It IS about the economy, Cory Booker and everyone else.
Recently, the Obama campaign went on the offensive, with the angle that Mitt Romney’s business success doesn’t necessarily translate into best practices for the government. The Obama camp released a series of Romney Economics videos focusing on the real people who lost their jobs –- and entire towns brought to a standstill -- when Romney’s private equity firm, Bain Capital, bought out and liquidated local businesses such as the Ampad paper factory in Marion, Indiana....more
[Editor’s note: Some of us older feminists--ok me--sometimes find this whole social media world foreign and even impersonal. But one of my favorite blogs is the Fbomb founded by teen Julie Zeilinger. Not only has it become a thriving space for young feminist bloggers, but it has also changed how feminists are organizing and finding each other.
[Editor's note: Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown took to the New York Times yesterday to critique President Obama’s speech last week to the women graduates of Barnard. In Brown’s view, the president was pandering and should have focused more on the awful economy and the fact that most of them are not even going to get jobs. Instead, he was so “condescending” and “grating”!
[Editor's note: This week the House of Representatives did something appalling. In voting to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (WAWA), the GOP-led House decided that not all women deserve protection.
The social sharing network that Mark Zuckerberg launched in a dorm room graduated big-time today, to the tune of a $104 billion public offering on Wall Street, making it the third largest IPO in history, and biggest ever for a tech company....more
Did GM just pop the Facebook bubble? Though the announcement that the auto giant will pull its paid advertising from Facebook is unlikely to seriously undermine the latter’s upcoming IPO, it surely will cast a shadow over the much-hyped event. ...more
Four years ago, Barack Obama won the presidential election amid a climate of economic strife.Today, the economy remains a top priority for most Americans, but not like before. People aren’t as afraid of a falling standard of living. They’ve settled into the poor economy, they’ve seen that we will survive, and perhaps most importantly, they’re not coming off the heels of a failed Republican presidency. The latter of which is likely the only reason the Democrats were able to get a one-up in 2008 to begin with....more
In case you hadn't heard the shocking news, Obama went on ABC’s The View earlier this week and gabbed about JP Morgan, gay marriage, and Kim Kardashian -- though not necessarily in that order. He also announced that he is going to win the election in November.