Debates are Show Business

They are not usually about Issues. In this primary process, they are about Who Is the Best Candidate? Who can Win? Ever since the first televised debate between Kennedy & Nixon, voters have often judged candidates on inconsequential issues… Nixon lost the 1960 debate, and election, because of such trivia … Continue reading

Is ‘The Finger’ The Nail In Obama’s Coffin?

KCrowley asks in the comment string of the original story whether I think this is the ‘nail in Senator Obama’s coffin’? So, do I think this will be the ‘nail in the coffin’? Short answer: No. Long Answer: Hell, No. Not hardly. Did it happen? Did he flip off Hillary … Continue reading

Hillary on The Colbert Report Last Night

Incase you missed Hillary on The Colbert Report last night, here’s a clip: Interestingly, not to be outdone, Barack Obama who had previously declined Colbert’s invitation, decided last minute to also get into the act and he made an appearance on the same show. Hmmm… John Edwards also made an … Continue reading

Bush or Nero?

Here’s a little important non-primary related activism for readers from Senator Barbara Boxer in the wake of Bush’s latest too little too late global warming plan: Dear Friend: On Wednesday, President Bush delivered what was billed as a major speech on global warming. What a disaster! Rather than staking out … Continue reading

Howard Dean Puts the Pressure On

Howard Dean is getting a little nervous about the fate of the Democratic nomination and yesterday he turned up the heat in an interview with CNN. Dean told CNN that “he needs superdelegates to say who they’re for – and “I need them to say who they’re for starting now.”” … Continue reading