Flashback… Hillary on NAFTA

By |April 28th, 2008|

Put this in the department of excavating data. From Sally Bedell Smith's book on the Clintons I excised two short snippets. Now, Ms. Smith is not pro-Clinton. As far as I know she's not anti-Clinton. She also did a tough biography and Jack and Jackie Kennedy's marriage. One thing she does have is access, which [...]

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Reverend Wright at the NAACP

By |April 28th, 2008|

Reverend Wright at the NAACP --bumped & updated-- Welcome to Jeremiah Wright's Rehabilitation and Retribution Tour. It's not good for any of us, though Rev. Wright is obviously having a blast. Of course, I know many of you will only be able to see what you're about to read in terms of the primary, which [...]

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The Rooster Just Crowed

By |April 28th, 2008|

One hundred years in Iraq, expel Russia from the G8... Say what? What is John McCain thinking these days? Whatever it is, it's wrong for this country. It could also get us killed. Segue to Fareed Zakaria: ... .. In his speech McCain proposed that the United States expel Russia from the G8, the group [...]

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Weekend Wind Down

By |April 27th, 2008|

Weekend Wind Down Guest post by Scan I had a great weekend, and I hope you did too. Taylor returns tomorrow morning. To wrap things up, here's a Kinks classic and an open thread.

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Elizabeth Edwards on the Media: Do Your Job

By |April 27th, 2008|

Elizabeth Edwards on the Media: Do Your Job Guest post by Scan Elizabeth Edwards has contributed a piece this morning for the New York Times entitled "Bowling 1, Health Care 0". In it, she calls out the media for dramatically failing to do its job. Did you, for example, ever know a single fact about [...]

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Obama on Fox

By |April 27th, 2008|

Obama on Fox BY TAYLOR MARSH He accepted. He showed up. He didn't take them on. I'm shocked! Shocked, I say. Obama played politics with Fox! He showed up then played nice. Excuse me, but duh! He even touted Ronald Reagan, for good measure. How very Obama. As I've said many times before, with Clinton's [...]

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Dean: Electability May Be Deciding Factor

By |April 27th, 2008|

Dean: Electability May Be Deciding Factor Guest post by Scan While I have certainly had some issues with Howard Dean's leadership at the DNC recently, this Financial Times piece from Friday was encouraging. "If it's very very close, they [the superdelegates] will do what they want anyway," said Mr Dean. "I think the race is [...]

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A New Day

By |April 27th, 2008|

A New Day Guest post by Scan Hey...this one is about us! Open Thread.

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Night Owl Open Thread

By |April 26th, 2008|

Night Owl Open Thread Guest post by Scan Earthrise at Christmas

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Saturday Night Rock

By |April 26th, 2008|

Saturday Night Rock Guest post by Scan "...didn't care what harm was done, just as long as he won the prize..." In honor of Hillary's thrashing of Barack in Pennsylvania this week, I present "Conquest" by the White Stripes. I'm not one for hype. I can't tell you how many albums I've bought based on [...]

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