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Biden's speech should be hell fired.

If he ramps up the temp in the arena this will be good.

Set - GO!

Posted by liberal N proud | Thu Sep 6, 2012, 09:27 PM (4 replies)

Has anyone asked Romney where his tax returns are today?

Show us the taxes Mittens!
Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Sep 5, 2012, 06:53 PM (1 replies)

Seth Rogen has an Ah Ha moment about Romney.






My daughter sent that to me.

Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Sep 5, 2012, 05:58 PM (7 replies)

This is what Ann Romney and Mitt Romney never did.

If the speech is effective beyond the power of well delivered rhetoric, it will be because the first lady took this description of Obama’s core self and linked it to policy. This is what Ann Romney and Mitt Romney never did. The message of the GOP convention was “Trust Mitt.” That was Michelle Obama’s message too: Her husband could be trusted because he came from a background and has lived a middle class life. But then she started connecting the biography to the policy. This was always Bill Clinton’s great gift. If this connection is successfully made, then that's what will make this pitch more politically than just a pretty speech by a loving wife who thinks her husband deserves an A for effort.



http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_breakfast_table/features/2012/_2012_democratic_national_convention/michelle_obama_s_speech_tied_barack_obama_s_personal_story_to_the_way_he_governs_as_president_.html
Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Sep 5, 2012, 07:08 AM (3 replies)

The Empty Chair interview makes the Weird News section of NBC News.

Click on NBC New - Weird News page and scroll down to find this:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4429957/


He made the Web's day: Eastwood's wacky speech goes viral
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/31/13591223-clint-eastwoods-empty-chair-at-rnc-sparks-internet-buzz?lite





Weird indeed!
Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Sep 4, 2012, 09:26 AM (0 replies)

Here is Westlake Ohio, hoping for rain - maybe it will put the fire out in Paul Ryans pants.

Paul Ryan is scheduled to speak just a few blocks from my office. I am really hoping it rains on his parade today.

The forcast says there is a good chance

Cleveland, OH 44181Tue
11 AM
77°F
Precip: 40%
Thunder storms

12 PM
78°F
Precip: 60%
Thunder storms

1 PM
78°F
Precip: 60%
Thunder storms
Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Sep 4, 2012, 07:41 AM (1 replies)

Romney To Flood Victim: 'Go Home And Call 211'

For those who were away all weekend...

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney launched the final leg of his quest for the White House by visiting storm-battered Louisiana on Friday. He drove through a town that was flooded by Hurricane Isaac in part because it's still outside the vast flooding protection system built with federal funds after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans.

Romney and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) spent close to an hour meeting with first responders and local officials. Romney shook hands with National Guardsmen outside the U.S. Post Office and talked with a local resident, Jodie Chiarello, 42, who lost her home in Isaac's flooding.

Chiarello said she told Romney, "I lost everything" and that the presidential contender advised her on how to get assistance. "He said that he was going to do the best that he could for us," she said.

"He just told me to, um, there's assistance out there," Chiarello said of her conversation with Romney. "He said, go home and call 211." That's a public service number offered in many states.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/01/mitt-romney-211_n_1848432.html

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Sep 4, 2012, 07:34 AM (0 replies)

A Reminder: The History of Labor Day

I thought we all should remember what this day is all about. I heard a news comentator today say that Labor Day was 130 years old. The guy sitting next to him said so that means there have been 130 years of cookouts and festivals.

So as a reminder to the reason for the day:


Labor Day: How it Came About; What it Means

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

<snip>

The First Labor Day

The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day holiday just a year later, on September 5, 1883.

<snip>

A Nationwide Holiday

The form that the observance and celebration of Labor Day should take was outlined in the first proposal of the holiday — a street parade to exhibit to the public "the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations" of the community, followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families. This became the pattern for the celebrations of Labor Day. Speeches by prominent men and women were introduced later, as more emphasis was placed upon the economic and civic significance of the holiday. Still later, by a resolution of the American Federation of Labor convention of 1909, the Sunday preceding Labor Day was adopted as Labor Sunday and dedicated to the spiritual and educational aspects of the labor movement.

The character of the Labor Day celebration has undergone a change in recent years, especially in large industrial centers where mass displays and huge parades have proved a problem. This change, however, is more a shift in emphasis and medium of expression. Labor Day addresses by leading union officials, industrialists, educators, clerics and government officials are given wide coverage in newspapers, radio, and television.

The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ever known and has brought us closer to the realization of our traditional ideals of economic and political democracy. It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pay tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation's strength, freedom, and leadership — the American worker.


http://www.dol.gov/opa/aboutdol/laborday.htm
Posted by liberal N proud | Mon Sep 3, 2012, 08:20 AM (1 replies)

Romney takes Labor Day weekend off

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — While President Obama rallies his supporters at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Mitt Romney plans to spend much of next week preparing for the fall debates.

After his rallies in Cincinnati and Jacksonville on Saturday, Romney is headed to his lakeside vacation home in Wolfeboro, N.H., for Labor Day weekend. He has no public events planned Sunday or Monday. The Democratic convention will hold televised proceedings Tuesday through Thursday, with unofficial gatherings on Labor Day.


http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-mitt-romney-will-prep-next-week-for-debates-20120901,0,5177086.story



no public events planned Sunday or Monday
Is this an example of the type of President he would be? Absent when the pressure is on!
Posted by liberal N proud | Sun Sep 2, 2012, 09:20 AM (20 replies)

Is it safe to say that everything said in Tampa was a lie?

I think it is. Nothing some on the stage and off at the RNC was not factual.

Posted by liberal N proud | Sat Sep 1, 2012, 07:28 PM (4 replies)
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