Republicans are stupid enough to say that climate change doesn’t exist and Democrats are stupid enough to think we can stop it.
If Obama wins again, (he will) Democrats will have carried the popular vote in 5 of the last 6 presidential elections. Are we slowly moving towards a new era in politics? As minority groups continue to become a larger force in politics, and younger voters value social issues in larger numbers than ever, I think we are. I think Republicans are going to have to adapt or die. Oh yes, demographic and and cultural shifts are about to make the next decade or so very interesting for politics. Excitement.
“Fact-Checking” is really starting to piss me off. Allowing companies to bring back foreign earned dollars tax free is a tax break for having overseas operations essentially. It seems these guys look for anything now that might be slightly semantically murky as a false claim in the quest of appearing neutral. It’s clear to those following the details closely that one side lies way more than the other, though they both stretch the truth, so they have to force these fact-checks for the other to make it appear as though both sides did the same amount of truth stretching. Who fact-checks the fact-checkers? Anyone else notice this?
A lot of the best music that came out this year was free, including these three awesome mixtapes. And the music industry thinks that SOPA or Protect IP is their answer. No, good content at more reasonable prices is their answer. Maybe not even that when we can get such good content free and legally. Anyway, see you at Coachella Abel Tesfaye.
Melon Head GOP.
Omit Jon Huntsman because he’s truly a moderate and I would consider voting for him.
Put away your political bias for a second and tell me this isn’t a great idea.
I found this via copyranter, who also posted the news story below. I have no idea if this is real or not.
Reuters, January 10—In an historical political move, the marketing team of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has launched a diabolical nationwide public bathroom advertising campaign against President Barack Obama.
An anonymous Romney spokesperson says the hot air hand dryer stickers have been placed in most major airport restrooms and hundreds of McDonald’s and Denny’s locations around the nation. When asked how they worked out such an unusual media buy, the spokesperson simply said, “no comment,” insinuating that this is an illegal guerrilla effort.
Agency: Dunno | Source: Copyranter
There is no way the Romney guys are behind this. There is no way the Romney guys are this funny. There is no way Romney’s people are this clever.
So giant media organizations give millions in campaign contributions to politicians, and then politicians spend millions advertising on tv, essentially giving the money right back to them. 12.5 million has been spent in Iowa on TV ads alone. That’s an average of 200 dollars per voter. I wonder why the politicians don’t directly just give the voters the money. It seems like a much more logical system. “I’m Mitt Romney, I’m not going to bother you with annoying TV ads this season but instead, here’s two hundred bucks. Vote for me.” 93 percent of elections are won by the candidate who spends more anyway. If our votes are essentially bought these days, shouldn’t the voters at least be the ones profiting?
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