Archive for September 24th, 2008

Stock Monsters

24Sep08

So here’s the deal. This afternoon, shortly before 3pm et, McCain announces that he’s suspending his campaign to return to Washington and attend to the bailout measure, which is being revised after polls indicate Americans aren’t much interested in saving the tycoons on Wall Street. Like crazed kids with credit cards, the Stock Monsters went […]


4:56 – Barack ends press conference. Says he still wants debate to take place, but I sense that he knows it’s not going to happen. CNN – Dems instantly on attack. Schumer – the last thing we need in these delicate negotiations is the injection of presidential politics.” Schumer thinks McCain was weird, and he […]


Bold Move

24Sep08

Seeking to regain control over the campaign narrative, John McCain moved boldly today to turn his campaign focus entirely on the crisis on Wall Street, announcing he will suspend his campaign tomorrow morning, and suggesting that he will not take part in the debate Friday night. His campaign is reportedly moving this afternoon to take […]


Debate Debate

24Sep08

The economy is clearly working in Barack’s factor, with McCain’s challenge now being to attempt to shift the economic conversation back in his favor. Perhaps the pressure of the vote on a Wall Street bailout gives him the opportunity. This afternoon, in an effort to seize control, McCain has called for a postponement of the […]


Gun Show

24Sep08

The NRA’s never been big on John McCain. After all, he supported closing the “Gun Show Loophole.” But the NRA does what democracy requires of us – deciding between the lesser of two evils. So they’re spending forty million dollars in support of John McCain. Or – against Barack Obama. And they have several good […]


Are people voting for Barack because he represents Change? It hardly seems possible, since his time in the U.S. Senate has shown him to be one of the top representatives of the status quo. Consider this. Last year, the average United States Senator voted with his party 84% of the time. Obama, on the other […]


Dirty Ad

24Sep08

When you compare the Barack Obama of primary season with the general election candidate, all questions about what sort of leader Barack might be, if he ever holds a position of leadership, are answered. If Barack actually believes in the new kinda politics, he has readily abandoned that belief in order to win at any […]