Category Archive for 'Campaign 2012'

After the Western GOP Debate on October 18th (part 1, 2, 3, and 4), hosted by CNN and moderated by Anderson Cooper, Mr. Cooper decided to do a “Keeping them Honest” segment on his show the next day (below). Amongst other items fact-checked, he zeroed in on a statement that Rick Perry made to Mitt Romney, [...]

GOP Candidate Rick Perry caused a relative firestorm in recent weeks by referring to Social Security as a Ponzi Scheme.  This has caused a number of rebuttals – one I’m particularly fond of – being a visual person – is this one at MotherJones.  While that graphic makes a number of good points – and [...]

At the CNN/Tea Party Express debate on September 12th, there was a question posed to Ron Paul on healthcare, and it’s ensuing response has taken on a life of it’s own.  President Obama even offered a critique of “conservative values” he derived from the episode at a recent fundraiser: “You’ve got audiences cheering at the prospect of [...]

Let’s start with the episode that inspired me to quit thinking about this site, and to actually “do it”.  Specifically, Elizabeth Warren (2012 Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts) giving a seemingly-impromptu speech that has become a favorite of the progressive/left to rally for “fair taxation” as of late – See the section “Elizabeth Warren on Fair [...]