Category Archives: 2012 Elections

Election May Decide Medicaid’s Future


Nina Bernstein | The New York Times | Readers Supported News | September 7, 2012 Medicaid has long conjured up images of inner-city clinics jammed with poor families. Its far less-visible role is as the only safety net for millions of … Continue reading

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Bain and Mitt Romney: What’s Fact and What’s Opinion


Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone | Reader Supported News | September 7, 2012 A few people wrote to me this morning asking me about Dan Primack’s critique of my Romney piece (“Greed and Debt,” August 29) on CNN.com. His article (“Greed, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Task: Keep the Race a Choice


Ken Thomas | Associated Press | EDGE Boston | September 7, 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – President Barack Obama’s fall mission: Remind voters why they chose him in the first place, hope the economy doesn’t get worse – and paint Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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Thompson campaign official emails video of Baldwin at gay pride event


Patrick Marley and Jason Stein | Journal Sentinel | September 6, 2012 The political director for the U.S. Senate campaign of former Gov. Tommy Thompson highlighted his opponent’s participation in a gay pride event and criticized her ability to discuss “heartland … Continue reading

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FL: Tampa Considers Extending Domestic Partner Protections to Those Registered Elsewhere


Watermark | South Florida Gay Lesbian News | September 7, 2012 The City of Tampa was the first on Florida’s west coast to offer  unmarried partners the opportunity to register as domestic partners,  opening a floodgate of copycat ordinances around … Continue reading

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Gay US Congressman Barney Frank slams gay Republicans


Greg Hernandez | Gay Star News | September 6, 2012 Barney Frank, the first openly gay US congressman in history, has some harsh words for gay people who belong to the group Log Cabin Republicans. ‘I now understand why they call … Continue reading

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“President Romney” — Why Those Two Words Should Scare You into Action This Election


AlterNet | Michael Moore | September 7, 2012 In two months we Americans will go to the polls once again to decide who the president will be for the next four years. We will not be allowed to vote on those who … Continue reading

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