Joseph Palermo: If someone like Todd who represents a “liberal” network can’t see Colbert’s parody for what it is then it truly illustrates how disconnected the corporate media have become.
Linda Milazzo: What’s truly needed in these debates are the images of a diverse blended America – not more monochromatic mirror images of the candidates themselves.
Anthony Samad: The Republicans need a vehicle with a big enough horn to get the public’s attention. They need to raise the ideological rhetoric just to have a chance. Regardless of what it does to the nation. The rhetoric bomb is coming under hood and sheets. The question is, will the nation stand for it.
Brent Budowsky: isn’t it amazing that Newt Gingrich’s adultery seems to be a big plus with many conservatives, so long as he attacks CNN? Hypocrites!
Q2 Given the antics of the cavalcade of clowns vying for the Republican presidential nomination, what do you this election cycle? I’m not sure things would get worse than they are under Obama. The same thing that will happen if Barack Bush wins. Economic inequality will continue to increase; wars will be never ending The […]
As a progressive (or liberal or lefty), will you support President Barack Obama’s re-election?
With one statement on Thursday, Newt Gingrich, who constantly reminds voters about his past as a college professor, managed to mangle the facts while resorting to old-fashioned racist stereotypes to gain votes. With his poll numbers sinking, and his presidential campaign desperate, Gingrich told a crowd at a senior citizens center in Plymouth, New Hampshire, “I’m prepared, […]
Robert Reich: More than anyone else running for president, Mitt Romney personifies the top 1 percent in America — actually, the top one-tenth of one percent.
Julie Driscoll: In their zeal to see that President Obama is a one-term president, it does not behoove Republicans to roll out anything that would actually improve the economic outlook for the unemployed. They barely pay lip service to it.
Brent Budowsky: I do not believe that Paul has a racist bone in his body, but I do believe he should apologize for what was written in a newsletter bearing his name and advancing his interests.
Brent Budowsky: As President Obama and Democrats battle during this holiday season to enact a tax cut for the 99 percent of Americans who constitute the heart of the nation, House Republicans are making a seismic political blunder reminiscent of the self-destructive overreaching of then-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia) that rejuvenated the Clinton presidency during the 1990s.
Randy Shaw: Occupy Wall Street’s emergence in September raised progressive spirits, as has the unexpected rise of Newt Gingrich as the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination. Here’s my list of the top ten best and worst political events that occurred across the nation in 2011.