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Obama’s Battlelines Are Drawn

Bi-partisanship? Already rejected by the GOP. For now, it’s best to forget it. Numbers to pass the President’s legislative bills are what matters most. Without the necessary numbers in Congress, the President’s plans are at risk. Republicans are not the only ones who want this President to fail. His broad radical budget agenda has guaranteed that. Threatened vested interests are about to launch their attacks. In his radio broadcast on Saturday, President Obama picked up the gauntlet.

Illinois Ends Blagojevich Farce

As I watched the Senate deliver it’s damning verdict live via C-Span, I was reminded of the credo of former US Supreme Court Justice Brandeis – “sunshine is the best disinfectant”. A philosophy that ex Governor, now plain – Mr Blagojevich, would never support.

Taking Control of the Agenda

Although McCain has been in the Senate since 1987 people don’t really know the real McCain. He has promoted an image. That image is tarnished, but it needs to be completely stripped. Personally I would begin by painting McCain as the crazy Dr Strangelove character he threatens to be. Remember the movie and the role played by Peter Sellers? This is no movie.

The Man from Montana / Ropes McCain!

The thing that was outstanding about this Governor’s address, the thing that was so appealing, was its spontaneity, his enthusiasm and his robust animation. He lit up the crowd. They were electrified and swept away. The convention had caught fire at last. Bill Clinton had a grin 5 feet wide and was blown away, so was Joe Biden and and every other VIP.

Federal Election Commission Mess

Editorial The Campaign Monitor Goes Missing   Published: March 26, 2008 Moneywise, this is an eerily liberating time to be running for president or Congress. Donations are being harvested and spent at a record rate, while the Federal Election Commission — the campaign’s designated referee — has been reduced to a nonentity. Skip to next […]