Category - US Politics

Since the strategy of gathering up some random committed Republican to smear the opponent worked so well for the Brown campaign, it appears that the GOP wants to give it another try. This week’s GOP e-brief offers this insight: Here’s what one...

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Jonah Goldberg, from the National Review, sums up the ideology of a party whose President was making jokes about Trent Lott’s house today while 2 day old dead infants were being taken from freezers because of his incompetence and disregard for...

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day:
“This is a storm that requires immediate action now.” –President Bush.
4 days and 10 hours after the storm.

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Right on Target

Jack Cafferty, CNN: No one – no one – is saying the government is doing a good job in handling one of the most atrocious and embarrassing and far-reaching and calamatous things that has come along in this country in my lifetime...

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The nightmare in New Orleans continues, while the Nero of Crawford seems to be playing his fiddle. The news reports today are full of tales of a lack of leadership, slow responses by the federal government, misplaced priorities, and an almost total...

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RFK’s Hurricane

It’s always interesting to me when someone I admire so clearly gets something wrong. A recent post by Robert Kennedy Jr. at the Huffington Post links the devastating hurricane that impacted the South to the global warming policies of...

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McCain-style moderatism

Oh, how presidential politics can destroy someone that I used to respect. Remember the John McCain of 2000? The day before Virginia’s GOP primary, John McCain accused some in his party of pandering to Christian right leaders “on the...

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Mark Noonan, over at Blogs for Bush, is concerned about the recent Alaska trip made by John McCain and Hillary Clinton–and its implications for spending on global warming. The article cites a claim in the Irish Independent that bring global...

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Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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