GOP Presidential Candidates Ignore S&P’s ‘Blast At Republicans,’ Pin Downgrade Blame on Obama

The GOP’s ultimate goal is to make President Obama a one-term president.  Their strategy is simply to blame him for everything, even though the electorate and everyone in the media knows this current fiscal crisis is on them… Think Progress On Friday, the credit rating agency Standard & Poorsdowngraded the U.S. from AAA to AA+ in… More GOP Presidential Candidates Ignore S&P’s ‘Blast At Republicans,’ Pin Downgrade Blame on Obama

New York Times / CBS Poll Shows Negative View Of Tea Party Is On The Rise

No surprise here… A poll organized by The New York Times and CBS has sought to measure the American public’s general impression of the Tea Party movement. According to poll results, people have gained a deeper awareness and knowledge of the movement over the past year and, with that, a more negative view. Specifically: Forty percent of Americans… More New York Times / CBS Poll Shows Negative View Of Tea Party Is On The Rise

Hartmann: It’s time ‘to abolish the institution of corporate personhood’

Raw Story Russia Today host Thom Hartmann once again slammed the growth of big business power in America, asking the nation’s citizens to “abolish the institution of corporate personhood. On his show Monday morning, the liberal host also added how the number of lobbyists has more than doubled from the last Congress, under Nancy Pelosi… More Hartmann: It’s time ‘to abolish the institution of corporate personhood’

Newsweek’s Michele Bachmann Cover Raises Eyebrows

Huffington Post Newsweek’s latest issue features a Michele Bachmann cover that’s sure to stir up controversy. The cover shows Bachmann standing against a stark blue background, looking directly into the camera with a wide-eyed expression. The headline advertising the magazine’s story reads, “THE QUEEN OF RAGE.” “Rage” is a word that doesn’t appear in Newsweek’s actual… More Newsweek’s Michele Bachmann Cover Raises Eyebrows

Kerry calls lower credit rating a ‘Tea Party downgrade’

According to Little Green Footballs, the right-wing media is whining incessantly about Senator John Kerry’s description of the S&P downgrade: Right wing blogs are all in a huff today because Sen. John Kerry said the dreaded words, “Tea Party downgrade.” “This is the Tea Party downgrade because a minority of people in the House of Representatives countered… More Kerry calls lower credit rating a ‘Tea Party downgrade’