I’ve been saying recently that Tea Party and other conservative protests need to include a demand that the entire lawless Obama regime resign since they truly have no business being in their positions; after all, this is the standard Obama set regarding the removal of Hosni Mubarak as President of Egypt. So I’ve been thinking about past successions to the office of President that have | Read More »
VPs and Disunity: What If This Happened To Us?
Everybody is going nuts over how the DNC is split this year in Denver. Will Hillary publicly release her delegates? Will there be a full roll call vote? Will Clinton-backers break for McCain? Well, here’s an idea: Revamp the VP selection process! All of the Dems’ current discords could have been prevented if the VP nominee was the second-highest delegate-getter in the primaries. With this, | Read More »
The Audacity of Humility
A lot has been made about the messianic and arrogant images coming off of Barack Obama, not the least of which is John McCain’s new ad. While it’s true that we have had a few successful bullish, “get-out-of-my-way” Presidents (Andrew Jackson, Teddy Roosevelt, et. al.), there have also been a couple really successful (good or bad being irrelevant) humble Commanders-In-Chief. The name Lincoln comes to | Read More »
Proof that the Founding Fathers hated Dennis Kucinich. More or less.
Good old Dennis Kucinich is back in the news with his Bush impeachment attempt, claiming that he goaded Congress into voting for war with Iraq by using false claims. Given that the Bush-bash strategy no longer works (h/t pennpatriot), Kucinich must just be desperate and not mindful of the fact that being honestly mistaken does not equal lying. In looking at this in the historical | Read More »
How McCain or Obama Could Really Screw Up a VP Choice: “His Accidency”
With all the chatter about potential VP picks recently, Barack Obama has finally shed some more insight on his potential selection- he wants “somebody with independence, who’s willing to tell [him] where he thinks or she thinks [he’s] wrong.” Although Obama will probably pick a mainstream Democrat, there have been rumblings about Joe Lieberman going onto the McCain ticket. Would any such independent be a | Read More »