Recent Posts

Mitt Romney is lying repeatedly to hide his past as a job-killing tax cheat – UPDATED w/video

Mitt Romney is lying repeatedly to hide his past as a job-killing tax cheat – UPDATED w/video

I need a graphic of a Pinocchio nose with on-fire pants hanging from it…

It may be true that all politicians lie at one time or another, or at least exaggerate their points a bit. But things are starting to crash down all around Mitt Romney. I’m not talking about the constantly changing positions depending on the weather, the audience, sunspot cycles, etc.

I’m talking about him lying over and over again to hide his past as a job-killing tax cheat.

Read more ›
This is the type of mindless ignorance we’re up against in this year’s election

This is the type of mindless ignorance we’re up against in this year’s election

Too stupid to vote???

Despite the fact that most Americans want Republicans to move on (pdf) and quit fighting a battle they’ve already lost, House Republicans spent the day debating the repeal the Affordable Care Act, a waste of time and taxpayer money given that it’ll never get out of the Senate much less be signed into law by President Obama. The vote tomorrow will be 31st time they’ve done this. In light of that, it’s worth having a look at what Obama-haters in the hinterlands are saying and thinking.

I was perusing the Letters to the Editor page at the Livingston County Press and Argus today and came across this letter, written by a person so detached from facts and reality that it’s almost insulting that they printed it.

This letter shows just exactly what we’re up against heading into the November election.

Read more ›
Mitt Romney thinks people in the middle class make over $250,000 a year

Mitt Romney thinks people in the middle class make over $250,000 a year

Can you say “out of touch”? I knew you could.

The Obama campaign has been hammering hard on Mitt Romney’s offshore bank accounts and his absurdly low tax rate and his car elevators and all of the trappings that make him a 0.1 percenter. I’m glad. It’s important that Americans know that Mitt is not a “regular guy”. He’s a massively wealthy millionaire that has always lived a privileged life.

He’s not one of “us”.

But there’s an easier way to learn about how out of touch Mitt Romney is: listen to Mitt Romney.

Read more ›
Romney CAPTION CONTEST – Time to vote!

Romney CAPTION CONTEST – Time to vote!

So many choices but you only get one

So, a couple of weeks ago, we asked you to caption a photo taken by Anne at Mitt and Ann Romney’s campaign stop in Holland, Michigan in June (our write-up with photos HERE.)

Photo and poll after the jump.

Read more ›
Mitt Romney Wants to Give Millionaires an Average $390,000 Tax Break

Mitt Romney Wants to Give Millionaires an Average $390,000 Tax Break

Don’t compare me to the almighty, compare me to Mitt Romney Just a quick note to keep in mind as the President makes the case for extending the Bush tax breaks for Americans earning under $250,000 a year. Mitt doesn’t just want to extend the Bush tax breaks for the rich, which gave millionaires on average $140,000 a year. He […]

Read more ›
Introducing the new GOP War on Women (WOW) Eclectagraphic

Introducing the new GOP War on Women (WOW) Eclectagraphic

The Republicans’ War on Women is … WOW …

My lovely and talented wife Anne has created a new War on Women graphic for Eclectablog.

Check it out after the jump.

Read more ›
Bain Capital-owned Domino’s Pizza makes a hah-hah rape joke with its new “NO IS THE NEW YES” campaign

Bain Capital-owned Domino’s Pizza makes a hah-hah rape joke with its new “NO IS THE NEW YES” campaign

Seriously? Don’t you have any women on your marketing team?

I was with a group of people who ordered Domino’s Pizza this past weekend. When the pizzas came, some of them, called “Artisanal Pizzas” came in this box in box with the phrase “NO IS THE NEW YES” in large font across the top. Almost everyone in the room of about a dozen people collectively went “WTF?”

Photo and discussion after the jump.

Read more ›
Wisconsin Senator introduced bill classifying single parenting as “child abuse”

Wisconsin Senator introduced bill classifying single parenting as “child abuse”

You think the War on Women isn’t real or doesn’t affect you? Think again.

Wisconsin Republican Senator Glenn Grothman has completely gone off the rails in the GOP’s War On Women. Back in March, he introduced legislation that classifies single parents and other non-married couples as contributing to child abuse.

All the offensive and gory details after the jump.

Read more ›
Must-see Obama campaign video portrays Romney as the Gordon Gekko he is

Must-see Obama campaign video portrays Romney as the Gordon Gekko he is

Romney’s would be an historic presidency — for all the wrong reasons

Relevations this past week that Mitt Romney is very likely a tax cheat are making major waves. The Obama campaign is, of course, using this to their best advantage.

Today they released an online video by Obama campaign National Press Secretaey Ben LaBolt that, in plain, easy-to-digest language, eviscerates Romney for his hiding of income in offshore accounts in well-known tax havens like Switzerland, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.

Watch it after the jump.

Read more ›
BELIEVE THIS: Romney and the GOP Will Gut Medicare and Education to Pay for Tax Breaks for the Rich

BELIEVE THIS: Romney and the GOP Will Gut Medicare and Education to Pay for Tax Breaks for the Rich

Mitt didn’t take his Medicare but he wants yours If you take Mitt Romney at his word, he will gut Medicare, financial aid for college and nearly every federal program that helps working people in order to give millionaires more huge tax breaks. The problem is: No one seems to take Mitt Romney at his word. Last year allies of […]

Read more ›
Michigan GOP Senate primary gets fun. Glenn accuses Hoekstra of hiring felon to collect signatures.

Michigan GOP Senate primary gets fun. Glenn accuses Hoekstra of hiring felon to collect signatures.

Bring the popcorn!

While Pete Hoekstra’s Senate campaign staggers around from self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the feet, his primary contenders aren’t holding back on him, either.

One of them, Gary Glenn, tea partier extraordinaire, is accusing Hoekstra of having hired a convicted felon to collect signatures to put him on the ballot.

More entertainment after the jump.

Read more ›
Quantcast
Quantcast