Finally found a few moments to wade through the wonderful world of blogging, and stumbled on a few things that really caught my eye. I know I’ve been bad about updating lately, and I apologize. Now, start reading. And, don’t be afraid to leave a comment along the way.
English Only Rule Aimed at High School Valedictorian
The folks of Terrabone Parish in Louisiana want to cultivate their image as being backwards. Their lack of values are showing. Now they are set to require all speeches be made in English after the Valedictorian included a sentence of Vietnamese in hers — she did so to honor her parents, proving her own strong values.
McCain gets ‘visibly angry’ when challenged on whether military experience prepares him to be president.
ABC News’ David Wright reports that when he asked John McCain to “explain how his Vietnam experience prepared him for the presidency,” McCain “became visibly angry”: McCain became visibly angry when I asked him to explain how his Vietnam experience prepared him for the Presidency. “Please,” he said, recoiling back in his seat in distaste at the [...]
Bush Stimulates The Porn Industry With His Economic Package
When President Bush announced his economic stimulus in January, he bragged that his package was the “right size” and would “boost” the economy: I am pleased that this agreement meets the criterion that I set forth last week to provide an effective, robust, and temporary set of incentives that will boost our economy and [...]
Going into the weekend, we have new numbers to play with:
Barack Obama might just be getting his post-primary national bounce. A new poll from Newsweek gives him a 51%-36% lead over John McCain, up from a 46%-46% tie a month ago. Obama is helped by some key statistics. Five-five percent [...]
Well now! Another old video. Another old comment.
Dan Abrams has uncovered a video of John McCain saying… “I really didn’t love America until I was deprived of her company.” This has the potential to upend this campaign. Given the criticism of Michelle Obama’s remarks about pride, how can the right still press the patriotism of the Democratic candidate’s wife when the Republican candidate himself [...]
I was pointed to this article by a regular reading of my blog. It’s certainly interesting and is one that I missed when skimming through bloglines last night.
Is Bobby Jindal — Who May Be On McCain’s Veep Shortlist — An Exorcist?
Bobby Jindal, the 36-year old governor of Louisiana, is being taken seriously by the national press as a candidate on the shortlist to be John McCain’s Vice President. No one doubts that he’s a political prodigy — his impressive resume [...]
“It’s not too important” Go figure.
Matt Lauer asked John McCain this morning if he now had a better idea of when U.S. troops could come home from Iraq. “No,” McCain said, “but that’s not too important.” 100 years redux? Actually, yes, because McCain said [...]
UPDATE: Ex Post McCaino
The McCain campaign is hitting back hard against Democratic criticism of his “not that important” quote this morning on Today. But as often is the case with McCain, the explanations of what he said are even sillier than the original [...]
It’s all about the military, via Brilliant at Breakfast. And, it’s about much more than McCain. Click. It’s worth it.
Where are these troops going to come from, hmmmm???
John McCain, looking scarier by the day, tells Brian Williams in no uncertain terms that he is ready to commit as many troops as needed in Iraq for as long as it takes: [..]
My goodness, the blogosphere is really piling on John McCain today. See the post below. Then note this:
The Video Doesn’t Lie
Sen. John McCain told Newsweek that he did not deliver a line in his prepared speech last week that criticized the media for not fairly covering Sen. Hillary Clinton’s presidential [...]
Yup. That’s what he says. Let’s go to the videotape. Click the link above.