Maureen Dowd: You’ll Never Believe What This White House Is Missing

Maureen Dowd’s sets the tone of her Sunday, July 25, 2010 op-ed with this opening sentence:  The Obama White House is too white. In my opinion, Ms. Dowd is spot on!   Here is her piece:   The New York Times The Obama White House is too white. It has Barack Obama, raised in the Hawaiian… More Maureen Dowd: You’ll Never Believe What This White House Is Missing

Ken Buck: Tea Partiers Questioning Obama’s Citizenship Are ‘Dumbasses’

Well, maybe he’s got a point there, although I expect a retraction at any moment since he’s a Tea Party backed candidate… Huffington Post A Tea Party-backed Senate candidate in Colorado was caught on tape Friday referring to ‘birthers’ who question President Obama’s citizenship as “dumbasses.” Republican Ken Buck, who has harnessed Tea Party support to… More Ken Buck: Tea Partiers Questioning Obama’s Citizenship Are ‘Dumbasses’

Franken: Republicans ‘Don’t Want People To Get Jobs Before The Election’

I just don’t understand the logic in this stratergy.  Think Progress Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) fired up progressive activists as the closing speaker at the fifth annual Netroots Nation conference on Saturday evening. He jokingly called the gathering “the most exciting political gathering of the year without guns” and told the gathering to keep fighting and pushing… More Franken: Republicans ‘Don’t Want People To Get Jobs Before The Election’

Netroots disappointed in Obama, but want him to succeed

McClatchy The netroots, the liberal Democrats who’ve been instrumental in making the Internet an important political tool, are disappointed in President Barack Obama. While the left is hardly abandoning a man they helped elect, the 2,000 Democratic bloggers, activists and organizers who wrapped up four days of Netroots Nation meetings at the Rio All-Suite Hotel… More Netroots disappointed in Obama, but want him to succeed

RedState’s Erickson to GOP: ‘Stop lying’ and admit that you’re the ‘Party of No.’

Oh my… Think Progress Since President Obama first took office, Republicans have stood lock-step in opposition to his legislative agenda. In March 2010, Republican senators waged a record number of filibusters for a two-year term – after just 14 months. Given the GOP’s dearth of ideas, it’s understandable that Rep. Peter King (R-NY) told radio… More RedState’s Erickson to GOP: ‘Stop lying’ and admit that you’re the ‘Party of No.’

Enough right-wing propaganda – E.J. Dionne

Washington Post – E.J. Dionne The smearing of Shirley Sherrod ought to be a turning point in American politics. This is not, as the now-trivialized phrase has it, a “teachable moment.” It is a time for action. The mainstream media and the Obama administration must stop cowering before a right wing that has persistently forced its… More Enough right-wing propaganda – E.J. Dionne