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Ron Paul Supporters Hacked: Not Pretty

Filed under: Politics | Race — by Will Kirkland 02/3/2012 @ 12:21:47 PM
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Several sites have picked up on claims by Anonymous that it has hacked into American Third Position (A3P) and discovered a trove of data linking Ron Paul with members of … [Keep reading >>]

Loud Mouth Braggart Watch

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/24/2012 @ 10:56:19 AM
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I for one can’t watch the Repugnant Debates.  I have to depend on others to give me the details textually so I can skip and skim. Newtie, as usual, slung … [Keep reading >>]

Gabriel Giffords Steps Down

Filed under: Democrats | Politics — by Joyce Cole 01/23/2012 @ 1:21:13 PM
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Uff! This will make you tear up… What a great woman! from NPR
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is stepping down from Congress in order to focus on her health. The Democratic congresswoman … [Keep reading >>]

Gingrich Rides the Horses of Animus And Vituperation to South Carolina Victory

Filed under: Politics | Race | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/21/2012 @ 5:17:16 PM
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Well, the good people of South Carolina have hung a flapping, hysterical albatross around the the Republican Party and the country at large, even if Newt Gingrich bombs with the … [Keep reading >>]

More Republican Shenanigans

Filed under: Corruption | Politics — by Will Kirkland 01/20/2012 @ 2:58:17 PM
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Perhaps it’s unfair to use a good Irish [or mebe California-Irish] word  for what Ward Connerly, GOP darling, has been up to with the donations that flowed his way to … [Keep reading >>]

The Republicagarchy

Filed under: Politics — by Will Kirkland 01/20/2012 @ 2:35:11 PM
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Mitt Romney:

An Associated Press examination of financial records of Mitt Romney shows that the Republican presidential candidate has offshore-based investments worth between $7 million and $32 million.
Newt Gingrich:

Newt Gingrich’s second … [Keep reading >>]

1,000,000 + Voters Want Walker Out: On Wisconsin!

Filed under: Citizen Action | Labor / Unions | Politics — by Will Kirkland 01/17/2012 @ 5:17:17 PM
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The sheer number of signatures being filed – nearly as many as the total votes cast for Walker in November 2010, and almost twice as (many as) those needed to … [Keep reading >>]

South Carolina: Tea Party Heartland – as nasty as they want to be….

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/17/2012 @ 10:40:42 AM
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Matt Bai in last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine set the scene for the upcoming South Carolina Republican primaries:

The Tea Party’s Not-So-Civil war
“I don’t know a single Tea Party person,” … [Keep reading >>]

When Mitt Romney Came to Town

Filed under: Politics | Video — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 1:37:03 PM

This is the complete movie, made on behalf of Newt Gingrich, holding Mitt Romney up to the light.

… [Keep reading >>]

Santorum Snorts at the Trough…

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 1:34:47 PM
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The mighty reformer Rick Santorum turns out to have greatly enjoyed the cozy earmarks for donations trade during his time in the Senate.
A review of some of his earmarks, viewed … [Keep reading >>]

The Tea Party Frauds

Filed under: Politics — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 1:30:25 PM
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Timothy Egan takes a look at the fire breathing Tea Partiers and finds them as duplicitous/confused as the people they claim to hate…

…polls in key primary states show that people … [Keep reading >>]

Indefinite Detention Now the Law of the Land

Filed under: Civil Liberties | Obama Administration | Politics — by Will Kirkland 01/9/2012 @ 3:01:03 PM
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Weeping for our country…
ON Wednesday, America’s detention camp at Guantánamo Bay will have been open for 10 years. For seven of them, I was held there without explanation or charge. … [Keep reading >>]

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