Pushing Away

It’s somewhat remarkable to me that today features two stories of conservatives and Republicans backing away from John McCain and his presidential campaign.  In one is a touching and eloquent endorsement of Obama, the son of famed conservative figurehead William Buckley, and in the other we see a...

The End is Nigh?

Dan Conley, who served as an aide to former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, posted a must-read article at Salon this past Thursday (h/t jrootham @ BnR) detailing how any future concessions by the Clinton campaign might play out. Using Wilder’s departure from the 1994 Virginia senate race as an...

What Do You Think: T-Shirts?

Well, the weekend is here after what, at least to me, seemed like a particularly grueling week.  It’s time for us to relax a little from the every day grind, and what better way than with a conversation that goes outside the box a little bit? Before we get to the question at hand, a quick word or two...

What Do You Think: What If?

The Democratic race seems to grow more polarizing on a daily basis.  Just yesterday there were not a few bloggers who seemed to have soured beyond a breaking point when Hillary Clinton attempted to deflect her Bosnia controversy by trying to reignite the Wright controversy, for instance. Whatever the case,...

What Do You Think? (Religion)

Well, they say that religion and politics are the two things you’re not supposed to talk about.  Obviously, we aren’t mindful of the warning regarding the latter, but I think perhaps we might delve a little into the former, yes? A little background.  My stepdad and I get along pretty well, even...

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