Americans Elect is both a corporation and a political party that has been working since April of this year to put its own presidential ticket on the ballot in 2012. Thanks to the transparency laws of the state of Nevada, which requires the posting of corporate bylaws for any group trying to form a political [...]
In at least the states of Arizona and Nevada, paid petition circulators for Americans Elect have been trying to get enough signatures to get this entity — at once both a corporation and a political party — a place on the the ballot for the 2012 presidential elections.
Because this corporation/political party is trying [...]
When Unity08 transformed itself into the Unity12 Task Force this April, it described itself in terms nearly identical to those of Unity08:
The goal of the Unity12 Task Force is to set the stage for an effort to nominate a Unity Ticket for President and Vice-President of the United States in 2012. This ticket will [...]
“What a dream ticket: Mike Pence and Sarah Palin. That would give the liberals heartburn!”
So said fundamentalist Christian activist Tony Perkins last night as he took the microphone to announce the presidential and vice presidential straw poll results from the 2010 Values Voter Summit.
But what does he know? Come on, you liberals, [...]
What’s the PCLOB and why should you care?
In the election year of 2004, President George W. Bush quieted down anger at his constitutional record by signing a law creating a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to protect Americans’ rights during his War on Terror. Under the law this board is to be housed [...]
“There are reminders to all Americans that they need to watch what they say, watch what they do, and this is not a time for remarks like that; there never is.” — White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, September 26, 2001
White House Press Secretary’s Briefing, September 7 2010:
Question: Good afternoon. Robert, there’s a [...]
“I hear these people saying he’s like George Bush. Those people ought to be drug tested. I mean, it’s crazy.” — White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, August 10 2010
Barack Obama was required by law, upon assuming the presidency, to appoint a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. This board is supposed to have [...]
If I mention Lafayette Park in Washington, DC, what do you think of? You might think of the pretty statues and flowers planted there. You might think of the homeless people who sleep there overnight and occasionally freeze to death. You might know that it stands across the street from the White House, a building [...]
4 Days until the National Equality March past the White House and the U.S. Capitol, demonstrating for the fulfillment of the 14th Amendment promise of equal protection under law for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation. Here’s a map:
Click through to find logistical details, including information on traveling via the DC Metro.
“That’s not Change! That’s more of the Same!” — Joseph Biden
Late last week, word was leaked from the White House that both President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel had “warned” liberal activists not to air advertisements criticizing Democrats who failed to live up to those activists’ policy expectations.