Tag Archives: 2008 Presidential Election

McCain’s New Video

In 2000 I enthusiastically supported John McCain’s bid for the Presidency.  I was impressed by his military service and his conservative credentials.  Since then he has disappointed me somewhat with McCain-Finegold-Shays-Meehan which I consider an affront to the First Amendement and his stance on illegal immigration and Amnesty.  I have never had a beef with him on national security issues…

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Why Karl Rove Won In 2006

(Kind of like the give up the safety on 4th and long to give the other team worse field position play. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) If snatching victory from the claws of defeat could have a poster child, Karl Rove would be it.  As we are all acutely aware, on November 7th, 2006, we ceased to be the big…

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Democrat Debate from Drake University

( – promoted by Patrick) Being an absolutely beautiful day weather-wise I imagine that few of you watched the Democrat Debate hosted by George Stephanopoulus at Drake University.  It was a scream. George Stephanopoulus begins the debate by reading the latest poll numbers that show Obama with 27%, Clinton and Edwards with 26% and all the others with significantly less…

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Holy Huckabee

(Welcome back Joe, we missed ya! – promoted by EaBo Clipper) It was many months ago that I was sitting in my dorm room with a good friend of mine, the current President of the UMass Dartmouth College Democrats, discussing the Republican field for ’08.  Sure, we talked about McCain, Rudy, Mitt, even a bit about Tancredo.  My friend is…

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Will early primaries help 3rd party candidates?

I heard someone (Michael Graham radio 96.9) comment this morning about the possibility of the earlier primaries and caucuses helping the third party candidates.  With SC moving up to mid January – do you think voters will be burnt out of the campaign by the time next summer rolls around? Is this a perfect opportunity to have a third party…

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