Aug 31, 2012: 9 Things Romney Didn’t Say Last Night
Some Serious Omissions If you were hoping to hear more about Mitt Romney’s plan for America, his big acceptance speech last night was a huge disappointment. While Romney had plenty of time to crack jokes about the president and recite several of his well-worn whoppers about the president’s record, Romney spent precious few — if [...]
Aug 30, 2012: MittLies.com
The Ultimate Viewing Guide to Romney’s Post-Truth Campaign Politicians from both parties twist facts or spin policy, but Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign has had a particularly strained relationship with the truth, repeating false claims with impunity — even after fact checkers, mainstream media organizations, and blogs have all debunked their assertions. From claiming that “Obama [...]
Aug 29, 2012: NINE Paul Ryan Facts
Paul Ryan: A Misguided and Dangerous Vision for America Tonight is the biggest moment of Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) political life. He’ll take the stage at the Republican National Convention to accept the GOP’s nomination for vice president. Fortunately, Paul Ryan has a long and detailed record and his policy positions on key issues are [...]
Aug 28, 2012: Your Guide to Tonight’s RNC Speakers
Tuesday’s RNC Speakers — What You Need to Know After a one-day delay, the Republican National Convention got going in earnest today. Tonight’s headliners are Ann Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R); however, there will be a whole series of speakers that won’t be carried live on network television. Here’s your guide to [...]
Aug 27, 2012: This is how elections are bought…
Putting the Mega in Mega-Donor Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is by far the GOP’s biggest donor. He has already plowed more than $35 MILLION into the presidential race and says he’ll spend a “limitless” amount to defeat President Obama, perhaps more than $100 MILLION. Adelson also has his eye on the House of Representatives. He [...]
Aug 24, 2012: Do you have an extra $300,000 lying around?
How Romney & Ryan Will Rob Your Retirement As you know, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have a plan to end Medicare as we know it and turn it into a voucher program. This won’t do a thing to control health care costs, it will simply shift them onto seniors now and well into the [...]
Aug 23, 2012: Big Oil’s Best Friend
The Five Most Pro-Polluter Planks in Romney’s Energy Plan Earlier today, Mitt Romney rolled out a few additional details about his oil above all energy plan. Here’s what you need to know about Romney’s of, by, and for Big Oil energy plan. 1. The Romney-Ryan plan gives the big five oil companies a $2.3 billion [...]
Aug 22, 2012: The Exception or the Rule?
Evening Brief: Important Stories That You May Have Missed Tampa mayor ready to cancel GOP convention if hurricane hits. GOP Senate hopeful who claims to be pro-choice vetoed bill requiring hospitals to provide emergency contraception to rape victims. Paul Ryan refuses to say that rape victims should be able to get an abortion. Rep. Steve [...]
Aug 21, 2012: No Abortion. No Exceptions.
GOP Doubles Down on Extreme Social Agenda Even as Republicans attempt to distance themselves from the comments about “legitimate rape” made by Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), they once again reaffirmed that they agree with Akin and other extremists when it comes to women’s health issues. Just today, the committee drafting the Republican Party’s official policy [...]
Aug 20, 2012: Legitimate Rapes?
A Shockingly Anti-Woman Agenda The news today has been dominated by discussion of the shocking and offensive comments made over the weekend by Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO). Akin, who is also currently the Republican candidate for the Senate in the Show Me State, explained that victims of “legitimate rapes” are not likely to become pregnant and [...]