Presidency

Gedeon’s “100 Reasons Why McCain Won’t Be President of the United States” touches on a lot of the reasons I have a hard time supporting McCain. For years I greatly admired Senator John McCain. He had a reputation for being a political maverick and seemed to vote with his conscience instead of with his party. […]

God Help Our Country

(I’ve been trying to avoid political subjects here, but this has me upset enough, that I felt like something had to be said.) You’re going to have to pardon my language here, but what the hell is President Bush thinking? Yesterday, an Executive Order was issued Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts […]

Witchhunt

Did Don Imus deserve to get fired? We all stay stupid things from time to time, and Imus has made more than his fair share. I won’t excuse him for the comments he made… but did it really deserve this much attention?  He apologized for his remarks. End of story, right? Would Jesse Jackson or […]

Irony

Wow… now this truly is the very definition of irony: Look over the descriptions of the following two houses and see if you can tell which belongs to an environmentalist: HOUSE # 1: A 20-room mansion (not including 8 bathrooms) heated by natural gas. Add on a pool (and a pool house) and a separate […]

Campaign 2.0

How are 2008 Presidential Candidates using the Internet in their campaigns? That’s what I wanted to find out when I started putting together data for Campaign 2.0: 2008 Presidential Campaigns and their Use of Web 2.0. It all started when Don sent me a link to John Edwards’ page on Social Networking. I was astounded […]

Rush to Hang Hussein Was Questioned

This is a really eye-opening article in the New York Times on the rush to execute Saddam Hussein. I’ve got mixed emotions on Saddam’s execution. On one hand, I feel like man should not take death into his own hand. Yes, Saddam committed atrocities against the people of Iraq. Yes, Saddam was an insane dictator. […]