Tag Archives: the middle-class

Handicapping the Upcoming War of Words

The 9/11 attacks on American embassies abruptly ended the spectacle of Convention season. Now, US voters can look forward to 50 days of being ambushed by advertisements, pelted with a plethora of polls and inundated with other irrelevant information from … Continue reading

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No Sympathy for Ann, No Votes for Mitt

Women turned out in record numbers to support Barack Obama in the 2008 election. The percentage of women voting in presidential races has increased in the last three elections; 2000-61%, 2004-65%, 2008- 66%. In the 2008 election 35,900,000 women voted … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: Turning Deceit Into an Art

The only real talent Mitt Romney seems to have is the ability to be eloquently dishonest; so today I’m introducing the “Well Manicured Thumbs Down”. The ratings will run 1 to 5; white lie to bold-faced lie, with a special … Continue reading

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Video Clips of the Week

Each Friday until the November election I will be posting the latest video clips from political campaigns and issues-based organizations. This first post will be heavy on the videos to catch-up on those released in recent weeks. To avoid bogging-down … Continue reading

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Today’s American capitalism includes prison sweatshops

Can anyone on the right explain to me how this is good for America? From TomDispatch Sweatshop labor is back with a vengeance. It can be found across broad stretches of the American economy and around the world. Penitentiaries have … Continue reading

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Romney’s new catch phrase

Romney tried-out his latest catch phrase tonight from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after winning the Wisconsin primary … Obama’s Government Centered Society It doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, and the Mitt-ster struggled each time he said it. I’d say it was … Continue reading

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Budget For All

Yesterday, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced its “Budget For All”: The Budget for All makes the American Dream a reality again. By putting Americans back to work, the Budget for All enhances our economic competitiveness by rebuilding the middle … Continue reading

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Left – Right Word Association

Let’s try a little word association game, between the political left versus the radical right. Left Right Facts Opinions Research Fabricate Confirmed Sources Conspiracy Therories Youtube Evidence “Gotcha Politics” Any network or cable news except Fox “Lamestream Media” Mainstreet Wall … Continue reading

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Romney’s tax plan predictably helps the rich, hurts the rest

Even the brainwashed, middle-class supporters of the radical right can see by this simple graph how Romney favors his wealthy pals over the middle-class (thanks to the DNC): His plan hits the poor even harder (from KETK): The study by … Continue reading

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When $374,000 is NOT VERY MUCH

MSNBC’s Martin Bashir reported today that Mitt, Inc. plans to release his tax returns soon (he took too much heat about it in last night’s GOP debate). We’ll now see if the reports of his net worth being around $250 … Continue reading

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