By Carole on Aug 2, 2010
A new poll shows that 46% of Americans believe Democrats "care more about the needs of people like you" while just 39% say Republicans care more. But when asked which party can better help the people on specific issues as opposed to the general "who cares more" question, Republicans win hands down. So why the disconnect? Why are so many Americans clinging to a failed and destructive ideology when they themselves believe it's not working in their lives?
By Carole on Jul 11, 2010
Major League Baseball's All Star break starts after today's games have been decided. For the next few days, those players voted in by the fans or chosen by the big bosses will put on a display of their skills in a relatively meaningless endeavor. Coincidentally this week also marks the beginning of the time Congress is in session between their July 4 recess and their extended August recess. Think of it as the All Star Game for our government.
By Carole on Jun 25, 2010
During a recent meeting on financial reform, one congressman insinuated that minorities are not "average, good American people" and said he was not fighting for people that aren’t responsible, that don’t know what the hell they’re doing or don't care what they're doing." Must have been one of those awful Republicans, right? Nope, it was Representative Paul Kanjorski (D-Pennsylvania).
By Carole on Jun 12, 2010
As the oil spill disaster in the Gulf goes on causing both an environmental and economic crisis, President Obama is sticking with his tried and true play-the-victim-then-blame-others approach. In an interview on Friday, he claimed that criticism of his handling of the situation is unfair because if he had tried to prevent the spill from happening, his political opponents would not have let him. Of course the criticism he's getting is not about preventing the spill, it's about how he's dealing with it now (a majority of Americans believe he is doing a poor or very poor job handling the crisis). But when did reality ever get in the way of a baseless Obama diversionary tactic?
By Carole on May 5, 2010
President Barack Obama recorded a telephone message for Hawaiians urging them to vote for a Democrat in this month's special election for Congress, but he neglected to say which Democrat. With two Democrats running against one Republican in the mail-in, winner-take-all contest, polls indicate the Democrats are splitting their party faithful and Republican City Councilman Charles Djou is in the lead. The lack of a decisive endorsement by the president may just push Mr. Djou over the finish line.