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How Severely Conservative is Mitt Romney?

How Severely Conservative is Mitt Romney?

If you have to ask… Mitt Romney is so severely conservative that he apologized to Dick Cheney BEFORE he asked the former VP to shoot him in the face. He asks the Catholic Church for permission before he neuters his dog (but not before he puts his dog on the roof of his car). Mitt Romney is so severely conservative […]

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Nonprofit group looks to help Benton Harbor citizens buy city radio station – for themselves

Nonprofit group looks to help Benton Harbor citizens buy city radio station – for themselves

There IS goodness in the world [NOTE: I have edited the title of this piece because PRC does not actually purchase radio stations or licenses themselves. They help other groups to do this.] Laura Conaway at The Maddow Blog reports in a piece called “The Silencing of Benton Harbor, Michigan” that a private non-profit called Public Radio Capital is looking […]

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Washington State Passes Marriage Equality

Washington State Passes Marriage Equality

 Grandma, why did you have to wait till you were 68 to marry grandma? For 59% of college freshmen, gay marriage is as controversial as bar soap v. liquid soap. So when Washington State legalized gay marriage today, I’m still left a bit distraught that these couples had to wait so long to marry the people they love. Even worse, […]

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Where is Mitt Romney on the Emergency Manager Law?

Where is Mitt Romney on the Emergency Manager Law?

But I’m severely Michiganderish As Mitt Romney was pretending that Bain Capital created jobs earlier this year, he said, “I’m a numbers guy.” Well, here’s a number that any numbers guy will hate: 26 percent. That’s the percentage of Michigan voters who believe Mitt is a Michigander. 62 percent do not. This helps explain why Mitt is currently losing by […]

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Rick Santorum positively SURGING in Michigan – UPDATED

Rick Santorum positively SURGING in Michigan – UPDATED

Spreading Santorum across the nation Welly, well. Looks like Michigan-born Mitt Romney is up to his keester in Santorum. Via Steve Benen at the Maddow Blog: Public Policy Polling just released these resultsfrom the state of Michigan. Rick Santorum’s taken a large lead in Michigan’s upcoming Republican primary. He’s at 39% to 24% for Mitt Romney, 12% for Ron Paul, […]

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BREAKING: Trevor Thomas files paperwork in MI-03 to unseat tea party candidate Justin Amash

BREAKING: Trevor Thomas files paperwork in MI-03 to unseat tea party candidate Justin Amash

Let’s roll As I wrote about earlier this month, Trevor Thomas was mulling a run for Congress in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District. With polling completed and suggesting a very viable candidacy, Thomas filed paperwork this morning to make it official. Here’s the press release: Trevor Thomas Files to Run in 3rd Congressional District, Pledges to Stand Up for West Michigan […]

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Rick Santorum: Your Dream Candidate

Rick Santorum: Your Dream Candidate

Can you say, ‘Better than Palin?’ If you had told me a year ago that weeks after the Florida GOP primary former US Senator, Crusade supporter and scatological punchline Rick Santorum would still a ‘serious’ candidate for President, I would have said, “Stop trying to make me feel better.” Then you’d say, “No seriously. And birth control will be a […]

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Eclectablog & LOLGOP: United again for the very first time – A new blogging partnership

Eclectablog & LOLGOP: United again for the very first time – A new blogging partnership

Ring the drums! Bang the bells! It is with great enthusiasm, pride and excitement that, for the first time since I started Eclectablog, I am bringing on another writer. And this isn’t just any writer. This is the genius behind the Twitter phenomenon LOLGOP. LOLGOP delivers the most consistently incisive progressive political commentary ever crammed into 140 characters. When I […]

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Pete Hoekstra pulls racist website down, Debbie Stabenow raises over $150K from it

Pete Hoekstra pulls racist website down, Debbie Stabenow raises over $150K from it

Debbie Stabenow: 1, Pete Hoekstra: 0 After the devastating news coverage of the past week over the racist ad and website put up by Pete Hoekstra, he has now redirected the Chinese-themed www.debbiespenditnow.com to his own website www.petespenditnot.com. The YouTube video is still up, however, with over a million views. Comments and ratings are still turned off for the very […]

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More anti-Choice/anti-abortion laws headed for Michigan

More anti-Choice/anti-abortion laws headed for Michigan

Government small enough to fit inside your uterus On the heels of their wildly successful year of “small government” where they created no fewer than 323 new laws, Michigan Republicans turned their attention to making abortion services as difficult as possible for Michigan women to obtain. Last year, they passed a bill making illegal abortions illegal(er). From a Detroit News […]

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Major Eclectablog announcement forthcoming. Tune in Monday morning, 2/13/2012

Hmmm…what could it be…? As I have been alluding to on site’s my Facebook page, I will have a major blog-related announcement tomorrow morning at 6:45 a.m. I will also be discussing it during my “appearance” on the First Shift with Tony Trupiano radio show at 8:35 a.m. To answer some of the questions raised on my Facebook page: It’s […]

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