President Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq during a secure video teleconference in the Situation Room of the White House, Oct. 21, 2011. Seated at the table, from left, are: Tony Blinken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President ; National Security Advisor Tom Donilon; Puneet Talwar, Senior Director for Iraq, Iran and the Gulf States; Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough; and Chief of Staff Bill Daley. Pictured onscreen are: at left, Prime Minister al-Maliki, along with two aides; in center, Vice President Joe Biden; at right, General Lloyd Austin, Commanding General of U.S. Forces - Iraq and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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$34,000: Amount presidential candidate Mitt Romney has received this year from employees of Bain Capital, a private equity firm he co-founded
18: Number of employees who donated that amount to Romney
$76,600: Amount President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have collected from Bain employees
Three: Number of donors who gave that amount to Obama/DNC
Obama’s campaign has reported raising more than $42 million in the third fundraising…
Another Republican Debate? really? Didn’t catch this one but I’m not amazed. When theres such a wide array of undesirable choices and really nothing factual to be said how hard is it to put on like a thousand of those “debates”.
(Source: , via political-cartoons)
President Barack Obama challenged Congress to put the good of the nation over political benefit and pass a huge jobs plan he proposed tonight.
— Barack Obama
wow guys after following that debate, thats it, I am now a republican. something about the ability to say anything I want without any consequence of science, truth, reason, logic, or research is really starting to appeal to me.
(highlights were all to rick perry, a man who aside from not believing in science somehow mustered the mental power to nearly mindfuck ron paul into having a heart attack on stage)
end of 2009 marks the stimulus. CAN I HAZ MOAR?!
note: spending cuts is cause of public job stagnation.
Oct 19, 1948, “What’s the Use of Going Through with the Election?”
Published just a few weeks before Truman’s historic upset victory in the 1948 Presidential election.
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Stewart on Class Warfare. pt.1