Month: October 2014

A Reality Check for Democrats, Gift for Republicans

Earlier this week, President Barack Obama was interviewed on a radio show hosted by the Reverend Al Sharpton. Obama expressed frustration but understanding at the idea that Democrats, particularly those in tough Senate races in red states, don’t want him campaigning for them and are distancing themselves from him and his policies.

Enough About Ebola

Real Talk SATURDAY

The headline for all major news outlets has been about the Ebola virus. It started over the summer with news of the horrible situation in West Africa where thousands of people were dying from the serious disease. But even at that point, the coverage, in America, started to turn to the question of what if Ebola came to the states. Once there was the first American diagnosis of Ebola of a man that traveled from West Africa, the coverage has been nonstop; in fact, it has been a bit too much.

Democrats Lose Faith in Grimes

Just one day after after she debated the senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes’ one promising campaign to unseat the Kentucky Senator took a turn for the worse, thanks to… the Democrats. Apparently, Democrats have lost all faith in her campaign and have essentially conceded the race to McConnell.

The Florida Fan-Gate Scandal

Just when you thought that politics couldn’t get any more petty, it did. Last night, at the Florida Gubernatorial Debate, Governor Rick Scott didn’t initially come out to debate his Democratic challenger, former governor Charlie Crist. The reason? A fan. Yes, an electric fan that was posted at the lower part of Governor Crist’s podium.

The Ebola Czar Debate

Senator John McCain and other republicans have begun to criticize President Obama for not appointing an Ebola “czar” to manage the health crisis. They believe that the handling of this issue has been poor since two patience have been diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.

Democrats in Trouble

Real Talk SATURDAY

With less than a month before the midterm elections, Democrats are in even more trouble than they were earlier in the earlier in the year. Most people assumed that Republicans were already on the path to winning the Senate. But in recent months, several factors put that advantage into question… read more

Economic Success Amid Crises

President Barack Obama spoke to a crowd near Chicago today, touting the economic recovery. The economy has largely taken a back seat to the various crises we have seen since earlier in the year. From the the continuing Russian/Ukrainian crisis, to the Israeli aggression in Gaza, to… Read More ›