There’s Another Reason They Don’t Want To Talk About The Economy

The McCain campaign has been more than clear that they don’t want to talk about the economy.  Ostensibly this is because by default the Democratic party and Barack Obama are generally more trusted on the subject.  However, there is another reason why they don’t want to talk about the economy;...

Disillusioned With Republicanism

Earlier today I wrote up a quick post about the fact that the GOP is in a state of disarray.  It may not necessarily be coming apart at the seams exactly, but wires are most definitely getting crossed, and it’s almost impossible to grasp what exactly is going on. David Brooks’ piece in the NYT...

Republicans in Disarray

Jane Hamsher asks the one million dollar (which, at the rate we’re going, may buy you a gallon of milk in a couple of weeks) question; if McCain can’t even lead his own party, how can he lead the nation? I don’t think for one second that America is buying the cognitive dissonance induced...

That’s Rich

First McCain took credit for the bailout bill, then it failed.  In a fit of irony the likes of which I had never seen before, instead of owning up to a damn thing, McCain blames the whole mess on Obama.  Even though the real reason the bill failed was due to the very same House Republicans that McCain was...

REJECTED! BAILOUT BILL KILLED IN THE HOUSE

The $700 Billion bailout bill, intended to prevent further economic collapse has just failed in the House of Representatives. I think it’s interesting at this point to note that this bill did not fail strictly along partisan lines, with significant numbers from both parties both voting for and against...