Democratic National Convention chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz should step down because she has bungled her role and has lied too many times. When Anderson Cooper cornered her about a lie in a DNC fundraising mailer that did it for me. She has now been caught up in another mess — […]
Archive for September 5th, 2012
Benita Veliz, an undocumented immigrant addresses the Democratic National Convention. Graduated as valedictorian from her high school at 16. Earned a double major at the age of 20, from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. Benita Veliz is a Dreamer.
TNT has given the green light for Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) unscripted reality series, tentatively titled The Hero. The show, from Ben Silverman’s Electus and 5×5 Media is a new reality competition series that sets out to find the next great hero. Dwayne Johnson has been tapped to host the eight-episode […]
Smart Politics: Michelle Obama’s 2012 speech to the Democratic convention was written at the highest ever grade level for spouses of presidential candidates and seven grade levels above Ann Romney’s Republican convention remarks, as measured by the Flesch-Kincaid readability test.
Mitt Romney has conveniently forgotten to mention that his father was the recipient of welfare benefits under a ‘refugee’ status. According to Mitt Romney’s mother, Lenore LaFount Romney, George Romney was a ‘refugee from Mexico on welfare relief for the first few years of his life.” Um, I guess it’s […]
NEWSFLASH: A STRONG 7.6-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HAS RATTLED THE COASTLINE OF COSTA RICA, THE USGS REPORTS. 10km (6mi) NE of Hojancha, Costa Rica 11km (7mi) ESE of Nicoya, Costa Rica 30km (19mi) ESE of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica 44km (27mi) SW of Canas, Costa Rica 140km (87mi) W of San Jose, Costa Rica (USGS) Reuters: The […]
Mitt Romney realizes that he needs to save face with the black community and has now thrown a Hail Mary pass, with his campaign’s announcement of its Black Leadership Council, chaired by Reps. Tim Scott and House negro Rep. Allen West. The goal of the council is to “help facilitate dialogue […]
Hey, Yvette Clarke, stick to your day job as politician and not historian. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) went on the Colbert Report Tuesday night where she contended that the Dutch continued the practice of slavery in Brooklyn in 1898. Well, that’s wrong. The Politicker notes, the Dutch “lost control of its colonies in the […]
Patti Labelle is $100,000 lighter after opting to settling a case brought by Roseanna Monk alleging the singer of a profanity-laced tirade against her and her daughter. Labelle is accused of calling the mother a cunt and threw water on her after complaining her 18-month old daughter was playing near […]