Archive for November 3rd, 2008

A good analysis in the Telegraph of London on just how screwy it is to vote for Barack. The choice faced by the electorate is clear. It can either vote for reality or for escapism: and John McCain has the greater appreciation of what reality might entail. I have been struck on several visits here […]


Madelyn Dies

03Nov08

So much for the suggestion that Barack’s grandmother wasn’t that sick when he went to Hawaii to see her. Madelyn Dunham, 86, died peacefully at her home in Honolulu. “She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength and humility,” Obama and his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, said in a statement. […]


Chump Change

03Nov08

Nearly half of American wage earners pay no federal income taxes. Barack proposes that in order to make that system more fair, those who aren’t paying any taxes should get a rebate paid to them from the taxes from the 5% who pay 50% of the nation’s income tax burden. Do people really believe this? […]


Flip it Good

03Nov08

Now, wait a second. Is this some unconscious thing? Or not?


The rule of thumb in radio is to always assume that the microphones are live. Few follow this guideline, but here’s a reminder about why it’s a good idea. Why does J the P inspire such hostility amongst liberals?


This should have happened in July. But it could provide the difference in the bitter neighborhoods. John McCain has not wielded the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. club over Democratic rival Barack Obama, who repudiated his former pastor and eventually left his Chicago church. But that hasn’t stopped some of those supporting the Republican presidential […]


Sarah Palin got used by some Canadian pranksters pretending to be French President Sarkozy. While it’s got to be embarrassing to have been taken in, Sarah survived the scam without humiliation. The worst part is not having figured it out over six minutes until the perp identified himself as being someone other than the French […]