Eight False Things the Public “Knows” Prior to Election Day

Truthout There are a number of things the public “knows” as we head into the election that are just false. If people elect leaders based on false information, the things those leaders do in office will not be what the public expects or needs. Here are eight of the biggest myths that are out there: 1)… More Eight False Things the Public “Knows” Prior to Election Day

Meg Whitman’s Sons’ Racism and Entitlement Were Stuff of Legend

Gawker Meg Whitman‘s sons, Griff and Will Harsh, have been kicked out of prep schools, an eating club, dormitories, and Princeton’s class of 2008, say people who know them. One incident involving the n-word is already internet famous. Yesterday we documented big brother Griff’s beer-throwing and sheltered ways. Today, a glimpse at Will Harsh’s little… More Meg Whitman’s Sons’ Racism and Entitlement Were Stuff of Legend

Charity Roundup: People Practice Random Acts Of Kindness Around The Country

Huffington Post When was the last time you practiced a random act of kindness? MSNBC reports that as Thanksgiving approaches, a few Americans are showing their gratitude by giving back to others without any expectations. The random givers include HuffPost favorites Magnus Knudsen, the World Trade Center mystery donor and a formerly homeless couple. Charity… More Charity Roundup: People Practice Random Acts Of Kindness Around The Country

Speculation: 2012 – How Sarah Barracuda Becomes President

New York Magazine Why do you think Barack Obama is being so nice to Michael Bloomberg? On a pale-gold mid-October afternoon, Sarah Palin takes the stage at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, and the faithful are ready for her. The crowd, 1,500 strong, is mostly white, on the older side, and casually dressed—though… More Speculation: 2012 – How Sarah Barracuda Becomes President

Foreclosure Fairy Dust

Is Bank of America a miracle worker? (Not.) Slate Did Bank of America really review 102,000 foreclosures in two and a half weeks? Yeah, right. On Oct. 1 Bank of America said it would temporarily halt foreclosures in the 23 states where foreclosures require a court proceeding so that it might review the seizures in light of reports… More Foreclosure Fairy Dust

Six Things O’Donnell Could Do After The Election

Newsweek While Christine O’Donnell appears to have avoided campaign-crashing gaffes in last night’s Delaware Senate debate, her chances in the race appear to be fading. Although interest remains high, she trails Democrat Chris Coons by an increasing margin, and she claims the National Republican Senatorial Committee has quit helping her. As has been well reported, she… More Six Things O’Donnell Could Do After The Election

Michael Steele On Christine O’Donnell: ‘I’m Familiar With Foot In Mouth Disease’

Mediaite RNC chair Michael Steele has been, unlike some members of his party, a supporter (albeit a tepid one) of Christine O’Donnell. This morning on Meet the Press David Gregory asked Steele about all the questionable attention some Tea Party candidates have been generating with some of their more flammable and/or mockable remarks. Gregory: There’s been a… More Michael Steele On Christine O’Donnell: ‘I’m Familiar With Foot In Mouth Disease’

Dems Holding Their Own In Early Voting Numbers

Let’s hope this pace continues throughout… TPMDC When is the 2010 election being held? You might think it’s on November 2, 2010. But it’s actually going on right now — and the Democrats aren’t doing all that badly. Thanks to liberalized absentee and early-voting laws, “Election Day” has in many ways become “Election Few Weeks,”… More Dems Holding Their Own In Early Voting Numbers

Paladino’s Hometown Paper Endorses Cuomo

Surely this comes as no surprise to anyone… Associated Press Republican Carl Paladino’s hometown Buffalo News on Sunday endorsed his rival in the New York governor’s race, declaring “there is no choice” but Andrew Cuomo. The endorsement continues a sweep so far for the Manhattan Democrat. Cuomo’s endorsement include The New York Times, New York’s… More Paladino’s Hometown Paper Endorses Cuomo