Archive for November 11th, 2008

Barack’s campaign stand against lobbyists was meaningless as policy – a deceptive stance of no practical meaning. Now, for the sake of real life, he’s watered it down to make it even less meaningful, and more symbolic. President-elect Obama, who campaigned against lobbyists’ influence, on Tuesday opened the door for them to work for him […]


Can it be that the economic policies of the Bush administration have been this successful? Under Bush, those in poverty fell dramatically, while the number of families making over $100,000/year has skyrocketed to one in four! In 1996, only 9 percent of the electorate said their family income was that high. Last week it had […]


Barack is pressing a bailout for automakers. President-elect Barack Obama would like the government to find additional authority to deal with the liquidity crisis in the American automobile industry, Obama’s transition co-chairman said on Tuesday. The Obama team earlier leaked details of the disagreement over an auto bailout that arose between President Bush and Barack […]


Renegade

11Nov08

It’s always the same question with liberal politicians – why don’t their kids attend public schools? Where will the Obama girls go to school? Will Michelle and Barack Obama choose private or public? What statement will their choice make? These are some of the questions on the minds of many Washington observers after the news […]


Tight Ship

11Nov08

As tight a ship as the Obama campaign was, we have to assume that any aides to Obama who were briefed on his meeting with the President are leaking details with campaign consent and knowledge. Just hours after President Bush and President-elect Obama met in the Oval Office of the White House, details of their […]


Newt running the GOP? Great idea. Newt Gingrich has let it be known that, if Republicans want him, the former U.S House speaker is willing to serve as chairman of the national party and lead it out of the wilderness it’s blundered into. The question is whether the 168-member Republican National Committee is open to […]


Bake Sale

11Nov08

The Money Machine never rests. The election is hardly finished, and the fundraising has begun anew.The Obama campaign, which raised more than $600 million for the election of the junior senator from Illinois as the next president of the United States, is selling celebratory T-shirts. Thirty bucks. Obama T-shirts.jpg The proceeds are going to the […]