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  • wake up
    Republicans want a nation of ignorant serfs to rest their fortunes on
    Romney wants to cut funding to PBS in his plan to help with the deficit. This will help about as much as one spritz from a perfume diffuser would've helped prevent the Titanic from sinking. The real reason, of course, is the Republican party&...
  • Santorum blames Obama for food stamp explosion
    Santorum blames Obama for food stamp explosion
    Despite the weakened economy, rising food prices and a struggling middle class, Republican Rick Santorum told Andrea Mitchell that the Obama administration was to blame for the “explosion” in food stamps.“He [President Obama]...
  • Romney in Iowa
    Republicans have a three-way in Iowa
    That is politically obscene. For observing Democrats, the prospect of a rowdy, uncontrollable lot of Republicans illustrates to the nation that this party is not the source of effective governance.On the other hand, these party members represent...
  • Best of the worst
    Time to suck it up: Santorum endorses Romney
    Among all the people Romney could choose for Vice President, why not select Rick Santorum? Making that choice he might appease the right while not actually having to go that far himself. Romney then might have a crack at winning some states that...
  • Rick Santorum Suspends His Presidential Campaign
    Santorum suspends presidential campaign, cites family issues
    Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign Monday morning, according to the Associated Press, effectively clearing the path for Mitt Romney to clinch the nomination before Republican convention in August. Addressing a crowd in Gettysburg,...
  • Obama vs. Rage
    Unemployment and Rage are Obama's True Opponent
    In the end, no one thought Rick Santorum could be President -- not even Rick Santorum. The former Pennsylvania Senator "suspended" his campaign today, a campaign that took him from lightning rod to evangelical golden boy.You'll...
  • Romney may need help
    Romney's Nomination Will Rely On Back Door Deals
    Mitt Romney appears to be the leader to win the Republican Nomination in Tampa this August, having pulled up a string of wins from Wisconsin to Florida. He’s got the Presidential look, the Presidential feel, the Presidential campaign staff....
  • Sasha Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Malia Obama at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
    Gender gap is hurting the GOP
    As the nation nears a likely matchup between President Obama and Mitt Romney in the November presidential election CNN has pointed out that the GOP is hurting due to a gender gap wherein women overall favor the Democrats. Voters in Syracuse appear...
  • U.S. President Barack Obama
    Obama leads Romney in poll even though things are not going so well
    With an erratic economy, uncomfortably high levels of unemployment, rising gasoline prices, an Occupy Wall Street movement ready to emerge again for the spring, turmoil in Afghanistan, and unsettled hot spots overseas in Iran and North Korea it...
  • Ron Paul
    Elections 2012: April 1-8
    This week, the top GOP contenders focus on Wisconsin, Palin returns to the spotlight, and Ron Paul visits California.April 1- Several GOP presidential candidates and members from Obama’s administration appeared on the Sunday morning news...
  • Santorum talks about banning pornography
    What did Santorum mean by 'nig'? Does it change anything at all?
    The headlines today scream that Rick Santorum, in a campaign stop in Wisconsin, nearly called President Obama a 'nigger'. I wanted to hear it for myself - and there aretons of clips showcasing the stellarmoment.Here's what Santorum...
  • Don'T Quite
    Candidates Should Stay in the Race
    “Don’t drop out.”Because more Republicans have voted against Mitt Romney than for him, the “other” candidates have a responsibility to the Republican base to stay in the race all the way to Tampa. In recent days there...
  • Hometown America
    A House Divided
    There is an idiom that proclaims “great minds think alike”. Imagine, if you will the idea of offering a pro-muslim candidate after the 9/11 attacks. Inconceivable on the surface: very effective in American politics if that politician...
  • SF headline news: Santorum, Dick Cheney, Trayvon Martin, Korea
    SF headline news: Santorum, Dick Cheney, Trayvon Martin, Korea
    Top news coming in to a wet and dull San Francisco today is about the win that Rick Santorum received in Louisiana on Saturday. Santorum is claiming to be the leader of the conservative wing of the country's Republican party, says the...
  • Protesting the killing of Trayvon Martin
    Republicans raise concerns about Trayvon Martin killing
    Outrage has spread across the United States over unanswered questions in the killing of 17 year old African-American Trayvon Martin several weeks ago. President Obama is not the only politician who has conveyed deep concerns about this tragedy....