Category Archives: US Electoral Politics

Who’s Your Bully?

Who’s Your Bully? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Mitt Romney, the Washington Post alleges, bullied a boy he thought was gay. The Obama campaign stands to benefit—but let he who has not bullied cast the first set of sanctions cast the … Continue reading

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In ’92, AIPAC president raised $1 million for Bill Clinton — and he supported the settlements

In ’92, AIPAC president raised $1 million for Bill Clinton — and he supported the settlements from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss MJ Rosenberg explains that AIPAC’s power arises from its ability to buy politicians but this knowledge has always been suppressed. In 1988, 60 Minutes … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: The Decider

The Decider from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall When it comes to doling out trillions to bankrupt banks, drone-bombing houses full of civilians, and ordering the assassination hit squad that took out Osama bin Laden, Obama is decisive. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Black Politics Atrophies Under Obama

Black Politics Atrophies Under Obama Wed, 02/08/2012 – 10:55 — Glen Ford War Against Somalia | War Against Libya | Occupy the Dream | Obamarama | foreclosure moratorium Printer-friendly version   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Traditional Black progressive and movement politics has … Continue reading

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an Israeli connection

an Israeli connection from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) “One aspect of Newt Gingrich’s much-scrutinized history with his second wife Marianne Gingrich that does not seem to have been much noted is this: During much of … Continue reading

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Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’

Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’ http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/11/01/michael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s/&send=false&layout=standard&width=450&show_faces=false&action=recommend&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=35 By Eric W. Dolan Tuesday, November 1, 2011 https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2Frs%2F2011%2F11%2F01%2Fmichael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s%2F&size=standard&count=false&annotation=&hl=en-US&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F24805178-fa62ba1b#id=I1_1320284888660&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com&rpctoken=380010330&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe 31 Topics: filmmaker michael moore ♦ s moore ♦ young voters Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday that young voters did not turn out … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: Fight the Powerlessness

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Fight the Powerlessness by Ted Rall The Left’s Case for Boycotting Obama in November 2012 Three years in, it’s obvious to all but the most willfully obtuse liberals and progressives that their 2008 votes for Obama have not paid … Continue reading

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Is Obama “strong” or “weak”?

Is Obama “strong” or “weak”? from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius It’s regularly said, in the mainstream and on the left, that Obama is “weak,” or a “poor negotiator,” or too eager to “surrender” to Republicans, or simply … Continue reading

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Our Fighting Leader Obama

My Top 5 Picks: Tomgram: David Bromwich, George W. Obama? from TomDispatch – Blog by David Bromwich Obama Slipping: Black America Waking Up – To the Nightmare from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford What’s the Matter with Obama? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama v. Bush … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 8/9/11: Cornel West & Tavis Smiley on Obama: “Many of Us Are Exploring Other Possibilities in Coming Election”

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) “POLITICS” Cornel West & Tavis Smiley on Obama: “Many of Us Are Exploring Other Possibilities in Coming Election” from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) “A Declaration of War on the Poor”: … Continue reading

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