Articles by: Wendy Gittleson

Ralph Nader A Big Fan Of Sarah Palin

Ralph Nader A Big Fan Of Sarah Palin

‘I think she’s a lot smarter than most people credit her,’ says Nader. ‘Judging by her comments, she is squarely in the camp of conservative populism, opposed to corporatism and its corporate state.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Former Campaign Manager: Bachmann May Be Out After Iowa

Former Campaign Manager: Bachmann May Be Out After Iowa

Ed Rollins, Bachmann’s former campaign manager spoke with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC. ‘She doesn’t have the ability or resources to go beyond Iowa at this point in time like (Rick) Perry and (Mitt) Romney with lots of money could go into South Carolina, Arizona, Florida, lots of other places,’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Boehner Primary Challenger Is An Abortion Protestor Plant

Boehner Primary Challenger Is An Abortion Protestor Plant

Last week, Addicting Info reported that John Boehner (R-Ohio) was facing a primary challenger. Boehner’s challenger has been revealed to be a plant by extreme anti-choice activist, and founder of Operation Rescue, Randall Terry.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
If Obama Is Not Your Boyfriend, Why Are You Playing Hard To Get?

If Obama Is Not Your Boyfriend, Why Are You Playing Hard To Get?

Since 2010, the internet and the media have been filled with threats to sit out 2012, threats to primary the President or even to turn to a third party. Progressives are angry…and rightfully so. The road to Progressive values should not be this bumpy and painful. We voted for ‘change’, where the hell is it?

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

Michele Bachmann Thought Her Husband Wanted To ‘Pray Away The Gray’

Michele Bachmann Thought Her Husband Wanted To ‘Pray Away The Gray’

No, this is not from the Onion. Last night, Michele Bachmann appeared on the Tonight Show. Jay Leno asked her about her husband’s Christian Counseling Clinic and his ‘Pray the gay’ comments. She claims that she thought it was a mid-life comment and he meant, ‘Pray away the gray.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Boehner Faces Primary Challenger

Boehner Faces Primary Challenger

Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R-Ohio), faces a lot of heavy opposition. Much of it is from the left, people tired of his opposite game (whatever President Obama says, Boehner says the opposite), but some is from his own party.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Right Wing Blogosphere Hits New Rock Bottom; Pretending To Lipread Michelle Obama

Right Wing Blogosphere Hits New Rock Bottom; Pretending To Lipread Michelle Obama

But wait! It get’s worse. Now, the blogosphere is all atwitter over lip reading. That’s right! During Sunday’s 9/11 tribute, Michelle Obama whispered something in her husband’s ear. The right-wing bloggers don’t know what she said, because, of course, they couldn’t hear her, but they are sure of one thing…it was something bad about the flag.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Republican Jobs Plan? Snakes On A Plane

Republican Jobs Plan? Snakes On A Plane

Snakes are causing big problems in the Everglades. A proposed rule within the Interior Department would make it illegal to transport the snakes.

Social Security Is Not A Ponzi Scheme, Private Health Insurance Is

Social Security Is Not A Ponzi Scheme, Private Health Insurance Is

The term ‘Ponzi scheme’ is pithy. It’s easy to remember. It rolls right off the tongue and it fits nicely on a bumper sticker. For the rabid right, it had all the attributes for a great talking point in going after their number one target, Social Security.

Is Rick Perry A Birther?

Is Rick Perry A Birther?

Is Governor Rick Perry a birther? Birther queen Orly Taitz seems to think so.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Tea Party Favorite Loses First ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Hearing

Tea Party Favorite Loses First ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Hearing

US Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) was ordered by a Chicago judge to prove he doesn’t owe more than $100,000 in back child support.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Republican Party Leader Rush Limbaugh Lays Down The Law: Don’t Work With Obama (VIDEO)

Republican Party Leader Rush Limbaugh Lays Down The Law: Don’t Work With Obama (VIDEO)

Rush Limbaugh, from his throne atop the Republican party, warns the Republican powers that be that working with President Obama to pass the jobs bill will be political suicide.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Next On Fox’s Agenda? Eliminating The Civil Rights Act

Next On Fox’s Agenda? Eliminating The Civil Rights Act

To Fox and their viewers, ‘regulation’ has become a four letter word. Fox host David Asman and his guest Congressman Adam Kinsinger (R-Ill.) revealed a list of regulations that he would like Congress to do away with. Included in the extensive list are the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Clint Eastwood Doesn’t Care If Gay People Marry

Clint Eastwood Doesn’t Care If Gay People Marry

Republican politician and Hollywood macho man, Clint Eastwood has bigger things to worry about than whether gay people get married. In an interview with GQ Magazine, he went against his own party and said that Republicans were making a big mistake by fighting against gay marriage.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
John Kerry: The Beacon of Ethics on the Super Congress

John Kerry: The Beacon of Ethics on the Super Congress

‘I’m not meeting with a lot of lobbyists; I’m meeting with people I choose to meet with, who can inform me, assist in the process of crunching numbers and dealing with consequences, and so forth,’ -John Kerry.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Pat ‘Family Values’ Robertson Says a Man Should Divorce His Wife for Getting Sick

Pat ‘Family Values’ Robertson Says a Man Should Divorce His Wife for Getting Sick

Pat Robertson thinks God says it’s okay to ignore that ‘death till you part’ part of the marriage vow when a wife has Alzheimer’s. Cause, you know, a guy’s a guy. He has NEEDS!!!

by Wendy Gittleson· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
An Atheist as a Young Girl

An Atheist as a Young Girl

I consider myself lucky. I was raised without conventional religion. My father was a second generation atheist from a Jewish family. My mother was a first generation agnostic from a non-evangelical Episcopalian family. My friends were all Christian.

by Wendy Gittleson· · Political Rants
Robert Reich Explains the Credit Downgrade in a Way Even the Tea Party Can Understand

Robert Reich Explains the Credit Downgrade in a Way Even the Tea Party Can Understand

For your Tea Party friends, who believe that the United State’s credit downgrade, from AAA to AA+ is a good thing, let the smartest guy in the room do the arguing for you (in a way that even they can understand).

There Is No Wrong Way to Remember 9/11

There Is No Wrong Way to Remember 9/11

I chose not to participate in any of yesterday’s ceremony and for that, I took a lot of heat. Any American capable of feeling was deeply impacted by 9/11. I was no exception.

How Stupid is Too Stupid to Get Elected?

How Stupid is Too Stupid to Get Elected?

The Republican field of Presidential candidates is here. When listening to the media, only two stand out as the possible nominee, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Most conventional wisdom says that Perry isn’t a real threat. In the end, he’s too stupid to win with more moderate voters.

by Wendy Gittleson· · Information and Resources