Archive for the ‘new york times’ Category

Is Barack Obama a radical? All we can say for certain is that 1) he partnered with a slew of them to get himself into positions of power in Chicago and, 2) he gave them tons of money when he had the chance. It’s possible that this doesn’t reflect his heart, but rather, a cool […]


Is John McCain’s old age, coupled with Sarah Palin’s scary self-confidence, combining to make her TV exposure last week a loser for the GOP? Frank Rich at the New York Times thinks so. The standard take has it that she’s either speaking utter ignorant gibberish (as to Couric) or reciting highly polished, campaign-written sound bites […]


Somehow, this doesn’t seem like enough anymore. Stepping up the Republican ticket’s attacks on Senator Barack Obama, Gov. Sarah Palin on Saturday seized on a report about Mr. Obama’s relationship with a former 1960s radical to accuse him of “palling around with terrorists.” The dire economic stories of the past three weeks have shifted the […]


Crossed Paths

04Oct08

The New York Times has a front page piece on Bill Ayers and Barack Obama. As you might expect, it is an attempt to minimize the linkage between them. The title tells the story. Obama and ’60s Bomber: A Look Into Crossed Paths Yup – their paths just happened to cross. Or, as Barack puts […]


Them Apples

26Sep08

The debate isn’t the big thing that came true. Word is there will be a bailout plan completed over the next few days. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that negotiations over a proposed $700 billion Wall Street bailout plan is back on track and lawmakerswould work through the weekend to pass a […]


Proxy Prejudice

21Sep08

Is someone spreading innuendo suggesting that Barack is Muslim? As a radio talk host and Barack blogger I have tons of material forwarded to me, and I’ve seen precious little of this. Yet, confusion over Barack’s religion persists. A Pew Research Center survey released a few days ago found that only half of Americans correctly […]


Remind me again: Why did Barack forgo public financing? Obama campaign officials had calculated that with its vaunted fund-raising machine, driven by both small contributors over the Internet and a powerful high-dollar donor network, it made more sense to forgo public financing so they could raise and spend unlimited sums. So why is the New […]