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Blue State Barbecue

I'm an aspiring political commentator. Enjoy the commentary.

Posts tagged Politics

Jan 24 '13
"I will be a passionate advocate on this not based on ideology but based on facts and science, and I hope to sit with all of you and convince you that this $6 trillion market is worth millions of American jobs and we better go after it."

Secretary of State nominee John Kerry pledges to confront climate change.

Overall, great comments today at his confirmation hearing. Watch it.

(via think-progress)

Jan 24 '13
"Well, you know, I’ll tell you, Mr. Chairman. When I first came to Washington and testified, I obviously was testifying as part of the group of people who came here to have their voices heard. And that is above all what this place is about."
John Kerry, after a protester interrupted his confirmation hearing

(Source: The Huffington Post)

Jan 24 '13
think-progress:

How Republicans plan to rig the next Presidential race, in six pictures.
By changing the way these states allocate electoral votes, Republicans would guarantee a sure win in 2016. 
More details here.

This is bad.

think-progress:

How Republicans plan to rig the next Presidential race, in six pictures.

By changing the way these states allocate electoral votes, Republicans would guarantee a sure win in 2016. 

More details here.

This is bad.

Nov 17 '12

#RunCoryRun

Cory Booker is New Jersey’s best shot for a Democratic governor in 2013. Convince him to run by using #runCoryrun on Twitter.

Dec 31 '11
Oct 4 '11
Oct 4 '11
"We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that have allowed some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share."

Sounds like Obama, right?

It’s actually Ronald Reagan. Watch video of this speech from 1985, compared with Obama’s recent tax hike speech, brought to you by ThinkProgress.

(via theweekmagazine)

Oct 4 '11
"I say it is much ado about nothing: many presidents have vacationed at questionably-named resorts. For instance, Chester A. Arthur spent all his summers at ‘Thieving Chinaman Springs.’ And Richard Nixon used to go fly-fishing at ‘Jews Control The Media Creek.’ Even Barack Obama spends a lot of time at Camp David, which — until recently — only admitted white presidents."
STEPHEN COLBERT
Sep 29 '11
houstontexan:

This Looks About Right

Day-um.

houstontexan:

This Looks About Right

Day-um.

Sep 26 '11