The Ugliness of McCain Supporters

Every election year, you see ugliness from supporters on all sides.  I won’t deny that, but in this election year, I think it is important to divorce ourselves from the evils of false equivalency.  While there are reports of bad behavior from both Obama and McCain supporters, let’s not kid...

The Vocal Minority Strikes (Literally)

On Monday I wrote about what I see as the forming of a new silent majority.  If you have yet to read that, I encourage you to do so because it sets the foundation for how I view what occurred at a Palin rally in North Carolina. For some time many of us on the left have been revolted by how the entire...

Just When You Thought He Couldn’t Go Lower

At this point I think it is safe to say that we haven’t seen John McCain hit rock bottom just yet.  Still, I keep getting this feeling that, okay, there’s no way John can get any lower.  And then he actually does just that. By now, if you’re reading this blog, you have already seen the...

Ineffective, Irresponsible, and Dangerous

People are scared.  The economy continues its tailspin, closing today below 9,000 points, losing nearly forty percent since the record high last year over 14,000.  People are watching their 401(k)s evaporate; my wife tells me that we’ve lost twenty-thousand dollars in a year…  I didn’t...

“Obsession” is not a new perfume, but it sure smells

This past weekend and next weekend, a group called the Clarion Fund — that hardly anybody knows anything about — is distributing a hate DVD against Muslims called “Obsession” in swing states, via the local organ of “liberal media” in each of these states — the...

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