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Archive for June, 2008

Howard Dean re 50 state Policy

Dean Basks in ’50-State’ Primacy, Consoles Hillary Donors by Jason Horowitz  |  June 27, 2008 Getty Images After Michelle Obama delivered a measured speech to gay and lesbian leaders at a Manhattan fund-raiser last night, Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean abandoned his prepared remarks in favor of some more pointed observations. “ I frankly don’t […]

The Choice They Made / Re signers of Dec of Independence

Op-Ed Columnist The Choice They Made By WILLIAM KRISTOL Published: June 30, 2008 Half a century ago the philosopher Leo Strauss remarked that the passage in which the Declaration of Independence proclaims its self-evident truths “has frequently been quoted, but, by its weight and its elevation, it is made immune to the degrading effects of […]

Anxious in America! / The New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist Anxious in America By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: June 29, 2008 Just a few months ago, the consensus view was that Barack Obama would need to choose a hard-core national-security type as his vice presidential running mate to compensate for his lack of foreign policy experience and that John McCain would need a […]

It’s Over Lady! / Maureen Dowd NYT

Op-Ed Columnist “It’s Over, Lady!”   By MAUREEN DOWD Published: June 29, 2008 UNITY, N.H. Unity was spared the banality of unanimity. Carmella Lewis, with her Hillary T-shirt and Hillary placard, came all the way from Denver to make sure there would be plenty of ambiguity, duality and ferocity in Unity. Just as Hillary was […]

All too Human / The New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist All Too Human By BOB HERBERT Published: June 28, 2008 Thursday was the 21st anniversary of the United Nations Convention Against Torture.   It was also the same day that two Bush administration lawyers appeared before a House subcommittee to answer questions about their roles in providing the legal framework for harsh interrogation […]

“Unity” is Crowded / The New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist Unity Is Crowded By GAIL COLLINS Published: June 28, 2008 Unity, N.H. Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Gail Collins Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton held their political bonding ceremony in the middle of a field since the tiny town where they did the deed had no buildings big enough to host such a […]

Obama & Clinton together in the village of “Unity” / Video 37 mins

Senators Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton attempting to bring Clinton supporters on board. The venue is the small village called ” Unity” in New Hampshire USA. Population approx 2300. No zip code of its own. In the Primary only 10% voted. Video 37 mins.

Ready to attack Obama / If some money arrives

Ready to Attack Obama, if Some Money Arrives The New York Times By JIM RUTENBERG and CHRISTOPHER DREW Published: June 22, 2008 Senator Barack Obama is drawing up plans for extensive advertising and voter-turnout drives across the nation, hoping to capitalize on his expected fund-raising advantage over Senator John McCain to force Republicans to compete […]

Mr. Bush, Lead or Leave / New York Times

Mr. Bush, Lead or Leave By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: June 22, 2008 Two years ago, President Bush declared that America was “addicted to oil,” and, by gosh, he was going to do something about it. Well, now he has. Now we have the new Bush energy plan: “Get more addicted to oil.” Fred R. […]

McCain Campaign Lied to Reporter / Re Public Finance Loan

Sat Jun 21, 3:22 PM Pacific McCain Campaign Lied to Reporter About Public Finance Loan Late last year, the FEC approved $5.8 million in public funds for John McCain’s presidential campaign. That sounds simple enough, but there’s a hitch: even though the money was approved in December, it wasn’t actually scheduled to be disbursbed until […]