Stephen Colbert Hammers Mitt on Latino Outreach and Self-Deportation

Last night Stephen Colbert took on the Romney camp's desperation for the Latino vote--while refusing to endorse policies that would actually help Latinos. 

Watch this trenchant, irony-steeped segment on Romney's failed effort at reaching out to Latinos uses the words of both Romneys against them:

 

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 08:10

Koch Cash: As American Income Decreased, Billionaires' Brothers' Wealth Skyrocketed

The billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David, richest men on earth #7 and 8 (but together with more wealth than #1) have been in the headlines all summer thanks to their pouring funds into SuperPACS designed to unseat President Obama and the Democrats.

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 07:15

Something Big Is Shifting in the Electorate -- Obama Has Moved Over 50 Percent Line in Three Vital Swing States

President Obama has pulled ahead in the swing states of Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin, according to a new poll by released Friday morning by the Wall Street Journal/ NBC News/Marist College, “reaching the 50 percent threshold in all three battlegrounds.”

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 07:33

SNL Thursday Special Spoofs Fox & Friends Ridiculous Attempts to Spin Romney Tapes

Last night's SNL Thursday election special did not treat the Mitt Romney fundraiser video scandal with kid gloves--nor should it have. And like Jon Stewart did, the SNL writers took special glee in targeting Fox's absurd attempts to spin the damning video. This fake "Fox and Friends" segment showed the lengths the hosts will go to to defend their man, also showcasing several more faux "secret Romney tapes" such as the candidate tasting McDonald's for the first time and riding in Cash Cab.

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 06:34

Elizabeth Warren Plays the GOP Card Against Scott Brown in Nationally Televised Debate

Earlier this week, I swore off making sweeping pronouncements about the direction of the Massachusetts Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, which is probably a good thing, since I don’t think their first debate last night moved the needle dramatically for either candidate.

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 06:37

Elizabeth Warren Plays the GOP Card

Earlier this week, I swore off making sweeping pronouncements about the direction of the Massachusetts Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, which is probably a good thing, since I don’t think their first debate last night moved the needle dramatically for either candidate.

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 06:37

Last Clinics Standing: Alabama Abortion Clinic Struggles While Mississippi’s Forges On

 

When Diane Derzis shut the doors of the New Woman All Women Health Care clinic in Birmingham, Ala., last May, she did not expect the clinic to be shut for good.

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 06:16

The Racism Behind Anti-Redistribution Politicking

 

Date: Fri, 09/21/2012 - 06:10

Victory in Brooklyn Over Walmart

 

Date: Thu, 09/20/2012 - 19:55

Sarah Silverman's Insanely Great Video Going After GOP Vote Suppressors

Comedian Sarah Silverman's has a new video saying exactly what she thinks of the GOP effort to suppress Democratic votes with their new voter ID laws. Take a few minutes to watch it. Make it a viral hit.

And then make sure your voter registration is up to date. If you moved since you last voted, you need to update your address before your state's registration deadline. In Florida, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Nevada, that's two weeks away.

Date: Thu, 09/20/2012 - 16:06

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