Awards Season Begins Here!

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Thank-you to everyone who voted and especially to Tom Campbell who got the vote out. ... See the Rest

Kevin Needs a Hug of the Day

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Although Brittany Wellman still has him beat, imho. ... See the Rest

Politics – A Funny Thing

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Some things just make me giggle. Last Sunday I was going over some newly released polling data and I noticed some interesting trends that didn’t seem to jibe with the narrative the press was pushing. So I posted a story about the polling data that showed despite all the negative press the Republicans were getting, President Obama’s approval rating ... See the Rest

The Press, the Polls, and the President

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A few months back the Republicans seemed to have it in the bag. The president’s approval numbers were in the crapper and his constant “compromises” and cave-ins to the Republicans had many in the liberal base demoralized. All Republicans had to do was nominate Romney, keep talking about the economy, and keep Independents on their side - and the ... See the Rest

And Then There Were Two

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For some time now polling data has shown that Mitt Romney was the only Republican candidate that was competitive with President Obama in national polls. And one would think that the sustained attacks against him from Democrats as well as his fellow Republicans would have done serious damage to the Romney campaign by now. But a new national poll ... See the Rest

Midterm Mania and the lack of Accomplisments

In case you missed it, the 111th Congress is now gone. They recessed for the midterms Wednesday evening. And unfortunately the Obama administration’s only major legislative accomplishment for the LGBT community has been passing a hate-crimes bill that had been in the works for over a decade. There was no movement on the passage of ENDA, no repeal ... See the Rest

Poll Watch – The Loss Of Confidence

Photo: Pete Souza, The Obama-Biden Transition Project According to a new national poll only 4 in 10 Americans now believe that President Obama deserves to be re-elected. After a long list of broken promises that has estranged much of the LGBT community away from the Obama administration, as well as weak-kneed leadership on issues ranging from the ... See the Rest

The Politics of Partying

A photo of a shirtless beer-guzzling band of rowdy boys partying down in a Georgetown bar wouldn’t usually cause that much of a stir, unless of course, those bare-chested beer drinkers are President Obama’s chief speechwriter, Jon Favreau, and spokesman, Tommy Vietor. At a time when the Gulf oil crisis is reaching fever pitch, news that President ... See the Rest