If you can’t win elections fairly, why not just steal them. This seems to be Republicans new strategy to try winning the White House and any other seat they can pick up for Congress and state houses across the nation. With Voter ID laws and even Republican controlled states trying to kick President Obama off of the ballot in November, Republicans are on the attack. They’re not just attacking women, gays, blacks, Hispanics, Muslims or any other minority that doesn’t fit into what they consider American, but they’re also attacking democracy. Read more
1/1/12 Mitt Romney seems determined to prove that he can be the kind of right-wing extremist that Iowa’s GOP caucus voters are looking for.
Romney said Saturday that as President, he would veto the DREAM Act, which provides a path to citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants if they attend college or serve in the military. Juan Sepulveda, Senior Advisor for Hispanic Affairs to the Democratic National Committee, called Romney’s position “appalling” and suggested that his view would make him “the most extreme presidential nominee in recent memory.”
Romney may be helping himself in the Republican nominating process, but his position will it much harder for him to win states like Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado in the General Election.
If you remember in April 2009 the Obama administration released the Domestic Home Land Security Report (DHS Report). Section “U” of the report caused a firestorm of controversy because it identified an area of concern regarding disgruntle military veterans and domestic terrorism. House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, criticized the report with other republicans, saying its portrayal of veterans was "offensive and unacceptable." Many republicans demanded an apology from Home Land Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Under pressure she offered an apology to veterans. Read more