Behind the Scenes Bad Guys

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A major fund-raiser for Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats was charged by federal prosecutors in New York in connection with a scheme to defraud Citigroup Inc. Hassan Nemazee, 59, was accused of one count of bank...

Voting

What do you look for in a candidate when you go to vote? Do you gravitate toward one party or another? Do you vote by name recognition? How much does 'background,' both private and public mean to you? If one of the candidates is an incumbent, do you...

Do you see Chappaquiddick a little differently?

I have to admit that I couldn't get past thinking about Chappaquiddick when I watched Ted give a speech at a Democratic convention. I woke up this morning feeling quite guilty about that. Yesterday, I watched his funeral and was struck by how much...

Republican's Healthcare

FactCheck.org. RNC�s �Bill of Rights� Republicans' rundown is a mix of false, true and misleading claims. August 26, 2009 Summary The Republican National Committee this week posted a �Health Care Bill of Rights for Seniors,� which RNC Chairman Michael...

the real crises

What is the real economic crisis? Have you ever thought about why some are rich and some are poor when money is simply a piece of paper printed by a machine? Just like a notebook or a cigarette pack is made (or anything else you can think of). My point...

Do You Really Support Our Troops?

Then lets bring them home! Here's what Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans have to say about the war in Afghanistan. Resolution regarding an IVAW Position Statement on Afghanistan Whereas, Iraq Veterans Against the War is an organization that has opened its...

Healthcare, History, and Kennedy

by KATRINA VANDEN HEUVEL 08/26/2009 I was writing this column when I heard of Senator Kennedy's death. I am heartbroken. For more than five decades, my father William vanden Heuvel was a close friend and political ally of Kennedy's. When I called him...

What Would the Republicans Do?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats may sidestep Republican opposition to a sweeping healthcare overhaul by using Senate rules to pass some reform measures, a leading senator said on Sunday. President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies have "bent...

Horror Murder Mystery

Horror Murder Mystery. It is the Elder generation that holds the money and the power to influence. The Military Soldiers, and the youth are saying: "Please don't drop the ball!" High above. Performing arocobatic acts. Operating for furture generaton to...

Republican Panic

Is the lack of Republican Party leadership leading the party into a kind of panic? Has that apparent lack of leadership and a strong position on how to pull the party up out of the blackwater miasma of its current lack of 'popularity' led it into a...

The Healthcare Debate

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A woman asked Rep. Allen Boyd at a town hall meeting the other day if health care reform proposals would force people to let the government access their bank accounts. False rumors about health care have been aired at town hall...

He's still a big fat idiot ... and a bigot to boot.

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"] Rush fights back the best way he knows how. He makes a "joke" mocking Barney Frank's sexuality in response to Frank's tough stance with a town hall protester Tuesday night. Frank asked a protester who had compared Obama to...

What do you really want from healthcare reform?

I have seen a lot of replys on healthcare reform , but what is it you really want? Do you want the fedral government to take over healthcare, or do you want the insurance companys to make their insurance more afforidable to to avrage consumer? What...

Gay Marriage Back in Court

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal court case which could legalize gay marriage in the United States will begin trial in January 2010 with high-profile lawyers but not longtime gay and conservative antagonists lined up on opposite sides of the debate,...

Saul Linsky ,Democrats play book

Saul ALinsky wrote "Rules for Radicals": Democrats play book RULE 1: "Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have." Power is derived from 2 main sources - money and people. "Have-Nots" must build power from flesh and blood....

Is Ann Coulter Really A Racist Bigot???

Please feel free to add any to the "Best of the Best" of Ann Coulter's hateful quotes! Here's one of my all time favorites! "Soldiers are just cowards with their backs against the wall. The lowest IQ men in our society, those incapable of normal...

Since we are in a recession

Why don't some of our public servants; representatives, senators, cabinet members, why don't thy forfeit some of their annual salary as a sign of good faith since the economy has gone to shit? I think that would be a very noble gesture, and would...

Now the Liberals are Mad

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal Democrats warned President Barack Obama on Monday that a retreat on support for a government-run health insurance plan could endanger passage of major healthcare reform in Congress this year. In the face of intense...

mid-term primaries

Now's the time for everyone to do what they can to vote those 'bastards,' of whatever party, out and come up with the 'honest' politicians who influenced by either party politics, big business or lobbyists. It's PRIMARY TIME, folks! Time to get your...

empire building

Quote: Originally Posted by dixon76710 So I might have some hope of knowing what you are going on about now, could you point to my "defense" of the American empire and your rebuttal. And other than Mrmaq jumping in the American colonial subjects line...

What to do about healthcare fear-mongering?

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"]"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots" reads the sign gun-totting William Kostric carried at the NH meeting; Rush applauds the town-hall mobs while flaunting his infamous...

Illegal Immigration, a Growing Problem or a Helpful Hand?

Read the full article here: http://stocksonwallstreet.net/2009/07/09/illegal-immigration-a-growing-problem-or-a-helpful-hand-2/ Illegal immigration, a growing problem or a helpful hand? As of 2008, the U.S. is estimated to have around sixteen million...

Grassley's Town-Hall Meeting....

[COLOR="Navy"][B][FONT="Comic Sans MS"]Did anyone ask senator Grassley, at the town hall meeting in Iowa (that covered health care reform) about what effects his receipt of $ 2 million from the private health care insurers� lobbists, have had on the...

Rove Getting Some Justice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President George W. Bush was deeply involved in the improper firings of federal prosecutors, the head of House Judiciary Committee charged on Tuesday in releasing a crush of documents. Democratic Chairman...