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DNC 2012: Opening Remarks

The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by Steve Kerrigan, Chief Executive Officer of the Democratic National Convention Committee, at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: Fellow Democrats, fellow Americans, good evening. On behalf of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee, welcome to Charlotte and welcome to the 46th…

“Send This to All Your Friends!”

We all have that old Uncle or old neighbor who is a conservative and they have an email account.  They delighted themselves in forwarding email that they have received exposing some awful truth about President Obama and encourages you to send it to all your friends.  A quick visit to Snopes.com, Politifact or FactCheck.org usually…

Colorado Shooting: Time to Tax Bullets?

Second Amendment enthusiasts decried politicizing the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, lamenting if there was someone in the theater who was armed, they could have taken the gunman out. That’s a big assumption in a darkened theater, and what it they hit an innocent bystander while returning fire?

Yahoo Predicts Obama win in 2012

Let me preface this by saying itsa long way to November, but the political scientists and data geeks at Yahoo are calling the 2012 election for President Barack Obama. From this story on Yahoo: The Signal predicts that Barack Obama will win the presidential contest with 303 electoral votes to the Republican nominee’s 235. How…

“Evenly Split” Crowd Greets Obama in Newport Beach

      Update: Media reports suggest Obama raised $1.4 million in Orange County today.  The event amount of Obama supporters to Obama protestors is a victory for OC Democrats. Hat tip to OC Weekly for this story about the “evenly split” crowd of 500 protesting the President’s visit to Newport Beach this morning and…