The president’s demon private equity industry is making out like bandits in the Obamaconomy.
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How could Mitt Romney lose and lose so badly? He lost all of his home states and being the rich guy he is, he had three. The talking heads gave many reasons, from conservative talk show host to the choice of a V.P. that couldn’t win his hometown, nor his home state. Romney is a … Continue Reading →
How quickly things change. Today’s Labor Voices column by Karla Swift, head of the Michigan branch of the AFL-CIO, is an appeal for cooler heads to prevail in the lame duck session. Specifically, labor unions are afraid that their failed overstep in Proposal 2 would earn the comeuppance of a push, from the business community, … Continue Reading →
There is entirely too much talk about how President Barack Obama won a second term for the presidency of the United States of America. There were so many things going against him, like millions and millions of dollars and an opponent that would tell any lie that got him to the next round. And don’t … Continue Reading →
Mitt Romney lost because, as the father of Romneycare, he was a fatally flawed candidate in an election about Obama’s government takeover of health care.
2012 was a bad year for the pundit class. We were sold a number of narratives that were false — the supposed backlash against Obama’s Bain Capital attacks; the idea that Romney’s “momentum” surged for weeks, not days, after the first debate; that the polling was so close it had everyone scratching their heads, and … Continue Reading →
It was thought black people and young people weren’t excited about this election, but thank God they all were wrong. Young people and black people turned out big time.
I stole a quote from a friend who declared, “Four more beers!” in response to the race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Past that (and the bets made and won with commenters!), I would like to thank everyone who voted, especially those who participated above and beyond voting straight-ticket or picking what the advertisements … Continue Reading →
This is it. Election day. Early reports from the polls indicate it’s chaotic. There are numerous accounts of confusion and voter intimidation in states with newly enacted voter ID laws. Poll workers who haven’t been properly trained and don’t know the rules. Many reports of ID being requested only from voters of color. There’s at … Continue Reading →
The United States has the world’s highest breast cancer survival rate. And that success story may be threatened due to Obamacare.