Unity

On Anniversary of Insurrection, Biden Calls For Americans to Stand Up to the Lies and Extremism That Led to It

The country is now 6 months past the insurrection on the Capitol inspired by the previous administration. And while Donald…

2 years ago

Mitch McConnell Refuses To Work With Biden Then Whines About Unity

In the 6 years he was in charge of the senate, Mitch McConnell wielded his power with an iron fist.…

2 years ago

Opinion: Texas Fiasco Highlights Need for What Biden Calls Unity: Mutual Care Modeled by Government Leaders

In a small sentence, Biden made a huge point. Let’s serve people, not presidents or politics.

2 years ago

Opinion: The Possibilities for Biden’s Vision to Overcome Trump’s Division

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned aspirationally on a vision of uniting a country many see as severely, if not hopelessly, divided.…

2 years ago

Trump Calls Joe Biden Dumb Before He Makes Plea For National Unity

Hours before his expected call for 'unity' during his State of the Union address, Trump dismissed former Vice President Joe…

4 years ago

Fox News Betrayed by Their Own Obama Supporting Poll

Fox and Friends were flabbergasted that Americans trust President Obama more on foreign policy, education, terrorism, and unity.

11 years ago

Rachel Maddow Examines Obama’s Quest for Political Unity

On MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show, host Rachel Maddow traced President Barack Obama's efforts towards political unity. She examined all of…

13 years ago

Obama School Speech Dispels Irrational Right Wing Paranoia

The right wing furor over President Obama's back to school speech was revealed to be even more insane than initially…

13 years ago

Kerry: Dick Cheney Doesn’t Respect the Constitution

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) were on ABC's This Week today where Kerry unloaded on former vice…

13 years ago

Former Presidents Carter, Bush, and Clinton React to the Death of Ted Kennedy

Reaction is still coming in from all over the political world to the news that Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) lost…

13 years ago

Coleman Congratulates Franken on Senate Win

After the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Al Franken should be certified the winner of the 2008 US Senate race…

14 years ago

Obama Quotes MLK to Voice Support for the Iranian People

Today President Barack Obama released a statement about the Iranian government's violent actions against its own people. Interestingly, Obama used…

14 years ago

GOP Rep. Rohrabacher: Obama is a Cream Puff for not interfering in Iran

In an interview with Radio America's Dateline Washington Rep. Dana Rohrabacher claimed that the Iranian people are protesting because they…

14 years ago

Hannity: Obama Refuses to Support Iranian Democracy

On The Sean Hannity Show today host Sean Hannity claimed that Obama has remained silent after the Iranian election, and…

14 years ago

GOP Racism: African Americans Think Differently from Everyone Else

In a startling bit of racism, Manuel Miranda, a former aide to Republican Sen. Bill Frist told conservative bloggers that,…

14 years ago

Democrats Promise to Deliver a Healthcare Bill before the End of summer

Powerful Senate Democrats Max Baucus and Ted Kennedy released a joint statement today saying that they will have a healthcare…

14 years ago

Obama Triumphs At Notre Dame

President Barack Obama was warmly welcomed at Notre Dame's commencement today. Obama used his speech to not only called for…

14 years ago

Michael Savage Threatens to Sue the UK for Banning Him

Conservative right wing talker Michael Savage threatened today to sue U.K. Home Office Sec. Jacqui Smith for banning him from…

14 years ago

Steele Approves of the GOP’s Barack the Magic Negro Racism

While serving as guest host of Bill Bennett's radio show, RNC Chairman Michael Steele agreed with a caller's description of…

14 years ago

Comparing George W. Bush and Barack Obama’s First 100 Days

President Barack Obama will mark his first 100 days in office this week. To mark the anniversary, here is a…

14 years ago

The Top 5 Obama Conspiracy Theories

Just for kicks, I have put together a list of the top 5 Obama conspiracy theories. Many of these have…

14 years ago

Barack Obama and Ron Paul Named Internet Politicians of the Year

The Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet is giving out its Golden Dot awards today and tomorrow at the…

14 years ago

GOP Tries to Muscle in on the Tea Party Movement

The organizers of the April 15 Chicago Tea Party claim that they rejected a request from RNC Chairman Michael Steele…

14 years ago

Right Wing Blames “Wealthy Homosexuals” for Vermont Same Sex Marriage Law

The state of Vermont has become the latest target for the wrath of social conservatives after the state legislature overrode…

14 years ago

Former Cheney Aide Doesn’t Deny Assassination Hit List

Last month journalist Seymour Hersh broke the story that the Bush administration used an executive assassination ring to go into…

14 years ago

Real Change: Obama to Convene Climate Change Forum

Another sign of the big changes brought by President Obama came today as he announced that he is going to…

14 years ago

Expert: Facebook TOS Uproar Will Lead to Changes in Online and Offline Contracts

One of the founders of the plain English and simplification of contracts movement, Alan Siegel argue

14 years ago

Obama: Work on Health Care Reform Begins Next Week

You might think that with the nation mired in its worst recession in decades, now wouldn't be the time

14 years ago

When I Bite Into a York Peppermint Patty, My Job Goes to Mexico

Today, Hershey closed down its Reading, PA plant after 23 years of production, and m

14 years ago

Obama Stimulus Provides the Biggest Tax Cut in History

Here is a little fun fact that is really bad news for Republicans hoping to run against Barack Obam

14 years ago

The Obama Revolution

The Obama Revolution by Alan Kennedy-Shaffer is the first book to be written by an Obama staffer a

14 years ago

Andy Card, A Man Who “Nos” Respect

Some times, some things are just too inane and trifling to comment upon.

14 years ago

Senator Calls for a Truth Commission to Investigate George W. Bush

Today at a speech at Georgetown University, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen.

14 years ago

Michael Steele’s Warped Definition of a Job

New Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele argued on ABC's This Week progra

14 years ago

GOP: Creative People Are Useless

The conservative consensus is creative people can't change shit.

14 years ago

Obama Delivers An Inaugural Address for The Ages

"I stand here today humbled by the task before us." With these words began the historic presidenc

14 years ago

The Return of the L Word

As millions of Obama supporters flood Washington D.C, an interesting thing has happened.

14 years ago

Backwards Priorities: $20 Billion to Bank of America, Nothing For Food Banks

The House Appropriations Committee released their initial version of the $825 billion stimulus package, and not surprisingly it contains no…

14 years ago

Conservatives Blast Obama Inaugural’s Carbon Footprint

The conservative group the Institute for Liberty (IFL) is calling Democrats hypocrites on the issue of global warming because they…

14 years ago

Reid Pressures Coleman to Concede

During his statement to the new Congress, Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) waded into the disputed Minnesota Senate race…

14 years ago

Obama Looking to Exploit Fractures in the GOP

The leadership vacuum in the Republican Party is providing president elect Obama with a unique opportunity. On Monday he is…

14 years ago

Shoe Flies, Don’t Bother He

I'll give Dubya this much, he's pretty nimble for a man in his sixties. Perhaps if only Ed O'Neill ran…

14 years ago

Top 12 Political Blunders of 2008

So, on the eve of New Year's Eve 2008, I put my baby down to sleep and turned off the…

14 years ago

The significance of peaceful civil disobedience

Please keep this in mind as you read through my article. A window company in Chicago decided to lay off…

14 years ago

A Very Canadian Coup

Shadowy rooms with figures slipping in and out. Whispered words, plots, conspiracies. A government at the side, eyes glancing, warnings…

14 years ago

Democrats Tell Automakers No Money without a Plan

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held a joint news conference today where they…

14 years ago

Lieberman Acknowledges Owing Obama

After Democratic Senate Caucus voted 42-13 not to strip Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman of his Homeland Security chairmanship, Lieberman admitted…

14 years ago

5 Immediate Changes That President Obama Will Bring

To say that expectations are high for the presidency of Barack Obama, would be an understatement. From the economy to…

14 years ago

Rahm Emanuel Agrees to Be Obama’s Chief of Staff

Barack Obama scored a key appointment for his administration today, as it is being reported that Rep. Rahm Emanuel has…

14 years ago

How Obama Shattered the Red State/Blue State Divide

While America is basking in the glow of the historic election of Barack Obama, one historic shift should not be…

14 years ago

Polls: 7% of Voters in Ohio and Florida Think Obama is a Muslim

Two new LA Times/ Bloomberg polls released today of Ohio and Florida show Barack Obama leading John McCain, 49%-40% in…

14 years ago

Obama: Will This Country be Better Off Four Years From Now?

In Canton, OH today Barack Obama will lay out his closing argument to the voters about why they should support…

14 years ago

Obama, Ayers and ACORN: The Desperation of McCain

Well, we are done with the final debate between the candidates and going down the home stretch towards Election Day.…

14 years ago

The Obama Plan to Stay Aggressive

Ever the cautious candidate, Barack Obama warned his supporters at a fundraising breakfast today not to get too cocky about…

14 years ago

Obama Wins Town Hall as McCain Delivers More of the Same

The second presidential debate in Nashville, TN played out much like the first debate. Republican John McCain focused on character…

14 years ago

Palin Tried to Bluff Her Way Through the Bush Doctrine

In her first solo network television interview Sarah Palin appeared clueless when asked about the Bush Doctrine by ABC's Charlie…

14 years ago

Osama Bin Laden: The Forgotten Man of 9/11

Today Barack Obama, John McCain, and George W. Bush all spoke on the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks…

14 years ago

Ralph Nader and Ron Paul Call for a Rejection of the Two Party System

The event may have been largely ignored by the mainstream media, but Ron Paul hosted a press conference today that…

14 years ago

Obama Laughs off Palin’s National Security Experience

During his interview on ABC's This Week program this morning, Obama laughed off the idea that Sarah Palin has more…

14 years ago

A Liberal’s View of the Republican National Convention: Day 3

I got home a little late tonight and got in just as Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett Packard, is…

14 years ago

A Liberal’s View of the Republican National Convention: Days 1 and 2

The convention is about to begin, and the cameras pan the conventioneers. First thing I notice: the audience is all…

14 years ago

From Russia With Tanks

Russian tanks have spelled victory and freedom for the world from Nazi tyranny, when the monstrous machines rumbled through the…

14 years ago

Obama : The Making of a President

There were two purposes to Barack Obama's acceptance speech tonight at Invesco Field.

14 years ago

Bill Clinton’s Obama Praise Unites the Convention

As former President Bill Clinton took the stage, the moment of Democratic unity that so many have been waiting to…

14 years ago

Obama Condemns Russia’s Recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

This afternoon Democratic presidential candidate Barack put out a statement condemning Russia's recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent…

14 years ago

Clinton and Obama Shoot Down Rumors of Convention Disunity

Clinton advisor Maggie Williams and senior Obama advisor David Axelrod put out a joint statement this morning to refute a…

14 years ago

Bi-Partisan Praise for Biden Pick

Unless you are a part of the McCain campaign, Barack Obama's selection of Joe Biden as his running mate is…

14 years ago

Joe Biden Talks Tough to Russia after Georgia Visit

After returning home from his weekend visit to the Republic of Georgia, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) said that Russia's invasion…

14 years ago

Clinton and Obama on Her Name Being Placed Into Nomination

The press offices of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama issued a joint statement today praising the fact that both…

14 years ago

Huckabee Blasts Romney as McCain’s Potential VP

Today, outspoken Republican Mike Huckabee criticized the idea being pushed by some members of his own party that Mitt Romney…

14 years ago

Hillary Clinton Supporters Get Their Show of Respect

With the announcement Sunday night that Hillary Clinton will be the headline speaker for the second night of the 2008…

14 years ago

Dick Durban: Bill Clinton is Hurting

Sen. Dick Durban (D-IL) was on Fox News Sunday this morning, and he had some interesting comments about Democratic Party…

14 years ago

Obama: No Controversy with the Clintons

Barack Obama spoke to the media and did his best to play down reports that there are still are still…

14 years ago

Golden Realities: Politics and the Olympics

Despite the supposed political neutrality that the Olympic Games carries within its very essence, some had come to question the…

14 years ago

Bill Clinton Offers Obama Half Hearted Support in ABC Interview

In an interview that aired on ABC's World News Tonight Bill Clinton denied that he is angry at Barack Obama,…

14 years ago

Obama Deals With Hecklers at Florida Town Hall Meeting

At a town hall meeting on the economy in St. Petersburg, FL today Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was confronted…

15 years ago

Rove Cited for Contempt, but Pelosi Could Block Vote

The House Judiciary Committee cited Karl Rove for contempt for not appearing at a July 10 committee hearing related to…

15 years ago

Obama: We Must Deal With the Legacy of Past Discrimination

Lost in all the coverage of Barack Obama's interview that aired on Meet the Press today were his comments on…

15 years ago

Gore: Offshore Drilling Will Have Zero Impact on Oil and Gas Prices

Former vice president Al Gore was on NBC's Meet the Press today and he talked about why hen thinks offshore…

15 years ago

The Obama Fundraising Machine Flexes Its Muscles

The Obama campaign announced this morning that they raised $52 million in the month of June. This means that the…

15 years ago

Ralph Nader on the Senate FISA Bill Passage

Here is Ralph Nader's reaction to the Senate's passage of a FISA bill today which granted immunity to the telecom…

15 years ago

Senate Passes FISA Bill With Telecom Immunity

As expected the Senate passed the FISA bill today complete with full immunity for the telecoms who participated in President…

15 years ago

Obama Attacks McCain on Education

Barack Obama spoke via satellite to the National Education Association today, and called John McCain someone who "has a pretty…

15 years ago

Obama Reacts to June Job Numbers, Slumping Economy

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama released a statement reacting to new Labor Department statistics that revealed that another 62,000 people…

15 years ago

Obama Calls for Increasing the Size of the Military

As part of his national service agenda which he revealed in speech given in Colorado Springs, CO, Democratic presidential candidate…

15 years ago

Obama on His Trip to Europe, Israel, Jordan

The Obama campaign announced today that Barack Obama will be making his first international trip as the Democratic nominee to…

15 years ago

Feel the Love

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama came together for a rally in Unity, NH this afternoon where the theme was global…

15 years ago

What to Watch For at the Clinton-Obama Unity Rally

According to a memo released by the Obama campaign this morning, today's event in Unity, NH is designed to bring…

15 years ago

Obama Reacts to Supreme Court Gun Ban Ruling

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama gave what could best be described as a middle of the road reaction to today's…

15 years ago

Ralph Nader: Racist Remarks or the Truth?

Ralph Nader made some controversial comments regarding Barack Obama to the Rocky Mountain News. Nader alleged that only Obama's race…

15 years ago

Obama Camp Presses Arnold/McCain Divide on Offshore Drilling

The Obama campaign put out a memo about John McCain's appearance with California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pressing him to ask…

15 years ago

Only God Can Remove Me: The Mugabe Quandary

The White man in Africa was once seen as the quintessential symbol of tyranny and oppression. Having swarmed the once-named…

15 years ago

Obama Unveils Plan to Combat Oil Futures Speculation

Today Barack Obama announced a four part plan designed to crackdown on speculation in the oil futures market. The centerpiece…

15 years ago

Ring, Ring, Ka-Bling! It’s a Telecom Immunity Fling!

On Friday, June 20, the House of Representatives voted 239-129 in favor of HR 6304, more commonly known as the…

15 years ago

House Passes Blanket Immunity for Telecoms

By a vote of 293-129, Democrats in the House today sold out the civil liberties of all Americans when they…

15 years ago

The Impact of Hillary Clinton Campaigning With Barack Obama

The Obama campaign announced today that Hillary Clinton will be campaigning with Obama next Friday. I am a little surprised…

15 years ago

McCain Claims Obama’s Energy Solution is to Increase Taxes

Today in Missouri, John McCain said that all of Obama's solutions to energy problems involve raising taxes. "For his part,…

15 years ago

Obama Proposes Broadband Access for Every American

During his speech on economic competitiveness today, in Flint MI, Barack Obama proposed that every American should have access to…

15 years ago