As Poverty Soars In Michigan, Governor And Wife Eat Cake

ADDICTING INFO According to MLive, it took 30 hours for local cake designer Heather Anne Leavitt to create the cake, which features a bag from Chanel, a box from Tiffany & Co., a diamond necklace, a box from Nordstrom, and a designer handbag bearing the Michael Kors logo. Leavitt refused to disclose the cost of the… More As Poverty Soars In Michigan, Governor And Wife Eat Cake

10 things you need to know today: February 7, 2016

David Goldman/Associated Press THE WEEK 1. Republicans face off in New Hampshire Republican presidential hopefuls faced off in Manchester, New Hampshire, Saturday night, just days before the state’s second-in-the-nation primaries. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, and John Kasich were asked about everything from eminent domain to their plans… More 10 things you need to know today: February 7, 2016

The Most Boffo Lines From Saturday’s GOP Debate

AP Photo / David Goldman TPM LIVEWIRE As the Republican presidential field narrows, the remaining seven candidates who made it onto ABC News’ debate stage were locked in constant competition for the spotlight Saturday night. It made for some particularly pointed exchanges, half-baked policy plans, and a lot of applause lines that didn’t quite land.… More The Most Boffo Lines From Saturday’s GOP Debate

NH #GOPdebate audience boos Donald Trump after he orders Jeb Bush to be quiet

Jeb Bush and Donald Trump (Twitter) THE RAW STORY Saturday night’s Mortal Kombat at the Republican presidential debate extended beyond the candidates, and into the debate audience. During a question about the use of eminent domain for pipelines and other energy projects, Jeb Bush attacked Donald Trump over his attempt to take property from an… More NH #GOPdebate audience boos Donald Trump after he orders Jeb Bush to be quiet

Looking For Flaws

This is an interesting perspective on the 44th President tenure as POTUS… THE PEOPLE’S VIEW Many years ago I was participating in an art show where I ran into a fellow artist who I had known and admired for a long time. He works in clay. His work is finely crafted. It is impeccable. It… More Looking For Flaws

10 things you need to know today: February 6, 2016

Depo Photos/Associated Press THE WEEK 1. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders nearly tied in latest national poll The 31-point lead that Hillary Clinton held over Bernie Sanders just a month and half ago has vanished to a near tie. A national Quinnipiac University poll out Friday finds that Clinton now leads Sanders by only 2… More 10 things you need to know today: February 6, 2016

WATCH: White nationalist explains why Trump’s racist message ‘appeals’ to ‘ordinary white people’

Jared Taylor of American Renaissance — CNN screen grab THE RAW STORY Appearing on CNN, the head of a white nationalist group that that has been behind robocalls supporting billionaire businessman Donald Trump’s run for the Republican presidential nomination explained that Trump’s immigrant-bashing is very “appealing” to “ordinary white people.” Speaking with CNN’s Drew Griffin,… More WATCH: White nationalist explains why Trump’s racist message ‘appeals’ to ‘ordinary white people’

Megyn Kelly Defends Maddow: ‘What’s the Harm’ in Her Moderating a Debate?

MEDIAITE MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow co-moderated last night’s  Thursday night’s Democratic debate, and while she did receive praise for asking tough, substantive questions, she did receive criticism because of the very fact that she was an outspoken liberal commentator moderating a presidential debate. Oh, and also the fact that she hugged both candidates. On Fox News tonight, Megyn… More Megyn Kelly Defends Maddow: ‘What’s the Harm’ in Her Moderating a Debate?