While the FBI is apparently investigating actual threats against senate candidate Akin’s life, Karl Rove jokes about his murder. Read about it here.
This video gives an insider’s perspective of the shenanigans that went on at the GOP Tampa Convention, not dissimilar to what many state conventions experienced this past spring.
In an interview with Ted Nugent this week, the rock star talks about the “thousands” of cases of innocent Americans who have had their Fourth Amendment rights violated by state and federal law enforcement. He wants Romney to establish a commission to get to the bottom of it:
This New York Times article is notable only for the news regarding Bernanke’s intent to push for another stimulus. Romney and the GOP oppose Bernanke’s latest effort to artificially induce economic activity.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio told Arizona delegates at a luncheon Thursday that he’s confident Mitt Romney would work with Arizona to increase border enforcement—something he said President Barack Obama has failed to do.
According to a homosexual author, “gay men have been at the heart of every major fascist movement that ever was – including the gay-gassing, homocidal Third Reich. With the exception of Jean-Marie Le Pen, all the most high-profile fascists in Europe in the past 30 years have been gay.” When a straight author says the same thing, he’s a “Holocaust revisionist.”
Even if you’re liberal and you feel like you have to “hate” Clint Eastwood for aligning with the enemy and speaking at the Republican National Convention, you can’t. All that Twitter talk about him sounding crazy and senile last night is ludicrous. Here’s why.
Egypt’s president traveled to Iran this week for a summit of the Nonaligned Movement, a 120-nation block that is transferring its leadership to Tehran. The UN Secretary General was there, too.
The severe drought across the US and the wheat crop failures in Ukraine and Russia are driving up food costs dramatically. Ethanol production, consuming 40% of US corn crop, is also to blame.
The game play at the GOP Convention in Tampa has far-reaching implications for the future. Watch this news report on the far-reaching impacts of yesterday’s sham vote.
No one, not even Rand Paul, have mentioned the words “Tea Party” from the Tampa convention pulpit leading some observers to conclude that the RNC is trying to disassociate the GOP and Romney brands from the Tea Party. They do so at their peril.
At time of writing, polls show the race for the presidency to be tight. General consensus seems to be that whoever wins, the 2012 election will be won by a bat squeak. But the opposite may be true.
A convention attendee took video of the convention teleprompter reflecting that the GOP hierarchy, even prior to hearing the “Aye’s” and “No’s”, had already decided the outcome of the vote on the controversial rules change.
John M. Robinson, the Chief Diversity Officer at the U.S. Department of State, wants America’s diplomats to know that common phrases and idioms like “holding down the fort” are, in fact, deeply racist.
The Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – the “supreme leader” of Iran – praised America’s “Occupy Wall Street” movement on Thursday, calling it a reflection of people around the world who are “losing their patience” with the dominance of the United States and Israel.
Politico called it “unscripted,” a “disaster,” “sad,” and “crazy,” the Washington Post, “rambling.” But that was not the assessment of the GOP faithful at the Tampa Convention. Read the speech and see the video here.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor released its unemployment report reflecting that fully 39.5 percent of the youth population neither worked nor looked for work this summer. Why? The feds are largely to blame.
Premier Wen Jiabao told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe must “strike a balance” between fiscal tightening and measures to promote growth. “Europe’s debt crisis has continued to worsen, giving rise to serious concerns in the international community. Frankly, I am also worried,” he said.
This short video-documentary describes the extraordinary painting by American artist Jon McNaughton detailing the harm that Obama has done to our nation. See the fascinating painting and the 60+ “Obamanation atrocities” here.
Yesterday’s update from the Department of Commerce on economic activity in the second quarter shows that the economy grew at an anemic 1.7 percent annual rate. This slows from last quarter’s sluggish growth rate of 2.0 percent.
A George Soros-funded super PAC is vowing to send operatives to stake out Republican campaigns to hunt for and to record any gaffes or controversial statements the candidates may make. It brags that it already took down Akin.
Governor Mike Huckabee hits it out of the park with his address to the GOP convention in Tampa Wednesday night. He slams Obama, takes a swipe at Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and tells attendees that he could care less that Romney is a Mormon.
Here’s a video of the occupy folk at Tampa, protesting the GOP convention. They claim that all rich are bad and that Marxism is the answer.
“Full Metal Jacket” star and Geico’s “Therapist Sarge” R. Lee Ermey said the insurance giant fired him from his commercial spot for speaking out against President Barack Obama. See his statement and video here.
The Republican National Convention is abuzz with speculation over the identity of a mystery speaker who’s supposed to appear Thursday night. Read here for who it might be.