BY TAYLOR MARSH While I was away all hell broke loose. In the last twenty-four hours Wesley Clark called John McCain out on judgment, something that is correct and a sound shot questioning McCain's competence on national security. But what everyone heard and reported was something else, with a little lunacy thrown in by a [...]
BY TAYLOR MARSH --updated-- UPDATE from Obama camp sent to me earlier today when I was traveling: "Senator Obama had a terrific conversation with President Clinton and is honored to have his support in this campaign. He has always believed that Bill Clinton is one of this nation's great leaders and most brilliant minds, and [...]
guest post by Linfar Hillary supports Barack because she wants women's rights. And so does he. Should the state control female sexuality? Should the government control a woman's ability to reproduce? Or should the woman control her own body? This issue defines our era. Both Islamic Fundamentalists and Christian Fundamentalists may go to war over [...]
--updated-- But first, let's Play Count the Women on the Sunday Shows, a regular game around here. ... ... Um, that was quick. Meet the men, which is swell, but not one woman on the Sunday shows. Awesome. We'll likely see them on the pundit panels, but they're absent on the big line ups. Governors [...]
Guest post by Scan Simply a great song from a great band. From the masterful 1984 album Reckoning, here's "So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)" by R.E.M. Open thread. What's shakin' out there in the internet tubes?
Guest post by Scan ...and this graphic illustrates why. Despite winning the nomination in a year when any Democrat should win the general election in a cakewalk, despite Clinton's impassioned endorsement of his candidacy on June 7th, and despite the fawning media coverage that continues unabated...according to Gallup, it's been a dead heat this week. [...]
Announced today: The Obama campaign announced today that Senator Obama will be traveling overseas to assess the situation in countries that are critical to American national security, and to consult with close friends and allies. Senator Obama will visit France, Germany, Israel, Jordan and the United Kingdom where he will consult with the leaders of [...]
Guest post by Scan It's the story of the week. If you haven't watched it, here's your chance. In her speech, Hillary's commitment to the country she loves was obvious. It was the reason she was on that stage and the reason she has held nothing back in endorsing her former opponent. She knows full [...]
Guest post by Scan Could be. They looked and sounded quite good together today. More importantly, it would be landslide victory if the two of them could find a way to make it happen. Just what I think. What about you? Open thread.