What Paul Ryan Plans for America
Aug11

What Paul Ryan Plans for America

In light of Mitt Romney’s appointment of Paul Ryan as his running mate, we thought it would be prudent to re-post Melissa Schober’s excellent analysis of the discredited budget plan Ryan tried to push on the nation last year. This morning Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released a template for the FY2012 Budget Resolution. If The Path to Prosperity is, as the GOP promises, the road to restoring America’s promise I encourage...

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Pursuit of Happiness Hour: The SAHM Chocolate BonBon Martini
Apr13

Pursuit of Happiness Hour: The SAHM Chocolate BonBon Martini

Today may be Friday the 13th, but Wednesday night was unlucky for Democratic strategist and political commentator Hilary Rosen, thanks to an unfortunate observation about Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann. We hate the misconception that persists, that stay-at-home moms are sitting around the house, eating bon-bons… which is why this week’s Pursuit of Happiness Hour recipe is such an ironic choice.

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Campaign Spending Shows Political Ties, Self-Dealing
Mar28

Campaign Spending Shows Political Ties, Self-Dealing

For an example of the fluidity of campaign finance rules, as well as the tangled web of connections between candidates and super PACs, look no further than the digital consulting firm Targeted Victory.
So far, the firm’s hauled in $4.1 million working for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and American Crossroads, the super PAC launched by GOP strategist Karl Rove. Just down the hall, its neighbors in Arlington, Va., include an office housing four other companies working for Romney, American Crossroads or the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future.

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After New Hampshire: The Clown Car Rally Hits South Carolina
Jan14

After New Hampshire: The Clown Car Rally Hits South Carolina

On our weekly MOMocrats MOMochat podcast, co-host Cynematic described the slate of Republican candidates (and their never-ending series of debates) as “the longest-running reality show on TV, the Clown Car Rally.” Cyn and I dissected the results of last week’s New Hampshire primary with frequent panelist Karoli (CrooksandLiars.com) and Texan Julie Pippert, who provided some personal insights gathered from living in...

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