From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 11, 2012

US Elections Wash-Up #2: The House

November 11, 2012

I promised yesterday to pick up on the results of the House of Representatives elections.  As you know the Republicans, as predicted, held on with a fairly sizable majority. As I explained last week, this is in part because the Republicans got to draw up the district boundaries in many states.  These boundaries are now […]

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Week 45: Prat – Karl Rove

November 11, 2012

This Week’s Prat of the Week, is former Republican King Spinmeister and Fox News Political Analyst Karl Rove. Once upon a time, back in the mid 1990′s, my then boss, the wonderful Archie Kirkwood ordered me to read a book by Karl Rove – forget the politics he said, this man knows how to put […]

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Week 45: Villain – Bill O’Reilly

November 11, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Fox News Channel talking head and rightwing blow hard, Bill O’Reilly The reaction to the Mitt Romney’s election defeat last Tuesday was extremely revealing about the state of the modern American right.   It has created an alternative reality, in which it sees facts, science, even maths (or math, […]

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Week 45: Hero – Barack Obama

November 11, 2012

This week, our panel is giving Barack Hussein Obama our Hero of the Week award. We may at times be a cynical crowd here at All That’s Left, but President Obama’s victory this week is well worth celebrating. First, it has stopped a man as dangerous as Romney – who may not know where Iran […]

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#574: 1994, The Presidents of the United States of America, Lump

November 11, 2012

We seem to have accidentally fallen into another theme week for our Songs To Learn and Sing: songs about the US elections.  Maybe we’ve been a tad obsessive – we had chalked up five (here, here, here, here and here) before we noted the pattern. I’ve obviously picked this song to continue the theme because […]

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