Brad Bannon


April 2011


Donald Trump, the GOP, and Birtherism Are One Big 2012 Joke

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My mother used to say “small things amuse small minds.” Mom’s words of wisdom explain the Republican obsession with President Obama’s birth.

The "long form" the White House released yesterday is just the last in a long line of documents that Barack Obama has released to prove he was born in Hawaii.

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TAGS:
tea party
politics
Romney, Mitt
health care reform
Gingrich, Newt
Republican Party
Bachmann, Michele
Trump, Donald

Republicans' 2012 Slogan: It's Anything But the Economy, Stupid

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The GOP has turned one of the most effective slogans in American political history on its head. The Republican rallying cry for 2012 will be “Anything but the economy, stupid.” Let's see how that works out for them next year.

Last year Republican leader John Boehner promised Americans that his ...

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TAGS:
unemployment
Congress
Boehner, John
politics
2012 presidential election
abortion
women's health
employment
marriage
LGBT rights

Washington to English Dictionary for the Debt and Libya

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The late great, William Safire wrote one of the best books ever about American politics. The book, Safire's Political Dictionary took phrases that the political class used routinely and tried to explain the jargon to the public.

It’s not easy to translate Washington into English but if anyone could ...

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TAGS:
Congress
Republican Party
national security terrorism and the military
deficit and national debt
Democratic Party

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