The week in one-liners: Gingrich, Romney

Politico The top quotes in politics … “But let me tell you, you people disappoint me on Tuesday, you don’t do what you’re supposed to do on Tuesday for Mitt Romney, I will be back. Jersey style, people, I will be back.” – Gov.Chris Christie bringing a little New Jersey muscle to his speech supporting Mitt Romney. “Would… More The week in one-liners: Gingrich, Romney

Reich: Get ready for an Obama–Clinton ticket in 2012

If Robert Reich’s prediction is true, this would make every GOP operative and candidate in the 2012 race go mad… America Blog There was a point (see here) when I thought a primary challenge to Obama could easily come from within the Dem power structure. Obama seemed that vulnerable. And I assumed that Hillary was… More Reich: Get ready for an Obama–Clinton ticket in 2012

POLL: ‘Progressive’ Is The Most Positively Viewed Political Label in America

It’s always good to be on the  correct side of any issue… Think Progress A new poll from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press out yesterday shows that “progressive” is the most positively viewed political label in America, with 67 percent holding a positive view compared to just 22 percent who view the… More POLL: ‘Progressive’ Is The Most Positively Viewed Political Label in America

The Week: Why Michele Bachmann’s Iowa chief endorsed Ron Paul: 3 Theories

Undoubtedly there are some  backroom dealings happening in Iowa when it comes to the faltering Michele Bachmann campaign. The leaders of the Evangelical movement there think that Bachmann should drop out of the race.  Thus far she has ignored all the signals and requests for her to drop out.  Her absence would leave Rick Santorum and… More The Week: Why Michele Bachmann’s Iowa chief endorsed Ron Paul: 3 Theories

Stormfront founder: Ron Paul’s views ‘coincide with ours’ on most issues

Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) received an unwanted endorsement on Tuesday when Don Black, the founder of the white nationalist group Stormfront, told The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur that he supported Paul’s presidential candidacy. Paul has recently been plagued by racist, hate-filled newsletters that were published under his name. The newsletters were published about… More Stormfront founder: Ron Paul’s views ‘coincide with ours’ on most issues

Lawrence O’Donnell calls for NYPD to fire ‘outlaw cops’ | The Raw Story

On the “Rewrite” segment of his show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said the only way for the New York Police Department to remain respectable was for the department to terminate officers who prevent reporters from covering protests. NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly had ordered officers to avoid interfering with media access. But in December… More Lawrence O’Donnell calls for NYPD to fire ‘outlaw cops’ | The Raw Story