Amelia's Archive

Controversial Romney Video Surfaces


A video that allegedly captures Mitt Romney espousing some controversial views about a large segment of the population surfaced yesterday. Romney purportedly said that Obama’s supporters were “entitled,” and too dependent on the government, with a false self-perception of themselves as victims.

University Takes Direct Approach to the Youth Vote


Earlier this spring, less than half (46%) of college-age Millennials said they were certain to vote in this November’s election. This year, however, the California State University system is taking a more direct approach to the problem of the youth vote.

Has Mitt Romney Lost His Advantage on the Economy?


Has Romney lost his advantage on the economy? Taegan Goddard points to four polls which show that Romney’s edge on jobs and the economy may be slipping.

American-Made Movie Denouncing Islam Sparks Violence Abroad


Controversy exploded yesterday after an American-made, amateurish movie denouncing Islam inspired protesters to attack the U.S. embassies in Egypt and Libya, resulting in the death of the U.S. ambassador to Libya.

Young Adults Take Advantage of Obamacare


A new study shows that many young adults are taking advantage of Obamacare. Back in June, when it was still unclear how the Supreme Court would rule on the Affordable Care Act, less than one-quarter of Millennials (age 18-29) favored the Supreme Court overturning the health care reform law.

DC Comics Unveils Muslim Superhero


Last week, DC Comics unveiled a Muslim superhero in a special edition which references the 9/11 attacks.

Openly Gay Republican Has a Shot at Winning a Congressional Seat


An openly gay Republican has a good shot at winning a Massachusetts congressional seat, thanks in part to the Democratic incumbent’s family scandal.

Democrats Offer Subdued Platform on Climate Change


This year’s Democratic platform has more restrained positions on climate change than the 2008 platform.

Attitudes About Obama’s Religious Beliefs


After nearly four years in office, 16% of voters still (incorrectly) believe that Barack Obama is a Muslim.

Democrats Stir Debate By Omitting “God” From the Party Platform


This year, the Democrats omitted the word “God” from their platform, leading to an inevitable comparison with the Republican platform, which mentioned “God” over 10 times.