New York Moves Country Closer to Eliminating the Electoral College

By: Wednesday March 26, 2014 11:05 am

In the near future the candidate that actually gets the most votes could be guaranteed to become President instead of using the unfair and insane system we currently have. The New York legislature recently voted overwhelmingly to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The bill only needs to signature of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Why the “Natural-Born Citizen” Clause for President Needs to Go

By: Thursday August 22, 2013 5:45 am

While the news of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) renouncing his Canadian citizenship to bolster his case that he is truly a “natural-born citizen” is funny, the actual source of the issue is no laughing matter.

Yes, Congress and the President Are Responsible for the Surveillance State

By: Saturday June 15, 2013 12:50 pm

There is an emerging theme on the left that the true blame for our metastasized domestic spying programs lies with the American people.

TMZ: Matt Damon for President, Says Michael Moore on FDL

By: Monday August 8, 2011 1:45 pm

FDL makes TMZ for the first time.

Obama to Eliminate Elizabeth Warren as Head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By: Saturday July 16, 2011 8:44 am

The bright side (if there is a bright side) is that Warren will be able to speak more freely if she’s not the head of the agency, and we could use some adults in the conversation right now. A giant manufactured debt ceiling crisis is being used to force Shock Doctrine austerity on the country. I hope somebody will ask her how she’d handle things if she was President. What do you think Elizabeth Warren would do if she was in Obama’s shoes right now?

No Huckabee in 2012 a Good Sign for Obama

By: Monday May 16, 2011 12:30 pm

The decision by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee not to seek the Republican nomination is a good sign for President Obama’s re-election prospects, and not simply because it removes one proven politician from the field.

Late Night: Is That a Ceiling Cat on Your Head, or Are You Running for President?

By: Tuesday April 19, 2011 8:00 pm

To paraphrase a line from the recent Trump roast, would America vote for a man whose autobiography has four Chapter 11s? Are we that celebrity struck, mindless and bloated? Yes, in the past Ronald Reagan, a not so great actor with scary hair and a weird tan, was elected President, but for Gods’ sakes he was an an actor. Trump is a salesman. And/or a better performance art piece than Sarah Palin designed to distract us from some real issues. And he’s endorsed by Gary “Only-Victoria-Jackson-is-Crazier” Busey!

Gallup: Obama Tied Against Generic Republican

By: Thursday February 17, 2011 9:35 am

When Gallup asked registered voters if they would vote for Obama or the Republican Party’s candidate, the public was split evenly, with 45 percent for each. Overall, the same demographic voting patterns we saw in 2008 have remained unchanged.

Republican Base Wants an Electable Nominee for 2012

By: Wednesday February 9, 2011 5:00 pm

Most of the Republican base appears willing to accept some ideological concession if need be to select a presidential candidate that can actually win.

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