Archive for November 8th, 2008

Sarah’s Seat?

08Nov08

People are asking whether Sarah Palin will appoint herself to the U.S. Senate if/when Ted Stevens steps down. She may be able to, but according to a law, or laws, passed 4 years ago, a special election must be held within a couple of months. So what exactly are the rules? Nobody can say for […]


Fury in Frisco

08Nov08

Supporters of gay marriage remain shocked over the gay marriage vote on Tuesday. How does a state vote for the Democrats so reliably and then pass Proposition 8? Thousands of demonstrators marched down Market Street in San Francisco on Friday night to protest the passage earlier this week of Proposition 8, which effectively bans same-sex […]


The stock market crashed this week after Barack was elected. But did Barack’s election cause the meltdown? Racked by the credit crisis and the growing likelihood of a deep recession, financial markets have been given to extremes for the last two months, mostly to the downside. The presidential race added to the uncertainty, but it […]


Not So Funny

08Nov08

New Obama’s are already being born. Barack Obama may have a “funny name,” as he once said – but it might just catch on among the nation’s newborns. A Florida couple became among the country’s first to bestow it on their child, even before most news outlets had declared the Illinois senator the president-elect. Sanjae […]


Ya Sarah

08Nov08

Sarah calls them jerks. They deserve it. An angry aide characterized the Palins as “Wasilla hillbillies looting Neiman Marcus from coast to coast.”


Back Stabber

08Nov08

Who is trashing Sarah? Mitt Romney says the petty anonomous leaks against Palin aren’t coming from him. Here’s the headline in today’s Boston Herald – “Mitt Romney: I’m no back stabber.” Fox News, the New York Times [NYT] and Newsweek have reported on a host of criticisms of Palin, including that she threw tantrums that […]


In four years, America’s going to be eager for change. So which Republican is best positioned to challenge Barack in 2012? When asked to choose among some of the GOP’s top names for their choice for the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, 64% say Palin. The next closest contenders are two former governors and unsuccessful challengers […]