Tag Archives: Obama

Revenge of the deplorables


Want to know why Hillary Clinton lost the presidential race and helped ruin the Democrats’ chances of regaining control of the Senate? This remark she made in September has something to do with it: You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put … Continue reading

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We tortured. It was wrong… That’s all, folks!


Swamp Rabbit was looking over my shoulder at my laptop, chewing Lucky Charms and getting crumbs all over the keyboard. “How come you don’t do that blog no more?” he said. “I used to like readin’ all them lies you … Continue reading

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Big Bird was a topic, but not big banks


I just reread my rant about Barack Obama’s feeble performance in his first debate with the Romneybot, and I thought whoa, Odd Man Out, what were you really angry about? Obama’s failure to aggressively challenge Romney’s lies? His looking down, … Continue reading

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‘Balanced’ reporting? That’ll be the day


Mitt Romney recently told Time magazine that “25 million people are out of work because of Barack Obama. And so I’ll compare my experience in the private sector where, net-net, we created over 100,000 jobs.” Both statements are flat-out lies, … Continue reading

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‘Australia’ (Happy Boxing Day)


We’ll surf like they do in the USA We’ll fly down to Sydney for a holiday On sunny Christmas Day… I’m standing in line yesterday at a drugstore, one of those chain stores that turn wall-to-wall red a month before … Continue reading

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Talking with voters, walking with CEOs


What will it mean to American voters that Barack Obama has signed into law three trade deals that will destroy up to 159,000 American jobs, and that he did this at approximately the same time he promised to get serious … Continue reading

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Obama sides with banksters, not protesters


OK, we knew this all along, but I still winced when I read it in Firedoglake: For perhaps the first time, President Barack Obama was forced to explain why there have been no prosecutions of Wall Street executives for their … Continue reading

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