In a historic move, first broke by ABC News, President Obama today came out in support of same-sex marriage rights. Assuming you are all the intelligent people that you are, you probably already know about Vice President Biden and Secretary Duncan coming out with their support earlier but this move as effectively changed the political ball game … Continue reading
I’m out of commission this week while taking finals and graduating from UM. As much as I want to write about the Eurozone, the official kickoff to the Obama campaign, and lots of other things, I’ve got to make sure that I can leave this place with a diploma first. I’ll be back sometime next … Continue reading
Only a couple of minutes ago in an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley on State of the Union a democratic politician, in an unexpected move, disagreed with the President on whether the Taliban had actually been weakened and whether his 2014 timetable is a good idea. Senator Dianne Feinstein, who was speaking Republican rep. Mike … Continue reading
Although the Wisconsin recall vote and the Indiana primary are coming up, the most important elections this week won’t be happening in the Midwest, hell, not in even in the US, but in Europe. This week will we see important elections in both France and Greece. Now although it could be argued that every international election is … Continue reading
The April jobs report has been a major talking point for both parties recently and any sane person following the debate might think that they are losing their mind. Why? Because one channel (which will not be named) the jobs report is a great step in continued success, while on another (which shall also remain … Continue reading
As most politi-addicts are aware, today marked the official beginning of campaigning for the President. But while most of us associate Obama with scenes of tens of thousands of fans filling Invesco Field in unparalleled glitz and glamour, today harkened to something Romney has been dealing with all primary season…the enthusiasm gap. While video of the speech … Continue reading
A quick survey of the current political arena would suggest that the thought of a legitimate third party is ludicrous and becoming increasingly so with more and more money being pumped into our political veins. The addition of SuperPACs, in one of their many negative side effects, has reinforced America’s two party system more than ever before, definitively lessening the ability … Continue reading
Every once in a while, it’s nice to step back and make sure you’re keeping things in perspective. America is still the best place in the world to live. Amurica! Five myths about America’s decline – The Washington Post.