Marion on July 16, 2012

In explaining why his boss’s name appeared on SEC-filed documents as the chair and chief executive of Bain Capital up until 2002 even though Romney claims to have left the company in 1999, top Romney adviser, Ed Gillespie, stated there was no discrepancy because Romney had retired “retroactively” in 1999. In other news, Arianna Huffington […]

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Marion on July 14, 2012

I loved watching Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.  It was a thing of beauty.  I’m neither a chess fan nor a tennis fan, but I get how people could make comparisons to those kinds of games of strategy, even to boxing, where Ali’s rope-a-dope overcame the brute strength of his opponents. Despite some significant accomplishments, many […]

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Marion on July 12, 2012

Regarding, Romney’s speech to the NAACP on Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi told Bloomberg Television, “It was a calculated move on his part to get booed at the NAACP convention.” She wasn’t the only one to see it that way.  Many pundits have by now made this assertion as well. It’s hardly a tinfoil hat theory, but […]

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Marion on July 4, 2012

In solidarity with Anderson Cooper, Kelly Ripa publicly acknowledged she is a natural brunette, Kathy Griffin admitted to being “over 40,” Beyonce affirmed  she is black, and Mitt Romney has come out as a human-lizard android hybrid.

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