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Chuck Norris threatens ’1,000 years of darkness’ if Obama wins

A video released this weekend by action movie hero Chuck Norris claims that America faces “1,000 years of darkness” if President Barack Obama is reelected. “If we look to history, our great country and freedom are under attack,” Norris warns, standing next to his wife. “We’re at a tipping point…

Democratic convention chair: ‘As a nation, we are better off’ than four years ago

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s appearance on CBS This Morning was part of a media blitz by Democratic Party officials to re-frame their response to the question of whether Americans are better off now than they were four years ago. “When you’re unemployed, you’re struggling,” said Villaraigosa, who will chair…

Biden Secret Service U-Haul stolen in Detroit

Update posted below. The Secret Service has reported that a U-Haul truck loaded with equipment for a Monday night appearance by Vice President Joe Biden has been stolen from in Detroit.  According to CNN, the truck was stolen from a hotel parking lot overnight. Spokesman Ted Donovan said, “A U-Haul…

Gingrich rips Rove for joking about murdering Akin

Former Republican presidential candidate New Gingrich lashed out Karl Rove on Sunday over the suggestion that Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) could be murdered to prevent Republicans from losing the Senate race in Missouri. During a Thursday fundraiser for his conservative super PAC, Rove had joked that Republicans should find a…

Top Obama advisor: Romney campaign built on ‘tripod of lies’

White House  senior advisor David Plouffe struck at the Romney campaign’s honesty during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday, saying that the campaign was based on an unprecedented foundation of falsehoods. “Right now their campaign is built on a tripod of lies,” he said. “A welfare attack that is…

Senior Romney adviser: It wasn’t necessary to thank troops at convention

Senior Romney campaign adviser Eric Fehrnstrom on Sunday defended his boss for not thanking U.S. troops or even mentioning the war in Afghanistan while accepting the Republican presidential nomination during the GOP convention on Thursday. During an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley asked Fehrnstrom if Mitt Romney snubbed the…

Fmr. Bush strategist calls out Paul Ryan over convention speech lies

Matthew Dowd, President George W. Bush’s former chief strategist, on Sunday said that Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan “so stretched the truth” during his convention speech by suggesting that President Barack Obama was responsible for a GM plant that closed before he took office. During a panel segment on…

Maher’s new rule for Republicans: admit Bush presidency happened

According to Bill Maher, Republicans have found a new thing they’re eager to deny ever existed: the presidency of George W. Bush. On his show Friday, Maher said that Republicans, in addition to denying such concepts as evolution and global warming, are now trying to pretend that there was no…

Villaraigosa: Republicans running on ‘platform of 1812′

After a week of watching the Republican National Convention, the Democratic convention chair has decided that the GOP 2012 platform looks more like the “platform of 1812.” “If you look at their platform, the 2012 platform, it looks like it’s from another century — maybe even two,” Los Angeles Mayor…

Chris Wallace falsely claims Obama had filibuster-proof majority for 2 years

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday made the false claim that the Democratic Party had a 60-vote majority for two years after President Barack Obama took office. During an interview with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Wallace pointed out that Obama had not accomplished “major entitlement reform” in his…

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