100 Reasons to Support Hillary

By |February 29th, 2008|

Clinton will appear on "The Daily Show" Monday.It will be Howard Wolfson v. David Axelrod on "This Week." I get a lot of terrific emails. This is from one of them I received today. It is entitled "100 Reasons to Support Hillary." It is from a woman who is currently working hard to put Texas [...]

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National Security Ad Outbreak

By |February 29th, 2008|

National Security Ad Outbreak updated Clinton's ad sure got people's attention, including the Obama camp. But her team got what they wanted, because cable outlets have been running it all day. Free media, baby. Ben Smith has the video of the Mondale ad, which the ads above mimic to one degree or another. I've got [...]

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What Will Gay and Lesbians Get for Their Obama Cash?

By |February 29th, 2008|

What Will Gay and Lesbians Get for Their Obama Cash? Boy do politicians love the cash that comes in from the gay and lesbian community. But supporting their issues and the people who stand up for them is another matter, especially for Mr. Obama it seems. Susan over at NoQuarter posted on this earlier today [...]

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Clinton Sponsors Legislation to Ban Private Security Contractors

By |February 29th, 2008|

Here's Clinton's statement: Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced today that she has cosponsored legislation to ban the use of Blackwater and other private mercenary firms in Iraq. "From this war's very beginning, this administration has permitted thousands of heavily-armed military contractors to march through Iraq without any law or court to rein them in or [...]

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CTV Names Obama Aide on NAFTA

By |February 29th, 2008|

So, is this a big deal? ... .. The Obama campaign told CTV late Thursday night that no message was passed to the Canadian government that suggests that Obama does not mean what he says about opting out of NAFTA if it is not renegotiated. However, the Obama camp did not respond to repeated questions [...]

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CTV Re-confirms Obama NAFTA Story

By |February 29th, 2008|

When last we convened on this story, the entire traditional media, cable outfits like CNN, and Obama blogs across the spectrum, were all in the tank for Obama. They had collectively pronounced untrue the story CTV had reported about Mr. Obama's campaign aide(s) (senior staff, worker bees or whatever title you want to include so [...]

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Drudge Blows Prince Harry’s Cover

By |February 28th, 2008|

Drudge Blows Prince Harry's Cover updated Prince Harry fighting in Afghanistan Drudge blows Harry's cover. All that matters to Drudge is a scoop, so I'm not going to link to him. But if a Democratic blogger or journalist did this the wingnuts would rightfully blow the roof. Some Republicans have no scruples at all when [...]

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Colbert Takes on Wingnut Radio Host

By |February 28th, 2008|

Wingnut radio is filled with these types of guys. Colbert takes Cunningham out. But he's so upset with McCain! Hilarious. Lambert's hosting Paul Lukasiak, who has a terrific new post up on independents v. moderates, Obama v. Hillary. Check it out: Based on available exit polling from states that held primary elections, while Obama dominates [...]

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Why Did Bush Send U.S.S. Cole to Lebanon?

By |February 28th, 2008|

Call me cynical, but this move was considered last year. What is the U.S.S. Cole going to do off the coast of Lebanon? NBC news just reported that some suspect Syrian mischief in Lebanese elections, which are stalemated. But again, what is this warship* going to do about it? We're going to get involved? I [...]

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CTV Stands by NAFTA Story

By |February 28th, 2008|

"The facts of our story are accurate." - Greg McIsaac, Communications Manager, News Information and Current Affairs, CTV The NAFTA - Obama story gets more interesting. I called CTV to verify the story, especially given the Obama campaign's cries that it's "inaccurate." After asking Greg McIsaac of CTV if they were sticking by their story, [...]

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