Those who are heavily invested in the notion that it is the religion of Islam that is driving much of the terror in Syria and Iraq and beyond will find these new revelations by the German magazine Der Spiegel tough to swallow.Der Spiegel's … [Read more...]
October 16th Talking Points For President Obama
As an avid observer of national politics I’ll be honest and admit that President Obama’s last debate performance was nothing short of abysmal. What I find particularly frustrating about Barack Obama in general, and in his performance in the … [Read more...]
An Impending and Inevitable Train Wreck
In the event of a Republican takeover of one or both houses of Congress on November 2nd, it won't be long before the Tea Party Movement and the G.O.P. will be involved in one or more train wrecks, some of which could be pretty dramatic. … [Read more...]
Cheney Endorses McCain, Obama Releases Ad
Who let the Vice President out in public? … [Read more...]
The Housing Market’s Double Bubble: The Big One Still Has Yet To Pop
We have all been hearing a lot about housing prices falling, and about the effect housing prices have on the economy. The impact to date, while real, is actually overstated. Why? Well, housing markets and their impact are the turtle … [Read more...]
HIV travel ban lifted. Bush/McCain hedge on final step.
The Los Angeles Times reports: President Bush signed a sweeping measure Wednesday that provides $48 billion to combat AIDS and other diseases globally and that also ends a long-standing U.S. ban on foreign visitors and immigrants who are … [Read more...]
Barack And His Shadow: Should He Appoint A Shadow Cabinet Now?
For example, take Attorney General - what would be better than having say, John Edwards out there all day every day taking on Mukasey on the core issues of torture, human rights, etc? I think it would be great. It would also showcase the … [Read more...]
My vote for “best cartoon of the month”
Here is the link: http://tovancouver.blogspot.co... Can one of you genius-types cut and paste the cartoon itself into this post or a comment to it? … [Read more...]
George Bush is going to donate to Democrats in May.
I am asking all of the bluemassgroup family to do the same. I think Bill Maher said it best, " George Bush is someone you can have a beer with, Barack Obama is someone you can have an intelligent conversation with". We … [Read more...]