this weekend in Washington, DC to predict the outcome of this November’s election and guess what, they think the Democrats are going to get their asses handed to them. I know that the political wisdom is that the energy is with the Republicans and that… Read more »

Krugman: It’s Witch-Hunt Season

If you are old enough to remember the 1990s when the Republican party did everything in their power to destroy President Bill Clinton and his wife, you know what’s going to happen if the Democrats lose control of Congress in this year’s election. It’s going to be all-out war against President Obama. The government will… Read more »

Republicans Playing Voters for Chumps

I don’t know if Democrats will lose seats in the House and the Senate in November, nobody does. But if they do, it will be more evidence that the dumbing down of America is reaching terminal velocity. If Republicans take control of Congress, it will be because Americans are just plain stupid. There’s no other… Read more »

Tuesday’s Biggest Loser: The Republican Party

While the pundits will extrapolate only god knows what from Tuesday’s primaries, one thing that is clear is that the GOP got its ass handed to it. Pete Sessions, NRCC chairman, said in a statement, “Tonight’s result was undoubtedly disappointing, but we will take the lessons learned from this campaign and move forward in preparation… Read more »

The Facts About The Economic Benefits of Immigration

I’m the first to admit that we have an immigration problem in this country. The problem is that we have too many people coming here and living in the shadows. The vast majority of these people are coming here to fill jobs that Americans can’t or won’t fill themselves. Now the reason Americans won’t do… Read more »

Rep. Mike Pence Tells Fox News Congress Should Investigate Obama’s ‘Slow Response’

On Wednesday, Fox News’ Neil Cavuto interviewed Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) about the congressional investigation into the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but Pence was more concerned with the alleged slowness of the Obama administration’s response to the disaster. Pence said the people “want to get to the bottom of what… Read more »

“Drill baby” what’s this all about? Never heard of it says GOP Senators

Now that thousands of barrels of oil are spewing into the Gulf of Mexico by the hour, Republican senators are pretending that “Drill, Baby, Drill” was never a party slogan. “I think there was a candidate that used that,” Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) said. “I think our phrase was ‘drill here, drill now,’ meaning here… Read more »

Are You So Sure That Democrats Will Lose Big This November?

I for one have never believed that the Democrats are going to get their asses handed to them this November.

But if you watch Fox News, MSNBC, CNN or read the New York Times, Washington Post or consume any political news analysis, you’ve being assured that Democrats will in fact lose seats in the Senate and the House this November.

Sarah Palin Lies and America Dies – Just A Little Bit

Whether like it or not, Sarah Palin gets to say whatever she wants, and the mainstream media will simply regurgitate it. The Associated Press ran a story on Sunday about how Sarah Palin was taken aback by President Obama’s comment regarding the US as a superpower. What she said was a total misrepresentation of the… Read more »

Grassroots Tea Party Brought to by Koch Industries

The people that are dumping millions of dollars into the Tea Party “movement” don’t want you to know that they’re dumping millions of dollars into the Tea Party. The problem is that their logos are all over Tea Party documents and Web sites. Koch Industries went out of their way to tell the news media… Read more »

Keith Olbermann on the Tea Party Ruse with Politico’s Kenneth Vogel

Here’s more evidence that the Tea Party movement is not a movement but merely a political operation geared towards getting Republicans elected and making lobbyists rich. On Countdown with Keith Olbermann last night, Olbermann interviewed Politico’s Kenneth Vogel about his story on Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Express and the lobbyists who are backing it. As… Read more »

I Get The Tea Party Now

I’ve been scratching my head as to what this Tea Party thing is all about since it started last April 15 with people protesting paying their taxes, it didn’t make sense to me then, but I’ve got it figured out now. What has had me perplexed, besides the contradictions in their message, is why the… Read more »

Sarah Palin Brings the Party to Boston

Today Sarah Palin brought her Tea Party Express to Boston. During her speech she rolled out her usual suspects. “Drill baby. Drill,” Palin said and the crowd chanted her slogan calling to expand domestic oil drilling. A couple weeks ago President Obama announced that he too wanted to see more domestic oil exploration. The crowd… Read more »

Bob Herbert: The Great Recession ‘A Different Creature’

Anybody can tell you this, but it’s clear that the current economy recession is not just a normal economic downturn. For many Americans, this is a depression. All told, the US is down 11 million jobs and the deficit hawks are circling above hoping to prevent any real recovery. Why? Who knows. According to Bob… Read more »

Gallup Poll Shows Unprecedented Opposition to Incumbents

Republicans will blame Democrats. Democrats will point their fingers at Republicans. Whoever is at fault, incumbents are set up to lose big in November’s mid-term elections – maybe. A new Gallup shows that only 28 percent think members of Congress deserve to be re-elected. Conversely, 65 percent of registered voters want to see current members… Read more »

Michael Steele Plays the Race Card

When it’s convenient, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele claims his race is a non-issue, and when he needs to do so, he uses his race to slither out of a tight spot. The Huffington Post’s Sam Stein has the story. On Monday, the RNC chairman told ABC’s “Good Morning America” that, as an African-American,… Read more »