Archive for September, 2011

VP Wannabes & A Look At Bob McDonnell

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Republicans, Veep, Virginia

During the early months of the election season, Republicans are keeping busier than ever — seeking the national spotlight by speaking out against Obama, writing books, giving interviews, and publicly supporting the GOP candidates. See which VP Hopefuls have been in the news recently! In other news, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell would make the perfect […]

September 30th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

GOP Hopefuls Pick Hypothetical Running Mates

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Elections, Republicans, Veep

During the Fox News debate last night, the GOP hopefuls were posed one of our favorite questions during the election season: “If you had to choose one of your opponents on the stage tonight to be your running mate in the 2012 election, who would you choose, and why?  And why would this person help […]

September 23rd, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Poll: Which VP Had The Cutest Dog?

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Veep

Joe Biden – German Shepherd – “Champ” Joe Biden came under fire from PETA for buying his German Shepherd, Champ, from a breeder in Pennsylvania, rather adopting from a shelter. The breeder regrets the sale, saying that she was later attacked by all sorts of animal rights groups and inspectors who cited her for multiple […]

September 23rd, 2011 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Where’s Joe Biden Been Hidin?

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Biden, Veep

What hasn’t Joe Biden been up to this month? He’s been flexing his foreign policy muscle with Asia, Romania, and Iraq. He’s started stumping in the Southeast, where breakfasts with Biden fetch $5,000 and dinners over $38,000 a plate. He is taking some heat over Solyndra, but he’s also shown his “human, Average Joe” side […]

September 23rd, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

Rhetoric and manipulation of the facts

By Jacob | Related entries in Environment, Republicans

Senators David Vitter and James Inhofe requested this report from the GAO to find out how much money the EPA spends defending itself against lawsuits. The purpose, I’m sure, was to reinforce the rhetoric that “Big Green” wastes taxpayers money. Here’s the rub: The report shows that 30% of lawsuits came from environmental groups while […]

September 15th, 2011 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Criminal Justice Degree Gone to Waste: The Wrongly Imprisoned

By Greg Voakes | Related entries in Crazy, General Politics, Homeland Security

At what point does the system fail? Is it possible to pinpoint the time when a criminal justice degree becomes a total abortion, leading to the arrest and conviction of innocent people? Thousands of people are wrongly convicted each year, mostly because America is a country full of poor people who can’t afford $400/hr+ lawyers […]

September 13th, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

VIDEO: Watch The Entire CNN Tea Party Republican Debate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Debates, Republicans, tea party, Video

Presented here in 11 parts. Some of them weren’t embeddable, but I’ll link to them. By the way, forgive the stupid “Mox News” stuff. They’re the only ones who uploaded the entire debate to YouTube. Part 1 Part 2 Click here to watch Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Click here to watch […]

September 12th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Where’s Obama’s Jobs Bill?!? Oh, Wait. Here It Is.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Economic recovery, Economy, Jobs, Legislation, Obama, Republicans

But…but…this goes against the Republican narrative! American Jobs Act — Final There really aren’t any controversial elements in here at all. Yes, Republicans are going to push back on any additional spending, but it’ll be hard for them to break this apart and only get the tax cuts through. So it’ll be up to them […]

September 12th, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

How Did You Feel The Day After 9/11?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in History

I thought about posting something yesterday, but it just didn’t feel right. As if I’d somehow be exploiting the day for page views. I know, it’s a dumb thing to think, but I just didn’t feel like piling on top of all of the rest of the posts. So I’ll answer my own question. What […]

September 12th, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

Previewing Tonight’s Republican Debate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Video

In a little less than an hour, all of the GOP hopefuls will go toe to toe. We’ll also get to see Rick Perry in action, which should prove interesting given how high conservatives seem to be on him right now. Politico gives a great preview of what to look for. Check it out… In […]

September 7th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »