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A Thanksgiving Message from President Barack Obama

Tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, Americans across the country will sit down together, count our blessings, and give thanks for our families and our loved ones. American families reflect the diversity of this great nation. No two are exactly alike, but there is a common thread they each share. Our families are bound together through times of…

The Progression of the Recession Nationally

When windbags like Rush Limabugh call this economic climate “Obama’s economy,” a reminder that George W. Bush was able to avoid accepting responsibility for the declining economic forecast during the initial months of his first term because the declining economy was, in the words of the right wing media, “Clinton’s fault.” Check out this automated…

Campbell’s lies about the House Health Care Reform bill

The OCRegister published Congressman John Campbell’s OP-ED full of lies about the House Health Care Reform bill today. I wonder if they will print a fact check? Odds are, they won’t bother. To start Campbell claims: This bill is 2,032 pages of a pure and unadulterated government takeover of health care. The total package would cost…

HOPE: Election Day One Year Ago

On Election Day one year ago on November 4, 2008, Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States of America. What seemed to be a long shot bid of a freshman Senator from Illinois launched in February 2007, had turned in to the reality of electing our first African-American President. Speaking on Election night before…

Um, That Stimulus Thing IS Working!

From CNN/Money we have this story about the GDP report out just in time to scare the crap out of the Teabaggers and GOP naysayers for Halloween. Economy finally back in gear Government says GDP grew 3.5% in third quarter, ending a year-long string of declines and coming in better than forecasts. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com)…

The Hard Right Turn in Newport Beach This Weekend

The Western CPAC conference is happening this weekend at the Radisson Inn in Newport Beach, and I sure as hell hope all those conservative candidates for office bring their birth certificates with them.  This weekend will be a celebration of a political movement convinced their only way to regain power is to oppose everything President…