Richard “RJ” Eskow: DeMint’s performed one public service by abandoning his post: He’s given us a glimpse of a half-hidden Washington where leaders don’t lead, think-tankers don’t think, and the house always wins.
Brent Budowsky: It appears that Senate Republicans are nominating Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) for the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize put together.
Mario Solis-Marich: Over 80,000 ballots are still uncounted in Maricopa County, Arizona — the county that could reelect anti- Latino Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: The tale of the two Latino candidates for the Arizona and Texas Senate races highlights the diversity of Latinos in this country.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: It’s like Romney is that guy at a party who’s chatting up a lady and his wingman—let’s call him Senate candidate Richard Mourdock—saunters up and, instead of saying something smooth, offends the lady with whom Romney was hoping to close the deal.
Brent Budowsky: masses of voters consider GOP derision, originally directed against liberals and Democrats, to be directed at them.
Lauren N. Nile, Esq.: The Tea Party is exposing mainstream Republicans’ Strategy. Tea Partiers, in fact, are exposing all of the Republicans’ lies.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: If we are to take Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan at his word that Republicans will not duck the tough issues, then Republicans better get started on their blueprint for an effective immigration policy overhaul.
Unai Montes-Irueste: Republicans hate President Obama because the successful passage and defense of the Affordable Care Act necessarily redefines American public policy for the 21st Century.
Clifford “Felonius Ax” Tasner: Adelson’s got the accommodations next to ours, and for a guy who has made his fortune in casinos, you’d think he’d be a little less grumpy about the stream of Tampa Bay’s famous strippers coming in and out of our suites.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Latino views on abortion and religion will not translate into votes for the GOP. Social and moral issues may sway white voters but they do not have the same effect on Latinos.
Charley James: When the GOP convention is gaveled to order, America will see the largest collection of anti-knowledge know-nothings to gather under one roof since Pope Urban VIII and his Inquisition minions met to condemn Galilei Galileo for writing that the earth revolved around the sun.
Mario Solis-Marich: Dream Activists and Senate staffers are encouraged by signals that GOP Senators Lugar (IN) and Bennet (UT) will vote for the DREAM Act as a standalone bill.