Vice President Joe Biden has turned out to be a gaffe machine. He appears incapable of leaving his office without tripping over his own tongue. Biden suffers from the sort of verbal diarrhea which makes opposition researchers feel all warm and fuzzy.
The Christmas season means multiple gatherings with family and friends, filled with holiday cheer. But there is one thing that can turn any holiday gathering into a disaster: getting into a heated political discussion wherein everyone wants the last word can put a damper on the festivities.
It should come as no surprise that last Sunday, embattled Attorney General Eric Holder told the sad remnant of the once-mighty New York Times that calls for his resignation in the wake of Operation Fast and Furious are (brace yourself) racist.
America has come to be more like North Korea than the America our fathers grew up in. The United States is not a country descending into totalitarianism. Totalitarianism, the police state, is here.
During his “60 Minutes” interview with a fawning Steve Kroft two Sundays ago, President Barack Obama said: “I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, F.D.R., and Lincoln — just in terms of what we’ve gotten done in modern history.”
In the days of the old Soviet Union, people considered enemies of the state could disappear at any time. Americans rightly decried such actions and held America to a higher standard: a bastion of freedom. Who living then could have envisioned that such a thing would come to America?
Tim Tebow, who began the season clinging desperately to a spot on the Broncos’ bench, has emerged as The Mile High City’s man of the year. For some people, the quarterback has become a lightning rod for controversy.
The fascists in both political parties have lost control of their messaging. The wealth of freely exchanged information on the Internet has divested them of their primary means of propaganda: the corporate media. They are working very hard to regain control.
President Barack Obama and the bulk of the corporate media continue to act as if “Operation Fast and Furious” is a bad movie sequel featuring Vin Diesel and the Rock flexing their muscles and struggling with dialogue as opposed to a poorly conceived and implemented Department of Justice “gunwalking” program.
As the first of the 2012 GOP Presidential contests draws near, Americans are being inundated by media reports, poll results and “insider” opinions about who will face President Barack Obama in the Presidential election. Throughout the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary season a few well-defined media-driven themes have emerged.