Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Obama Vacations While Conservatives Have Selective Amnesia

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Are we really doing this again? It seems when President Obama takes a vacation longer than a couple of days, world events (whatever they might be at the time) lead conservatives to speculate whether he really cares. The guy campaigned to be president and was elected president, so it’s a safe bet he gives a shit….
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GOP Chickenhawks Suddenly Gone Soft: Republicans Have No Appetite For War

The war party, otherwise known as the Republican Party, has gone soft. The GOP likes to pride itself on being strong on national defense, looking to pick a fight with the next dictator or tyrant. And for at least the last three or four decades Republicans have taken great pleasure in deriding Democrats and liberals…
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Real Time with Bill Maher: Pot Is The New Gay Marriage

Barack Obama - Class of 1979

The final “New Rule” – Real Time with Bill Maher – May 31, 2013 – Episode 284 Bill Maher: And finally, New Rule: Pot is the new gay marriage. And by that I mean it’s the next obvious civil rights issue that needs to fall. Now — If I asked you — What has been…
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Fact of the Day: Mitt Romney Received Less Votes Than John McCain

John McCain and Mitt Romney - photo by Gage Skidmore

In the 2012 presidential election, the losing candidate, Mitt Romney received 58.8 million votes. In 2008, losing candidate John McCain received just shy of 60 million votes. With votes still being counted, these numbers are not set in stone, but it’s likely Romney will not overcome the over one million vote deficit to his 2008 counterpart….
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Fact of the Day: Republicans On Winning Side Of Popular Vote Once In 24 Years

The last time a Republican running for president won the popular vote was eight years ago. In 2004, George W. Bush won the popular vote by a margin of 2.46%. This past Tuesday, President Obama won the popular vote by a very similar margin of 2.5% (with votes still being counted). Just as an aside…
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