2010 election

The Republicans Have Quit on America; It’s Time for Americans to Quit on Them

The Republicans Have Quit on America; It’s Time for Americans to Quit on Them

Republicans have quit on America. They're putting forth no effort, and most importantly at all, they haven't even bothered to…

11 years ago

Not Voting in 2010 Could be the Costliest Mistake Democrats Have Made In Recent History

Will Republicans use the redistricting advantages they achieved after their 2010 sweep to change the way electoral votes are apportioned?

11 years ago

Obama Popularity Rising While Republican Enthusiasm Falls

Recent polls show Obama's popularity on the rise, even among Independents and Republicans, while enthusiasm among the GOP base is…

12 years ago

Federal Court Says Murkowski In, Miller Out

Miller lost his federal case - the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out his lawsuit on Tuesday, just…

13 years ago

Joe Miller Says He’ll Hold His Breath Until They Let Him Win

Joe Miller will not try to perform a citizens arrest on Lisa Murkowski but he will take her to federal…

13 years ago

START Treaty Overcomes Two Republican Amendments

Republicans have tried every possible delaying tactic: an amendment by John McCain, failed Saturday on a 59-37 vote; on Sunday,…

13 years ago

Money and Lies at the Heart of Republican Strategy in 2010

They blame healthcare reform but if any physicians drop their patients, it won't be because of "Obamacare." It will be…

14 years ago

Republicans Talk and Hate and Offer no Solutions

You can search and search; you can look high and low, but you won't find much. Right now, the closest…

14 years ago

Republicans Stall the START Treaty And Dream of More Deficit Spending

Republicans claim we need an anti-missile defense system [cue to them rubbing their hands greedily together in anticipation]. But isn’t…

14 years ago

What do the Midterms Mean to Congressional Women?

Sure, 113 GOP women challenged incumbents compared to 80 Democrats but the Democrats had a 46 percent success rate compared…

14 years ago

Going Rogue: The Bush Doctrine and American Exceptionalism

For Bush, war became THE political instrument. No longer does war pick up where politics leave off; war becomes a…

14 years ago

The Tale of the Weepy Orangeman

In the wake of the 2010 midterm elections it is important to know who John Boehner is and what it…

14 years ago

Emboldened by Victories, Republicans Back to Warmongering

Emboldened by their midterm victories, Republicans are already back to warmongering. Having invaded and conquered Iraq (where 50,000 U.S. troops…

14 years ago

New Republican Strategy: Shoot Selves in Foot

These ideologically-motivated refusals are perhaps not such a bright idea when you stop to think about it. The problem being…

14 years ago

MSNBC is Not Fox News: Keith Olbermann Suspended for Political Donations

MSNBC announced today that Countdown host Keith Olbermann has been indefinitely suspended by the network for making political donations to…

14 years ago

Democrats Arrogantly Overestimated the Intelligence of the American Voter

The loss of the House of Representatives by Democrats this election will be analyzed to death, and there is certainly…

14 years ago

Analyzing What November 2nd Means

Many Americans are asking, "What happened?" In a wonderfully titled article, “What the #!%*?: The U.S. mid-term elections?” the National…

14 years ago

Betrayal from Within: A Tale of Democratic Disintegration

It was surprising to read the despair and shock from the left this morning. But what hurts more than all…

14 years ago

Obama Takes Responsibility for Democratic House and Senate Losses

During his press conference this afternoon, President Obama took responsibility for the Democrats losing control of the House of Representatives.…

14 years ago

How Sarah Palin Lost the Senate for the Republicans

The finger pointing has already begun in the Republican Party due to their failure to win the US Senate last…

14 years ago

Study: Men Are More Likely to Vote for a Hot Female Candidate

A recently published study of male and female voters done by the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University revealed that…

14 years ago

When Did the Mainstream Media Start Working for the Conservatives?

Americans go to the polls today in spite of main stream media reports that Republicans and Tea Party candidates swept…

14 years ago

Ten Things You’ll Be Voting Against if You Vote Republican

Today is the day we go to vote in the 2010 midterm elections. The results of this election will reverberate…

14 years ago

Dear America, Why Are We Voting Against Our Own Self Interests?

As we head to the polls tomorrow, ignorant, confused citizens are intending to vote against their own self-interests. Knowing Republicans…

14 years ago

Conservative Christian Nuttiness Increases as Election Day Nears

Conservative Christians fear for this country and its future (that should be read as their privileged position in this country).…

14 years ago

Judson Phillips’ Islamophobic Doublespeak

Phillips wants Keith Ellison (D) U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district, out of office because he is a Muslim.

14 years ago

Selfishness over selflessness gives Republicans advantage

Apparently, pride is an issue with Meek and he must think he is making a statement. He is making a…

14 years ago

A Lesson for Americans: Reaping the Consequences of Hate

Words and actions have consequences, sometimes to the person who speaks, sometimes to the people spoken of. In an environment…

14 years ago

Supreme Conspiracy: How The Koch Brothers and Clarence Thomas Overthrew Democracy

In developing countries and dictatorships it’s not unusual or unexpected for the judicial system to be corrupt and biased. In…

14 years ago

The GOP’s Unconstitutional Remedies

The American Revolution ended British rule; the Constitution created the United States of America, and that creation did not all…

14 years ago

Under Siege The Tea Party’s Quiet War On the American Woman

You might not know it, but there’s a quiet war going on this election season. It's being waged in state…

14 years ago

Steering America towards Theocracy One Fetus at a Time

There is an attack on liberty in America from the corporate world, but there is a not-so-covert attack on women…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Meets Joe Miller and Doesn’t End Up Handcuffed

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was in Alaska tonight covering the state's three way US Senate race and unlike his fellow Tea…

14 years ago

A Lack of Choices in Indiana

The Indiana midterms offer little for liberal and progressive voters. Evan Bayh's retirement opens up an opportunity for an extremist…

14 years ago

Enthusiasm for Reelecting Obama Tops Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton

As we approach Election Day 2010, a new Pew Research Center/National Journal poll finds that Republican gains in 2010 will…

14 years ago

Georgia’s Real Mama Grizzlies Stand Up Against Nathan Deal

In Georgia, Real Women – more than 20,000 of them - are Real Mad about Nathan Deal’s history of failing…

14 years ago

Christine O’Donnell Is You, But She Isn’t Running For You

God doesn’t get a vote in the United States. The people vote. You remember us, the people you are supposed…

14 years ago

Poll: California’s Prop 19 Has Young Voters Fired Up

An advanced look at a survey of California done by Public Policy Polling revealed that while Prop 19 is not…

14 years ago

The Tea Party is Sleeping With the Enemy

The Republicans and the Tea Party are treating our government like a corporation folks, and they are preparing for a…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Explains How the Media Misdiagnosed the 2010 Election

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was on Meet The Press today, where she explained how the media got the 2010 election narrative…

14 years ago

The GOP is Living on a Prayer

The Republicans talk a lot about prayer, a natural off-shoot of their tendency to talk about God. If there was…

14 years ago

Poll: Democratic Enthusiasm Surges as Election Day Approaches

A new Newsweek poll released today provided more evidence that Democrats are not going lie down and let Republicans take…

14 years ago

Cowboying Up on Freedom of Speech GOP Style

There is a trend here, and it is unmistakable: free speech is a tool, or more accurately, a weapon, to…

14 years ago

Tea Party Follows Ku Klux Klan Ideology

Regardless the teabag rhetoric, at the core is a hatred of gays, immigrants, Jews, people of color, and non-Christians, which…

14 years ago

The Right Waging Spiritual Warfare: You Too Could be a Witch

Witchcraft is all the craze again, and we can’t blame Bill Maher for it, or even Christine O’Donnell. After all,…

14 years ago

Vote for the Constitution on November 2

The Republicans intend to take us to a place from which there is no return. You see, their fantasy America,…

14 years ago

GOP Organization Tells Latino Voters to Stay at Home

This is a blatant and misleading attempt by the GOP to steal the election. Trick the voters not to vote.…

14 years ago

Bitter Tea: Christine O’Donnell and Joe Miller Disgrace Democracy

As the nation steams ahead towards Election Day 2010, we are starting to find out the true meaning of the…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin Goes Dirty Harry on the GOP

The Republican Party must sign its own death warrant in the general elections. The Grand Old Party, by selling out…

14 years ago

Conservatives Stumble Over God Gap

Ideological purity may sound great on the drawing board, but it’s not so good when you need votes – lots…

14 years ago

Democracy in Cuffs Courtesy of Joe Miller’s Constitutional Conservatism

When questioned, Republican candidates adopt the role of victims, pretending that a liberal media elite is engaging in a witch…

14 years ago

Sharron Angle Blames Canada Not Mexico for Illegal Immigration

In an attempt to defend her campaign commercial demonizing illegal immigrants, Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle recently told a group…

14 years ago

Christine O’Donnell Goes Rogue And Attacks The GOP

Republican candidate Christine O'Donnell has taken another page from Sarah Palin's playbook by going rogue and blaming the GOP for…

14 years ago

The GOP Wants a Return to the Gilded Age. Do You?

Unregulated capitalism gave us the evils of the Gilded Age. Unregulated capitalism gave us the crash of 2008 that has…

14 years ago

Sharron Angle Accuses Harry Reid of Giving Legal Citizens Social Security

During the US Senate debate tonight between Sharron Angle and Harry Reid, it became clear that Angle has no idea…

14 years ago

The Minimum Wage Claims another GOPer as Linda McMahon Crashes and Burns

If any Democratic candidate needs more evidence of the power of the minimum wage issue, I present to you the…

14 years ago

Apocalyptic Sarah Palin the Wrathful Prophetess of God

"These two elections, 2010 and 2012, go hand-in-hand. The theme of 2010 has got to be rebuke their errors, reject,…

14 years ago

“Polarizing Carl” Paladino

Carl Paladino, New York’s GOP candidate for governor, did something surprising for a Republican politician Sunday; he went after gays.

14 years ago

Some Thoughts on America’s Shame

Someday, future Americans will look back on the end of the 21st century’s first decade and feel shame, and perhaps…

14 years ago

Rich Iott, Tea Party Candidate, Pals Around in Nazi Uniform

You can see him there with his SS pals, smiling for the camera, just like all those photos of SS…

14 years ago

The Tea Party Disconnect

How did American politics come to be about taking rights away from people when the founding of our country was…

14 years ago

Voters Aren’t Buying Christine O’Donnell’s Sarah Palin Makeover

No, it's not just you. Almost immediately after Christine O'Donnell upset Mike Castle for Delaware US Senate nomination, the Republican…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Tells Democrats the Minimum Wage is a Key to 2010 Victory

As Republican candidates around the country openly discuss repealing the minimum wage on her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow made an…

14 years ago

Tea Partiers Want Their Own Sharia Law

It is past time, as the Midterm Elections approach, that American voters look at exactly what sort of country the…

14 years ago

Even Christine O’Donnell Won’t Say that Sarah Palin is qualified to Be President

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell came out of hiding long enough to do an interview on CNN's The Situation…

14 years ago

Sharron Angle Thinks the Constitution is Not About Government

Sharron Angle proved herself another FOX News-ready Constitutional expert when she said, "Government isn't what our founding fathers put into…

14 years ago

Democrats Ready an October Surprise for the Overconfident GOP

Republicans have been talking for months as if at least a partial takeover of Congress is a virtual certainty, but…

14 years ago

Palin Fail: 42% Won’t Support a Sarah Palin Endorsed Candidate

According to new Pew Research survey released today, there are a ton of negatives for any candidate running for election…

14 years ago

Sharron Angle: The Republican Party Has Lost its Principles

While claiming to be an agent of change, an outsider determined to make changes, Angle is at once claiming the…

14 years ago

Republicans: Democrats Enslave Blacks

It’s not Democrats, after all, who marginalize and disenfranchise black or other minority voters. It’s not Democrats who are accusing…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Urges Democrats to Grow a Pair

On her program tonight, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow urged Democrats to get their act together and stop campaigning in fear. Maddow…

14 years ago

Not Dead Yet: Democrats Show Their Enthusiasm with Record Fundraising Haul

As the crispness of Fall begins to fill the air, Republican poll leads are shrinking around the country as Democratic…

14 years ago

Christina O’Donnell Has No Cojones

What we have here is, in a way, the ultimate candidate for the Republican Party: a fake candidate to represent…

14 years ago

Banning Sharia Law in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is hosting a referendum on Islam – State Question 755 the “Save Our State” amendment, which will ban Sharia…

14 years ago

Is the Two-Party System Best for America?

Why do we have a two-party system? It is not enshrined in the Constitution. In reality, the Founding Fathers viewed…

14 years ago

The Republican Narrative and Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance seems to run through the Republican narrative. Since it is impossible that 9/11 could have happened on the…

14 years ago

Things the Culture Warriors Don’t Want You to Know

Culture warrior Dan Coats is running for U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Brad Ellsworth, 8th District, Indiana. Coats claim is…

14 years ago

Obama Tears Apart the GOP and Their Pledge to America

President Obama was on NBC's Today show this morning and although he was there to discuss education he took the…

14 years ago

Mitch McConnell Unveils His Stupendous Non Deficit Reduction Plan

Mitch McConnell was on ABC's This Week today where he showed us exactly the kind of leadership Republicans will be…

14 years ago

5 Weeks Out Polls Reveal a Surge of Support for Democrats

New polls released in Kentucky, Nevada, and California show that Democrats are making a big comeback in each state, and…

14 years ago

Lie to Me, GOP. I promise, I’ll Believe

This time they will be competent, faithful, and have integrity. This time it will be different. He said so. And…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin is Now As Popular As BP

A new Public Policy Polling survey of undecided voters released today shows that Sarah Palin's "leadership" may cause GOP candidates…

14 years ago

GOP House Tea Party Candidate Tells Sarah Palin to Stay Home

The latest piece of evidence that being labeled with the Sarah Palin brand is more of a curse than a…

14 years ago

Beck Demonizes Real Mama Grizzly Elizabeth Warren

Beck is attacking Harvard graduate and former Vice President of the American Law Institute Elizabeth Warren, using his usual lamestream…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin Goes Wasilla Thug on Karl Rove

Palin went all Tea Party gangsta on Karl Rove for Rove's accurate analysis of the threat O'Donnell poses the GOP's…

14 years ago

How Christine O’Donnell and Sarah Palin Handed the US Senate to the Democrats

With the money, the polling and the endorsements breaking her way, it is no surprise that Christine O'Donnell was able…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Blasts Christine O’Donnell’s Obvious Gay Baiting

Recently on her show, Rachel Maddow took on what might be the most childish Republican attempt at gay baiting ever,…

14 years ago

How the Ground Zero Mosque Could Cost the GOP the 2010 Election

Like bugs to light, Republicans are attracted to 9/11 fear mongering, and with the flap over the proposed mosque and…

14 years ago

Ben Quayle’s Conservative Values as Non-Existent as His Rent-a-Family

Ben Quayle wants voters in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District to send him to Congress. The primary is August 24 and…

14 years ago

Once Again The Media Over Estimates Palin and Her Mama Grizzlies

Yet another Palin loss in Georgia...... The media dubbed "GOP kingmaker", huh? More like a Mama Grizzly slinking away with…

14 years ago

Rachel Maddow Hammers the Myth of the Fiscally Responsible GOP

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was on Meet The Press today where she pointed out that the Republican Party is asking voters…

14 years ago

The Hard Truth is the Tea Party Can’t Elect Anyone

There simply aren't enough anti-intellectual, conservative religious, racist and bigoted voters to pass the lunatic agenda of the Tea Party.…

14 years ago

2010: The GOP’s Campaign to Demonize the Unemployed

Just as some blame the rape victim for the rape, Republicans have taken to blaming the moral character of the…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin’s Approval Rating Crashes to a New Low of 29%

The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll revealed that the more the American people see Sarah Palin, the less they…

14 years ago

With Her Press Boycott Sarah Palin Continues Her Attack on Democracy

Since 2009 when Sarah Palin boycotted all, non conservative political media, her behavior has been picked up on by Republican…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin Embraces Corporate Welfare Socialist Tea Partier Clint Didier

In typical teabagging style, the Palin endorsed candidate (you can just fill in Clown Show Tea Bagger or Pretend Conservative,…

14 years ago

The Obama Administration Blasts Republicans for Doing Nothing

White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod was on Meet The Press today, and when asked for his thoughts about the…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin and Nikki Haley’s Right Wing Persecution Complex

Sarah Palin took to her Facebook page to defend yet another persecuted Christian (aka, Tea Party favorite) in South Carolina,…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, and the RNC Throw Rand Paul under the Bus

By any standard Republican Kentucky Senate nominee Rand Paul has had a terrible week. He followed up winning the GOP…

14 years ago