Debt Ceiling Discussion And My Appearance on CBC Radio One

I know I have been M.I.A. for the past month but what better time to resurface than on the eve of the Grand Non-Compromise? As I mentioned briefly back in January, I was recently elected Chairman of the Vancouver chapter of  Democrats Abroad, an extension of the Democratic Party for Americans living outside...

Harry Reid is Giving Me An Ice Cream Headache (Redux).

Worst Senate Majority Leader Ever is apparently also the Worst Debater Ever: Why Harry Reid agreed to have a debate with Sharron Angle is a bit of a mystery to me. If your campaign is based on portraying your opponent as loony, then why give that opponent a chance to look reasonable? Lyndon Johnson never...

Say It Ain’t So, Joe

Before last night’s debate, I had never heard of this Joe the Plumber guy.  Apparently the wingnuts have been going crazy about him, but he’s just never shown up on my radar.  Then came the debate last night, and you was mentioned so often you would have almost thought he was actually at the...

Final Debate, Final Analysis

Last night Senator John McCain and Senator Barack Obama shared a stage for what is most likely the last time during this presidential election season.  It was the last best chance for McCain to force a game changer to save his flagging campaign, while for Senator Obama, he had the monumental task of...

McCain Really Knows How To Connect At Those Townhalls

You remember how everyone said how great McCain was in the townhall format?  It was his element, his home, the format that let McCain really connect with the voters.  I was even fooled into parroting that line a few times. Well, McCain did connect with one of the voters at the townhall debate held on Tueday...

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