Just reading on Yahoo… some snippets, relating to campaign finance Obama’s monthly figure pushed his total fundraising to $605 million. No presidential candidate has ever run such an expensive campaign. His campaign raised $65 million in August, his previous best. Obama had initially promised to accept public financing if McCain did, but changed his mind after setting primary fundraising records.…Read More »
The middle class never see any government program geared to them as ‘welfare’ but the recent story from Hawaii illustrates what will happen.
Hawaii ends universal health care for kids from CNN
HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii is dropping the only state universal child health care program in the country just seven months after it launched.
Gov. Linda Lingle’s administration…
“They came for Jessica, and I will not be silent” by Roger Hedgecook
After World War II, trying to explain how good Germans allowed the monstrous evil of the Nazi regime, a pastor recalled that the Nazis came for the communists, and he did nothing; then for the trade unionists, then for the gypsies and Jews; then for the Catholics…
Reading up one a private religious mother’s message board I belong to for several years now, today I read a post of a woman who has finally opened up on her own abortion that occurred 25 years ago. She has now made the effort to put a face on abortion, and at peaceful protests gatherings to hold the sign ‘I…Read More »
This is the headline… “Alaska panel finds Palin abused power in firing ” then…. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A legislative committee investigating Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has found she unlawfully abused her authority in firing the state’s public safety commissioner. The investigative report concludes that a family grudge wasn’t the sole reason for firing Public Safety Commissioner Walter Monegan but says…Read More »
Both the Susan B. Anthony List (Pro-Life Feminists) and the American Association for People with Disabilities are reporting that this Act will be passed and signed by the President. Yesterday, the Senate passed the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act (S. 1810) by unanimous consent. The bill seeks to increase provision of scientifically sound information and support services to…Read More »
Democratic strategists are now optimistic that the ongoing crisis could lead to a landslide Obama victory.
“Now it’s a whole different world,” Maslin said. “The economy is way beyond 1992. In 1980, it was Iran hostage crisis and the economy. I’ve never seen an issue take this kind of prominence.” Sit back, let the economy crash and burn, as a…