Monthly Archives: June 2011

Obama Bashing: Latest Progressive Sport or Media Meme?

Lately everyone seems to dislike the President. It’s obvious that Republicans as a whole have never taken him seriously but this week several progressive Democrats have been taking shots at him. At the sixth annual Netroots Nation Conference in Minneapolis … Continue reading

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The Democratic Super Majority Myth

Many critics of the Obama administration often claim that the President has failed to accomplish anything even when he had a super filibuster proof majority in the Senate. Most mistakenly think that he had a sixty vote Senate for the first two … Continue reading

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Commander Mark Kelly for US Senate?

Today Commander Mark Kelly, NASA Astronaut and Husband to US Representative Gabrielle Giffords, announced on his Facebook page his intention to retire from NASA effective October 1st. Kelly flew combat missions from the USS Midway (now a museum in San … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Third Party Candidate

2012 Contender Series: Third Party Candidate In this corner… is an ongoing series looking into the viability of potential candidates for the 2012 Presidential race. Something that has yet to be seriously entertained is the possibility of a third party candidate … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Huffington Post Regarding Journalistic Integrity

Memo to: Arianna Huffington, Howard Fineman, Sam Stein, Amanda Terkel, Alex Wagner, and other respected journalists at the Huffington Post. RE: Journalistic Integrity Dear Writers and Editors, It has become increasingly and painfully obvious that the previous standards for journalistic … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Flash Mob: The Latest Polling Trick

Straw polls are often used to gauge the strength of a candidate’s performance at a specific event. They represent a snapshot of that candidate’s popularity. But they aren’t terribly reliable as an over-all indicator of performance. For one they aren’t … Continue reading

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The Big Man Moves On

Eloquently echoing pangs of pre-teen angst, Bruce Springsteen‘s Album ‘Born to Run‘ served as an anthem for many. Muscle cars, longing for that girl, and breaking free from mediocrity at high speed. Now the accompaniment of that era has moved on down … Continue reading

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