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The “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily social media effort was started by conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, and where she used social media to start a campaign encouraging conservatives who are in biracial families to post pictures of them is commendable. Especially because her early anti-President Obama takes ventured into areas that were arguably quite racist. Oh, and this aside: Michelle Malkin seems to have forgot about Paula Deen: But back to Michelle Malkin… Michelle Malkin’s got a track record of talk that makes anyone...

Krystal Ball, the MSNBC Political Pundit, and former Congressional Candidate is in the news in a small way via The Huffington Post talking about the “sexy photo scandal” that got her little-noticed run for Congress, a ton of notice, and about how “devastating” it was to her. What happened was that photos, some of which are shown here (the...

Zig Ziglar, Mitt Romney, and Lindsay Lohan were part of the top searches for Thursday. Zig Ziglar, the master of motivation, passed away at the age of 86. He told us that failure wasn’t the end, and that we should try again. Zig Ziglar arguably single-handedly created the industry of the motivational spokesperson. Gov. Mitt Romney had that lunch with President...

This Huff Post headline: “Hamas Rockets Tel Aviv Amid Israel Ceasefire In Gaza ” – may be all that you see about the news of war in Israel if you’re an American. Let’s face it, most of us will not know the details about what’s going on over there, because it’s over there, not over here. That is, until you gain friends in...

When this blogger was first informed about Salon Editor-At-Large and MSNBC Contributor Joan Walsh’ book What’s The Matter With White People, the first thought was “What The F—?” Is Joan playing with the fire of white guilt or what? There are so many directions to go with that title that it made this one’s head spin. Then, I listened...

Dr. Paula Broadwell gave a speech at the University of Denver (where she’s an alum) on October 26th. The 41-minute speech has drawn attention because Broadwell, in responding to a direct question about Benghazi from a person in the audience, shared details on what the CIA was said to have done in taking prisoners that led to the attack on the US Embassy. Dr....

According to The Associated Press (who I hope didn’t steal the information from a blogger, as they do that) the “other woman” who was the target of heated emails from Paula Broadwell telling her to “stay away” from David Petraeus (not smart, when you think about it) is named Jill Kelley. The backstory is that CIA Director David Petraeus...

UPDATE: PAULA BROADWELL AND BENGHAZI UPDATE: JILL KELLEY IS THE SECOND WOMAN IN SEX SCANDAL FOLLOW ZENNIE62 ON TWITTER HERE! Paula Broadwell proves that we’re all human, and now-former CIA Director David Petraeus is no exception. Petraeus resigned due to revelations during an FBI investigation launched by the complaints of a woman “close” to...

It’s a good thing there were enough votes to reelected President Obama, because the video you’re about to see is a clear visual document of how a voting machine actually selects Mitt Romney for President when the person was trying to select Barack Obama. This reportedly occurred at a voting place in Harrisburg, PA. But, in case you’re wondering,...

President Obama is to speak on growing the American Economy and reducing the deficit, and just before now, there was a Twitter Trend called #StarWarsFiscalCliff. #StarWarsFiscalCliff was started about 90 minutes ago, when Republican Speaker Of The House John Boehner asked President Obama to stop the attack on spending, which he felt would lead to recession. ...

The full text of President Obama’s Election Night victory speech, delivered on 11/6/2012 in Chicago Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. (Cheers, applause.) It moves forward because of you....

Five years ago, a friend of mine who started the blog DemConWatch, would constantly refer to a small blog by the name of FiveThirtyEight Blog, or FiveThirtyEight.com. In fact, he referred to the blog far more than he referred to the name of the man who wrote it: Nate Silver. (Photo by the Telegraph UK.) Those were the heady days were a comparatively small number...

Donald Trump, the New York real estate mogul and connoisseur of the finer things in life, has gone off and had a complete cow because Barack Obama was reelected as President Of The United States. Trump, who issues stupid Twitter tweets with a regularity so alarming it’s as if he’s on crack, was particularly active in the days leading up to the election....

Wow. Let that sink in: “Barack Obama Reelected 44th President Of The United States.” President Obama won reelection gaining 303 electoral votes to 206 for Governor Mitt Romney. Obama also won the popular vote, but just barely. The lessons from this victory are many, but this blogger thinks the paramount one is that Mitt Romney ran a campaign that...

According to early exit polls and the media, Gov. Mitt Romney’s own early polling shows that Ohio’s trending for President Obama by five percent. In early results, Kentucky and Indiana were projected to go for Mitt Romney, which is not a surprise. Stay tuned. Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

According to some studies, Social Media’s the great barometer of who will win an election. And if that’s the case, President Obama’s got this one against Mitt Romney sewn up. The key is the Twitter Political Index. The intent of the Twitter Political Index is to be a daily gauge of online conversation and sentiment surrounding Barack Obama and...

Today’s Election Day 2012, and you’ve heard the cliched statement that “You have a clear choice.” Well, folks, it’s true: you really do. The choice for this video-blogger is simple: Barack Obama should be reelected as President of The United States. And it’s for a set of reasons that go far beyond the campaign’s “feel...

As we move toward Election Day 2012, the stars are out for the reelection of President Barack Obama. According to Twitter celebrities like Jay-Z, Olivia Munn, Kerry Washington, Bruce Springsteen, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Katy Perry, and Eva Longoria are either out stumping for the President, or were out campaigning for him today, and over the last week before...

Ok, Election Day is tomorrow, and you’re undoubtedly concerned about the wave of attempts at trying to block your right to vote. Well, the fact is that, regardless of your party affiliation, it’s a good idea to know not just what your voting rights are, but what you need to have, and can do, to vote. That’s where this handy set of rules issued...

This Jon Husted guy (pictured), the Ohio GOP Secretary Of State, is just not a good person in the view of this blogger. Husted, for years the darling of white supremacists at the website Stormfront, worked to try and block many Ohioans from voting, and undoutedly because he thinks some of them, mostly those who are minority, will elect President Obama to a second...

“Likely voters.” You know the term. It’s for people who pollsters think are most likely to show up at the polls, even in Florida. The trouble is most of the time they tend to be older, white, and male. What’s problematic is that in this hyper-media World, people tend to react to what comes from social media. And the message has been that...

The New York Marathon has been cancelled by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, after a resounding cry of complaints of misplaced priorities from those suffering from the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Here’s the NY Times’ report, in part: After days of intensifying pressure from runners, politicians and the general public to cancel the New York City Marathon...

Bravo, President Obama. Well, Mitt Romney can’t say the American Economy is as bad off as he claims – his campaign is over. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the Unemployment Rate is once again below 8 percent, this time at 7.9 percent. Here is the full report: Employment Situation Summary Transmission of material in this release is...

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg endorsed President Barack Obama today, and used the President’s view on climate change as the reason: When I step into the voting booth, I think about the world I want to leave my two daughters, and the values that are required to guide us there. The two parties’ nominees for president offer different visions of where they want...

Thomas Peterffy’s a name you’ve probably never heard of until a run of pro-GOP ads that have been played again and again on YouTube and on CNN. The ad starts out with “I grew up in a socialist country…” and goes on to talk about his fear that America’s becoming socialist. Here’s the video, which this blogger is tired of...

Hurricane Sandy is more than just the perfect storm, it’s the perfect tool to out a campaigns message for better or worse. For President Barack Obama, it’s for the better, as an improved FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) was a central focus of the Obama Administration, which was anxious to avoid the problems caused by a less-than-prepared FEMA...

Zennie62 outlined how House GOP leaders worked to diminish the President’s ability to use military action in Libya, where Benghazi is located. Now, comes a Washington Post report from 2011 reporting that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that House GOP budget cuts would harm national security. “The scope of the proposed House cuts is massive,”...

Lost in the Fox News-led, right-wing desire to pin the Benghazi tragedy on President Obama is the fact that in 2011, House Republicans led several efforts to prevent or curb Barack Obama from having the necessary deployment of US Armed Forces in Libya. And, yes, these actions were specifically against Libya, where Benghazi is located. On June 3, 2011 the House...

Where are Gov. Mitt Romney’s college transcripts? For all of the questions about President Obama and his college transcripts, which are not sealed by the way, no one has asked to see Governor Mitt Romney’s college transcripts. Here’s where silliness ensues. Because it’s one thing to know that Romney graduated in a certain year, or that...

After a lot of complaints, conga drums, and consternation, former Senator George Mitchell is out as the mediator who was hand-picked by the California Public Utilities Commission, or the CPUC. This is what San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane said: “Sen. Mitchell and his law firm DLA Piper did the right thing by telling the California Public Utilities Commission that he...

Donald Trump will not be stopped by common sense, even from friends like The View’s Barbara Walters. On Thursday,’s show segment called “Hot Topics,” Ms. Walters, concerned that Donald Trumps stupid call for President Obama to show his college transcripts, but not those of Mitt Romney, is making Trump look like a fool, looked at the camera...

John Sununu may have pushed the Presidential Campaign toward President Obama when he went on Piers Morgan’s show on CNN and mentioned that Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and war hero, elected to back President Obama because he’s black. Morgan’s talk with the former Governor of New Hampshire started with Morgan suggesting that Powell should...

The City Of San Bruno’s serious about wanting the California Public Utilities Commission-appointed mediator George Mitchell out of the picture because his ties with DLA Piper and their many known utility clients spell “conflict of interest” and because Mitchell was picked with the Mayor of San Bruno’s knowledge or opinion. To say the Mayor’s...

Note to conservatives and to Senator John McCain: President Obama can halt sequestration. It’s amazing how many times members of the media and even Congress prove that they don’t read the very bills they’re talking about. In this case, the bill is the one called, on the street, The Sequestration Bill, and is actually called The Budget Control...

President Barack Obama clearly stood head and shoulders over Mitt Romney and totally destroyed him in the third and final debate – this one held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Obama was the teacher in this, and Romney lacked the depth of understanding that it takes to be President. Stay tuned. Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

“Mitt Romney Investor In Ohio Voting Machines.” Again: Mitt Romney Investor In Ohio Voting Machines. That’s news is unbelievable, but it’s true according to the many media sources distributing this story. Think about it: Former Governor Mitt Romney, the GOP Presidential candidate against President Barack Obama, is, along with his family,...

Ben Stein, still better known for his role as the teacher in Ferris Buehler’s Day Off who said “Buehler. Buehler? Anyone? Buehler?” may have just equaled, if not topped that performance today. Mr. Stein, a guest on the show Fox News’ Fox and Friends today, proved he was a real economist, and not a conservative mouthpiece, when he said...

The California Public Utilities Commission is in a lot of hot water. On Tuesday, the CPUC announced that it selected Former Senator George Mitchell as mediator in the ongoing talks to determine the fine to be levied against Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The trouble is, only PG&E knew of Mitchell’s appointment and no one else, and Mitchell’s...

Candy Crowley, long-time CNN political correspondent and the first female moderator of a Presidential Debate since 1992, handled her first time at bat at the second Presidential Debate for 2012 very well. The problem is that Mitt Romney stepped into a deep do-do of a shit pile, when he tried to say that President Obama didn’t use the term “terror”...

Because she was traveling, famed soccer star Hope Solo asked via Twitter for a Presidential Debate update. Her tweet: Another Flight! Somebody update me in the debate! Humor me please! #fb — Hope Solo (@hopesolo) October 17, 2012 The response from this blogger was that President Obama kicked Mitt Romney’s ass. That calls for some explanation, which...

The way the Presidential Debates are marketed, let’s call them ‘Godzilla v. King Kong.’ This time, Godzilla’s, er Obama’s, rope-a-dope strategy that was used in the first debate paid off – he came out firing in this one. But the haymaker may have been scored by King Kong, er Romney, against himself in that Libya error. More...

This one wasn’t close – no rope-a-dope here. Vice President Joe Biden kicked U.S. Congressman and GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan. Mr. Ryan, as he asked to be called, looked like a high school class president against the school superintendant in Joe Biden. Ryan did not look like a seven-term congressman, where Biden looked like a guy who ran for president...

Let’s get this out of the way: the Obama Victory Fund Party held at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium was a hell of a lot of fun. This blogger was blessed with the opportunity to attend, and not as a press person, but as one who raised $5,500 for President Obama, and entirely via social media: blog posts, YouTube video, and Twitter tweets. (Photo by Indian Times.) Anyone...

Who is GOP Presidential Candidate Gov. Mitt Romney? Is he the man who wants to reduce taxes that will cost $5 trillion in revenue? Or is Mitt Romney the one who wants to avoid decreasing taxes on high-income Americans? Does he want to hire teachers, or fire them? DailyKos has made a great video on this, but they failed to mention his flip-flop on the famous...

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was plainly stupid to allow herself to be out and exposed in the daylight and 1,000 feet from a public road in France, topless. This, then, is the anatomy of how a photo shoot came to be that resulted in the production of a set of photos of a member of The British Royal Family in an undignified state of undress while in search...

Were GOP operatives – people who either give money to or politically support the objectives of the Republican Party – the real people behind the making of the movie Innocence Of Muslims? Consider this: There’s mounting evidence to support this seemingly dramatic claim. First, Steve Klein. Mr. Klein is an outspoken Anti-Islam and Anti-Muslim insurance...

HAHAHA. Paul Ryan felt it necessary to lie about the time he finished a Marathon in, saying it was, well, here’s the quote: “I had a two hour and fifty-something” marathon. I hurt a disc in my back, so I don’t run marathons anymore.” Truth is, according to The Huffington Post, he ran it something like 20 years ago, and finished in just...

You have to stop and watch this great poem by Ralph Maxwell. Mr. Maxwell is a World War II Veteran, and has eleven grandchildren and six kids, and is a supporter of President Barack Obama. He created the poem from scratch; if you want a copy of the lyrics, here they are thanks to Daily Kos: WHEREFORE ART THOU, MITT ROMNEY? By Ralph Maxwell O, Romney-O,...

Ross Mirkarimi, the long-time San Francisco progressive politician who, after being termed out as District Five Supervisor, was elected to be San Francisco’s Sheriff, only to be suspended from his job, by court stay-away order separated from his wife Eliana Lopez (who moved to her native home Venezuela January 13th, 2012), and all after an New Year’s...

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center For The People and The Press, the leaders in where Americans get their news are cable, local TV news, network news, the Internet, and local papers. But what’s interesting in the Pew study, is how its own author of the online article explaining its results is so bent on showing what they claim is the reduced role of young people and social media, that the writer just plain misses by a freaking country mile clear and obvious major changes in how we get our news, even over...

This is a paper I wrote for my Contemporary Global Issues class regarding Human Trafficking in South East Asia. If you would like to see my bibliography don’t hesitate to e-mail me. Nikky Raney December 2011 Contemporary Global Issues Brian Jones Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia Human trafficking is a global issue that is not spoken about to the degree that it could be, and in America it seems as though the government is taking measures to control this – however, in Southeast Asian countries there is still a lot...

Does Rick Perry care? The news first communicated by the Associated Press is that the television-friendly Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio reportedly “botched or ignored 400 Sex Crime Cases.” And the AP says many of the cases concerned victims who were the children of undocumented immigrants, and as young as two years old. That should put a chill on anyone seeking Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement for their run for President, specifically Texas Governor Rick Perry. Sheriff Joe gave Perry his endorsement not too long ago,...