Draft Bailout Bill Revealed

By |September 28th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH DRAFT --ahem-- 'Buy in' BILL, as Pelosi called it.Servers slammed, try here..PAUL KRUGMAN** SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS ** Part of Speaker Pelosi's comments just a few moments ago: "...Last night it came down to three issues. How this money would be distributed. ... Golden parachutes and compensation for CEOs. We had strong resistance from [...]

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That Angry Guy

By |September 28th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Who said what on the Sunday shows? ...and what are you reading today? Wide open thread. Anybody watching football?

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Saturday Night at the Movies

By |September 27th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH Paul Newman in pictures. I've loved movies all of my life. Growing up in Missouri when the state wasn't a place for girls who wanted to go big places and dream big things, movies were my escape, my refuge, my world. It didn't take long for me to know that creative artistry [...]

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When Do Political Ads Go Too Far?

By |September 27th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH If John McCain was a happier warrior, maybe this wouldn't even be an issue. But he's not, so it is. All of it stems from the "grumpy old man factor," which was on display last night. But when you trump crankiness with cancer, it raises the doubt quotient even higher. When you [...]

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Iraq Meets Bailout

By |September 27th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH What's on your mind today?

Obama to McCain: ‘You were wrong.’

By |September 26th, 2008|

From the start of the debate McCain wouldn't meet Obama's eye. At the end of it that hadn't changed, even as Obama gave McCain his due time and again, which the McCain camp has already turned into a video. It was the difference of someone being small, compared to someone revealing his confidence, while showing [...]

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Liveblogging the Debate at Ole Miss

By |September 26th, 2008|

Even though McCain has already declared victory, not to mention that he wouldn't show up. The debate is about to begin. Goal for Barack: To look, respond and react as an equal to McCain, but to do so in short bites and know when to shut up. Obama needs to have a response ready for [...]

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Sarah Palin Goes Pop!

By |September 26th, 2008|

Kathleen Parker sure started storm today. Palin's recent interviews with Charles Gibson, Sean Hannity, and now Katie Couric have all revealed an attractive, earnest, confident candidate. Who Is Clearly Out Of Her League. No one hates saying that more than I do. Like so many women, I've been pulling for Palin, wishing her the best, [...]

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Blinked? McCain’s Debate Gamble turns into Colossal Collapse

By |September 26th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH If I didn't have such a new disrespect for John McCain, I'd almost feel sorry for him. Nah. On this one he got what he deserved. Republicans are not holding back either: The whole episode left even conservatives admitting that the McCain campaign looked erratic and a bit foolish with no apparent [...]

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Republicans are so Inspiring… to Comics

By |September 26th, 2008|

BY TAYLOR MARSH A little Friday afternoon humor, compliments of the Republicans and Wanda Sykes. On Sarah Palin: "... I'm a feminist, but I'm sorry, that woman is crazy. ... We don't know anything about her. They don't let her talk. Today they say, oh, she's meeting with the world leaders. But there's no reporters. [...]

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