The donor class just sent a memo about Scott Walker to Maggie Haberman and Jonathan Martin of The New York Times. Haberman and Martin got the Times to publish it virtually unedited: Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin spent months persuading...Show More Summary
WAUKEE, Iowa — Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley, whose own poll numbers haven’t really budged since entering the race, says his rival Bernie Sanders is on the rise partly because voters see him as a “protest candidate.” “I’m not running for protest candidate, I’m running for president of the United States,” the former Maryland governor […]
Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is polling a distant third among declared Democrats, ten points behind Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and more than 60 points behind Hi
Yesterday, General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, released the 2015 National Military Strategy. On the positive side, the paragraph on Iran is toughly worded. Doubtless, it required tenacity to drive it through the Obama political-review process. On the negative side, the “strategy” is non-existent. Show More Summary
Why run for President when you can be King? http://t.co/dNKSoafhuM — Nick Martin (@nickmartin) July 1, 2015 Pete “The Mucker” King is upfront about his reasons: He’s already got “a good full-time job, talking on television about Homeland Security“; campaigning for president costs money he doesn’t have. But, most importantly, he only suggested running in [Read more...]
In case yesterday's "Somebody Goofed" (1954) was not enough, here's "Managua, Nicaragua" (1947)(scroll forward to 1:12 if you want to begin at the vocals):The lyrics are, by present-day standards, politically incorrect — "Managua, Nicaragua...Show More Summary
I've never been a huge fan of "The Departed." It's a good movie, but I think it pales in comparison to Martin Scorcese's better films, movies like "Goodfellas", "Casino", and "Raging Bull." But "The Departed" does contain one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. Show More Summary
It was in the wake of the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. in April 1968 that President Lyndon Johnson signed into law a major pillar of U.S. civil rights legislation, the Fair Housing Act. Nearly 50 years later, it is in the wake of...Show More Summary
President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff took advantage of an unusually comfortable summer day to stroll around the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The Monday afternoon visit marked the second time that Obama has taken a world leader to the civil rights memorial. Last fall Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a […]
President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday, in what has become an occasional tradition of bringing foreign leaders to prominent U.S. landmarks and institutions...
Superb work from Martin Baxter of Electoral Calculus on how the votes switched on May 7th http://t.co/4fOpjObE7x pic.twitter.com/A29Y8a37ss — TSE (@TSEofPB) June 29, 2015 This is a great bit of analysis of how the voters moved on election day from the previous general election, Martin Baxter explains The graphic shows the various migrations of one […]
Charlie Martin: The Know-Betters Will Bring You Morlocks to Heel. In the 1850s there was an active political movement that became known as the "Know-Nothings," because they considered themselves semi-secret, and members, when questioned about the group, were supposed to...
Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee is not done talking. Immediately after the Supreme Court decision in favor of nationwide marriage equality, the former Arkansas governor and far-right presidential candidate went fire and brimstone, saying "I will not acquiesce to an imperial court any more than our Founders acquiesced to an imperial British monarch. Show More Summary
MEET THE ‘KNOW-BETTERS,’ AMERICA’S NOT-SO-SECRET POLITICAL PARTY SQUEEZING THE LIFE OUT OF YOU: From Charlie Martin at PJ Media.
Nearly a month after announcing his presidential bid, Democratic hopeful Martin O’Malley has hired a campaign manager: Dave Hamrick, who advised Barack Obama’s 2008 election team. Hamrick served as a grass-roots and voter-turnout strategist for Obama during the 2008 primaries and was a senior adviser in the battleground states of Michigan and Pennsylvania during the […]
Mr. Hamrick worked on grassroots efforts for Mr. Obama in New Hampshire and South Carolina during the primaries in 2008, and later in Michigan and Pennsylvania during the general election.
National treasure Martin Scorsese on The Third Man About four months ago, I screened a beautiful 35mm print of the picture for my daughter and her friends. “Why do we keep watching this?” I suppose it’s [Joseph] Cotten and [Alida] Valli – that’s the emotional core of the picture. For instance, the scene where Holly […]
The Vermont senator responded to a new ad, from a group supporting Martin O'Malley, a rival Democratic contender, attacking him as "no progressive" on gun control.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) defended himself against an attack ad from allies of former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley (D) in an interview broadcast Sunday, saying he has a "strong record" on gun control. "I cast what I think was a pretty brave vote banning assault weapons, doing away with the gun show loophole and fighting […]