After Hurricane Sandy, Christie Breaks From Attack Dog to Praise Obama

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is missing an all important surrogate in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. New Jersey was among the hardest hit areas, during Hurricane Sandy, and Governor Christie has been especially grateful to the solid preparation and aide flowing from the Obama White … Continue reading

I have Questions; The Candidates Don’t Have Answers

Most of the questions—and responses—in the three presidential debates had been asked—and answered—several times during the campaign. But there are critical questions that were not asked. Let’s begin with Foreign Policy. The entire foreign policy debate focused upon the Middle East. While that region of the world has importance to … Continue reading

Sandy Bears Down on East Coast, President Obama Says ‘Take Storm Seriously’

As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast tonight, President Obama has warned to “Take Storm Seriously”: Coastal areas are expecting “life-threatening” flooding and word is that Sandy “could disrupt life in the Northeast for days.” President Obama, who attended a briefing with officials from the Federal Emergency Management … Continue reading

Let’s Not Turn The Clock Back on Women

While both candidates are working hard and heavy to court the woman’s vote, I personally believe that the candidate that will deliver more for women, including income equality, jobs, education, the right to choice, privacy and health care, is Barack Obama. Mitt Romney will turn back the clock on women’s … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: AP, Media Fumble News Story

  by Walter Brasch   On the Sunday before the final presidential debate, Mitt Romney and some of his senior staffers played a flag football game with members of the Press Corps on Delray Beach, Fla. Ashley Parker of the Associated Press, apparently mistaking fashion reporting for news, reported that … Continue reading

Horses and Bayonets

Last night during the debate when Mitt Romney bemoaned our lack of naval ships and said he had a “plan for more Navy ships,” President Obama reminded Romney “that modern warfare doesn’t require the type of equipment it did in the past,” by pointing out that we don’t  have “horses and bayonets” either: … Continue reading

The Choice is Clear

The choice is clear — Obama… The Romney-Ryan ticket represents a constricted and backward-looking vision of America: the privatization of the public good. In contrast, the sort of public investment championed by Obama—and exemplified by both the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Affordable Care Act—takes to heart the old … Continue reading

Kerry Statement on Document Release by House Oversight Committee

Via Foreign Policy: House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) compromised the identities of several Libyans working with the U.S. government and placed their lives in danger when he released reams of State Department communications Friday, according to Obama administration officials… …Issa didn’t bother to redact the names of Libyan … Continue reading

Billboard of the Day

Stop Handgun Violence unveils a 252 feet by 20 feet billboard above the Massachusetts Turnpike on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The co-founder of the Newton-based group, John Rosenthal, owns the billboard and has been using it to post eye-catching gun-control messages since 1995. Via “The Gun Industry Is Making A Killing“… … Continue reading