February 2008

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    McCain and Obama Begin the Iraq Debate

    Looks like John McCain and Barack Obama are giving us a preview of the general election’s Iraq debate. In the Wisconsin Democratic debate, Obama said: “If Al Qaeda is forming a base in Iraq, then we will have to act in a way that secures the American homeland and our interests abroad.” John McCain later […]

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    Howard Dean Smears Republicans With Racism

    As most of you know, I supported Howard Dean in 2004. Since then he’s turned into a disappointing, tired political hack. And this latest attack on Republicans is just beyond the pale. From Georgetown Voice: The Chairman of the Democratic National Committee and former Governor of Vermont contrasted the two parties’ presidential candidates, saying that […]

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    Clinton Could Win Texas but Lose the Delegate Count

    They say everything is bigger down here in Texas. Everything is also more complicated. The byzantine rules for the state’s upcoming primary must have been developed after a wild night of margaritas and cervezas on 6th Street. When all is said and done, the winner of the popular vote could very easily come out with […]

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    Bloomberg Ain't Running

    I wonder what Doug Bailey and Gerald Rashfoon are gonna do now? From MSNBC: NEW YORK – After two years of playing coy about his presidential ambitions, Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared in a newspaper editorial Wednesday that he will not run for president as an independent and said he might support the candidate who “takes […]

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    Can Chris Peden Beat Ron Paul?

    Wonkette has an exclusive interview with the man who Ron Paul refuses to debate… Here’s Peden on Paul the Congressman… His voting record is … it’s horrid — 351 pieces of legislation he sponsored, six came out of committee, and none have ever passed. And if you go back and look, he just regurgitates the […]

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    Tennessee Republican Party Smears Obama

    Well, not that this is surprising, but with McCain publicly asking his supporters to not do stuff like this, it’s curious that they’re ignoring him… Here’s the piece that was sent out: If McCain can’t control these folks they’re really going to hurt him. Even Karl Rove is cautioning his brethren to not use the […]

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    Clinton Loses Key Supporter

    Prominent Hillary Clinton supporter, Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, has formally switched sides and is now backing Barack Obama. In a statement, Lewis says: ”Something is happening in America. There is a movement, there is a spirit, there is an enthusiasm in the hearts and minds of the American people that I have not seen […]

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    R.I.P. William F. Buckley Jr.

    One of America’s preeminent conservative thinkers and one of the most influential intellectuals of the last half century has died. Through his work at The National Review and elsewhere, William F. Buckley Jr. helped revitalize conservativism and champion limited government. Unlike so many pundits of today, Buckley was never entirely predictable and kept thinking and […]

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