Category Archives: Campaigns

And You Were Hoping You’d Seen the Last of the Romneys

According to NECN, Republicans in Massachusetts have approached a couple of Romneys, Ann and Tagg to be exact, about running for John Kerry’s seat. Not both of them together mind you, although… that might make more sense since Ann would … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering, Jury-Rigging and Judicial Rewriting Are the Wave of the Future, Conservative Soldiers!

Greetings and salutations, fellow captains of industry and our Republican lapdogs!  I’m wiring you this electronic mail-o-gram from the deck of my mega-yacht Duchess’ Bounty.  What wizardry is this, you may ask, that such a feat is possible from the … Continue reading

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Fighting Redmap, A Proposal To Avoid A Gerrymandered General Election

Rachel Maddow has led the reporting on a memo passed around by the Republican State Leadership Committee.  Known as The Redmap Memo, this is a detailed breakdown of the results of the 2012 election which saw Republicans voted to a majority in the US … Continue reading

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Democrats Will Choose Their Best Candidate in 2016 – Male or Female

Lately, some writers and groups across the web have begun to discuss the idea that because women were such huge Obama supporters in the 2012 election, they now expect something in return: a female presidential candidate in 2016. Politico’s Burns … Continue reading

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Obama Joins a Select Group of Presidents in History

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that with almost all the votes finally counted, the President’s margin of victory will be greater than even his campaign aides had expected: In the weeks since the election, as states have completed their … Continue reading

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Richard Mourdock: Media Shouldn’t Have Reported On My Ignorance

It’s never their fault when they lose; even when a Republican candidate oozes stupidity, there’s always someone else to blame. According to Richard Mourdock, his nemesis was the “liberal media”. An email appeal for help retiring his campaign debt states … Continue reading

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Republican Consultant: Voter Obstruction Is Just How We Do Business

The Pew Center on the States recently hosted a panel to discuss “the long lines and voter ID controversies that plagued the 2012 election”, according to the Huffington Post. At least one Republican conman consultant sees no need to bother … Continue reading

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Atlas Whined

“There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession  with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, … Continue reading

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Some Pointless Speculation Inspired By Charlie Crist’s Party Switch

Charlie Crist, onetime Republican superstar governor of Florida, is now a Democrat.  Crist signed the papers at the White House and was given a terrorist fist bump by President Obama in celebration. It is crazy stuff like Fox personalities labeling the Obama fist … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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To Stephanie Cutter On Why Romney Didn’t Respond To The Bain Attacks

There has been a lot of speculation as to why Romney did not respond to the Obama campaign’s Bain attacks.  The latest to wonder at the non response is Stephanie Cutter,  Obama’s deputy campaign manager.  The best answer is that there really is … Continue reading

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Question: Is MSNBC A Lefty Version Of Fox? Answer: No.

Huffpo has a story up questioning whether or not MSNBC hosts should be “cheering Obama on” or taking him on.  The story starts by asserting that MSNBC “could also be described these days as simply pro-Obama.” There is truth in this and no … Continue reading

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