The Upcoming Alaska Primary

By: Friday August 15, 2014 3:30 pm

On Tuesday, Alaskan super voters will go to the polls to decide a few important contests. The two most important for the future of the state are the GOP three-way contest to oppose Sen. (D) Mark Begich’s US Senate seat in November, and a voters’ referendum on Alaska’s tax structure for the oil industry.

Unprecedented amounts of money are pouring into our state, which, after decades of GOP and Democratic Party neo-Liberal governance, may be about to enter a huge economic and financial tailspin.

 

LIVE Debate: Bill Nye vs. Creationist Ken Ham

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 3:52 pm

Tonight Bill Nye and creationist Ken Ham debate

“Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era?”

Obama “Welcomes” the Debate His Secrecy Makes Impossible

By: Friday June 7, 2013 10:15 am

The only reason we are having a debate now is that the information was leaked.

Kevin Gosztola Discusses Contrast Between Third Party Debate & Obama-Romney Debates on Al Jazeera English (VIDEO)

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 9:50 am

A nonprofit, Free and Equal, committed to promoting fairness in the US electoral process, hosted a debate last night, which included third party candidates running for president. The debate, held at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, stood in stark contrast to the Obama-Romney debates put on by the anti-democratic and corrupt Commission on Presidential Debates. I appeared on Al Jazeera English last night to share some thoughts on the presidential debate.

Iran, Syria and Such As…

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 1:22 pm

Last night future Commander In Chief of America’s Light Cavalry and Grenadiers, General Mitt “Mitt” Romney was explaining how he will keep the dusky wogs who are a part of America’s Empire from getting too uppity and going all piratey and shit along the Barbary Coast or something where they will ransack ports o’ call for valuable doubloons, Groupon coupons and Demon Rum.

Debate Night Boca

By: Monday October 22, 2012 5:55 pm

Tonight’s the last debate, Foreign Policy, hosted by CBS’ Bob Schieffer.

Lookout Obama, there’s a report that RomneyLabs has created a ‘Doomsday Zinger’.

A Political Show to Contrive Differences Between Obama, Romney on Foreign Policy

By: Monday October 22, 2012 12:15 pm

The “debate” or political show tonight put on by the anti-democratic Commission on Presidential Debates will serve a key purpose: it will help to create the illusion in Americans’ minds that there is a wide difference between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney when it comes to foreign policy.

Mittens smoked in second debate by fact-checking, being held to the rules and his own foot-in-mouth

By: Wednesday October 17, 2012 8:40 am

That was one weird town hall for Mitt Romney (transcript), as this one is was an easy win for Barack Obama. Mittens gave some really poor answers to some of the questions – try the epic #FAIL on gender pay equity — he continues to refuse to say whether he supported the Lily Ledbetter Act. How basic is it to support equal pay for equal work? Well, since Mittens wouldn’t say, he went off on a tangent about creating job opportunities for women in a bizarre statement:

When You’re Wounded and Left on Afghanistan’s Plains …

By: Friday October 12, 2012 6:45 am

It goes without saying that I thought ol’ Smilin’ Joe Biden kicked that young whippersnapper Paul Ryan’s be-hind from here to Janesville and back Thursday night. A belief that was mirrored by our old buddy John Hinderaker.

Why Corporations Are Not People My Friends

By: Friday October 5, 2012 4:15 pm

Lots of talk about jobs, jobs, jobs for the infamous small businesses. But not all jobs are good jobs and as Anat Shenker-Osorio would say, how you define small businesses matters. During the debate lots of numbers were thrown around and “average people” were discussed. (BTW, wouldn’t it be fun to track down the woman who grabbed Mitt’s arm to ask about jobs and hear if this really happened and what he said to her at the time? Might he have tweaked the story a bit?)

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