Presidential race 2008

My question for the presidential debate tonight

Tonight, the questions are supposed to be from the people. Not, that it means that John McCain or Barack Obama will actually directly answer any question clearly. I’d like to hear a simple yes or no answer to the following question, with a promise if elected, to change the credit card rate cap lower: Senators, Read More

When Mike Turner and Dennis Kucinich agree, we live in extraordinary times

It’s been said that politics makes strange bedfellows, and this bailout package vote is no exception. The most radical of “liberals” Dennis Kucinich voted against the bailout bill- as did the staunchest Bush supporter Mike Turner, even against the pleadings of House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-West Chester who usually has Turner on puppet strings. Read More

What would a true third party candidate say in a debate?

Watching last night’s debate, I was pretty sure that other than McCain’s lack of poise when listening to Obama- that the undecided wouldn’t be energized one way or another. With the polls being as close as they have been, I’d say neither side can declare a victory. But- or course, both sides think their guy Read More

How this financial mess started: Phil Gramm, adviser to John McCain

Before the total melt down of our financial markets this week, way back in May of 2008, the Texas Observer recounted the progression of events that led to the “shadow banking system” that is about to screw the taxpayers into $700 Billion of corporate welfare, while we still don’t approve of helping ourselves. Reading the Read More

Fear mongering comes to you courtesy of the Dayton Daily News

Found a surprise with my paper this monring- a DVD from the “Clarion Fund” warning me that’s it’s “…required viewing for everyone” and as seen on CNN and FOX News by more than 20 million viewers worldwide.” Wow, I’ve always trusted Fox News to be “Fair and balanced”- not. It’s “Obsession, radical islam’s war against Read More

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