Last November Swift Boat Veterans For Truth financier/Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens’ offered to “pay $1 million to anyone who can disprove even a single charge of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” against John Kerry. Kerry promptly responded to Picken’s challenge in a letter saying he was “willing to … Continue reading
MoveOn announced today that they would walk the Obama walk when it comes to fundraising for the presidential election: MoveOn, the advocacy group supporting Barack Obama, has decided to permanently shutter its 527 operation, partly in response to the Illinois Senator’s insistence that such groups should not spend on his behalf during the … Continue reading
Cross-posted from The Global Sociology Blog. As a follow-up on my previous post on refugees, this video is part of the campaign to raise awareness and activism for refugees, worldwide. Also, please see Charles Lemos’s great series of posts and photos on refugees at his blog, By The Fault.
“It’s wedge politics at its worst, and we have to reject it loudly, clearly and unequivocally… Let’s call those rumors what they are: lies.”– New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, quoted by the New York Times, denouncing the “whisper campaign” in the Jewish community linking Sen. Barack Obama to Islam. … Continue reading
It looks like campaigning for the general election is now truly in full swing. Yesterday, Barack Obama announced that he was opting out of public financing, much to the chagrin of public financing advocates. Today, the Obama campaign announced in an email that he and Hillary Clinton will campaign together and their … Continue reading
The proposed program would allow FHA to help troubled borrowers reduce their interest rates if the actual lenders went along with a cut in the principal amount of the loan. This is in the lenders best interest because in a majority of circumstances the fair market value of the home … Continue reading
Joe Biden’s words on terror issues speak for themself. Barack Obama also speaks for himself.