Republicans

Boehner and McConnell

PerryScope By Perry Diaz On the surface, many would say the Republicans won the mid-term elections. But did they, really? It might sound loco – or crazy – to question who won the elections last November 4, 2014. Of course, the Republicans did, one might say. Didn’t the GOP wrest control of the Senate from the Democrats? Yes. Didn’t the GOP win the biggest majority Read More …

President Obama during speech and Republican House Speaker John Boehner looking condescending in the background. Reuters, with text added by Jean Williams

Washington : DC : USA By PrairieDogPress  ALLVOICES  New national Gallup poll numbers came out on Wednesday and President Obama’s digits have edged up by three points since the last tracking poll was taken May 23-25, which showed that Obama was fairly unscathed even then by a trio of so-called scandals being promoted by the Republican Party. In fact, according to a report in The Read More …

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Kaleidoscope By Perry Diaz  During the McCarthy witch-hunting era, the “duck test” was used to identify a person’s ideological leaning. It works this way: “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” Thousands of people’s lives were ruined during this period that came to be known as the Second Red Scare. Yes, Read More …

Sens. McCain, Graham, and Ayotte

Kaleidoscope By Perry Diaz There is a new virulent disease that infected a group of people in Washington, DC. So far, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) cannot isolate the organism that’s causing the mysterious disease. It’s so mysterious that it makes a lot of people wonder when – not if – they would be infected by the disease. But for some strange Read More …

Mitt Romney and Senate candidate Richard Mourdock greet supporters at an August campaign event in Evansville, Ind. (Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images.)

By David Weigel Slate.com Because sometimes they aren’t as hypocritical as voters. Shortly after 5, on Wednesday, I was wrapping up a conversation about “rape gaffes” with Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. She has had a lot of conversations like this, especially about the U.S. Senate race in Indiana. An internal poll for Rep. Joe Donnelly now showed him up by 9 points Read More …

Early voters fill out their ballots as they cast their vote in the presidential election on the first day of early voting, at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in Miami. Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

By John McCormick  Bloomberg News In two of the most competitive states in the U.S. presidential race — Iowa and Nevada — Democrats are building a significant advantage in early voting. Who has the edge is more muddled in the bigger swing states of Ohio and Florida, while Republicans have a narrow lead in Colorado. Early, in-person voting started in Florida over the weekend and Read More …

Protesters march on the street over the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York

The article, “Why class warfare will hurt 99 percenters,” is requested by its author Ariel A. Gener that it be published in response to my article, “The Greedy One Percent.”   In all fairness, both articles are published below. — PERRY DIAZ Why class warfare will hurt the 99 percenters The Making of Third World USA By Ariel A. Gener Class warfare: 1%ers vs the 99%ers. Read More …

Romney-Ryan

Kaleidoscope By Perry Diaz Finally, Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, picked his vice presidential running mate – Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the golden boy of the Tea Party movement.   Indeed, it’s arguably the best news for the conservative wing of the Republican Party since the GOP primary season began when several conservatives joined the selection for the party’s presidential nominee.  But the victory Read More …

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By Joel Bander, Senior Columnist PinoyWatchDog.com Selecting the traditional June graduation weekend President Obama finally took a first grand step toward real immigration reform by issuing an executive order stopping removal proceedings against, and providing work authorization for, innocent, essentially criminally free, alien minors illegally in the United States for over five years, arriving in the U.S. before their 16th birthday, and having completed high Read More …

A Cup O’ Kapeng Barako By Jesse Jose THIS SENIOR CITIZEN NAILED IT!!!!!!!!! Alan Simpson, Senator from Wyoming, Co-Chair of Obama’s deficit commission, calls senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared “Social Security” to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats. August, 2010. Here’s a response in a letter from a unknown fellow in Montana… I think he is a little ticked off! He Read More …