A new satirical video from The Message, released on the eve of Mitt Romney's scheduled address today to the NAACP Convention, has the right-wing blogosphere incensed. The video, you see, unabashedly takes on the Republican Party's -- and Mitt Romney's -- race problem.In the video, we see four actors, portraying Romney and three advisers, convening in a conference room to strategize what Romney should say to the nation's premier civil rights group.The lead consultant is depicted as the guy who cooked up the Willie Horton ad (video) from the1988 presidential campaign, which famously played racial fears against Democrat Michael Dukakis in his contest against Republican George H.W. Bush. Read more
Painted crosses and mass-printed “Women Do Regret Abortion” signs belonging to anti-choice extremists clutter the sidewalk of North State Street in the Fondren region of Jackson, Mississippi, where Jackson Women’s Health Organization (JWHO) operates as the state’s sole abortion clinic.
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What happens when a mature industrial nation turns its back on democracy and lets its right-wing elite destroy the middle class? We've seen this movie before. READ MORE
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Greg Sargent at The Plum Line highlights the new stronger Democratic rhetoric on the Bush tax cuts. It's about time:Sherrod Brown, who is in a competitive race in Ohio, flatly stated that the President’s proposal is right on the substance and on the politics.
“This is simply restoring the tax levels from years ago on two percent of taxpayers," Brown told me. “I don’t know why some Democrats are queasy. Possibly they think it’s better messaging if the cutoff is $1 million. Elected officials at this level know a lot of people who make $300,000. We generally don’t spend enough time with people who make $30,000.” Read more
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