Tag Archives: McCain

What victory looks like

John McCain, who just yesterday won the Republican primary for Senate in Arizona, had this to say on Twitter a few days ago: I wonder if McCain will credit George W. Bush for the most recent signs of “victory.” In one of the broadest assaults on Iraq’s security forces, insurgents unleashed a wave of roadside […]

Election 2008 Results Liveblogging

11:00pm NBC just called it for Barack Obama. This insanely long election is finally over! I don’t know what to say. It’s hard to believe actually. 10:15pm Not happy that McConnell won… but Ian I think it’s safe to drink now. At least it is for me… 9:50pm I don’t see how Obama loses this […]

Go vote

If you haven’t already voted, go do it. No matter who you vote for and no matter what happens the next four years, at least you can say you did the bare minimum to try to point this country in the right direction. Flickr photo by swanksalot

Did the media decide this election?

On Friday, Jazz Shaw of TMV asked if Barack Obama was the story the media wanted to tell and did they inject themselves into the plot to keep the story on script? I think that answer to that question is an unequivocal “no.” I’ve said before that removing bias or unfairness from news is an […]

Beating the drums of class warfare

McCain and Palin have recently added a new smear to their regular roster of attacks on Obama. They say that Obama is a socialist because he wants to “spread the wealth” and would seek to do that through small changes in our tax code. Devastating! First a little background. Our Republican led government has just […]

Roundup for Monday 10/20/2008

It’s pretty screwed up that we don’t have good medical records for either of the presidential candidates. Especially since one of them is ancient and has repeated bouts with cancer. Even worse, neither VP candidate has released any medical records at all? What are Biden and Palin hiding? And Palin, where is your press conference?  […]

Mental health break: Candidates are teh funnE

Check out these funny clips from the Alfred E. Smith Catholic charity dinner held last night… First up, John McCain: Barack Obama:

2008 Presidential Debate III: Liveblogging

» Skip down to my conclusion « 9:00pm Is Bob Schieffer older than John McCain? 9:05pm McCain repeats his plan to buy $300 billion worth of home mortgages. He says it hurts everyone if these homes are abandoned, even those who were responsible with their money. Sounds good. 9:10pm Obama talks very specifically about tax […]

Special Comment'ette

Olbermann is returning to his Special Comment form of old. He actually kept this one under 20 minutes: And here is the conclusion for you video haters: Sen. McCain, your supporters, at your events, are calling Obama a terrorist and traitor and are calling for him to be killed. And yet you keep bringing back […]

Dispatches from the Twilight Zone

The McCain campaign has been a little reality-challenged lately. Here are some fun examples for you kids: 1) Sarah Palin when asked about the Palin-Troopergate report released Friday: I’m very very pleased to be cleared of any legal wrongdoing … any hint of any kind of unethical activity there. Very pleased to be cleared of […]