Obama Emphasizes: Not Commenting and Will NOT Comment on the ‘Wisdom’ of Cordoba House

As usual, the right-wing noise machine see’s the statement that the president made today, which simply underscoring his intent for the speech he made last night, as a “walk-back” or “clarification” of that speech. Little Green Footballs has more to say on that issue: President Obama was asked by reporters today if he had an opinion on the… More Obama Emphasizes: Not Commenting and Will NOT Comment on the ‘Wisdom’ of Cordoba House

Cenk Uygur: If the Democrats Have Any Sense They’ll Make Social Security a Defining Issue for 2010

Crooks & Liars Cenk filled in for Dylan Ratigan again and wrapped up Friday’s show with a spot praising the Democrats for finally looking like they’re striking the right chord with their latest political ad going after Republicans for their views on privatizing Social Security and handing the funds over to Wall Street with a few… More Cenk Uygur: If the Democrats Have Any Sense They’ll Make Social Security a Defining Issue for 2010

The Plum Line: One of the finest moments of Obama’s presidency

The Plum Line – Greg Sargent A few quick thoughts about Obama’s forceful speech yesterday expressing strong support for Cordoba House, which will go down as one of the finest moments of his presidency. Obama didn’t just stand up for the legal right of the group to build the Islamic center. He voiced powerful support for… More The Plum Line: One of the finest moments of Obama’s presidency

Fox Hosts Agree With Obama’s Defense Of Mosque: ‘He Has To Stand Up For Our Constitution’

As I recall President Obama’s oath of office, and the same for all 43 presidents that preceded him, the following words define the primary objective for serving as the President of the United States of America: I, ______,  do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to… More Fox Hosts Agree With Obama’s Defense Of Mosque: ‘He Has To Stand Up For Our Constitution’

The right-wing race-baiting revue: Schlessinger’s rant is just the latest act

Media Matters  Schlessinger “articulated the ‘n’ word all the way out.” On the August 10 edition of her radio show, Schlessinger repeatedly — in her own words — “articulated the ‘n’ word all the way out — more than one time.” Among other things, Schlessinger also told an African-American caller that she had a “chip on… More The right-wing race-baiting revue: Schlessinger’s rant is just the latest act

Time Magazine: Top 10 Political Gaffes of 2009

Joe Biden’s Swine Flu Hysteria Barack Obama’s Bowling Blooper Joe Wilson’s Unwanted Outburst Hillary Clinton Gets Lost in Translation Michael Steele’s Abortion Aberration Larry Summers’ White House Sleepover Barack Obama Opens the Floodgates Joe Biden’s Stimulus Stumble Sarah Palin’s Coin Conspiracy Michelle Obama’s Buckingham Brush with Etiquette Read more…

Time Magazine: Top 10 Things That Never Happened In A Campaign Before

A Former First Couple Switches Roles Superdelegates Finally Have a Say Wrong Track Sky-High Outsiders In Selling History An African American but Not Just an African American Best. Reality Show. Ever. Internet Fund-Raising Comes of Age Mooseburgers, Snow Machines And Serious Politics An October Surprise (in September) Read more…