Why I’m Voting For Barack Obama

Just below Stuart has a post explaining how he’s gone over to the Clinton camp. I thought I’d post a similar explanation on how I’ve gone over to Obama’s camp, and cast my vote for him here in Georgia today (and thank you, Pamela, for encouraging dissenting voices on the … Continue reading

Obama’s Defense Against the Noise Machine and Other Things That Don’t Add Up

In May 2005, Vanity Fair published a brilliant article about the ’04 election and the Republican Noise Machine, by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — The Disinformation Society. I was thinking about what Obama said on Face The Nation today that “he didn’t expect immunity from Republican attacks, but could diffuse them with his … Continue reading

More Blogroll Amnesty Day!!! Were Havin’ A Party…

The celebration of Blogroll Amnesty Day, that I posted about here yesterday, is sweeping across the blogosphere. Way to go, Skippy and Jon Swift! Wow, “Were Havin’ A Party ” and in honor of that, here’s Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes (one of my all time favs) on Imus from … Continue reading

For Voters It’s Not All About Iraq

Patrick Healy has a piece in the N.Y. Times blog The Caucus about a press conference on the Clinton campaign plane over Arizona on Saturday night. Healy notes “one interesting comment” from the presser: She noted that at a conversation with a small group of voters in Los Angeles Saturday morning, no … Continue reading

On PoliGazette Blog Talk Radio

I’ll be on Michael van der Galien’s PoliGazette Blog Talk Radio Show in a just a few minutes or so. You can catch the live stream here. We’ll be talking about the Democratic candidates and the charges that the battle for the nomination has turned into a battle over racism … Continue reading

The Clinton – Obama Iraq Feud

Apparently, Hillary Clinton who has not made being an “anti-war” candidate is not supposed to question the record of Barack Obama who has made this his platform. To do so is an “attack” or a “smear.” That’s ludicrous in my opinion. Barack Obama came to the Senate in as a … Continue reading

Durbin’s Hypocrisy

I have watched an interesting pattern develop for some time now, that I know others have observed as well. When Hillary Clinton or any of her surrogates attempt to draw distinctions between herself and Barack Obama, they are accused of attacking Barack Obama personally. Yet, team Obama gets away with … Continue reading

Oh My! Another Republican Caught in a Sex Scandal!

Oh my! Oh my! Oh my! Yet another Republican has been caught in a sex scandal. Is it something in their Kool Aid I wonder, because this is just becoming an epidemic with these folks. Of course, “State Representative Richard Curtis” who “dressed up in women’s lingerie and met a … Continue reading

The Human Security Report: of Peace on Earth

Hollow as the phrase “Peace on Earth” sounds to many of us, there is hope. The world is less violent. The first report released a year ago by the Human Security Institute surprised many. The follow up this year, December 21st, supports the trend uncovered last year. Happy New Year. Continue reading