Archive for October, 2011

What’s New In The VEEPstakes

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Republicans, Veep

In a recent National Journal poll, Marco Rubio smoked the competition as both the Democrat and Republican choice for a Republican running mate. See what other names came up. (Eric Cantor… really??) Also, in the news this week, there’s a Romney / Christie love-fest brewing, which leads many to speculate that, if given the nomination, […]

October 15th, 2011 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

The other 99%

By donar | Related entries in News


October 14th, 2011 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Middle Class Would Pay More Under Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Tax Plan

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, Taxes

Not that this is any surprise. Usually when flat tax proposals are put out there, this is the common thread. The rich get a massive tax break and the middle class get the shaft. Here are the numbers… The old system would be replaced by the nines: – A flat 9 percent income tax for […]

October 13th, 2011 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Gallup: Herman Cain Challenges Mitt Romney Among GOP Hopefuls

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Polls, Republicans

How much of a toss up is the GOP nomination right now in these early stages? The title says it all. Here’s the graph from Gallup, and note how far Rick Perry has fallen. Forgive me, but this is the type of horserace stuff I find extremely interesting. Because while Herman Cain’s numbers may be […]

October 10th, 2011 | Permalink| 12 Comments »

The Race For Vice President

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

Election Season is an exciting time to cover politics, especially when you look at all the limelight players shifting in the winds. It may be subtle, but people who want to be involved in the next White House Administration on some level must be making bold moves to capture the national spotlight right now. They […]

October 10th, 2011 | Permalink| 14 Comments »

Sarah Palin Isn’t Running In 2012, But 2016 or 2020…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Palin

Personally, I think this is a smart, savvy move. Here’s what she had to say… After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United States. As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into […]

October 5th, 2011 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

94% Of Candidates Who Raise The Most Money Win Election?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Elections, Money

Dylan Ratigan wants to get money COMPLETELY out of politics. Not just corporate money or soft money…ALL money. Pretty bold. But when you consider his stat, which is the title of this post, it’s pretty sobering to consider how much of a vice grip money has on how our political system is shaped. Because it’s […]

October 4th, 2011 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Quoting Elizabeth Warren on the Importance of Taxes

By Greg Voakes | Related entries in Taxes

“There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own.” — Over the last 30 years, the income of the richest 1% has skyrocketed. “You built a factory out there? Good for you. But I want to be clear: you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid […]

October 4th, 2011 | Permalink| 5 Comments »