Politics: 8 September 2010

All the Republican candidates are being told to say “Federal Government Bad! Local Government Good!” This, of course, is just the modern version of “states’ rights” which just meant segregation. Think Progress reports on a townhall where Representative-hopeful Jim Renacci makes the argument that the federal government isn’t really necessary in matters of civil rights (or interstate roads, one would assume). Here is some very troubling video:

The Huffington Post reports Obama’s Bipartisan Obsession (Finally) Ends. And they are right. He gave another great speech today. I don’t have easy access to a link, and I’m really tired. So find it yourself if you’re interested. Regardless, I’m feeling fired up; what about you?

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