Election integrity Elections GOP Crimes

Dangerous World: video about voter suppression

Published on Sep 6, 2012 by naacpvideos “1 in 2.3 million. Those are the infinitesimal chances voter fraud will occur in a federal election. That’s less likely than being struck by lightning or attacked by a swarm of bees. Right now, 33 states have proposed laws making it harder to vote. That means 23 million […]

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Look what the bastards did to our country!

Some people think there’s too much partisanship. They think we need to be politer and more accommodating to people of “conservative” political persuasion. No way! Look what the bastards did to our country!  At the end of the Clinton Presidency, we were at peace and the US government was running surpluses. After eight years of […]

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Not so cool trick

This is largely correct. In addition to the tax cuts, there are also wars to pay for, and mismanagement and corruption. As Frank Thomas says in his 2008 book “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule,” Republicans don’t want government to work, so they intentionally mismanage and corrupt it. In other words, perhaps the country IS […]

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Republican Gloating

Thom Hartmann said this well in this video. Thing is: would the swing voters understand it and believe it?  It would have to be compressed to a few words, and the message is tricky to convey because it sounds like the blame game.  I recently heard a Repug respond: is Obama STILL trying to blame […]

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Insufficent Outrage, as expressed by John Jonik

Americans should be more outraged about many things: global warming denial, economic injustice, militarism, corruption, and lack of accountability, for starters. It’s sad that the public is letting the leaders pick their pockets and destroy so much of what makes the country great. John Jonik is a prolific and spot-on political cartoonist who grants permission […]

Conservativism GOP Crimes

Is conservatism curable?

In a brilliant article, Steven Jonas, Professor of Preventive Medicine at the School of Medicine, Stony Brook University (NY) Is Homophobia Curable?.  Don’t misread that. He’s asking is homoPHOBIA curable. This suggests another question: is conservatism curable?  For conservativism is clearly a moral disease of character, leading people to think it’s OK to: enrich the […]