She fell in love with a Republican


I was raised by die-hard liberals, and my progressive friends did not approve. Could our romance possibly last? By: Samantha Dunn (Excerpted from “True Tales of Lust and Love,” edited by Anna David, copyright Soft Skull Press.) A photo of the author with her husband There’s no other way to tell you this. I justContinue reading “She fell in love with a Republican”

GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition


Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Eric Cantor (Credit: AP/Alex Brandon) BY: Brian Beutler/Salon On Wednesday, the bottom fell out of the GOP’s Hail Mary “shut down the government over Obamacare” strategy. Perhaps not coincidentally, it was also the day that the party’s leaders tried to revise and soften the terms of the fight — to make itContinue reading “GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition”

Republicans: We’ll work on our Hispanic Problem Later Immigration reform dying


Republicans walked away from their 2012 debacle hell-bent on fixing their problems with Hispanics. Now, they appear hell-bent on making them worse. In private conversations, top Republicans on Capitol Hill now predict comprehensive immigration reform will die a slow, months-long death in the House. Like with background checks for gun buyers, the conventional wisdom thatContinue reading “Republicans: We’ll work on our Hispanic Problem Later Immigration reform dying”

Mother Jones:Republicans Now 100 Percent AWOL From Fiscal Cliff Talks


John Boehner gave up on fiscal cliff negotiations after he was unable to get House Republicans to agree to any proposal at all, even one that he himself had crafted. The fate of the Republic, he said, was now in the Senate’s hands. So how is Mitch McConnell handling things? An aide said Wednesday that McConnellContinue reading “Mother Jones:Republicans Now 100 Percent AWOL From Fiscal Cliff Talks”

Are the Republicans misreading the polls again? The Cliff and what it means to you


During the  November election  Republican  strategist’s  misread the polls. Will they misread them again?   Or will they they choose to honor the “Norquist Pledge” ? What is the Norquist Pledge? The Pledge,” the Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge I, ______, pledge to the taxpayers of the ______ district of the state of ______ andContinue reading “Are the Republicans misreading the polls again? The Cliff and what it means to you”

Dear angry white conservatives: Chill out The Sky is not falling


All is not lost with Romney’s defeat — but it may be time to tune into a different news station Dear angry white conservatives who are mourning Mitt Romney’s loss, If Fox News is any indication, many of you are dismayed, upset, and befuddled by Mitt Romney’s loss to President Obama. Some of these feelingsContinue reading “Dear angry white conservatives: Chill out The Sky is not falling”

The what’s that again file? ” Mayor Kevin Johnson is heading to North Carolina to campaign for Obama”


Perhaps our mayor is well known in North Carolina.   We have to imagine there will be a media frenzy when he steps off the plane.   Someone within the Obama administration said, after you call Bill call Kevin.  We need him to invigorate the party!   To drive our message home!  Perhaps we have all under estimated hisContinue reading “The what’s that again file? ” Mayor Kevin Johnson is heading to North Carolina to campaign for Obama””

Politics 2012: Put a fork in me, I’m Done!


Obama-hamama- Romney-Pommney are you gonna  have beef or chicken? I’m going to the voting office today and get my absentee ballot not taking it home .   I plan to fill in the proper circles in the voting office. I love politics, and this year was fun..   We got to see the extreme  front and center (dareContinue reading “Politics 2012: Put a fork in me, I’m Done!”

Prince Harry didn’t keep IT in Vegas, Todd Akin not shutting IT down. the IT man at Live is Michael Strathan, keeping IT real for Wednedsay Aug 22,2012


Prince Harry  didn’t get the meno.    What goes on in Vegas stays in Vegas.   TMZ reports the picture were taken last weekend. in Vegas.   Grand mum  will not be pleased.  At least Harry,protected the crown jewels..   As for his naked friend. she shouldn’t expect a Christmas Card. Representative Todd Akin, the Republican Senate nominee from Missouri, provoked ire acrossContinue reading “Prince Harry didn’t keep IT in Vegas, Todd Akin not shutting IT down. the IT man at Live is Michael Strathan, keeping IT real for Wednedsay Aug 22,2012”

I am not voting for Mitt Romney in November and yet I want him to Suceed on the World Stage.


  To be clear, I am not voting for Mitt Romney in November. By the fifth presidential debate I had a sense of who the candidates were.  Santorum and Bachmann were  in the no way column. Cain and Perry (I like Texans) in the entertainment column.   Ron Paul  and Newt Gingrich  I enjoyed their raw intelligence .   Jon Huntsman,( the outsider) may haveContinue reading “I am not voting for Mitt Romney in November and yet I want him to Suceed on the World Stage.”