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Romney and Obama: The contrast is clear

Posted: August 22, 2012 at 11:30 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

 

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Winning the unwinnable

Posted: August 21, 2012 at 3:43 am   /   Elections, Politics

Romney-Ryan has expanded the playing field for Republicans going into the Presidential election. As late as this spring, many believed that the White House might be an unattainable goal for Republicans this cycle.  Many top GOP options sat out the primary, choosing to sit on the sidelines to avoid getting involved in what became an […]

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Take one for the team, Akin

Posted: August 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm   /   Elections, Politics

By now you know what Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin (R-Unfortunate) had to say about rape, so I won’t repeat the statement in its entirety here.  But needless to say, it was totally inappropriate. And beyond inappropriate, his statement was factually wrong.  There is no way for women to “shut that whole thing down” during […]

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It’s Time for a Change in Arizona Politics

Posted: August 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Bob Worsley is a good man who has agreed to run for the Arizona State Senate from new District 25.  We have met him, talked to him, questioned him and are impressed with his vision, his values, and his abilities. He is a businessman, not a career government employee or long-time politician. Bob is a […]

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Most transparent Administration in history leaves no papertrail

Posted: August 17, 2012 at 3:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics

This morning Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod claimed that Mitt Romney has a “penchant for secrecy” because he continues to refuse to release his tax returns. Meanwhile: The House Oversight Committee is suing Attorney General Eric Holder for refusing to turn over subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast and Furious. A worker at the […]

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Is GM going bankrupt — again?

Posted: August 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Even as President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have both been out praising their bailout of General Motors as a “success” out on the campaign trail, the rumor is going around that GM may be going bankrupt again very soon. From Forbes: Right now, the government’s GM stock is worth about 39% less than […]

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Obama continues to struggle after Ryan VP pick

Posted: August 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Team Obama is working overtime to paint Paul Ryan as an extremist who wants to destroy social programs aimed at seniors, but so far it appears that has not really impacted Romney’s numbers.  Purple Strategies, a bipartisan polling outfit, has released a massive amount of data related to Romney’s VP pick. In the immediate aftermath of […]

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Will demonizing Paul Ryan be good for Democrats?

Posted: August 15, 2012 at 12:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Many Democrats have been ecstatic following Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for VP.  The conventional wisdom from those on the left seems to be that it was a desperate attempt at resetting Romney’s campaign.  But they also believe that it complicates the electoral college picture for Mitt Romney so much so that he will now […]

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Steve Berman adds to Arizona political theater

Posted: August 15, 2012 at 11:15 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

There are a lot of colorful politicians in Arizona.  Even among a group that includes Joe Arpaio and Jan Brewer, though, Steve Berman stands out. In an interview with the Phoenix New Times in 2003, he injected race into a joke about a violent gang: NT: The Human Relations Commission is not the PC Police. […]

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