Jumping the gun

I saw a bumber sticker that said : “Don’t blame me , I voted for McCain”.  How utterly ridiculous,  and somewhat of a revealing of the hand,  as the clear message is that nothing Obama does will result in anything but catastrophe,  predetermined and already decided.  Real exemplary open-mindedness (why am I surprised?)   A note to those not in tune Continue Reading

McCain and Keating

This from the recent article on McCain from Rolling Stone.   Unfortunately, any lessons McCain learned from the Keating scandal didn’t affect his unbridled enthusiasm for deregulating the finance industry. "He continues to follow policies that create the same kind of environment we see today, with recurrent financial crises and epidemics of fraud led by CEOs," says Black, the former S&L Continue Reading

Incredible Blindness of Conservative Evangelical Politics

The following snip from a Pew article about Obama and United Methodists has me shaking my head: About 200 miles south, at Faith Community Church of West Chester, the Rev. Norm Coleman said he likewise plans to vote for the Arizona senator. "I don’t know about Obama’s Christianity, that’s what brings me into question about him." Religion News (RSS): Obama Continue Reading

Informed Comment: McCain, Palin and New Orleans

Like this really surprises me, especially number 2, which is the first thing that my mind went to after hearing it was the “Alaska” governor. Christian Right, Alaska oil-drilling, “woman” (Bill maher had Craig Furgoson on, and he was funny with his “oh, she’s a lady, she’ll take care of us” bit). She “fits” in (except for the fact that Continue Reading

The Raw Story | Biden attacks McCain’s ‘7 kitchen tables’

This is a great opening “comebacker” for the McCain ads attacking Obama for being of all things, “elitist”. As Joe Biden spoke today for the first time as Barack Obama’s running mate, he used the opportunity to attack John McCain, distancing himself from the Republican opponent he has called a friend. After an introduction from Obama, Biden launched into a Continue Reading

The Irony of the ‘Bitter’ Pill

The irony here is that the very folks who voted against their own best interests are now being encouraged to do so again by this very flack,  aimed at a candidate that is INFINITELY more likely to help them,  the “bitter” than the platitiude pushing phonies like Hillary,  and by a more sincere, yet still sickly platitude pushing McCain.  Neither Continue Reading

Obama hit for saying some voters ‘bitter’ – Barack Obama News- msnbc.com

Hillary: “Pennsylvanians don’t need a president who looks down on them,” she said. “They need a president who stands up for them.” Obama hit for saying some voters ‘bitter’ – Barack Obama News- msnbc.com Oh yeah, right,  Mrs. 109 million dollars Tucker Bounds, a spokesman for McCain, said Friday: “Only an elitist would say that people vote their values only Continue Reading

McCain’s Lies about Obama, and why I WILL vote for Obama

Juan Cole,  who IS a Middle East expert,  knows who is NOT one when he sees them: eg. John McCain. McCain: “Will the next President have the experience, the judgment experience informs, and the strength of purpose to respond to each of these developments in ways that strengthen our security and advance the global progress of our ideals? Or will Continue Reading