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    Blagojevich knew what Obama was…

    …so they were just haggling price. I read the full indictment and was struck that there seemingly was no doubt in Blagojevich’s mind that Obama would make a payoff to get his staffer the Senate seat – after all that is the Chicago way.  The only thing Blagojevich and his staff were worrying about was coming up with a scheme that would provide cover for | Read More »

    Thank you, John S. McCain.

    Though I would have preferred a more conservative candidate, I have nothing but admiration now for John S. McCain. I have been following politics since 1960, and rarely if ever have I seen a man put more energy into his campaign – even campaigning until the polls closed on election day. I have quibbles with the campaign of course, but in summary I think we | Read More »

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    Voters have no standing to challenge constitutional eligibility of candidates??

    REGARDLESS OF THE MERITS OF THE CASE (and yes, I mean to shout that so everyone understands this thread is not whether the case has factual basis or not), From the link on Drudge: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081025/D941NCJG0.html’U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick on Friday night rejected the suit by attorney Philip J. Berg, who alleged that Obama was not a U.S. citizen and therefore ineligible for the | Read More »

    American Flags Confiscated by Secret Service at Political Rally

    I Just got back from the Sarah Palin Rally in West Chester, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb), and frankly I am still livid. I took a small (8″x11″) American flag with me, on a 25″ wooden stick 5/16″ in diameter. Actually the dimensions did not matter because the Secret Service was confiscating all flags on any stick. I was told my options were to leave the | Read More »