American Politics – Ugliness and Wildness Let Loose

With the horrific rhetoric and fear mongering coming from the right, one can’t help but notice that our country is engaged in some sort of “political culture war”.  Maureen Dowd and Mario Piperni have their  say on this issue: Maureen Dowd. At the Values Voter Summit here on Friday, the 41-year-old O’Donnell cited another fantasy world… More American Politics – Ugliness and Wildness Let Loose

Kristol Calls Christine O’Donnell ‘A Bit Of A Flake’

Think Progress Discussing the firestorm around Christine O’Donnell’s surprise victory in Delaware’s U.S. Senate GOP primary last week, Bill Kristol insisted on Fox News Sunday today that he had no problem with where O’Donnell stood on the issues. He explained that as a “fellow wing-nut” he would “agree with all the votes she would cast in… More Kristol Calls Christine O’Donnell ‘A Bit Of A Flake’

Colin Powell: Newt Gingrich’s Obama Critique ‘Doesn’t Make Any Sense’

  General Colin Powell has, in my opinion, always spoken about political issues with honesty and integrity.  This instance is no different.  When you compare Powell to Gingrich, the fear mongering 2012 hopeful, Powell wins, hands down.  Huffington Post In a largely even-tempered appearance on “Meet the Press” Sunday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell… More Colin Powell: Newt Gingrich’s Obama Critique ‘Doesn’t Make Any Sense’

Christine O’Donnell Knocked By Hosts For Backing Out Of Sunday Shows (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell was scheduled to appear on two national Sunday morning talk shows today but canceled at the last minute after a video of her saying in 1999 that she once “dabbled in witchcraft” began making the rounds. Spurned hosts Chris Wallace of “Fox News Sunday” and Bob Schieffer of CBS’s… More Christine O’Donnell Knocked By Hosts For Backing Out Of Sunday Shows (VIDEO)

Sal Russo, Tea Party Express Strategist, Fought For Christine O’Donnell Victory

Huffington Post Sal Russo, a consultant whose roots in Sacramento stretch back to Gov. Ronald Reagan’s days, took a direct hand in O’Donnell’s victory Tuesday. He is the brains behind the Tea Party Express, one of several campaign operations that lays claim to representing the tea party movement. The organization has led two national bus… More Sal Russo, Tea Party Express Strategist, Fought For Christine O’Donnell Victory

Clinton’s warning: Tea Party is a corporate front

Salon – Joe Conason Stumping in Minnesota, he calls Michele Bachmann “the ultimate example of putting ideology over evidence” Minneapolis — As Tea Party activists celebrated their upset triumph in Delaware, Bill Clinton showed up in Minneapolis to support the Democrat challenging the insurgent Republican movement’s favorite member of Congress:  Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., the founder of… More Clinton’s warning: Tea Party is a corporate front

Sunday Talk – You’ve Got To Hand It To Them

Daily Kos This was the week the Tea Party finally secured its place in American history books (pending approval from the Texas Board of Education). Whereas, until now, teabaggers had been content with nominating fringe lunatics like Rand Paul and Sharron Angle for Senate seats, this time around they chose someone well within the mainstream… More Sunday Talk – You’ve Got To Hand It To Them

Gingrich Calls For Federal Ban On Shariah Law In US

Ok, I want to know what is it in the genetic make-up of far right wingers that make them say the craziest things?  I mean, what is the purpose of placing a “federal ban” on Sharia Law when it would never occur in this country anyway?  This is all about fear-mongering and hate-mongering.  It’s shameful and… More Gingrich Calls For Federal Ban On Shariah Law In US

Nicholas Kristof – “Message to Muslims: I’m Sorry”

Nicholas D. Kristof, Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times  recently wrote this: Many Americans have suggested that more moderate Muslims should stand up to extremists, speak out for tolerance, and apologize for sins committed by their brethren. That’s reasonable advice, and as a moderate myself, I’m going to take it. (Throat clearing.) I hereby apologize… More Nicholas Kristof – “Message to Muslims: I’m Sorry”