Articles by: Liberal Lamp Post

Romney Says Half Of Americans Are ‘Victims’ And ‘Dependent On Government’ (VIDEO)

Romney Says Half Of Americans Are ‘Victims’ And ‘Dependent On Government’ (VIDEO)

Just when you think you can’t hear anything dumber out of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s mouth, he gets you again.

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California Rodeo Clown Shocks With Racist Joke About Michelle Obama

California Rodeo Clown Shocks With Racist Joke About Michelle Obama

Mike Hayhurst may have entertained audiences for the last time after making an offensive and racist joke about the First Lady

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Reality hitting Scott Walker

Judge Colas Shows Cojones, Cans Gov. Walker’s Anti-Union Law

Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas condemned embattled Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union law, saying it violates both the state and U.S. Constitution, and is null and void.

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Romney Stands To Gain $11.7 Million Profit If Elected President

Romney Stands To Gain $11.7 Million Profit If Elected President

Few people understand the pertinent conflict of financial interest the Republican presidential candidate is toting around in his overstuffed IRA.

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1 In 7 Ohio Conservatives Think Mitt Romney Killed Osama bin Laden

1 In 7 Ohio Conservatives Think Mitt Romney Killed Osama bin Laden

15% of Ohioan voters who identified themselves as “very” conservative gave credit not to the Commander in Chief and mission strategist, but to former Governor Mitt Romney … uummm … say what??!

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8 Facts That Prove the Tea Party Is Ignorant of the U.S. Constitution

8 Facts That Prove the Tea Party Is Ignorant of the U.S. Constitution

The Tea Partiers insist that they obey the Constitution to the letter of the law and that their radical agenda embodies the Constitutional idea. But study the Constitution and you’ll see that these so-called Constitutional conservatives don’t love the law – they’re trying to distort and rewrite the Constitution to subvert it to their wishes. These 8 facts serve as proof.

18 Reasons to Thank a Liberal: A Partial List of Liberal Achievements; 1935-2010

18 Reasons to Thank a Liberal: A Partial List of Liberal Achievements; 1935-2010

Liberals get a bad rap from conservatives for over-spending and from their own party for not achieving enough. Yet, where would we be without liberals? The answer is too dire to ponder. If you’re proud to be a liberal or Democrat, please pass on this ode of appreciation.

Scenes from Occupy Wall St. protest

Sign Petition to Stop Obscene NYPD Brutality, Stand with #OccupyWallSt Protestors

Don’t let the NYPD squash this People’s movement with violence. Stand with the protestors. Watch these police brutality videos and follow the link to sign the petition on Change.org.

From Occupy SF album: http://on.fb.me/p0zoIc

Occupy Wall Street Is The Voice of A Generation, Catch Up Here (Pics, Video)

The Revolution will not be televised, but it is being live-streamed right now. Right now as I write, thousands of people are marching through New York City to Union Square. Even as many news outlets dismiss, ignore and blackout the Occupy Wall Street rebellion, the movement is gathering force like a wave that soon will crest and smash on the shore of capitalism.

8 Reasons the Buffett Rule is NOT ‘Class Warfare’

8 Reasons the Buffett Rule is NOT ‘Class Warfare’

Class warfare simply means ‘conflict between social or economic classes’ but Republicans are trying to spin class warfare into connotations of trouble-makers inventing imaginary problems with unfair solutions. Here are 8 reasons why the Buffett rule – or ‘shared sacrifice’ from the wealthy – is NOT ‘class warfare.’

Obama’s Clever Strategy to Transform the Tax Reform Debate

Obama’s Clever Strategy to Transform the Tax Reform Debate

This time Obama’s fighting the battle for tax reform under the banner of the American Jobs Act. And his savvy approach may pay off if enough of us fall in behind him.

NY GOP Flyer Supporting Bob Turner For N.Y.'s 9th

Mix Limbaugh, Jerry Springer and Bachmann and You Get…Rep. Weiner’s Replacement?! How Did Bob Turner Win NY’s 9th?

Democrats will miss Congressman Anthony Weiner more now that he’s been replaced by Bob Turner in N.Y.’s 9th District. Turner is the founder of the Rush Limbaugh and Jerry Springer shows AND he mirrors Michele Bachmann on fiscal policy. Moreover, Turner exploited New Yorkers’ sentiments on 9/11, Palestinians and gays to edge out Democratic candidate Dave Weprin by a 6.5 percent margin.

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Obama Declares ‘National Emergency’ over Jobs, Makes Unscripted Plea to Supporters

Let’s not understate the President’s push: Obama’s on the road really busting his a** to push the recalcitrant Congress into passing the American Jobs Act in a hurry. And he really needs your help. Here is all the information you need to reach your Representatives via phone, fax, email, Facebook and Twitter.

Tea Party or Ron Paul for President? Get your head checked.

Blind Drunk Repeatedly Chants ‘Ron Paul 2012!’ as He’s Arrested for DWI (VIDEO)

Just how many drinks does it take to claim imaginary Constitutional rights? How many more alcoholic beverages before you actually believe Ron Paul represents freedom? Watch this Montana man, who registers at almost 4 times the legal alcohol limit, falsely invoke the Constitution AND proclaim allegiance to Ron Paul as Montana sheriffs make a DWI arrest.

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Associated Press

‘Pass This Jobs Bill.’ Obama Delivers Pitch-Perfect Speech on American Jobs Act

(Video and Best Quotes.) If you were looking for the President to devise an intelligent plan to create immediate jobs and deliver it with coherent, powerful rhetoric and a dogged defense of liberal ideals, Obama hit a home run. The oration of his Sept. 8 Joint Session on jobs creation was on point. The urgent message to Congress was clear and repetitive and it wasn’t so much a request as an expertly articulated demand:

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How Obama Emerged from Aug. 31 Hullabaloo Looking Not So Shabby – No, Really!

Yeah, I was pretty pissed at the President yesterday, too. I mean, COME ON!! Really??!! ANOTHER thing your detractors can say you ‘caved’ on? And then two separate ideas made their way into my head.

REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

VA Hotel Evicts Paying Liberal Guests to ‘Avoid Confrontation’ with Eric Cantor

Don’t you want to know which hotel evicted people from their rooms and canceled their ballroom reservation just so Eric Cantor wouldn’t have to hear anything dissident during his stay? And don’t you want to hear what those people had to say?

AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari

White House Equates GOP Debate with Animal Planet, Lays Down Gauntlet to GOP Contenders

Now that Obama will speak before both chambers of Congress at the same date and time as the next GOP presidential debate (Wed., Sept. 7 at 8pm ET), Republicans must decide whether to take the ratings hit and go on with the debate as planned – or shuffle out of the President’s way and reschedule the side-show circus known as the Republican Debate/Tea Party Tirade.

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From the Center for American Progress

Do Republicans Want to ‘Dumb Down’ Public School Students? The Answer May Surprise You

Yes, Republicans nationwide are engaging in concerted efforts to suppress votes, overpower women’s rights and tar and feather Obama. But did you also know that Republicans may be purposely undermining the public education system to keep wealth and power concentrated in the top 1 percent in future generations?

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Is Rick Perry a Crook? The Evidence is Mounting…

Americans don’t demand much from elected officials. We just want them to be transparent and fair. What we don’t want are the kind of people who pass out appointments to top donors, create special legislation to conceal their questionable financial activity, and use taxpayer money to help fund expensive vacations. But that’s the kind of guy Texans have in Republican Gov. Rick Perry…

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