Archive for October 1st, 2008

Sick Bastards


These people are sick. Wall Street needs a bailout, and anyone in congress who isn’t brain dead is appalled at the $700B request. So how do Democrats respond to the horror of socializing the financial sector in the new version of the bill? The Senate substitute now runs over 450 pages. And tucked away in […]

No We Can’t


I don’t see why it matters much even if VP debate moderator Gwen Ifill’s book is a celebration of the wonder of Barack. She’s from PBS, so we weren’t expecting her to be other than highly supportive of the Democratic ticket. The McCain camp is claiming it didn’t know about Gwen Ifill’s book prior to […]

If you ran anti-abortion ads that were this visual and manipulative, would there be an outcry?

Palin Debates


Take a look and see that Sarah Palin, when comfortable, can discuss issues just fine. This is a piece of a gubernatorial debate in her Alaska race two years ago.



While Sarah is being mocked for her answer to Katie’s question about what newspapers she reads – obviously, she’s not over her nerves or she could have at least mentioned the Anchorage Daily News – I see this as a sign that she’s calming down. Palin avoids the question with a confident sidestep about how […]

Has McCain’s corporate tax break been added to the revised bailout bill that the senate will vote on tonight? In a surprise move to resurrect President Bush’s $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan, Senate leaders slated a vote on the measure for Wednesday – but added a tax cut plan already rejected by the House. […]

Where are the ads? The 527 created campaign that should be re-creating the Swift Boat attacks of four years ago – something Barack’s shady past makes him far more vulnerable to than Kerry ever was. Is it possible that the big money GOP donors aren’t that interested this time? This ad demonstrates how easy it […]



McCain has cut Barack’s lead in half this week according to Gallup. The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update of registered voters finds Barack Obama at 48%, and John McCain at 44%, marking a slight narrowing of the race from the eight percentage point margin Obama held earlier this week. Rasmussen has the race unchanged […]