Tag Archive for Presidential Election

There’s our job and there’s Obama’s job

The right-wingers commenting on this and other OC blogs (Jubal & d’Anconia to name two) have been crying about the “leftosphere” attacks on the McPalin ticket. One example Jubal (a.k.a. Matt Cunningham Editor of Red County/OC blog) had this to say about Bill Spaulding’s recent post about the Mayor of Hooterville. Gracias, Bill. Every time someone…

Telling fish stories and grasping at pigs

The McCain-Palin Campaign released a new campaign ad the other day. Grandpa McCain is trying to tell that he and his earmark queen running mate are the “Original Mavericks.” That they will take on the special interests in Washington, D.C.; and that they represent the change America needs. You guessed it, more reindeer droppings from…

Palin: She may know hockey but…

On Sunday the federal government seized the “PRIVATE” home lending institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the largest federal bailout of private institutions ever. I thought Republicans stood for “free markets” and a “you takes your chances” economic policy. Of course, they did just guarantee the purchase of Bear Stearns with $30 billion in financing…

The Palin Special Olympics

I know that our posts over the last few days have focused a great deal on McCain’s VP choice Sarah Palin. I promise we’ll find some other stuff to cover eventually. But you’ve got to admit the Palin choice is giving us a lot of material to work with. -Chris This clip from The Daily…

Reindeermarks

John McCain has picked Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential nominee. When introduced by McCain as his nominee she said: “I’ve championed reform to end the abuses of earmark spending by Congress. In fact, I told Congress thanks, but no thanks, on that bridge to nowhere. If our state wanted a bridge, I…