Newt Gingrich: GOP’s True Nomination

In a rare show of tenacity, but common show of obliviousness, Newt Gingrich continues his campaign for the GOP nomination. You have to admire it, if you know the secret logic behind it; he’s really the GOP’s predetermined candidate. Sure, you may question it. I know I did, but a night with my buddy Jack […]

2011 Surviving the Recession Mortgage Purgatory GOP Meltdown Feel Good Yin/Yang Symbol Happy Face!!!

Yin “Sad Face” side symbolizing it’s okay to feel utter dismay over the apparently nonstop downward spiral of the economy and just stuff in general. Yang “Happy Face” side symbolizing attitude of, “Hey, pal! Buck up! Be grateful it isn’t worse! Remember good old US ingenuity has gotten us through many a mess, plus — Bin Laden, DONE!! Gaddafi, OVER!! Whaddaya want already?!! Have a nice day!! Sheesh!

The Unthinkable

US voter considers the unthinkable possibility of Herman Cain or Rick Perry actually becoming the GOP presidential nominee.

Sarah Palin Non-News

 

Gretchen Carlson to Head Enhanced Interrogations

During her Fox News program Fox and Friends last Friday, Gretchen Carlson voiced her concern that the Obama Administration’s enhanced interrogation tactics pale in comparison to the tactics implemented when President Bush was running the show. The conversation, of course, was in reference to the death of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born al-Qaeda cleric who was […]

Michele Bachmann: Washington is not listening to ‘The People’

Russia is nowhere near her house; Putin, er, Medvedev won’t be flying over her anytime soon; and she might actually remember a few of the newspapers she’s read in her lifetime. Michele Bachmann is not Sarah Palin lite. She is her own woman. And thank God because that would be really boring.

Michele Bachmann: Washington is not listening to ‘The People’

Russia is nowhere near her house; Putin, er, Medvedev won’t be flying over her anytime soon; and she might actually remember a few of the newspapers she’s read in her lifetime. Michele Bachmann is not Sarah Palin lite. She is her own woman. And thank God because that would be really boring.

Michele Bachmann: Washington is not listening to ‘The People’

Russia is nowhere near her house; Putin, er, Medvedev won’t be flying over her anytime soon; and she might actually remember a few of the newspapers she’s read in her lifetime. Michele Bachmann is not Sarah Palin lite. She is her own woman. And thank God because that would be really boring.

Could Unspent Stimulus Money Be Used to Fend Off a New Recession?

The federal government still has $100 billion to $150 billion in stimulus money left to spend. That’s about as much as the Making Work Pay tax credit that gave $800 apiece to middle-class families in 2009 and 2010. And it’s twice as much as Congress gave to states to stabilize budgets and save education jobs. So, could the money be better used to counteract the fallout from the European debt crisis and Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S. credit rating?

Matt Damon for President as Leader of the New Democrats or Democrats 2.0?

Michael Moore joined in on a town hall webinar discussion with FireDogLake.com on Sunday to talk about lots of ideas including the idea of forming a new third party. Jane Hamsher from FireDogLake.com then asked him the inevitable “Who do you see as a third party challenger?” Moore’s response? Jason Bourne! I mean, Matt Damon! […]