Tagged: presidential debate

Has Protecting the Environment Become a Crime?

Has Protecting the Environment Become a Crime?

Has it really come to this? Are American voters so worried about the economy that they’re willing to despoil the green earth God gave us in exchange for  jobs? Mitt Romney must think so....

Spare us the “Zingers” in Tonight’s Debate!

Spare us the “Zingers” in Tonight’s Debate!

The American presidential campaign has taken on a macabre quality. I am reminded of the movie Cabaret, in which revelers at the Kit Kat Klub defiantly pursue their bohemian lifestyle in the last days...

Those Debates Should be Fun to Watch

Those Debates Should be Fun to Watch

The debates are almost upon us, and I can’t wait to tune in. Talk about suspense! No, there’s not much suspense about the election itself; voting is already under way in many states, and...

There’s Just One Question I Want John McCain to Answer

There’s Just One Question I Want John McCain to Answer

Tonight’s debate is likely to include spirited sparring over the two U.S. presidential candidates’ economic plans – after McCain does his obligatory shtick about Barack Obama’s “link” to former radical Bill Ayers. After all,...

Presidential Debate Was the Same Old Story with the Same Old Spin

Presidential Debate Was the Same Old Story with the Same Old Spin

What a colossal waste of time! To think that I stayed up past my bedtime to listen to the two major-party presidential candidates “spin” facts and repeat chunks of old stump speeches! Then, I...

Fact and Fantasy in Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Fact and Fantasy in Tonight’s Presidential Debate

Are you going to watch tonight’s presidential debate? Wait. Don’t brush me off too quickly. It could be interesting. Look, I know you’ve heard it all before. Barack Obama is a terrorist Muslim with...

What the Heck are Earmarks, Anyway? And Why Are They So Bad?

What the Heck are Earmarks, Anyway? And Why Are They So Bad?

There was a lot of chatter about “earmarks” in last night’s debate between the presidential candidates. But no one bothered to tell us what an earmark is. From the debate, we learned that Barack...