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Mitt Romney Sets a New Flip Flop Record

Mitt Romney Sets a New Flip Flop Record

We used to call it lying This afternoon, I was alarmed to learn that Mitt Romney had taken a sensible position. He said that he opposed the so-called Blunt Amendment the US Senate Amendment. This amendment allows any employer to deny birth control to his employees based on religious beliefs. If Republicans spoke to their wives (or smart women like […]

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VIDEO: My appearance this morning on Democracy Now! with Dawud Walid of CAIR

VIDEO: My appearance this morning on Democracy Now! with Dawud Walid of CAIR

Michigan in the spotlight Here is the video of my appearance on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman. I shared the segment with the most-impressive Dawud Walid, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Michigan and I must say I learned a great deal from him in the short time we spent together. Enjoy. If that doesn’t work for […]

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Mitt Romney pays $10.40 for every Michigan GOP primary vote

Mitt Romney pays $10.40 for every Michigan GOP primary vote

The best nomination money can buy Yesterday, GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney squeeked out a win over his opponent Rick Santorum by a mere three percentage points. He got 410,517 votes across the state to Santorum’s 378,124. Romney and his supporting PAC (Restore Our Future) outspent Santorum and his supportive PACs (Red White and Blue Fund & Susan B. Anthony […]

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Emergency Manager law repeal petition signatures delivered TODAY + a conversation with Reverend David Bullock

Emergency Manager law repeal petition signatures delivered TODAY + a conversation with Reverend David Bullock

Showtime! Click for a larger version This morning at 11:30 there will be a rally in Lansing, Michigan for those who support the repeal of Public Act 4, Michigan’s undemocratic Emergency Manager law. Then, at 1 p.m., close to 250,000 petition signatures will be delivered to the appropriate officials. 160,304 valid signatures are needed to put the citizens’ referendum on […]

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Eclectablog on Democracy Now! Wednesday, 2/29/2012 – 8-9 a.m. ET

Eclectablog on Democracy Now! Wednesday, 2/29/2012 – 8-9 a.m. ET

All eyes on Michigan Tomorrow morning I will be on the Democracy Now! news program with Amy Goodman & Juan González from 8-9 a.m., talking about the political landscape in Michigan. With the GOP primary today, the delivery of petition signatures for the repeal of the Emergency Manager law tomorrow, the resurgence of the auto industry ongoing and the vast […]

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Liveblog: Michigan (and Maybe a Little Arizona) GOP Primary

Liveblog: Michigan (and Maybe a Little Arizona) GOP Primary

Basically, Mitt Romney has already lost Michigan. In 2008, Mitt Romney won the GOP primary in the state where he was born—the state where his father was governor for three terms—easily. And as of last night’s polls, Mitt was losing to Santorum by a point, knowing that Rick Santorum has outperformed polls consistently in this primary. Despite any mischief and […]

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So, Michigan Dems, you gonna go support the guy that’s against kids going to college?

Breathe deep and think about what you are doing Tomorrow is the Michigan primary. A significant number of Dem-leaning pundits and commentators are encouraging Democrats to cross over and vote for Rick Santorum in the GOP primary. You can do that. It’s totally legal. I’m asking you not to. I’ve already gone on record as to why I think this […]

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Rick Santorum thinks getting a college education is “indoctrination” & snobby

Rick Santorum thinks getting a college education is “indoctrination” & snobby

Elitest vs. Out of Touch Last Saturday when LOLGOP and I attended the Americans for Prosperity forum in Troy, Michigan (liveblog HERE), GOP Presidential contender Rick Santorum spit upon the goal of giving every American boy and girl the chance to go to college. What’s more, instead of valuing a college education, he described it as “indoctrination” and President Obama […]

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The GOP Can’t Deny Its Extremism (Anymore)

The GOP Can’t Deny Its Extremism (Anymore)

America just isn’t that into the 1 percent We let the GOP pretend they’re for small government, even though they don’t believe in the separation of uterus and state. We let them say they’re conservative, when they want to pre-emptively start new wars. We let them say that they care about the American Dream, as they try to destroy the […]

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EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Andrew Breitbart says Occupy has a ‘culture of rape’ and ACORN is paying ‘unsafe people’ to occupy

EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Andrew Breitbart says Occupy has a ‘culture of rape’ and ACORN is paying ‘unsafe people’ to occupy

Andrew Breitbart is the Andrew Breitbart of the tea party movement On Saturday, February 25th, LOLGOP and I attended the Americans for Prosperity forum in Troy, Michigan (home of homophobic tea party mayor Janice Daniels.) We obtained press passes and proceeded to livetweet and liveblog the event. (My liveblog, done entirely on my iPhone, is here: LIVEBLOG: Americans for Prosperity […]

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How Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga Could Speed Up Gay Marriage

How Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga Could Speed Up Gay Marriage

Baby, the USA was born this way Here’s the good news. On a federal level, we have a President who refuses to defend the unconstitutional Defense of Marriage act. We need a Congress who will pass a law that grants same-sex couples all the federal benefits of marriage. We already, I believe, have a President who will sign that law. […]

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