Submitted by Joshua Holland on Fri, 2012-09-21 15:14
Fox released a teaser of an upcoming show, and it turns out that Homer Simpson is a Romney man. Along the way, the producers take shots at Romney's taxes, voter ID laws and, of course, low-information voters. Watch:
On September 21st activists across the world are rising up against the proliferation of the shale gas drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing or fracking. As Mark Schlosberg writes for Food and Water Watch:
Submitted by Sarah Lazare on Fri, 2012-09-21 11:36
Senior citizens: wise to the Ryan plan? The VP Candidate, most well known for his desire to privatize medicare, was soundly booed--repeatedly--at an appearance today before the senior citizen lobbying group AARP.
Submitted by Steven Rosenfeld on Fri, 2012-09-21 10:52
The August unemployment numbers are out and the politicos are spinning them. The big headline is the jobless rate rose slightly in more than half the states to a national averge of 8.1 percent, but in big 2012 swing states—Ohio, Florida and Virginia—it did not change.
Submitted by Sarah Lazare on Fri, 2012-09-21 09:09
Ann Romney has been derided as being out of touch and inaccessible, but her recent comments seem to indicate that she is very in touch with the current temperature of the election--in Iowa today she reacted to the naitonal pile-on of pundits, even conservatives saying her husband has to get his campaign together.