Arm Yourself for the Health Care Debate
The health care issue is set to be one of the most important issues in the next four years if the rhetoric coming from both sides is to be believed. (I question whether it really be. Remember Social Security in 2000. We’ve done a great job on that in the last eight years.) Here is a cornucopia of information that you can use to arm | Read More »
Obama/Biden Continue to Lie About McCain Health Plan
At the debate on Thursday night between Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin, Senator Biden made this claim about the McCain health care plan to offer a $5,000 refundable tax credit: You know how John McCain pays for his $5,000 tax credit you’re going to get, a family will get? He taxes as income every one of you out there, every one of you | Read More »
This Is What Country First Looks Like
Senator McCain took a lot of grief from all sides on his decision to suspend his campaign to go to Washington to work on the bail out. It was widely seen as a political stunt. Democratic congressional leaders derided it as injecting Presidential politics into the situation. Senator McCain believed it was the right thing to do. Senator Obama thought it was a better idea | Read More »
A Sea of Red In St. Louis
On Sunday I had the opportunity to attend the McCain/Palin Road to the Convention Rally in O’Fallon, MO (just west of St. Louis and we call everything around here St. Louis). This was my first political rally that I had ever attended. I was already pretty excited for the rally earlier in the week because of the newness. When I stopped by the local Victory | Read More »
McCain Taking Fire from the…Middle?
As anyone who has been following politics for a while knows, Senator John McCain has long been an advocate of changing the Republican Party’s platform with respect to abortion. In 2000, he went head to head with then Gov George Bush in a debate on CNN on February 15 where he pushed for the addition of an exception for rape, incest and the life of | Read More »
We’re All Knotted Up
Yet another poll, this time the LA Times/Bloomberg poll, puts this race in a statistical tie. Obama now only “leads” 45 – 43% (with 10% undecided). The two percent difference is well within the margin of 3%. The “negative ads” (also known in the real world as contrast ads) have been working.