Here’s What It Costs to Invite Hillary Clinton Over

By: Monday September 8, 2014 7:55 am

Want to have Hillary Clinton show up at your next event? Kid’s birthday party? Political rally? It’s easy, as long as you have a lot of freaking money to spend.

A ‘found” document posted on Cryptome.org lays out the terms for Hillary to attend your event.

 

Over Half the Country is Voting Wrong

By: Tuesday August 12, 2014 7:51 am

I found the result of a new McClatchy-Marist poll interesting and a bit disappointing. Among registered voters only 46 percent said their impression of President Obama would be a factor in deciding how to vote for congress this November. A majority, 51 percent, said their impression of him would not be a factor at all. To put it bluntly these people are voting wrong.

Late Night: Why Millennials Don’t Vote and What To Do About It

By: Monday June 9, 2014 8:00 pm

More than half of respondents in this survey, released by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, said they think elected officials don’t share their priorities, and almost two-thirds said elected officials seem motivated by selfish reasons. Less than a quarter of the millennials polled said they will definitely be voting in November

Congressional Experience Seen as Less Important for a President

By: Monday May 19, 2014 1:08 pm

Congressional experience is considered much less important for Presidential candidates than it used to be. Until recently far more Americans thought serving in Congress was better preparation for being President than being a governor but that has changed dramatically.

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?

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