Tagged: McCain

What TV Pundits Don’t Tell Us About Iranian Protests

What TV Pundits Don’t Tell Us About Iranian Protests

I wonder whether the people who pontificate endlessly on those 24-hour news channels in America are uninformed, misinformed or simply want to mislead their viewers in order to implement some hidden agenda. My suspicions...

McCain’s Attack on Earmarks is Just Another “Dirty Trick”

McCain’s Attack on Earmarks is Just Another “Dirty Trick”

Republican leaders subscribe to the theory that you can fool some of the people all of the time, and they hope they can fool enough of us to regain power some day. Instead of...

Americans Can Be Thankful Obama Was Elected and Not McCain

Americans Can Be Thankful Obama Was Elected and Not McCain

Tomorrow, those of us who live in America reflect on our good fortune in a world ravaged by hunger and pain. There is so much to be thankful for in America. Yes, I know...

Unity Sounds Great But It’s Not Wise to Clasp Vipers to Your Breast

Unity Sounds Great But It’s Not Wise to Clasp Vipers to Your Breast

I know Barack Obama promised to run the United States of America if he became President.  But making overtures to John McCain and embracing Joe Lieberman are way over the top. I was taught...

Ralph Nader is a Blemish on the Face of American Democracy

Ralph Nader is a Blemish on the Face of American Democracy

To think that there was a time when I admired Ralph Nader! But I was young then, and he seemed credible. I thought he was a selfless champion of the consumer. I didn’t realize...

What the World Needs Now is Love… But It Will Be Hard

What the World Needs Now is Love… But It Will Be Hard

I know that I should forgive those who have trespassed against us in this past election. I know I should hate the sin but love the sinner. I know that this is no time...

I Knew the Bailout Was a Trick to Steal Taxpayers’ Money

I Knew the Bailout Was a Trick to Steal Taxpayers’ Money

You might recall that I wrote a blog expressing my suspicions when the $700 million bailout was passed by Congress and immediately signed into law by George W. Bush. Here’s what I said: The...

We Voted Early and It Wasn’t That Complicated. Not Really.

We Voted Early and It Wasn’t That Complicated. Not Really.

My wife, Sandra (photo at right), and I have added our two votes’ worth to history in the making. For days we had worried that our votes would not be counted, that we would...

McCain- Palin Administration Would Trash Environment

McCain- Palin Administration Would Trash Environment

One of the most frightening evils that would come with a Republican administration is being overlooked in the final days of this presidential campaign because of the nation’s understandable obsession with economic problems: With...

Racism, Fear-Mongering and Name Calling Shame McCain Campaign

Racism, Fear-Mongering and Name Calling Shame McCain Campaign

The McCain campaign will do anything to win this election. It doesn’t matter how sleazy, how shameful, or even how dangerous it may be. You may have thought that American politics had moved beyond...