’08 Dem Convention

Coverage of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver

Dianne Feinstein Praises Kennedy’s “Fairness,” But Refuses to Support Healthcare Reform Bill

A flagrant hypocrisy of the mourning for Sen. Ted Kennedy by both Democratic and Republican leaders is the plethora of politicos who effusively praise Kennedy for championing social justice issues, yet fiercely work to defeat Kennedy-sponsored legislation to cure the ultimate social injustice: lack of adequate  medical care for almost 50 million Americans. In his…

Obama Birther Lawyer’s credentials are questioned

Dr. Orly Taitz, who’s leading the OC charge that President Obama wasn’t born in this country and lacks a US Birth certificate, is having her own credentials as a lawyer questioned. According to a post in the blog, A Candid World, Taitz attended an online lawy school and her degree and license only permits her…

Shout the Good News! Rick Warren’s Conversion

When accessing the political apologetics of evangelicals, it is tempting to deal with them on their own terms and question whether their contrition is perfect and sincere enough to remove the stain that their sins have placed on their souls. In Christian terms, forgiveness for sin requires a deep and sincere change of heart accompanied…

Fact Checking McCain

The good folks at FactCheck.org, a NON-Partisan site, had this to say about John McCain’s acceptance speech: McCain claimed that Obama’s health care plan would “force small businesses to cut jobs” and would put “a bureaucrat … between you and your doctor.” In fact, the plan exempts small businesses, and those who have insurance now…

One thing the Dark Lord Finally Gets

I have been reading Mike Schroeder’s blog entries for Total Buz.  While mostly partisan and forgettable, Mike did write something I agree with: Journalism is a very difficult profession.  Like George Plimton, I was not qualified to do it without a lot of help during my 4-day stint. Ignoring for a moment what a pathetically slow…