Posts Tagged ‘ Democratic Party ’

The “47 percent” and “binders full of women” for new America

December 7, 2012
Mushfique Ahmed
The “47 percent” and “binders full of women” for new America

On May 17, 2012 Romney was speaking in a Republican fundraiser at the home of a private equity executive in Boca Raton, Florida. A couple of months before the presidential election, a video of the event was released by Mother Jones magazine.
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Obama’s second victory more impressive than first

November 11, 2012
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Obama’s second victory more impressive than first

In his historic victory speech in 2008, the-then senator Barack Obama began with these ringing words: “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible
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Romney’s auto bailout dodge strains credulity

October 22, 2012
Nicholas Wapshott
Romney’s auto bailout dodge strains credulity

There is the truth. Then there is the whole truth. Mitt Romney is still lagging behind the president in Ohio, the weather-vane state that has voted for every president since Abraham Lincoln
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The 2012 US World Cup explained (?)

November 3, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
The 2012 US World Cup explained (?)

Once every four years, former British colonies compete to determine who will gain dominance in one of the most democratically unifying competitions on the planet: The World Cup of Cricket. Every individual has his or her favourite team, and today’s heroes can be tomorrow’s goats.
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Some questions for y’all…

Some questions for y’all…

On Sunday, we were pounded by a storm, the magnitude of which I had not seen in years. The thunder rocked the house as I prepared to drive and pick up my oldest child from his job down at the Jersey Shore. Sirens were sounding, and people were speeding to their duties. In the area...
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Mama Grizzly Bears — Sheikh Hasina, Sarah Palin, and the fishing trip

December 22, 2010
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Mama Grizzly Bears — Sheikh Hasina, Sarah Palin, and the fishing trip

On this, the week of my 48th birthday, I ask that you indulge me a bit as I play one of my favourite games, “if I ruled the world” or this case, “if I had the ear of the Prime Minister.” I’m currently a passenger in a car making the 90 minute drive from my...
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