Tag: fundraisers

Tuesday Afternoon News Roundup – The Mitt Romney addition

I would like to go back to the gift that keeps on giving, Mitt Romney‘s secret video of one of his fundraisers. This was originally posted on the Mother Jones website about a month ago. In that video Mitt Romney said, “my dad, you know, was the governor of Michigan and was the head of a car company, but he was born in Mexico. And had he been born of Mexican parents I’d had a better shot at winning this, but he was unfortunately born of Americans living in Mexico.” Isn’t that just the knee slapper? Although Mitt Romney would like

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Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Wednesday Morning News Roundup There are certain memes or themes that never seem to go away. One of the strongest seems to be that Democrats are soft on crime/terrorism. We can go back to Michael Dukakis being painted with Willie Horton. Currently, Republicans are using a variation on this theme by saying that President Barack Obama has skipped intelligence briefings. This is not true. The number of uninsured Americans has declined in many states. This is good. Housing market appears to be improving. If, for some reason, you haven’t seen Mitt Romney’s “secret” video in which he is talking to fundraisers, the video

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Newt decides to play the race card

When your campaign is in shambles, you’re desperate. You have to figure out a way to become relevant again. Newt Gingrich’s world, by all accounts, is falling apart. Newt hasn’t been a powerful player for more than a decade, yet he’s been able to convince conservative donors that he still relevant. He’s been able to start several political action committees and fill the coffers with millions of dollars. Now those funds have been drying up. So former House Speaker Newt Gingrich decides to run for president. His campaign gets off to a bumpy start when he denounces the Ryan tax plan,

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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