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'Making Liberty Sexy?' Ron Paul: Game on!

'Making Liberty Sexy?' Ron Paul: Game on!

04/20/12 03:27PM

By Jacqueline CalayagRon Paul might not garner enough votes to get the GOP nomination, but he could still become president, in his very own video game! “Ron Paul REVOLution” is the brainchild of 27-year-old video game developer and co-founder Daniel Williams.  Williams says he and his partners are dedicated to “making liberty sexy.” And what better way to do that than an old school-looking video game? read more

A question of character

04/20/12 03:10PM

Peggy Noonan has a column out today on why a majority of citizens believe America is on the wrong track -- 59% of people, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Noonan writes the gloomy outlook is not so much a result of the economy. read more

What about Newt?

04/20/12 02:47PM

Newt Gingrich wasn't topping the headlines this week, but he also wasn't dropping out of the race. Gingrich kept up his determination and antics -- and earned a prominent role in this edition of What Just Happened?! read more

NOW Today: A 'very, very close campaign'

04/20/12 06:51AM

The latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll is out, and there's good news for both political candidates. The President currently holds a 6-point lead over Mitt Romney in a head-to-head match up, driven largely by leads in the female, Latino, and African American voting blocs. But he's vulnerable on the issue of the economy, where Mitt Romney enjoys higher marks. Trouble is, the poll indicates there is a growing consensus that the American economy is strengthening under President Obama - theoretically undermining Romney's core message.Most importantly, perhaps, is that it's only still April. read more

Post-script: The GOP Budget's lack of 'moral criteria'

04/19/12 02:20PM

Weeks after making access to contraception into a "War on Religion" the Catholic Church has again decided to weigh in on policy. In a letter to the House this week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized the budget put forward by Congressman Paul Ryan, saying that it failed to meet certain "moral criteria" by cutting back on programs that serve the hungry, poor, and unemployed.In particular, the Bishops found Ryan's targeting of programs like the Federal Food Stamp Program unacceptable. "These cuts are unjustified and wrong," they wrote. read more

NOW Today: Not going away

04/19/12 06:55AM

It's a busy morning at NOW.We're going to look at the Secret Service scandal, which is not going away, heating up, and has now claimed 3 agent's careers and interviews with the women involved. Some politicians want to paint this on the White House, which seems unfair but there's always an argument to be made, I guess.Plus - we shined the spotlight on ALEC last week, which we described as a group that has effectively turned lawmaking into a commodity. read more

Trending NOW

04/19/12 06:47AM

Ted Nugent is probably going to have a very bad day.Magid CPI: Television Host Dick Clark Dies at 82; Three Secret Service agents out in sex scandal; 2012 Election: Romney assails president steps from site of Obama's re-nomination Google: ted nugent; dick clark; obama dog Twitter: Ted Nugent; American Bandstand; Dick ClarkYouTube Politics: Test of Fire: Election 2012 (Official HD Version - Catholic)Billboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more