This has been one spectacular week for the POTUS. First, he gives a really good State of the Union address. Then he goes to FL and has a town hall meeting that went pretty well. Thirdly, he had a Q&A (unscripted and no teleprompter) with the GOP at their retreat in MD, and blows everyone away… More The POTUS – A Play By Play @ Georgetown v Duke
Over the weeks before Christmas, I found myself totally absorbed by the “debate” on health care reform bill in the Senate. Debate is not what I watched at all. As a matter of fact, one would not know that the Democrats and Republicans were speaking about the same bill. The Democrats tended to read stories… More Great Guest Post By “Democratista”!
House Republicans couldn’t wait to have a Q&A with President Obama, two days after the State Of The Union address. Think Progress: House Republicans were fired up and ready to go for their conversation with President Obama at their annual retreat today. According to the New York Times, members of the conservative Republican House Conference… More Republicans Shocked and Dismayed At POTUS’ Performance
TPM: Alleged Phone Tamperer O’Keefe To Go On Hannity Monday Night. Joe.My.God: Maine Moving Forward With NOM Campaign Ethics Investigation. RH Reality Check: ‘Personhood’ Sputtering in Colorado, Says Denver March for Life. Washington Monthly: Hatch Threatens “War.” Pam’s House Blend: Republican U.S. Rep Mike Pence: marriage equality will result in societal collapse. The Family Research Council is seeking signatures… More Blog Round Up
Last night I recorded The President’s SOTU address along with MSNBC’s comments on my DVR. Today, I finally saw the speech. The speech, as far as an overall view, was pretty good. In fact, VERY good. It appears The President wanted to bring a change in tone with regard to politics in Washington, D.C. … More We Don’t Quit, I don’t Quit!
I’ll leave the State of The Union analysis for the “seriously political” blogs for now. I’ll post my analysis later today. Right now, I’d rather showcase this awesome You Tube video by BardDem01. This video was uploaded last Spring, but I am just seeing it for the first time and had to share it.
Remember the guy that made the videos at ACORN, alleging misconduct, pimping, etc? Well, as karma would have it, James O’Keefe has been arrested along with three other people for breaking into and attempting to wiretap, Lousiana Senator Mary Landrieu’s downtown New orleans office. The Atlantic: James O’Keefe, the conservative filmmaker who posed as a pimp in video stings at ACORN… More Phoney ACORN “Video Guy” Arrested For Breaking Into Sen. Landrieu’s Office
Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer was almost Governor of South Carolina when Gov. Mark Sanford disappeared for a week to go to Argentina to see his mistress. Thankfully, Bauer did not take the reins of the governorship at that time. I often wonder about Republican politicians who claim a monopoly on Christianity yet say and do the… More SC Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer : “Don’t feed the poor. They’ll ‘breed.'” FULL AUDIO
Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) lied on ABC’s This Week by saying he “did not want health care to be Obama’s waterloo”. What’s up with the GOP representatives who continue to lie and deny things they have said? I mean this is the 21st Century. The Information Age. We have a record of virtually every word any… More GOP Senator Lies – Shocking! (Not!)
Air America Radio has shut its doors. The radio network that brought us Al Franken and Rachel Maddow will be filing bankruptcy under chapter 7. Air America Media: It is with the greatest regret, on behalf of our Board, that we must announce that Air America Media is ceasing its live programming operations as… More Air America Radio Shuts Down Operations