Archive for the ‘2008 Presidential Race’ Category

Stupid to throw around “Socialist!”?

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Today Jill Miller Zimon ranted about “throwing around” the terms “Socialist!” and “Communist!”. Her reasoning seemed to be that Bush also advances socialist policies, therefore it’s “stupid” to call a spade a spade. Since Jill included a definition of “stupid”, I was hoping she’d include a definition for socialism too so we can make a […]

Does America Want a Climate Action Mandate?

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Dennis Spisak and Progress Ohio want you to think that a clear majority of Americans want a “Climate Action Mandate”.  People actually said they want a mandate?!?  Well, not really. According to a poll sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund (sponsor of the DDT genocide), Americans believe that we should address climate change now in a […]

Studies: CO2 output must cease altogether – Washington Post- msnbc.com

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Everybody hold your breath.  Warmists conclude that a radical approach is the only way to force nature to our whims. This sort of thing is the pinnacle of arrogance.  First, it assumes that Earths climate at the moment is perfect.  Second, it assumes that humans (who never make mistakes) should devote endless resources to the […]

A Look Ahead

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Ohio has been seeing it’s share of presidential campaign ads on TV.  Mostly from Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in my market.  I’ve found a few of the ads to contain troubling authoritarian messages. Take for example Obama’s “Choices” ad with footage of him at the 2004 Democratic National Convention: [applause] It is that fundamental […]

Dick on Hillary

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

A neighbor sent an email supposedly from Dick Morris with the following assertion about Hillary Clinton: 3. She wants to grant constitutional rights to enemy combatants captured on the battlefield. Hillary may “want to grant constitutional rights”. Unfortunately, she can’t – nor does the Constitution “grant” rights. If a person takes the time to read […]

Bush Administration "Pretending" to be Anti-Gun?

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

When the Federal Assault Weapons Ban was due to sunset, Bush explained that he was in favor of the ban and that if the Congress passed a renewal of the bill, he would sign it. I asked my pro-Gun Republican friends what they thought about that, and the consensus was that – for political reasons […]

Presidential Race A Muddy Mess

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

This week MSNBC started an in-depth, long-term study of public perception of views of the candidates with R’s and D’s next to their names (hopefully as some drop out they’ll throw in a few independents and alternative parties). It’s called the “Candidates + Issues Matrix” In the mean time we see quite a pretty underwhelming […]

Experimenting with Skype and Ron Paul

Monday, July 9th, 2007

A few days ago I was informed that imeem would be discontinuing it’s encrypted chat client so I started using Skype as my IM client for encrypted conversations, file transfers, etc.  It has a few other interesting features that I figured I’d try out. One of the features is the ability to host a "Public […]

Thoughts on Fred

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

You asked what I thought of Fred Thompson. He seems to be the Obama of the Republican party – he has a lot of fans, but the supporters I’ve spoken with seem unable to articulate exactly why he’s so great. He *is* an actor, and a pretty good one as anyone who saw his Michael […]

NH Dem Debate Brings Blatant Bull from Hillary

Monday, June 4th, 2007

In the Dem Presidential Debate from New Hampshire last night, CNN debate moderator Wolf Blitzer asked candidate Hillary: Senator Clinton, you voted in favor of every funding for the U.S. troops since the start of the war until now. And some are accusing you and some others of playing politics with the lives of the […]

Ron Paul has More YouTube Subscribers than Jesus

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

It’s official, Ron Paul has more YouTube subscribers than Jesus. Here’s the list as of 9:59a today: Paul – 5,679Obama – 5,678Clinton – 2,998Edwards – 2,750Romney – 1,977Kucinich – 1,685Giuliani – 1,370McCain – 1,233Gravel – 824Richardson – 756Biden – 582Hunter – 381Dodd – 221Huckabee – 187Tancredo – 166Brownback – 86Gilmore – 40 Only Brownback and […]

What is Unity08?

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

I’ve noticed some increased coverage of “Unity08” in the Main-Stream Media (MSM) lately, so I thought I’d take a moment to shed some light on the organization. I’ll start with their own description from the Unity08 website: What We Believe Unity08 believes that neither of today’s major parties reflects the aspirations, fears or will of […]