Category Archives: Candidates

What Is The Calculation Behind Romney’s Campaign Of Lies?

The Romney campaign has turned to a strategy of swamping the public with flat-out, blatant lies, one after another, again and again, endlessly and lavishly repeated. They do this because they are making a calculation that it will work! So … Continue reading

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Producers Vs. Moochers, Freeloaders And Losers — The Cruel Pro-Rich Propaganda Of The Right

“Producers” and “parasites.” Cruel language justifying extreme greed seems to be mainstream now. Even Presidential candidates feel free to disparage 99% of us! In today’s right-wing folklore government by We, the People is an evil thing that takes from “producers” … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Lie — Romney’s FIRST Ad Just Lies!

It’s going to be a looooong and nasty campaign season. Here is Mitt Romney’s very first ad, now running in New Hampshire: 19 seconds into the ad you hear Obama saying, “If we keep talking about the economy we will … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Lie — ‘Americans are lazy’

Watch this Rick Perry ad that starts with a flat-out lie: The President thinks that what is wrong with America is that Americans are lazy. David Weigel at Slate has the story in, No, President Obama Didn’t “Call Americans Lazy”, … Continue reading

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Cain – Now There’s A Pattern

In a post a few days ago, The Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Accusation, I wrote that what had come out so far didn’t add up to enough yet to make me question Cain’s character. My take on it: I don’t … Continue reading

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Howie Carr Showcases How The Right Views The World Without Facts.

Howie Carr, a minor clog in the Right’s noise machine, who writes a column for The Boston Herald among other things, did a beautiful job showcasing what the world looks like when you have the innate ability to look at … Continue reading

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How Cain Episode Shows Us Again – Republicans Play A Different Game.

Yesterday Dave wrote an insightful post about the Herman Cain media blow up on harassment claims. He’s dead on with his analysis. But there is one thought I would add to the debate over the issue and the coverage of … Continue reading

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The Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Accusation

Politico has revealed allegations that Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain, the front-runner in the Republican Presidential primaries, was accused of sexual harassment in the late 90s and that his employer, the National Restaurant Association, settled the charges with a cash … Continue reading

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