Tag Archives: 2012 election

Steven Rosenfeld> Will Democrats Take Their Progressive Base For Granted Or Cultivate It?

Will Democrats Take Their Progressive Base For Granted Or Cultivate It? The Party has a history of abandoning core voters after Election Day. By Steven Rosenfeld  November 7, 2012  AlterNet.org Supporters of Barack Obama celebrate in front of the White House in Washington, DC. Obama has swept to an emphatic re-election win over Mitt Romney, making […]

Video> NAACP> Dangerous World> You are not allowed to vote

Published on Sep 6, 2012 by naacpvideos  to WAMMToday via Brave New Foundation 1 in 2.3 million. Those are the infinitesimal chances voter fraud will occur in a federal election. That’s less likely than being struck by lightning or attacked by a swarm of bees. Right now, 33 states have proposed laws making it harder to vote. That […]

Colonels in Mirrored Sunglasses> An excerpt from Greg Palast’s Billionaires & Ballot Bandits

Colonels in Mirrored Sunglasses An excerpt from Greg Palast’s  Billionaires & Ballot Bandits  Thursday, September 6, 2012  gregpalast.com Here are the facts, ma’am: In the 2008 election, no less than: 767,023 provisional ballots were cast and not counted;
 1,451,116 ballots were “spoiled,” not counted;
 488,136 absentee ballots were mailed in, but not counted. Add it up: in the […]

Tomgram> Nick Turse> Washington Puts Its Money on Proxy War: The Election Year Outsourcing that No One’s Talking About

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Tomorrow’s Blowback Today? Posted by Nick Turse at 9:08am, August 9, 2012 tomdispatch.com Only in America: It turns out that we’re the sole country on the planet where a majority of people (62%) are sunnily in favor of sending drones across the globe (and across the borders of other countries) to take out terrorists.  According to Pew Research’s […]

Silenced> Gender Gap in the 2012 Election Coverage

For a better view of this graphic, click here. Silenced: Gender Gap in Election Coverage 4thestate.net via Media Reform Daily> FreePress.net June 1, 2012 Women are significantly under-represented in 2012 election coverage in major media outlets. In our analysis of news stories and transcripts from the past 6 months, men are much more likely to be […]