By Carole on Oct 23, 2012
With a respectful nod to Ernest Thayer, TalkingSides presents...
Obama At The Debates
The outlook was quite rosy for the president that day
The polls showed just a tiny lead but the media had its say
So even though there seemed to be no need to play the game
To Denver went the candidates to rumble just the same.
By Carole on Oct 18, 2012
President Barack Obama will hold his election-night rally indoors this year instead of trying to recreate 2008's Grant Park event. While sources cite weather and security as the reason for the change, it's more likely that, win or lose, a mostly full convention center will look better for Team Obama than a mostly empty outdoor venue.
By Carole on Oct 15, 2012
Obamagirl is so four years ago - it’s time to get fiscal! The latest viral video with a political slant parodies Olivia Newton-John's 80's hit but instead of aerobics this version is all about the solvency craze that's sweeping the nation.
By Carole on Oct 12, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden's behavior at last night's debate proved one thing: Team Obama has given up trying to win over independent voters and is betting it all on their base. Mr. Biden's laughter, dismissive comments and smirks whenever Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) spoke was obviously an effort to placate those who react the same way when someone dares to point out President Obama's failures and offers alternatives.
By Carole on Oct 10, 2012
Today the House Oversight Committee is holding a hearing on diplomatic security; specifically the lack of security that facilitated the September 11 murders of US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya. Most often these investigations center on the question 'What did a government official know and when did they know it?' but in this case we already have those answers.