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Limbaugh: Obama ‘doesn’t have slave blood’ and isn’t ‘authentically black’

Republican radio host Rush Limbaugh just couldn’t resist going there on Wednesday. Apparently tweaked by First Lady Michelle Obama’s enormously popular speech Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, Limbaugh told his listening audience that she’s lying about having to struggle and take on debt. “Obama did not…

Krauthammer on Clinton’s DNC speech: ‘A giant swing and a miss’

Even many Republican had to admit on Wednesday that former President Bill Clinton knocked it out the park with his rousing endorsement of Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention, but conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer clearly wasn’t feeling the love. “I think it was a giant swing and a miss,”…

Bill Clinton warns Romney will ‘double-down on trickle down’

At the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night, former President Bill Clinton touted the benefits of political cooperation over partisanship and made the case for Barack Obama’s re-election. Clinton framed Obama as master of inclusion, noting that the President had appointed Republicans to his administration and selected a Vice President…

Elizabeth Warren: No, Romney, corporations are not people

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren struck a strong populist tone in her prime time speech at the Democratic convention Wednesday night, saying that the political system is rigged in favor of powerful interests, but that she and President Obama would work tirelessly to change that. In a rousing stemwinder that…

Fluke tells Soledad O’Brien GOP policies make women feel ‘under attack’

Womens’ rights activist Sandra Fluke, who became a lightning rod in the debate over contraception rights this year, said Wednesday that the phrase “War on Women” isn’t just a disagreement regarding policy on reproductive issues or a way to frame the discussion over them. “To me, the frame is less…

Robertson: Democrats are ‘going after God’

The Democrats’ advocacy of same-sex marriage in this year’s party platform seemed to fluster Pat Robertson on Tuesday’s episode of The 700 Club, as he bemoaned the loss of the party formerly known as the party of “rum, Romanism and rebellion.” “You have insulted the Catholic Church with your rules,…

Ron Paul tells Jay Leno: ‘Democracy isn’t all that healthy in this country’

Appearing on Tuesday night’s episode of NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” former Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) again dismissed talk of a potential third-party run for the nation’s highest office, and lamented that “democracy isn’t all that healthy in this country.” “We talk a lot about democracy,” Paul said.…

O’Reilly on Kennedy’s DNC tribute: ‘Like a vampire rising from the dead’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday blasted the Democratic Party for paying tribute to former Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) in a video at their convention in Charlotte because he said the “whole purpose is to club Romney.” In their seven-minute tribute video at the Democratic National Convention, the party…

Michelle Obama: Being president ‘reveals who you are’

First Lady Michelle Obama gave a rousing speech at the Democratic convention Tuesday night, saying that she had seen firsthand how her husband has struggled and fought for the values of common Americans. “Well, today, after so many struggles and triumphs and moments that have tested my husband in ways…

Julian Castro: Invest in opportunity today for prosperity tomorrow

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro made history on Tuesday night by becoming the first Hispanic man to deliver the keynote speech at Democratic National Convention. “My family’s story isn’t special,” he said. “What’s special is the America that makes our story possible. Ours is a nation like no other, a…

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