The AP Puts Their GOP Drunk Goggles To Use

For anyone that watched Obama’s acceptance speech last night there was little question that this was one of the most policy laden speeches Obama’s ever given. Tax cuts for the bottom 95% of working Americans. 10 year Apollo-style timetable to eliminate our imports of Middle Eastern oil. Closing...

Bad Timing

This has just got to suck. Picture this, you’re a presidential candidate, and your entire candidacy hinges on one very important thing; getting enough people to believe that you were right about continuing to fight the Iraq War to infinity and beyond. So you get up on stage, and you get ready to...

The Right and The Speech

A working hypothesis. There are many Americans out there who simply refuse, or don’t have time to read or watch “the speech”.  Understandable.  There are many Americans who have chosen to pass judgement on two men who combine for a century of lived experience on this planet based upon two...

Leadership

Last night, I made the assertion that the speech in Philadelphia today was at the very least an opportunity for Obama to move past the Wright fiasco, but if he was at his best, it was an opportunity to show true leadership and prove to the party and to the American people that he is the candidate that...

A Chance To Put To Rest, A Chance To Lead

2008 has the potential of going down in history as a landmark election year in which America showed that it is far more intolerant and bigoted than it likes to admit. The first casualty of intolerance has already fallen. I rarely if ever agreed with Mitt Romney on anything.  His speech on religion was good,...

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