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Mitt Romney’s Dirty Dozen | Politics News | Rolling Stone

You have to think “smart business men” who invest millions do so in a smart calculated way …  On the other hand, the investments made in the Mitt Romney campaign now seem to have been foolhardy.  Rolling Stone magazine takes us on a tour de force of the Romney money machine in terms of its nastiest backers …

“Not so long ago, Mitt Romney used to blast deadly coal-fired power plants and talk up emission caps to curb the “dramatic warming of our planet.” But as the GOP nominee for president, Romney has become dirty energy’s biggest cheerleader. As his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, slams federal investment in wind and solar energy as “green pork,” Romney is loudly championing Big Oil, Big Coal, fracking and the disastrous …”

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Obama Wins New Term as Electoral Advantage Holds – NYTimes.com

America’s has chosen to stay on the path to fairness, embracing diversity and the working person … The 47% wins!

The New York Times reports Obama victory as “Mr. Etch a Sketch” goes down hard and for ever!

Mitt Catches Bad Loss … America’s 47% wins big!

“Barack Hussein Obama was re-elected president of the United States on Tuesday, overcoming powerful economic headwinds, a lock-step resistance to his agenda by Republicans in Congress and an unprecedented torrent of advertising as the nation voted to give him a second …”

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Mourdock’s Comments Pose Dilemma for Romney – NYTimes.com

NYTs reports on Romney’s friends in the new more right wing Republican party and their outlandish remarks regarding rape and a women’s dignity and rights…

“The charged anti-abortion comments made this week by Richard Mourdock, a Republican Senate candidate in Indiana, pose …”

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The foreign-policy debate: Neoconservatism goes underground | The Economist

The London Economist, ever the sober and clear voice of the pragmatic business minded political middle, reports and deciphers the Romnian ideological Etch A Sketch which now sings a song of sober statesmanship and moderation in hopes of capturing the American Middle Class and undecided vote …

 

“WARMING up for last night’s foreign-policy debate, I was curious about what the neoconservative crowd was thinking these days, so …”

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The Presidential Debate’s Libya Moment : The New Yorker

In the field of media studies, scholars offer strategies and insights of varied quality about the profession and its ills. Alongside that work stands the practice of journalism—the bouncy flights, the lousy hotel rooms, the thrills and the humiliations of piecing together information and writing too fast, and occasionally, the loss of friends and colleagues in war zones. For a practitioner, listening to a media-studies scholar criticize work he or she has never done—even if the criticism may be justified—is a prescription for an …

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Obama and Romney Focus on Efforts to Woo Women – NYTimes.com

President Obama charged that Mitt Romney’s policies are economically threatening to women, as the candidates in their second presidential debate on Tuesday night clashed repeatedly over who would best serve the …

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Analysis: Obama regains his footing in feisty second debate | Reuters

President Barack Obama put his re-election bid back on firm footing on Tuesday night with a strong debate performance that is likely to thrill his Democratic supporters and earn him a second look from the few voters who …

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In seemingly endless times of “trash talk” that led to an improbable and unpopular political victory, the newly minted president clamors: “Now arrives the hour of action.” Fleeting relief comes to the nation as the transition […]

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