Tag Archive: 2012 Election

Oct 13 2012

The scariest cartoon you’ll see this year

Lucas Gray, an animator for The Simpsons and Family Guy, was so impressed with the concise economic lesson President Obama gave in an April 2012 speech that he added some illustrations and posted it on YouTube under the name “Why Obama Now.” Gray’s illustrations perfectly complement Obama’s point-by-point denunciation of right-wing, tax-cutting policies that got the nation to where it …

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Sep 21 2012

US Senate GOP movie remake: “Screwing Private Ryan”

The next time a Republican tries to tell you that Democrats do not “support our troops” sufficiently, show them this clip from The Daily Show … because it will make the point with far less legal hassle than punching them in the face. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political …

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Sep 11 2012

Bear Hug for Barack


I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I’d probably react the exact same way if I met President Obama. Clearly this small business owner thinks the President is on his side. Related articles Obama Gets Bear Hug From ‘Overwhelmed’ Fan Pizza Shop Owner Who Bear-Hugged Obama: ‘It Seemed Like I’d Known Him For Years’ …

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Sep 07 2012

Glee’s best singer owns the National Anthem at the DNC


I’ve never understood why Lea Michelle is considered the vocal powerhouse of Glee, because in my opinion, Amber Riley has been singing circles around her for three seasons now.  Amber’s acapella rendition of the National Anthem at the 2012 Democratic Convention is practically perfect in every way. Related articles Glee’s Amber Riley Sings National Anthem …

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Sep 05 2012

That’s MY First Lady!


As Michelle Obama‘s speech during the opening night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention aired at something like 4:30am here in Sweden, I did not watch it until mid-morning today.  Wow. Just WOW. And I’m even more impressed since learning that she wrote it herself. The First Lady didn’t just knock that ball out of the …

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Sep 05 2012

My how they’ve grown!


I love this image of the President and First Daughters snuggling up at the White House to watch Michelle deliver her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. It just makes me feel good. It should make the rest of the country feel good, too.

Aug 31 2012

Jon Stewart finally figures out who Mitt Romney is running against


The time-difference between southern Sweden and the southern U.S. has kept me from seeing any of the Republican National Convention live, but I have been catching bits and pieces of it online. Based on what I’ve seen and read so far, The Daily Show has come up with the most plausible explanation for the GOP’s …

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