I don't happen to think the economy is in such bad shape. I believe it's largely a rich person's crisis, which they, as good, wholesome, greed-driven Americans, are trying to spread around. And they will probably succeed. Money protects … [Read more...]
Dear Obama, It’s Rope-a-Dope and You’re the Dope
Dear Sen. Obama, Wanted to let you know that Karl Rove is playing Rope-a-Dope and you're the Dope. Sarah Palin is the Rope. Yes, every punch you throw at her is pure STUPIDITY, completely unnecessary, and Karl is laughing all the way to the … [Read more...]
My Hillary post-mortem: Outreach.
Hillary's big challenge was writ large -- or should have been -- since the days when Edwards was still part of the triumvirate. The challenge was, "Make darned sure whichever of Edwards or Obama drops out first, most of theirs supporters go … [Read more...]
Doug, I feel that the Patrick administration has thus far used BMG in a very "traditional" manner that is getting you a minimum of benefit, and is really not worth your time. You can get a lot more value from us. I have a kernel of an idea … [Read more...]
Why I support Hillary Clinton.
The first critical quality I perceive in Hillary Clinton is a problem-solving approach, and let tell you something very important about Hillary that plays into that. Long before Hillary was a candidate, she was a campaign manager, running … [Read more...]
Why did they cave?
I've spent the better part of this year transitioning from surprise to amazement to confusion to disappointment, and back again, as the national Democrats cave repeatedly on Iraq. I've expressed my feelings previously, over previous … [Read more...]
Garbage Journalism II: Who Will Ombud the Ombudsman
Post Ombudsman Falls Down on the Job Sent to email@example.com on 12/8/07 Sometimes, people break the law. That's why we have police. But when a citizen breaks the law and gets away with it, you have a problem. Likewise, sometimes … [Read more...]
1. You're writing an article about an article. Next time, try covering news.2. It is gossip. "Journalist A said an unnamed Democratic source was told by an agent of the Clinton campaign that blah blah blah..." What? How do you even report … [Read more...]
“Rush Limbaugh Slams Democrats for Falsely Targeting Him”
I consider myself fairly unmoved by the common talking points on both sides of the aisle. But every so often, I see another piece of evidence that FOX News really is a right-wing codpiece, I mean, mouthpiece.Found on today's … [Read more...]
Top 5 Priorities for a Democratic Presidential candidate
Points 3, 4 and 5 go together. American global dominance is in jeopardy. That is a thing to be feared. There is talk of the twenty-first century being the 'Chinese century' to the 'American century' just past. From what I know of American … [Read more...]