Posts: 78 - Take charge of the Times forums and utilize some moderator discretion. The threads here have become an embarrassment to the Times and our community.
Art I feel your pain! After the election tomorrow, 99% of these forums will be irrelevant or passe. How will you cean up the mess?
Posts: 2 - I would suggest a face-mask, rubber gloves, and LOTS of Lysol! Good luck!
Are the misguided folks who willingly spread lies promulgated by well-funded PACs like "Citizens United" or "American Crossroads" even aware of the reasons why so much big money is being spent this year to defeat President Obama and progressive agendas?
Posts: 24 - Much has been said in the media lately about the proposed "plan" funded by Chicago Cubs owner Thomas Ricketts to use the hackneyed Jeremiah Wright business against President Obama ..
6 days ago.
Thugs running the Obama campaign now targeting Romney campaign donors
Posts: 15 - Not only have they targeted Romney donors, but According to Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot they have also targeted his children! Obama is working with groups like Media Matters for America (MMFA)...
6 days ago.
Is the unprecedented House "contempt" citation against Attorney General Eric Holder a "witch hunt" designed to discredit a Federal official who stands in the way of Republican voter-repression plans in several states?
Posts: 26 - This week's FORTUNE Magazine piece by Katherine Eban thoroughly explains why Darrell Issa's so-called "investigation" of the "Fast and Furious" operation is based upon lies and...
7 days ago.
Taxed too much?
Posts: 344 - Here's the chance fo everyone to offload on why taxes have ruined their lives...
20 days ago.
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld what rightwing reactionaries call "Obamacare", what will these fanatics do next to stir up hatred for a successful president?
Posts: 92 - Since Chief Justice Roberts (a Dubya appointee) cast the deciding vote for the majority opinion sustaining the Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate portion of the 2010 Affordable Care Act,...
26 days ago.
Will the same old rightwing Republican talking points work for them in 2012?
Posts: 1 - If one has been paying attention for the past 30 years, one might note that the gameplan devised by Newt Gingrich, polished by Karl Rove, and currently utilized by the likes of FOX faux-pollster...
29 days ago.
Does presidential candidate Mitt Romney really believe that 47% of Americans are worthless dependents upon government and pay no income taxes?
Posts: 10 - Apparently so, because that's what he told those attending an exculusive fund-raining event.
30 days ago.
While Romney has condemned Todd Akin (R-Missouri) definitions of "rape", the G.O.P. convention in Tampa has adopted Akin's views ... Who will call the shots in Tampa - Romney or those who support Akin/Ryan views?
Posts: 1 - The Republicans are in a bind! Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele just said on MSNBC that the inclusion of Todd Akin-type "Personhood" planks in the 2012 RNC Platform is...
41 days ago.
In view of the recent storm, power outages, water shortages, gasoline lines, etc., will the "what's-in-it-for-me" folks realize that there IS a real world outside of their warped fantasies?
Posts: 2 - Duh! That real world also has so0me real people in it who don't really care what you think about such irrelevant items as tea party politics, Mitt Romney's chances, how much you hate President obam...
43 days ago.
If the Republican Party wishes to survive as a political entity, is it time for its reasonable members to divorce themselves from the "crazies" who led them into the dumpster in 2012?
Posts: 42 - Believe it or not, I believe in the two-party system. I was raised as a Republican and switched my views sometime after 1964 ...
52 days ago.
Posts: 37 - Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would not cause major environmental damage,...
53 days ago.
Is the proposes Ohio Senate Bill #5 another part in a carefully-orchestrated effort by John Kasich's corporate sponsors to eliminate collective-bargaining for all unions - public and private?
Posts: 1 - While most of the media attention has concentrated on Scott Walker's efforts in Wisconsin to destroy the collective-bargaining rights of state employees, Kasich's actions in Ohio - i..
53 days ago.
Are the endless protestations and denials put forth in these forums by local right-wingers reflective of the inability of right-wing Republicans to find a viable (or sane) candidate to oppose Obama in 2012?
Posts: 1 - Is it "guilt by association"? Are local reactionaries simply reprocessing the fibs & flaws of the high-profile participants in what has become an embarrassing nationwide "freak...
Should the reasonable people of the Mid-Ohio Valley join the national boycott of the sonsors of radio demagogue Rush Limbaugh for his vile remarks about Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke?
Posts: 4 - By now, most know that Rush Limbaugh used his nationally-broadcast radio show to viciously attack Sandra Fluke, a third-year Georgetown University law student who was asked and later denied the...
Are the issues of birth-control, family-planning, and women's use of contraceptives something that should be decided by politicians and preachers?
Posts: 4 - ... According to the latest Bloomberg Survey, 77% of Americans believe that family-planning & birth-control should NOT be "political" issues in the 2012 campaign!
VOTE FOR BIDEN THIS TUESDAY!
Posts: 4 - Remember folks, a vote FOR Obama for president on Tuesday is, IN FACT, a vote for Joe Biden to become YOUR PRESIDENT - ALSO!
Racism and the 2012 election
Posts: 74 - Explain how one group can be racist for voting around 60% against a man of a different racial background but another group that votes 90% against a person of a different racial background isn't...
54 days ago.
Thank you Founding Fathers for the 2nd Amendment & recognizing the human right of self defense.
Posts: 1 - ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) — Police say an 84-year-old western Pennsylvania man wounded a home invasion suspect with the gun he carried in the Korean Wa.