August 27, 2012
An admirable effort by the Charlotte in 2012 Convention Host Committee, a venture set in the contract between the City of Charlotte and the DNC to plan the 2012 Democratic National Convention, but there are so many things wrong with this video. Fernando the cat did not return a request for comment.
The most hardcore protesters took the bus down from New York City's core Occupy movement. Monday's chant: "Let us use the bathroom!"
Paul Ryan being at the bottom of the ticket, he gets toenails. Spotted on the floor at the Republican National Convention.
Country musician Lane Turner performed a new song during soundcheck at the Republican National Convention. "I built it with no help from Uncle Sam."
The site's new "Election Insights" tool makes plain what we kind of already knew: nobody is talking about Biden online. He's literally flatlining.
During an appearance tonight on Hardball, Newt Gingrich fired back at Chris Matthews accusing him of race baiting for calling Barack Obama a "food stamp President." "Why do YOU assume food stamp refers to blacks? What kind of racist thinking do you have," Gingrich said.
The Convention convened, albeit briefly, then adjourned in preparation for Hurricane Isaac.
They're called chromatophores, and they have perfect rhythm.
I think I almost prefer the painting now.
I'm ready to die.
Something here seems...off. Supposedly this was filmed in Brazil, where the clay based soil created a uniquely hued funnel cloud.
All the therapeutic comforts of the beach, now in a Lisa Frank template. Also, be sure to look at the new bumper crop of British pop singers and compare "Call Me Maybe" with past summer hits.
Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition yesterday in Tampa ahead of the Republican convention, the Texas GOP Senate hopeful said that Hurricane Isaac was a "blessing" and said Republicans could be thankful for it because it "kept Joe Biden away." Update Ted Cruz's campaign manager, John Drogin, sends over this comment on Cruz's joke: "I understand that the Democrats are very sensitive about jokes about Joe Biden, and for good reason. As Ted expressed the very same day, it is critical that everyone be fully prepared for any hurricane, and our prayers are with everyone in the path of Tropical Storm Isaac."
Calls for "current laws on all forms of pornography and obscenity need to be vigorously enforced."
If going go-karting together means they are dating, then they are definitely dating.
"Think about who this economic downturn has effected the most. Blacks, Hispanics young people," Boehner says.
Have you ever felt like the internet was just kind of "blah" today? We have too. So we did an experiment, and the results are pretty neat. Turns out yes, BuzzFeed's community can get pretty moody sometimes.
Warning: May cause spontaneous desire to achieve greatness. Corporal Todd Love isn't going to let something like losing all but one of his limbs slow him down.
A handful of recent reports have shined light on Twitter's "fake follower" problem. But Twitter claims they're not a problem — and not really fake.
Mitt Romney often attacks President Obama for a Health and Human Services memo giving states the possibility to get waivers for more flexibility on certain requirements of the welfare-to-work law. Romney says that President Obama "gutted" welfare reform. In his 2008 speech to the RNC, Mitt Romney said the liberals under an Obama would "take work requirements out of welfare" to "replace opportunity with dependency on government largesse."
Coded appeals — or a need to "goose" turnout?
The human eye can see faces in the strangest things. Plus, read the awful TMNT script for Michael Bay's movie and get hot for fictional teachers.
Romney's effective answer, a pollster says: ObamaCare.
Reince Priebus: "I'm not going to get into a shouting match with Chris." Matthews: "Because you're losing, that's why." Priebus: "Garbage."
When it comes to dead loved ones, super heroes sure are gullible. We got our hands on the first images from inside the issue where Superman and Wonder Woman lock lips.
The blunt — and perhaps offensive — cover of the left-wing "Liberation" Monday says it all. "American Dream" and "American Horror."
Paul's last hurrah in Tampa ranged from Julian Assange to the Federal Reserve, a long and at times surprisingly bitter farewell. Compromise never paid dividends but, he promised his supporters, "we will become the tent."
Mitt Romney sometimes comes under fire for shifting views on whether he would have used his state model of health care reform, RomneyCare, as a model for national reform.
Before the convention gets underway, the RNC has distributed a selection of talking points to its surrogates to explain the party platform. They stress the party is "united behind our nominee Mitt Romney," recognizes "traditional marriage," and "protects Medicare for seniors."
At a speech today in the Sun Dome at the University of South Florida ahead of the Republican convention, the Libertarian former Republican presidential candidate said if he had been in charge 9/11 wouldn't have occurred. "Somebody -- rather nationally --- said the other day on the Internet 'if those Paul people had been in charge Osama Bin Laden would still be alive.' But you know what I think the answer is? So would the 3000 people killed on 9/11 still be alive!"