Tag Archives: John McCain

The manufactured Republican outrage over the attack of our consulate in Benghazi is not only disingenuous but morally reprehensible

As I mentioned yesterday, the Republicans, in the wake of last week’s crushing defeat at the polls, are desperately looking for something to cling to. They’re looking for an opportunity to delay introspection, come across to the American people once again as forceful, and, most importantly, weaken the President as he attempts to make the […]

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Koch brothers, with Citizens United behind them, announce their intention to buy election

According to a new report in Politico, the Koch brothers, through their various front organizations, are set to funnel $400 million of their personal wealth into this year’s presidential campaign. It’s an absolutely staggering amount. To put it in context, these two men will be investing more than John McCain raised during the course of […]

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Senate to vote on giving President authority to indefinitely imprison American citizens, and others, without charge or trial

At the risk of being called fear monger, it looks as though our Senator, Carl Levin, has drafted language within the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012… which is likely to be voted on tomorrow… that would give Obama, and the presidents to follow him, the power to, among other things, deploy our […]

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Arizona Republicans leaving office in fear of fellow Republicans

Saying, “I love the Republican Party but I don’t want to take a bullet for anyone,” Arizona Legislative District 20 Republican Chairman Anthony Miller tendered his resignation this weekend. The following clip comes from Think Progress: Just hours after 22-year-old gunman Jared Loughner launched a shooting spree at a Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) constituent event […]

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A day of culture in Cincinnati

Clementine and I accompanied Linette to Cincinnati this weekend, where she had a number of graphic design-related stops to make. While my mom took Clementine to see Mary Poppins (I’m told that the beguiling nanny-witch flew out, over the audience, and Burt danced on the ceiling), Linette and I went and checked out the Shepard […]

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