Solving McCain’s Iraq Problem
Let’s cut to the chase: last week should have been a good week on Iraq for John McCain and it wasn’t. In an ideal world, of course, every week should be a good week on Iraq for McCain. It is his signature issue and he should be scoring points on it given the dramatic success that is manifesting itself in that country. But last week | Read More »
Recently at a government conference, with government employees doing government work on taxpayer dollars **One conservite member noticed all the Obama T-shirts. I asked did anyone get a picture because I’d like to have that one. *After stating he lost his appetite. * His comments to them were “Don’t you realize that if Obama gets elected he will cut your jobs?” Why you might ask? | Read More »
Why Obama Really Snubbed Our Troops
Since Obama was so worried about people thinking that visiting our wounded soldiers would be viewed as a political tactic, he chose not to go. Therefore, it is fair to say that Obama is more worried about public perception than doing what is right. Talk about courage. If I voted against funding those who were severely wounded protecting my safety and I had no concern | Read More »
Obama: JFK or Tricky Dick?
Is Senator Barack Obama the next John F. Kennedy or Richard Nixon? This may seem like an odd question given their party affiliation, but simply labeling them Democrat or Republican fails to get at their personalities and styles.
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Richard Cohen Might Be Racist
Of course the title is in jest and refers to Allahpundit’s groundbreaking discovery of the Unified Field Theory of Obama Criticism: if you criticize him you are racist and hostis humani generis. Though I think Richard Cohen guilty of unspeakable crimes against logic and reason, no one could think him racist. But given the state of the political left today, I suspect he will be | Read More »
MI Morning Update: Walberg fights for lower gas prices, Right Michigan blogger challenge
98 Days Until Election Day July 29, 2008 MONRING UPDATE: WALBERG BATTLING FOR LOWER GAS PRICES…Tim Walberg is pushing Congress to allow domestic drilling to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. He’s also announced he may start driving his Harley around the district to save on gas! My kind of Congressman! RIGHT MICHIGAN CHALLENGE…bloggers, join our effort. This is a great opportunity to make a | Read More »
Proft, Kelley Square-Off on Presidential Politics on Fox Chicago Sunday
On Sunday, I squared off with the inimitable Cliff Kelley, afternoon radio talk show host for WVON, on Fox Chicago Sunday, for a brief discussion about Sen. Barack Obama’s European vacation, the media coverage of it, and the McCain campaign’s reaction to it. Take a look. –DP
Inflation and Blueprint for Change
I read that the U. S. Olympic Committee is staying where it is because that city is renting them new office space for free. The City raised the money to buy the office space by selling shares in the committee’s lease, and the city intends to pay the committee’s rent for them from the city’s general fund, to get the committee to stay in the | Read More »
An overnight thought.
Nothing too profound: only, if Obama’s European trip was mostly supposed to be about the Germany speech, and if said speech was supposed to be evocative of both JFK’s and Ronald Reagan’s… why is it that none of the text of that speech has captured the public imagination? Stop your average American on the street, and they’ll know the most famous phrases from either Kennedy | Read More »
Some Gaffes Are Worth Making
But of course, Barack Obama is going to get into a world of trouble for this.
You Don’t See This Much
One gifted orator whose soaring rhetoric was not matched by specific policy proposals is telling another gifted orator whose soaring rhetoric is not matched by specific policy proposals to get more specific about policy. Irony can hit you from all kinds of unexpected places.
David Petraeus Is A Very Smart Man
An example of his intelligence can be found here: The top U.S. military commander in Iraq isn’t buying the increasingly popular idea of a publicly stated timetable for American troop withdrawal. Gen. David Petraeus, the Iraq commander, said in an interview with McClatchy that the situation in Iraq is too volatile to “project out, and to then try to plant a flag on, a particular | Read More »
Truth Be Told: Obama States That He Is the Beneficiary of Unusually Positive Press Coverage
Truth Be Told: Obama States That He Is the Beneficiary ofUnusually Positive Press Coverage, whereby, the media become lobbyists for Obama, without being registered as lobbyists. Recently, I have seen numerous guests on various TV news and commentary programs debating whether Obama is and has beenfavored by the media. Along these lines, the McCain Campaign hasrun a TV commercial having clips which show well known | Read More »
New York Times: “Where’s The Bounce [Dammit]?”
Wiping the nervous sweat from his brow, Adam Nagourney at the New York Times tries to figure out who misplaced the emperor’s clothes. It is a question that has hovered over Senator Barack Obama even as he has passed milestone after milestone in his race for the White House: Why is he not doing better? [snip]And it is back again as he returns from an | Read More »