What surprises me about Newt Gingrich’s statement is the fact that a politician on Gingrich’s level would admit that the election is rigged for the rich…period. Alanta Journal Constitution Elections are “rigged” for the rich, according to former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Gingrich, talking to the Rev. Al Sharpton on the minister’s MSNBC television show Tuesday,… More Gingrich: Elections ‘rigged’ for the rich
Stating it clearly and concisely, Scott Walker is a crook, period. Forbes As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker heads into the final stretch in his effort to hang onto his job, he is finding it increasingly more difficult to make his case honestly— or without using huge sums of taxpayer money to sway voters. While life… More Scott Walker Using $100 Million Of Taxpayer Money To Fight Off Recall?
Typical Rick Perry GOP response… Think Progress Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) today became the latest GOP presidential hopeful to release a tax plan, as he tries to catch up in the polls, some of which even have him trailing former Speaker Newt Gingrich and libertarian favorite Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). The plan, as Perry has been explaining, revolves… More Perry On Whether His Tax Plan Gives Millions In Tax Breaks To The Rich: ‘I Don’t Care About That’
The audacity of this person! How many laws does Rupert Murdoch have to break before he is thrown in jail? Daily Kos Breaking from Keith Olbermann‘s Countdown on CurrentTV: (UPDATE 1: video of segment now viewable at bottom of diary) The FAA is investigating Murdoch for flying a drone with a camera on it.. Forbes magazine reporting it.… More Murdoch Using Drone Aircraft to Spy on U.S. SERIOUSLY Updated x3 (Daily Kos)
Keep in mind that the Esquire article was pure satire. (I wonder if Jonathan Swift was sued for his marvelous and satirical essay from 1729 called A Modest Proposal? I doubt it.) Satire is a common literary form of constructive criticism using wit as it’s primary weapon. (Wiki) The Onion is a great source for political satire on a… More Birthers Sue Esquire for $285M
Donald Trump is nothing more than a grifter, a carnival Barker an opportunist and a very stupid man with an enormous ego and very thin skin. Running for President was never in Donald Trump’s plan, but neither was making a giant joke of himself and his brand… The Daily Beast Exclusive data reveal that while The Donald garnered… More How Donald Trump Trashed His Brand
Forbes Despite the Republican propensity to compare the Affordable Care Act to something akin to the antichrist, word is that GOP budget leader, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), will propose a dramatic change in the Medicare program that will closely mirror the key features of Obamacare – only for seniors. The proposal would do away with… More GOP To Propose Obamacare For Seniors
Robert Reich is the man whom I hope President Obama chooses to replace Larry Summers who is head of the White House’s National Economic Council, a position created by former President Bill Clinton during his presidency. Robert Reich was then President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor. Reich would be the ideal person to replace Summers. Robert Reich… More Robert Reich on the Super Rich Getting Richer While Everyone Else Gets Poorer