Tag Archive for Election 2012

GOP Redefining Rape? Exactly when could a rape be legitimate?

Congressman Paul Ryan (R) Wisconsin

Over the weekend six-term Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the GOP challenger to Senator Claire McCaskill, provided a clear distinction between the Republican world-view, and that of the majority of Americans. Akin stated that abortion should not be allowed in the case of rape since “women’s bodies have the ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.”

We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now

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Obama for America released a new online video today titled, “We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Back Now,” that reminds Americans how much is at stake in this election. While President Obama has delivered on the change he promised when he announced his candidacy, he isn’t done moving America forward.

Remember the Swift Boat Lies of 2004 – They’re Back

President Obama in White House Situation Room during raid on Osama bin Laden compound in Pakistan.

The Los Angeles Times reports this morning a front organization made up of former Navy Seals and CIA employees that has launched a “Swift Boat” style attack on President Obama. From the story Group attacking Obama for security leaks includes past talkers: In politics, the story line rarely changes: Do as I say, not as I do.

DPOC to Consider Municipal Endorsements

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The Democratic Party of Orange County will consider endorsements in municipal races for the November 6th elections. The party will be endorsing candidates running for Mayor, City Council, School Board, Community College Districts and Water Districts.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan plan to end Medicare as we know it

Rep. Paul Ryan delivers speech after being announced as Mitt Romney's pick for the GOP Vice Presidential spot on the ticket. (Photo: Romney 2012)

Last night on FOX, Paul Ryan again attacked President Obama for the very same Medicare savings that he includes in his own budget – and then attempted to walk away from those policies, which he has advocated in Congress as a hallmark of the House Republican agenda, and which Mitt Romney has broadly endorsed as part of the Romney-Ryan Budget time and time again.

Romney’s Choice: Paul Ryan

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Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President inexorably links Romney to Ryan’s extremist plan to raise taxes on middle class Americans, while providing tax cuts to the very wealthy. The choice demonstrates Romney’s commitment to end Medicare as we know it.