Cast your votes.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 22, 2012 11:40 am|
Foreign policy is important and the presidential candidates should be asked questions about it, but to entirely dedicate one of only three presidential debates to the subject is radically out step what the concerns of the electorate. During a time of serious economic hardship foreign policy, as it has been traditionally narrowly defined in Washington, is simply not what regular Americans care about.
|By: Cleon Polifonte Monday October 22, 2012 5:45 am|
On the whole, the SNL sketch was less of a pissy preteen slap-fest than the actual debate.
|By: cmaukonen Sunday October 21, 2012 4:02 pm|
Another election is upon us, where in we choose who is to head the country. The overall outcome is generally the same. We live in a hierarchical system where those in charge have as there primary concern to maintain this hierarchy and keep those at the top – at the top. Call it what you wish but he general agenda is to maintain this structure.Representative democracy, parliamentary democracy, dictatorship, feudal society….whatever.
|By: Omnipotent Poobah Sunday October 21, 2012 1:10 pm|
Missionary service is not the same thing as military service – a fact, and not just a semantic one – lost on Mommy, Daddy, and the Romney Boys. Donning a crisp white shirt and black tie to annoy the hell out of the good citizens of France from the back of a 10-speed is “service” to your church. Bleeding to death in a rocky Afghan Pass that a big flock of Mitt’s equally chickenhawkish supporters sent you to is service to your country.
|By: masaccio Thursday October 18, 2012 5:00 pm|
How can we protect ourselves from Oligarchy when every institution has been perverted to serve only their interests?
|By: masaccio Sunday October 14, 2012 10:40 am|
If elections don’t change anything, why bother?
|By: David Dayen Monday October 8, 2012 2:02 pm|
With Mitt Romney prepared to hunt down attackers in Libya, maybe we should clue in to how that country has reacted to the deadly assault on the US consulate in Benghazi. First of all, the newly elected Prime Minister has been given a vote of no confidence, which in Libya as in most Parliamentary democracies triggers the collapse of the government.
|By: Friday October 5, 2012 7:40 am|
Did Willard break the rules? Did Willard cheat? The candidates are not supposed to bring notes of any kind to the podiums, but if you watch this youtube video, he clearly, and surreptitiously, slides a folded piece of paper from his pocket and puts it on the podium.
|By: Lisa Derrick Wednesday October 3, 2012 10:10 am|
Blaabbeando reports that triple threat Ricky Martin (Hispanic, a parent and gay) is supporting Obama. To even things out, Mitt Romney went to Chipotle Grill where he was photo-carpet bombed by one male Chipotle team member, while the two women in the photo held hands.