Newt Gingrich, the “so-called” historian, courts the Jewish base at the expense of yet another minority. The problem with Newt’s hypothesis is that Jewish people here and in Israel will not fall for Gingrich’s obvious race baiting. It’s a terrible and shameless case of pandering on Gingrich’s part… Mario Piperni Another Republican pandering for the Jewish vote… More Newt Gingrich’s “Invented Palestinians”
The good news is that Rick Perry’s plan may never come to fruition, thanks in part to his stumbling and bumbling over key issues in this year’s campaign season. Adios amigo! Think Progress Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), in his quest to win the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, has released a so-called flat tax plan that would institute… More Perry Admits His Tax Plan Slams Low-Income People And Lets The Wealthy Pay Nothing
Shaking my head… America Blog Keep in mind, George Bush was a bit of a dense Texan too, and he won two terms (depending how you count it). So sad. Perry is so desperate, and all of these eruptions are getting him news, but it’s bad news. He’s coming off as a major him-bo. It’s also clear that it’s… More Rick Perry, when asked why he said Obama had declared war on religion, had little answer
Mario Piperni Here’s Mr. Family Values guy talking about what he’d do with illegal immigrants and their families. “You can’t be here for 20 years and commit only one illegal act … because everything you’re doing while you’re here is against the law …” Santorum said. “I understand Congressman Gingrich saying, ‘Well, you know, people have been… More The Nasty Mr. Santorum
What the hell is wrong with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board? Why did they publish that ridiculous ad in the first place? Think Progress The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board provoked an enormous backlash by airing ads that tell women who are date-raped that they have only themselves and their friends to blame. The ad was part of… More Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Pulls Ad That Blames Women For Getting Date-Raped
The White House This week, the President gave a major address on the defining issue of our time, restoring economic security to the middle class. He also hosted former President Clinton, the Canadian Prime Minister and Startup America, honored five giants from the art world, and urged Congress to extend the payroll tax cut.
The top quotes in politics … “I’m not going to kiss his ring, and I’m not going to kiss any other part of his anatomy.” — Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman on what he won’t do to please Donald Trump. “I think that they are joke candidates.” — Donald Trump dissing Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman on the “Today” show. “Thank… More Politico’s The week in one-liners: Paul, Palin, Stewart