Seeking to capitalize on the Republicans’ disarray, public cruelty and Trumpitis, the Democratic Party is gearing up for the Congressional elections of 2018. Alas, party leaders are likely to enlist the same old cast and crew.
The Democratic National Committee and their state imitators are raising money from the same old big donors and PACs that are complicit in the Party’s chronic history of losing so many Congressional, gubernatorial and state legislative races—not to mention the White House.Read More
Rick Perry‘s anti-gay ad that began airing yesterday divided his top staff, including his chief pollster Tony Fabrizio, Sam Stein reports:
When the ad was being crafted several weeks ago, Perry’s top pollster, Tony Fabrizio, called it “nuts,” according to an email sent from Fabrizio to the ad’s main creator, longtime GOP operative Nelson Warfield. In a separate email to The Huffington Post, Warfield confirmed that the ad was made over Fabrizio’s objections.
“Tony was against it from the get-go,” Warfield wrote. “It was the source of some extended conversation in the campaign. To be very clear: That spot was mine from writing the poll question to test[ing] it to drafting the script to overseeing production.”Read More
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Admiral Mike Mullen
Jenny Beth Martin
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
General Stanley McChrystal
Sister Carol Keehan
Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan
Nay Phone Latt
Reem Al Numery
Chief Master Sergeant Tony Travis
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Non-Partisan Coalition Calls on Texas GOP to Reject Platform
By Michael Cole
July 16th, 2010 at 2:36 pm
Yesterday a broad coalition of nonpartisan organizations raised their voices to issue a joint statement calling on RNC Chairman Michael Steele and Texas Republican Party Chairman Steve Munisteri to forcefully reject the platform of the 2010 State Republican Party Platform of Texas.
The platform has numerous tenets that are divisive and bigoted, including:
Eliminating those with HIV/AIDS, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders and mental stress disorders from the Americans with Disabilities Act;Read More