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Vote Like You Mean It

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You Had Your Fling With the Black Guy, Now Grow Up

Remember this ad from the Republican National Committee? ‘It’s Okay to Make a Change’. There is an underlying racist message within this ad that somewhat insidious. It basically says, “He tried (the President), you tried. It’s okay to make a change”. The implication … Continue reading

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Malarkey!

Vice President Joe Biden finally said it, albeit politely, when he called out Paul Ryan on his less than accurate statements. “We Irish call it malarkey.” Interestingly, the etymology of the word malarkey is unknown. It’s thought to be someone’s … Continue reading

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Go Ahead and Get Wonky. We’ll Wait

It’s been a week since the first presidential debate and President Obama’s somewhat lackluster performance. Now it’s time for the clash of the number twos. Tomorrow night in Dannville, Kentucky Vice President Joe Biden and VP candidate Paul Ryan square … Continue reading

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Can You Tell Me How to Get to Deficit Street?

Of course one of the most memorable lines to come out of the Presidential debate was Mitt Romney’s assertion that one of the ways (in fact the only one he has actually articulated) in which he would offset the costs … Continue reading

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Romney / Ryan 2012…Really?

The president was half joking when he compared Mitt Romney to the reverse Robin Hood but truthfully Romney has selected his Sheriff of Nottingham. It should come as no surprise that Mitt Romney chose the Representative from Wisconsin Paul Ryan as his running … Continue reading

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Yachtboating; the New Swiftboating?

In the 2004 Presidential campaign the political gloves came off, so to speak, when a group of Vietnam War veterans was enlisted by a Republican special interest group (known as a 527 or the equivalent of today’s SuperPac) released negative … Continue reading

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We Are the Dog on Top of the Car

Some rather enterprising individuals have taken to following the Mitt Romney campaign bus around in A Cadillac Esplenade (in a nod towards Ann Romney) complete with sponsor stickers on the side and with one special feature: a fake dog strapped … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point in the Presidential Election is…Omaha?

It’s a tight race. President Obama has maintained the lead but surprisingly, for an incumbent, not by very much. Conservatives have wistfully hoped that there would be some watermark that would propel Mitt Romney into the lead but it has never materialized. … Continue reading

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Can’t Steal Thunder That Wasn’t Yours

538Refugees predicted back in April why Marco Rubio would be the VP pick because of Romney’s lagging support amongst the latino/hispanic community. There was also the perception that it wouldn’t hurt Romney’s chances to carry the swing state of Florida despite … Continue reading

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