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

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

Hillary and Iraq

Of all of the many reasons to support a Democrat for President of the U.S. in 2008, one of the most vital is to start to bring to a close the reckless bloodbath that Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz and friends opened up in Iraq. From the safety of our homes … 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