Tagged: McCain

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

As  the nastiest election campaign in US history mercifully comes to an end, I am left wondering how much damage has been done to the political system and what can be done to fix it....

Poor John McCain. Foiled Once Again!

Poor John McCain. Foiled Once Again!

John McCain must be furious. He came so close this time. But once again his hopes of another war have been dashed. How cruel is that? I bet the aging Arizona senator will hold...

Crazies Threaten Government Shutdown. Again.

Crazies Threaten Government Shutdown. Again.

I don’t often agree with John McCain. But when he calls Ted Cruz and Rand Paul “wacko-birds,” I won’t argue with him. He might have added Utah senator Mike Lee to the flock. And...

Issa Has Zero Credibility as a Crusader

Issa Has Zero Credibility as a Crusader

With the kind of past that Rep. Darrell Issa has, you have to wonder at the gall of the man. Like one of those former smokers who go around raging against smoking, he frenziedly seeks...

McCain Rushes in and Makes a Fool of Himself

McCain Rushes in and Makes a Fool of Himself

There’s no fool like an old fool. Especially a malevolent old fool. And Senator John McCain certainly fits that description. Obviously smarting from his ignominious defeat in the 2008 presidential election, McCain is constantly...

Iran Presents a Tricky Test of Character for Obama

Iran Presents a Tricky Test of Character for Obama

With Iran’s leaders shaking their fists defiantly in his face, U.S. President Barack Obama is presented with a test of will – and wisdom. It is a conundrum worthy of a Greek legend. Anything...

We Can Be Thankful Obama is America’s President, After All

We Can Be Thankful Obama is America’s President, After All

Tomorrow, Americans are expected to reflect on the things they are thankful for – in addition to not being the turkey they’ll be carving up. And at least one American is thankful for not...

Sarah Who? I Refuse to Join the Pervading Palinmania

Sarah Who? I Refuse to Join the Pervading Palinmania

I won’t write about Sarah Palin. I won’t buy her book. I won’t read her book. I don’t care what John McCain’s campaign advisers say about her book. I don’t want to know whether...

Another Speech for the Ages. Now What?

Another Speech for the Ages. Now What?

Ask just about any impartial person who heard it, and you will be told that President Obama gave one of his best speeches last night when he addressed both houses of Congress on the...

The Power of a Lie That’s Repeated Often Enough

The Power of a Lie That’s Repeated Often Enough

The Nazis figured it out: Make up a preposterous story and keep repeating it, and eventually people will believe it. That’s what the McCain campaign frequently did in last year’s presidential election, and that’s...