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Mitt Romney’s Heart: Republican Nominee Pleads His Case to NAACP

Mitt Romney, as any presidential candidate – regardless of party – got invited to speak to the NAACP . At least Mitt accepted the invitation as his Republican predecessor George W. Bush, turned down the invite of this very influential...More

 

How the Internet Could Save Democracy

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In June, Mitt Romney’s campaign raised an astonishing $106.1 million, while Pres. Obama pulled in $71 million, reported Reuters.com. Citizens United, the SCOTUS ruling that opened the floodgates of corporate spending in political campaigns can be credited for this discrepancy...More

 

Mitt Romney’s Candidacy Brings Little Enthusiasm to Republican Ticket

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I know Republicans would really like to beat President Barack Obama out of a second term. Even some of the GOP’s top members – such as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have made it no secret there is nothing...More

 

Happy birthday, Freedom of Information Act! [The Pump Handle]

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While the adoption of the Declaration of Independence is the most important anniversary that the US celebrates on July 4th, this date is also the anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act. President Johnson signed the FOIA on July 4,...More

 

My Religion, My Politics and My Sexuality

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Throughout my life I have always been faced with God. Unlike maybe someone like Bill Maher, I can’t become an atheist or even an agnostic; God is in my blood and I believe in Him. Even in those times in...More

 

Another Week of GW News – July 1, 2012 [A Few Things Ill Considered]

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Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundupMore

 

The Politics of Fools, Lies and Deception

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Politics is a dirty game. Candidates sling mud at each other and outside well-funded sources fill our airwaves with ads that are anything but honest. We can look back to the 2000 presidential race for a good example of what...More

 

Marijuana Legalization: Obama’s Key to the Youth Vote

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President Obama has proven over his presidency to be very smart; he knows who his base is and he knows what they want and most importantly, he knows how to give it to them. He has come out for Gay...More

 

2012 Presidential Election a “War of Words” or Lies

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With public relations of any kind, words can carry great weight to influence positive or negative reactions out of people; presidential campaigns are no different. Putting the right “spin” on whatever a presidential candidate’s position is, can be very critical...More

 

Middle-Class Keep Losing Ground While 1 Percent Grow Wealthier

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Trickle-down economics have not been good for the middle-class, over time they keep losing ground to the wealthiest of Americans. An average middle-class family’s net worth has dropped along with their incomes over the last few years. An average family’s...More