Tag Archive for Barack Obama

Math vs. Romney’s Irrational Exuberance

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The Romney/Ryan campaign’s post debate excitement seems to be a case of what former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan might call irrational exuberance. As with the math they have used to support their tax and budget plans, their figures just don’t add up.

Romney likes to fire people, and Big Bird too!

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A firestorm of outrage erupted when Governor Mitt Romney told Americans in the first presidential debate that he would “fire Big Bird” if elected President. Folks may remember back during the Republican presidential nomination process when Romney told voters that he “likes firing people.”

DNC2012 Thursday Agenda

Tonight is the final night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Tonight, we’ll hear about the fundamental American values that drive President Obama’s decisions: that hard work and responsibility should be rewarded, that everyone should play by the same rules and everyone has a fair shot and a fair shake. Civil rights hero Congressman John…

Labor Day in Charoltte – DNC2012

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CHARLOTTE, NC — The Democratic National Convention officially kicks off today. For Labor Day the convention participants joined thousands of Charlotte area residents for the annual Carolinafest in the city center. At least three thunderstorms blew through during the day. Storms like these are predicted throughout the week. This should make for an interesting evening at Bank of America Stadium when President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden deliver their acceptance speeches.

“The Jersey Comeback” gets the Bronx Cheer

Tonight’s GOP Convention keynoter is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a conservative many in the Republican Party had hoped would run for president instead of Mitt Romney.  Fox News and other conservative media hype Christie’s budget-cutting Jersey’s budget back to fiscal health, yet Princeton economics professor and NY Times columnist Paul Krugman shows that Christie’s…