RNC, DNC spokesmen shave heads for charity The RNC's Sean Spicer and the DNC's Brad Woodhouse allowed ABC's Jon Karl to buzz off all their hair on ABC's "This Week" as a result of a bet made during the presidential election. The original bet was an Election Day agreement made via Twitter that the ... 11/25/2012 - 3:41 am | View Link
Twitter Big Winner at Both RNC and DNC Conventions Forget the political pundits. Karl Rove and Chris Mathews don't count. Don't even think about the Pew or Zogby polls. The real winner in both the Republican and Democratic conventions the past two weeks has been Twitter. The social media forum ... 09/8/2012 - 12:22 am | View Link
DNC’s Day 1 Nearly Beats RNC’s Entire 3 Days in Twitter Activity *Twitter was on fire last night for day one of the Democratic National Convention – and most of the flames were sparked by First Lady Michelle Obama. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Overall, Twitter estimates the first night generated more than 3 ... 09/5/2012 - 5:15 pm | View Link
Michelle Obama Speech Helps DNC Explode Past RNC On Twitter [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO] Michelle Obama struck a cord at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Tuesday night in Charlotte. The First Lady, or "FLOTUS," stood at the podium and shared a heartwarming story about her family, her husband's past, their shared values, and their dream ... 09/5/2012 - 5:35 am | View Link
RNC, DNC Chairs spar about civility on Twitter Yesterday, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz revived an old meme. At the traditional New Hampshire “Politics and Eggs” breakfast, DWS suggested that the “edginess and … lack of civility” of Tea Party rhetoric is ... 01/12/2012 - 8:15 am | View Link
Four Colorado towns voted for bans or moratoria on hydraulic fracturing in November, but the oil and gas industry wants to repeal three of them in court. The Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA), the industry trade group, is arguing that only the state has the authority to ban drilling, and that Coloradans can not decide to keep it out of their communities.
Russia’s Constitutional Court CREDIT: AP/Dmitry Lovetsky Russia’s highest court, the Constitutional Court, has ruled that the country’s law prohibiting “gay propaganda” is constitutional, dismissing a complaint filed by gay activist Nikolai Alexeyev. The judges agreed with the lawmakers that originally passed the law that children need to be protected from homosexuality: Alexeyev had asked the court to rule that the law was based on prejudice and permitted discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.
MSNBC host Martin Bashir announced on Wednesday that he had resigned from the network.
Earlier this month, MSNBC host Martin Bashir had blasted Palin after a speech in Iowa, where she had said that borrowing money from China was “going to be like slavery when that note is due.”
Bashir read remarks from the diary from notorious slaveholder Thomas Thistlewood, who allegedly forced slaves to eat human feces.
President Obama today argued that the growing gap between the nation’s rich and poor poses “a fundamental threat to the American dream,” as he outlined a sweeping economic agenda expected to dominate the remainder of his presidency. Repeating familiar themes, Obama said “a dangerous and
A long time ago San Diegans were told that they could have only two of three things in life: exceptional weather, a world class zoo with pandas, or a world class newspaper. If you haven’t figured out which ones we selected, here is a hint: on Sunday I will be having brunch on a restaurant outdoor patio before going to the zoo to watch pandas acting adorably.
Sorry, world class newspaper.
A California Republican congressman said in an interview with C-SPAN on Wednesday that the U. S. should not hesitate to use “tactical nuclear devices” against the nation of Iran if our two countries should become embroiled in military conflict.
According to Talking Points Memo, Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. made the remarks in response to President Barack Obama’s historic deal with Iran over that nation’s nuclear program, an agreement that Hunter disparaged as incomplete and ineffective.
“I think if you have to hit Iran, you don’t put boots on the ground,” Hunter told C-SPAN.