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"Rove has a lot of explaining to do …The billionaire donors I hear are livid"

"The billionaire donors I hear are livid," one Republican operative told The Huffington Post. "There is some holy hell to pay. Karl Rove has a lot of explaining to do … I don't know how you tell your donors that we spent $390 million and got nothing."


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/republican-reckoning-defeat_n_2090510.html

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http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/07/1158653/-Popcorn-Time-The-billionaire-donors-are-livid




Quote of the Day

"Rove spends more for Republican candidates than the NRSC and the NRCC. He's running things. Rove is definitely a problem."


-- GOP strategist Rick Tyler, quoted by BuzzFeed, on the power of Karl Rove in the Republican party.
http://www.buzzfeed.com/rebeccaberg/republicans-prepare-for-party-soul-searching-after

feels SO good



love, love, love

and peace, kp

LOL! Obama won Paul Ryan's southern Wisconsin district

In somewhat of a surprise, Rep. Paul Ryan won reelection Tuesday with the lowest margin of his career, claiming just under than 55 percent of the vote in the Republican vice presidential candidate’s southern Wisconsin district. President Obama won Rock County, Ryan’s home, with more than 60 percent of the vote. With three terms under his belt as Budget Committee chairman or ranking member, Ryan would need a waiver from House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to maintain that gavel. Most GOP insiders expect he will be granted the waiver.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/election-2012/wp/2012/11/07/paul-ryan-immensely-proud/

After they lose $300 million in Ohio, Adelson & the Koch brothers contemplate throttling FORWARD.

After they lose $300 million in Ohio,

Sheldon Adelson and the Koch brothers contemplate throttling forward.



http://www.dependablerenegade.com/dependable_renegade/2012/11/after-they-lose-300-million-in-ohio.html

Our Big Fat Gay Election



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But among all the very many reasons to be happy today, one of my favorite things is the stunning progress we’ve made on LGBT equality, symbolized by a few of last night’s election results. NOM has a sad today, and that’s a Good Thing. They used to crow about their “36-0” record, and to give the devil their due, they were remarkably successful in advancing the cause of bigotry and defacing various state constitutions with anti-gay graffiti.

That streak is broken. Marriage equality won in Maine, Maryland and Minnesota (and maybe Washington state too). Tammy Baldwin is the first openly gay senator elected in US history.

This particular moral arc of the universe has been bending toward justice for a long time, thanks to the brave and tireless efforts of millions of people over decades. And although it has bent more sharply recently, we still have a long way to go.

But is there any doubt that having a sitting president come out in favor of marriage equality made a difference? Is there any doubt that President Obama’s successful drive to repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell changed things?

Thank you, President Barack Obama. Well done, sir.http://www.balloon-juice.com/2012/11/07/our-big-fat-gay-election/

when will they SEE?!?

answer: NEVER


ConservativeStatement

A litigation attorney, my wife is a logical, critical thinker; and yet, when she talks about Obama, it’s about how handsome and charming he is.

Like college kids, women are emotional voters and thinkers; as a result, they are unable to make wise decisions for the benefit of the nation(Yes, there are exceptions). The Founding Fathers knew this, and that’s why women were denied the vote until the 1920s and children weren’t allowed to vote until the 1970s.


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2956404/posts


taking it especially hard...

The Republican Party gave itself one job…

Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions

Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions

Let us review:

The United States of America -- a country where only eight years ago, opposition to the right of gay and lesbian couples to form and protect their families, under the color of law, was a winning national election strategy -- for the first time by popular vote defeated an effort to discriminate against such families in one state, and endorsed the right to marry in three others.

This same United States sent a woman who is gay to its upper chamber.

The United States of America, where legal marital rape is in living memory, turned away two men who would minimize that rape and likely turned control of the entire Senate over that issue.

The United States of America, where under the color of law and under the force of terrorism whole swaths of black people were deprived of the right to vote in recent memory, saw black voting not only match levels achieved in 2008 but exceed them.

The United States of America, a country of immigrants, saw the Latino share of the vote increase, not decrease as so many predicted.

The United States of America, whose prison system is a mockery of justice, endorsed a mature and sane drug policy in three states.

The United States of America, where the disenfranchisement of women is in recent memory, sent a historic number of women to its upper chambers.

The United States of America, whose media has long been held hostage by the vendors of hair-tonic and lead alchemy, saw those self-same vendors shamed, embarrassed, and reduced to self-mockery before the world.

The United States of America, a country with the vending of black people barely out of living memory, with the systemic white supremacy very much in its living memory, re-elected a black president.


http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/11/hippies-wander-into-the-lions-den-maul-lions/264921/

The Sad Faces Of FOX







http://americablog.com/2012/11/the-sad-faces-of-fox.html
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