Category Archives: presidential election

A Song to Woo Independents

My humble suggestion to the President for his campaign: Use this as one of your campaign songs, targeting independent voters. It simply fits.

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Obama Documentary

This looks really interesting. I’m glad Ed Norton took time away from Hollywood to do it; a historic election like Obama’s should be documented in real-time.

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Telegraphing Punches

Both candidates are telegraphing their punches before the third and final debate. For those without a background in martial arts, “telegraphing” means preparatory motions, expressions, and sounds a fighter gives before an attack. Telegraphing can ‘give away’ a fighter’s intentions, … Continue reading

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Optimism and the Killer Instinct

I am not about to pull a Chicken Little over the Bill Ayers ‘controversy.’ Even Faux Noise’s own polling says it won’t change the race. That kitchen sink didn’t work the first time for Hllary; it won’t work this time … Continue reading

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That One

Being contrarian, I decided to watch this debate on CNN with an eye on the instant-polling lines of undecided Ohio voters. Some bloggers couldn’t stand it; but after watching the last two debates only to see the most revealing moments … Continue reading

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It Really Is a Small World

The tagline for this blog is more than a pun on Tip O’Neill’s famous aphorism. It’s a recognition of life in this millennium. When I started this website, it was with an eye to the interconnectedness of our age and … Continue reading

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Palin: Trojan Moose, Hockey Imam

Nice. Except that’s not what Madeline Albright actually said. Funny how the party of moral rectitude never hesitates to misquote, lie, and distort facts in pursuit of its godly agenda. Common wisdom says Palin is on this ticket for only … Continue reading

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Biden v Palin

Note: All times Central Daylight. 8:02 – Ifill is way blue. That’s the bluest jacket ever worn by a human being. 8:03 – Dressed for a funeral, Palin asks Biden if she can call him ‘Joe.’ Which one of them … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line

On this day before the Palin-Biden debate, it’s worth noting the way the polls have swung decisively towards Obama — due mostly to McCain’s disastrous performance over the last ten days, both in the debate and the news cycle. The … Continue reading

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The Next Debate

Too many Democrats are salivating over the Palin-Biden debate. They ought to be praying for a snoozer. The best case scenario for Democrats is thirty million Americans changing the channel out of sheer boredom. Yes, Sarah Palin is vulnerable on … Continue reading

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The Day After

Once again, the pundits are parsing the debate their way. Once again, they completely miss the point: no one wins a presidential debate with ‘facts.’ There are no judges scoring each landed blow like a boxing match. That stuff is … Continue reading

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