Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

POLICY.MIC The trial balloon went up on Sunday morning, when New York Times columnist and noted Clinton family antagonist Maureen Dowd reported that Vice President Joe Biden is “talking to friends, family and donors about jumping in” the 2016 presidential race. Three days later, that balloon is looking more like a hydrogen-powered blimp. To start,… More Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

America’s Liberal Surge Continues As Pro-Choice Americans Now Outnumber Pro-Lifers

PoliticusUSA America’s move to the left on social issues continues as a new Gallup poll has found that for the first time in seven years more Americans identify themselves as pro-choice than pro-life. A new Gallup poll found that: Half of Americans consider themselves “pro-choice” on abortion, surpassing the 44% who identify as “pro-life.” This… More America’s Liberal Surge Continues As Pro-Choice Americans Now Outnumber Pro-Lifers

America’s next great president: Why Obama’s departure paves the way for the next FDR

I like the ideas set forth in this piece… Salon Why can’t Barack Obama be more like Lyndon Johnson? The fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, commemorated by living presidents at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas, last week, has renewed interest in comparisons between the two presidents. Critics of Obama… More America’s next great president: Why Obama’s departure paves the way for the next FDR

Joe ‘The Plumber’ Wurzelbacher wants you and ‘deranged Mexicans’ to admit wanting ‘a white Republican president again’

Who dragged this guy out of the sewer? The Raw Story In an article posted on his website, the man known as “Joe the Plumber” during the last presidential election cycle published an unattributed article whose author assured readers that wanting a “white Republican president” doesn’t “make you a racist, it just makes you an American.” The… More Joe ‘The Plumber’ Wurzelbacher wants you and ‘deranged Mexicans’ to admit wanting ‘a white Republican president again’

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

As I’ve said before in a similar article, this study is not a conclusive statement that all of the above have low I.Q.s… The Huffington Post Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be… More Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

Good News, Liberals: ‘Crazy’ Michele Bachmann Is Back

Hey, we’re just “sorting out the crazies”… The Huffington Post The Atlantic: Remember when Michele Bachmann was the crazy right-wing congresswoman liberals loved to hate? The one who could be counted on to make inflammatory, nutty-sounding accusations on a regular basis, like when she said the media should investigate and expose the “anti-American views” of… More Good News, Liberals: ‘Crazy’ Michele Bachmann Is Back

‘You Know You’re a Liberal If…’ 33 Litmus Tests for Liberals

Addicting Info You can discern the geographic distance between Kenya and Hawaii. Bernie Sanders is one of your favorite senators. You’re seriously considering dropping Verizon and switching to Credo Mobile. You get much of your news from Rachel Maddow, Bill Maher and/or Jon Stewart. You’re in favor of tax increases to support the common good… More ‘You Know You’re a Liberal If…’ 33 Litmus Tests for Liberals

I found this comment on Huffington Post under the topic: Beck Borrows Lines From Obama 2008 Stump Speech During DC Rally. Since it speaks to so many of the ideals of the modern “progressive”, I wanted to share it on this blog: “Joe gets up in the morning and fills his coffeepot with water to… More