A blog posting about Rousseau from here may seem odd to my two readers. I guess I can't really pull off jokes like that, considering that I've got a whole 44 followers.... whohoo! So why Rousseau? Well, for those of you who have listened to my audio recordings, you know full well that I'm a young man. I have expressly wished for this blog to be one primarily about authoritarian progressives and not myself, but what I'm being exposed to in my re-education camp, my limits are being expanded.
Sam Stein noted yesterday that Mitt Romney, on the campaign trail, told voters it "just broke my heart" when he saw President Obama "go around the world apologizing for America." Romney's lying. He knows he's lying. And yet he keeps telling this lie anyway. This particular lie is troubling because of how old it is. In Romney's campaign kick-off speech last June, he told supporters, "President Obama sees a different America, and he's taken us in a different direction.
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Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer believes that this early in the process — a time when no state has held a primary or caucus and the general election is 15 months in the future — all candidates with some experience should be included in presidential debates. “They have some rules of engagement that include a national poll that has you at 4 percent or higher,” explained Roemer, who added that he has a different campaign approach by only accepting small donations, has only been actively campaigning for a month and only recently began appearing in national polls. “We’ve tried to get in every debate,” he added, but the way the policies governing the debates are decided is “purposefully vague” and it has been difficult to determine who sets the rules and who can change them.
This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN : Today marks the official launch of one of most anticipated memoirs of any top Bush administration official. I’m talking about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s 576-page memoir, In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir . Cheney has begun a publicity blitz to promote his new book, with a string of TV appearances scheduled on Fox News Channel, as well as C- SPAN and the major networks. He appeared on The Today Show this morning.
"those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber."--PlatoEverybody seems to be so worried about who's running for President next term. News organizations are sounding like gossip columns more and more as they report every little off-handed, accidental remark by every off-handed, accidental politician who implies a run for office. Of course most people are anticipating Hillary in '08. John McCain and Gov.
Dick Cheney was "president for all practical purposes" during George W.
Brian Beutler House Republican freshmen admit that their so-called “MediScare” attacks on Democrats helped them win a big majority in 2010. Democrats had voted for the health care law, which included $500 billion in “cuts” to Medicare — primarily slashing overpayments to private insurers — and Republican challengers never let them forget it. Now, they say, it’s time to let bygones be bygones. Nearly a dozen House Republican freshmen held a press conference outside the Capitol Tuesday morning to “wipe the slate clean,” and “hit the reset button.”