The debate around the Ebola virus continues to get more and more ridiculous as some elected officials have found a way to politicize this issue. The debate really ratcheted up last week when another doctor who came from West Africa… Read More ›
Month: October 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
This week we saw the director of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson resign amid multiple security breaches that came to light last week. In a House Oversight committee hearing, there was bipartisan support for the condemnation of Pierson and her Secret Service colleagues… read more
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 ›