Revenge of the Sith

Watching the Republicans deflect blame to the Democrats for last week’s government shutdown is like listening to Leatherface claim to be a humanitarian.

Leatherface

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Abre Los Ojos

“Should I win a second term, a big reason I will win a second term is because the Republican nominee and the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community.”  President Barack Obama told the Des Moines Register just two weeks ago.  Truer words have never been spoken.
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Three Days of the Condor

The confetti has fallen, the last patriotic song has played, the candidates have left the stage and that ends the 2012 Republican National Convention. This was a potential major turning point for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney as he reintroduced himself into the public spotlight. But before we discuss if that worked or not, join us for a crash course through the convention’s first two nights.

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Do the Right Thing

As the country continues to cope with last week’s horrific theatre shooting, the topic of gun control returns to the public spotlight.

Social media networks are incredible.  Sites like Facebook and Twitter offer an outlet for people to voice their opinions on a wide-range of subjects in real time. If your feed read anything similar to mine, your wall was likely covered in posts by a combination of newly minted gun lobbyists and stricter gun control advocates.

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I’d Buy That for a Dollar

Last week, the United States Supreme Court held hearings on the Affordable Care Act for three days, better known as healthcare reform, or simply, “Obamacare”.

The biggest question at the center of those three days:  is the law itself and specifically, the individual mandate, constitutional?

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