Category: politics

Obama holds firm on tax cuts to middle-class

Regarding the Bailout plan in general, here’s a summary (per ABC news): Obama argued the bailout plan should include protections to ensure that taxpayer dollars are not used to further reward the bad behavior of irresponsible CEOs on Wall Street.…

Bailout: Big decisions are not best made while in a panic

The Bush Administration’s proposed $700 billion bailout could be the most important economic decision in decades – with consequences possibly lasting generations.  Let’s not let the “we have to do something” mentality drive us to a bad decision. Even most…

The “other” Mrs. McCain

If you want to know about John McCain, don’t ask Cindy, ask Carol McCain, the former Mrs. McCain. McCain likes to illustrate his moral fiber by referring to his five years as a prisoner-of-war in Vietnam. And to demonstrate his…

Amen to Michael Robertson in note to Skype

Andy refers us to a letter Michael Robertson (CEO of Gizmo) sent to Chris Libertelli at Skype.  In part, it says: [in regards to Skype demanding that wireless companies open their networks], Skype’s actions do not mirror their words to…

Obama on why people are sick of politics

He has the courage to talk about what nobody else in politics is talking about. Instead of listening to the rhetoric, listening to the media spin, the Republican spin, or any other spin, listen to the man himself – if…

Have we not had enough of “the big lie”?

Sen. McCain and Gov. Palin have both jumped off the “Straight Talk Express”. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Poor John McCain. Body-snatchers seem to have replaced his brain with that of a dishonest political hack. How else to explain the disappearance…

Americans falling for more lies, again.

John McCain and Sarah Palin are repeatedly deceiving, manipulating, and flat-out lying. And polls are showing that some of those lies are convincing voters. Palin says she opposed the “Bridge to Nowhere”—when in fact she fully supported it. McCain says…

Palin – really?

Haven’t we already tried putting an inexperienced and ethically challenged Governor of a big-oil state into the White House?  How’s that working out for us? Lest we forget, have a gander at these: The List of Bush’s Lies and Policy…

It’s official – I’m supporting Barak Obama

For the record, and for what it’s worth, I’m backing Barak Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign. Those that know me, know I’m not a cheerleader for the democratic nor republican parties, in general. This is the first time in…