This administration does not support a free press, no matter what Obama says. His actions speak louder than his words.
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Google went with “Cesar Chavez Day” – and supposedly forgot about Easter.
Maybe this State of the Union is bigger than we can handle. Most of us here in Michigan were actually watching basketball last night, and sneaking peeks into coverage of the fire-engulfed cabin in California. In fact, most of the people I talked to were more interested in paczki, friends, and family. So as President … Continue Reading →
Merriam-Webster defines terrorism as “the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion.” As we approach the edge of the fiscal cliff it has become apparent that one party has moved away from the give and take of political negotiations and is operating much more like a terrorist group. The pattern has repeated … 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 →
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is out with a new advert in Ohio called “Who Will Do More?” — a defense of his position on the GM and Chrysler auto bailouts. “Who will do more for the auto industry,” the ad begins, the optics an allusion to the days when the Detroit Three were running … Continue Reading →
In these polarized times, not everyone agreed but by any reasonable metric President Obama clearly trounced Mitt Romney in their second debate last Tuesday. Mitt tried to pull the same tricks he used in the first debate but they didn’t work this time. Candy Crowley is no milquetoast like poor old Jim Lehrer. Ms. Crowley … Continue Reading →
Our big media pundits were quick to declare Mitt Romney the winner of the first presidential debate of 2012, based solely on style. They were so obsessed with how Mitt delivered his lines it took them almost an hour to talk about what he actually said. The snap polls backed up their assumptions in the … Continue Reading →
What’s the unemployment rate? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s 7.8% and looking better by all accounts.
I’ve been off the grid for a couple of days dealing with real life, but I saw the latest conservative faux outrage over a poster the Obama campaign was offering that featured a stylized flag logo. The cacophony of wailing over this “horrifying” affront to our country’s flag was nearly deafening. Of course, a look … Continue Reading →