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Last time conservatives got this out of control, they tried to to secede from the Union. Maybe this time we should let them go.

by Timmy Falcon

Conservative judge in Texas says there’s a revolution coming if President Obama is reelected. Republican group in Virginia called for “armed revolution” if Obama wins. Conservative gun nuts are buying up weapons in record numbers. And there’s the very frightening, yet very real sense that if Obama does indeed win as all major polls predict he will, that conservatives will either take up armed rebellion against the United States en masse or somehow try to secede from the Union Continue reading

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“Dark Knight” actor arrested after threatening to kill Harvey Weinstein’s family


Movie producer Harvey Weinstein and his family are apparently lucky to be alive after actor Vivek Shah, who most recently appeared in blockbuster The Dark Knight, threatened violence unless the producer paid him four million dollars to go away. Apparently the guy was dumb enough to not only put the extortion threats in writing Continue reading

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Romney’s racist lies: the truth is only 4% of Americans are on welfare, and largest percentage are white

by Timmy Falcon

Mitt Romney’s strategy for winning over the votes of middle class white Americans is to convince them that minorities are bleeding the nation dry with their welfare checks, and while he’s kept the racial intones subtle, his campaign TV ads are trying to paint Barack Obama as a “welfare president” who is shoveling taxpayer money out the back door of the White House to his fellow black Americans. One little problem: as usual, the facts are not on Romney’s side Continue reading

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Constitution-hater Romney says separation of church and state has been taken “too far”

by Bootsy Vernon

Mitt Romney said in an interview this week that he believes separation of church and state has been taken “too far” and that the constitutional wall between the two entities erected by the Founding Fathers should be relaxed Continue reading

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Obama is up by 4% in most polls, with only 3% of voters undecided… is the election over?

by Timmy Falcon

An index of major 2012 Presidential polls shows Barack Obama has an average lead of four percentage points with two and a half months left before election day. Additional data reveals that the number of remaining “undecided” voters has shrunk to a mere three percent. That means that even if all of the undecided voters decide to vote for Mitt Romney, that will still give Obama a one percent victory in the popular vote. This of course begs the question: barring an incident in which those who have said they’re voting for Obama end up changing their minds, is the election already over? Of course some of you constitutional scholars are saying wait a minute.

Those who recall their ninth grade civics class know that the Presidential election is not decided by the popular vote. Each state has a certain number of electoral votes based on the size of its population, and in most of those states, whichever candidate wins the popular vote statewide gets all of the state’s electoral votes (a few smaller states do split up their electoral votes). And so even though Obama is apparently set to win the popular vote by a margin of one to seven percent if barring a major change of heart, it’s the electoral math which matters.

But pollsters have even more good news for Obama on that front: for Romney to win the election, he’d have to more or less win every swing state – and right now he’s losing in every swing state. Obama only really has to win one or perhaps two of the swing states in order to win the electoral math and win the election. In fact, if the election were held to today and people voted the same way they’ve said that would when polled, Obama would win the 538-vote electoral college by about a hundred votes. And yet all we hear from the media is how this is a close election which will come down to the wire.

It makes one wonder if perhaps the news outlets are handling Obama-Romney the same way the Monday Night Football announcing team handles the Patriots-Rams when there’s a twenty-five point differential early in the fourth quarter. The game is all but over, yet at least one of the announcers will invariably try to make it sound closer than it is and explain how the losing team does indeed have a shot of getting back into it. Of course it’s all in the name of getting viewers to stick around as late into the game as possible, so ratings will stay high, so they’ll watch more of the upcoming commercials.

And you have to wonder if the news networks are playing the same game in the election. You hear them talk about how it’s a “close race” with only a few percentage points between Obama and Romney, and a lot of talk about how each of them could win or lose this or that swing state. But you rarely hear them mention the fact that Obama is up by four percentage points with only three points left to be decided, or that Obama is on pace for perhaps the largest electoral college blowout since Clinton in 1996 or even Reagan in 1984. That doesn’t mean it’s over. If Obama accidentally burns down the White House next month while trying to cook dinner, or if Romney ever figures out how to come off as something other than a lying douchebag, some of the “decided” voters could become undecided. But those are unlikely events, and somehow you never hear the news networks talking about how unlikely a Romney victory is at this point.

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Attention CNN: “unbiased reporting” does not mean giving equal weight to democratic facts and republican lies


CNN and other “balanced” media outlets strike again. When did the definition of unbiased mean giving equal weight to the proven truths told by one guy and the obvious lies told by another? Mitt Romney runs a TV ad falsely claiming that Obama gutted welfare, which the basic facts of the matter prove Romney to be telling a Pinocchio-style lie, and yet the typical CNN headline is “Romney claims Obama gutted welfare, but Obama fires back.” The entire story then consists of Romney’s lies and Obama’s truths being given equal weight Continue reading