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Posted by AdLib On Dec - 7 - 2010 54 COMMENTS

When it comes to the Bush Tax Cuts, the Devil is in the details…and the bargaining room.

Posted by Marion On Dec - 3 - 2010 40 COMMENTS

I’m giving up officially. On politics. Specifically, American politics. I was raised in what my mother regularly called “a Democratic kitchen” in the South, by parents who had been Roosevelt Democrats. My father cast his first vote as a 21 year-old for FDR’s second term. Four years after that, my […]

Posted by bito On Nov - 18 - 2010 25 COMMENTS
fat cat

Can this country be all for everyone and no one has to pay taxes? Roads, schools, hospitals, parks to be built. Wars to be fought and the country to be defended.
Don’t be mad at me, but I think I just sent you to the unemployment line and slashed your benefits.

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 15 - 2010 69 COMMENTS
constitution - obsolete

Kesmarn’s brilliant article, Please, tear that price tag off!, impresses the powerful image of our democracy and citizenry as a 500 pound patient, too bloated to help itself or accomplish even the most minor tasks required for its subsistence and survival. Citizens United may have been the last straw in […]

Posted by Marion On Nov - 5 - 2010 4 COMMENTS

Two years ago, the American people delivered their mandate. They chose an intelligent, intellectual, well-spoken and inspirational African American man to lead their country as President of the United States. Not only did they merely elect him and his party, they did so resoundingly, and in such a way that […]

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 2 - 2010 42 COMMENTS

Join your fellow members in watching live video streaming of Election Night 2010 while chatting in real time or posting comments.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 22 - 2010 5 COMMENTS

Watch live: President Obama is scheduled to speak today at approximately 1:00 pm at a Democratic rally from the front steps of the Doheny Memorial Library, the site of previous speeches delivered by sitting President Gerald R. Ford and by aspiring presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. […]

Posted by BassetDad On Oct - 19 - 2010 14 COMMENTS

Democrats have wasted an historic moment.  A mandate that is given by the people once every couple of generations.  The people spoke and said bring change and restore our country.  Democrats of course talked a good game saying we will work for the people and against the plutocracy wrought by […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 6 - 2010 73 COMMENTS
A Pledge to America

At great risk to their personal safety and careers, GOP insiders smuggled out an early draft of the Republican Tea Party’s Pledge to America and have provided it exclusively to PlanetPOV. As you’ll see, this draft is quite startling in how frankly it presents the Tea Party driven sensibilities of […]

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 27 - 2010 215 COMMENTS
Tea Party Pledge Club2

Last Thursday, The GOP released their “Pledge” to America and the only positive thing one can say about them after seeing what’s in it is that Republicans finally have shown they believe in recycling. Their “pledge” was very general, promising cotton candy clouds and chocolate rain drops (via the same […]

Posted by Marion On Sep - 26 - 2010 9 COMMENTS

I guess campaign season’s started in earnest now. Congress has returned from its summer hiatus. (If you think they have too long a holiday, come to the UK. Parliament’s out July, August and September, the last month being the bunfest where they go off to the seaside to have their […]

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 18 - 2010 54 COMMENTS

BREAKING NEWS!!! Just in! The Planet has just received this startling footage of a Tea Party rally where they have turned on their candidate for Senate in Delaware, Christine O’Donnell after revelations that she admitted to being a witch! On Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher showed footage from an […]

Categories: Elections, GOP, Humor, POV Videos
Posted by bito On Sep - 11 - 2010 188 COMMENTS

Midterm election articles

Posted by javaz On Sep - 2 - 2010 24 COMMENTS

One of Arizona’s most famous son’s is Barry Goldwater, a five term Senator known as “Mr. Conservative”. Republican Senator Goldwater launched a bid for President of the United States against Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, and Goldwater was portrayed as reactionary, too right-wing and bat-shit crazy for his fights against […]

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 1 - 2010 97 COMMENTS

It is a given that the party out of power picks up seats in the off year election. Why is that? The logic would seem simple. American voters have the patience and vision of a nearsighted 3 year old. Every two years after they have decided that they want a […]

Posted by TakeInAPlay On Aug - 18 - 2010 22 COMMENTS

With all the hype and furor being generated about making marijuana legal, there are a few points that have not heard from anyone other than me. And I’m still waiting for a coherent, fact based argument against passage of Proposition 19 that doesn’t involve emotionally charge ‘could happen’ scenarios about […]

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