Tag Archive for Karl Rove

Investigating Anti-Government, Anti-Tax Groups is the Job of the IRS

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Where’s the Scandal in That? The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Sitting here on the porch listening to the coverage of the so-called IRS “scandal” on National Public Radio, also reading the latest Associated Press story on the subject, I keep thinking: “Where’s the scandal?” Since the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United…

Karl Rove’s Deal With the Devil Could Be Coming Unraveled

Karl Rove at a book signing in Birmingham, 2010 – By Glynn Wilson – Political animal Karl “Turd Blossom” Rove’s deal with the devil could be coming unraveled. It just goes to show it never pays to trust the dark side. The independent Web-based investigative news outlet ProPublica has somehow obtained the tax-exempt application filed…

Karl Rove Called the Second Biggest Loser on Election Night

Bush’s Brain ‘Turd Blossom’ Suffers Meltdown on Fox News Over Ohio Vote – By Glynn Wilson – While President Barack Obama was clearly the biggest winner on election night and Massachusetts Mormon Mitt Romney was the biggest loser, some political pundits are now saying Karl “Turd Blossom” Rove was the second biggest loser for his…

Bill Moyers Interviews Craig Unger on Karl Rove

Bill Moyers interviews author Craig Unger about Rove’s behind-the-scenes maneuvering to once again affect the outcome of a presidential election. Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom of Power, draws from my own work on Rove in the case of the political prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman. Watch and learn.

Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom of Power

In a new book, author Craig Unger examines the return of Karl Rove, the man who masterminded the rise of George W. Bush from governor of Texas to a two-term presidency, who advised Bush during two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who was at the center of two of the biggest scandals of the…

Summertime and the Living is Not Easy

Glynn Wilson Thomas Jefferson, Springer Spaniel The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson The cicadas are screaming in the trees this Sunday morning, but at least the mosquitoes and ticks appear to be on the run. I’ve tried everything from organic garlic spray to landscaping techniques and even a weed burner to get rid of the…

The People’s Indictment of Karl Rove

On June 20, 2012, Nick Nyhart, CEO and President of Public Campaign, Joan Mandle, Executive Director of Democracy Matters, Tracy Leatherberry of Common Cause and others delivered a people’s indictment for crimes against our democracy to Karl Rove, American Crossroads, and Crossroads GPS. Detailing an attempt to subvert and sell our democracy, the indictment was…

Karl Rove Lies on Fox News Again, and Again

Why would Karl Rove lie so blatantly on Fox News about the Siegelman case when the question was about his political organization? Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com There is no way this right-wing Republican political organization, American Crossroads, which is spending millions of dollars to try to defeat President Barack Obama in the 2012…

Even Karl Rove’s Math Shows President Obama in the Lead

Even Karl Rove, a Republican strategist and former political aide to George W. Bush, who is known as a poll numbers geek, says President Obama now holds a clear Electoral College advantage in the presidential race of 2012 — now less than eight months away in November. In what he called the “top line math,”…

A Massachusetts Mormon vs. The Safe Black Guy for President?

The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson You’ve got to admit, this country has gone weird. Maybe it’s always been so, but if a Massachusetts Mormon wins South Carolina, the state that started the Civil War, you know something is not right with the world. Most of the pundits are predicting that an uber-rich Mormon from…

Karl Rove’s Plan to Kill the Jobs Bill

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A memo obtained by former Bush political aide Karl Rove’s American Crossroads reveals his plan to kill any jobs bill in Congress before the 2012 presidential election: Vilify union workers.

New Campaign Launched to Stop Karl Rove Corruption in 2012 Election

Karl Rove is at it again, and a new coalition has launched a concerted campaign to hold the former political guru for president George W. Bush and his GOP colleagues accountable in the upcoming election. CampaignAccountabilityWatch.org, a new coalition of dozens of fair election non-profit organizations and advocates, is fighting back against Mr. Rove and…

Public Should Demand an Investigation of Karl Rove

Secret Corporate Campaign Cash Subverts American Democracy When Karl Rove learned he’d be able to channel unlimited corporate money into the 2010 elections, he must have felt like a kid in a candy store. But apparently this wasn’t enough — he’s taken advantage of tax-exempt non-profit laws to funnel tens of millions of dollars into…

Tear Down Some Dams, Let the River of Information Flow

“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Benjamin Franklin “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” – Paul Newman as Luke, in Cool Hand Luke “Keep close to Nature’s heart … and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”…

Poor But Proud: Voting to Remain Poor Still Plagues the South

The Big Picture by Glynn Wilson The news could not be any worse. I honestly wish there was some good news to report. Sorry to say, there’s not any. Well, the Crimson Tide did manage to pull out a victory over Ole Miss in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, football being about the only thing worth mentioning…

Karl Rove Bashes Tea Party Candidate for False Gay Rumor?

Sean Hannity of Fox News Disagrees? Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Something is going awry in Tea Party-GOP Land. Rove got Bush elected governor in Texas the first time by perpetrating a false rumor that Ann Richards was gay. Now when a Republican wins an election doing exactly…