26 October 2008 ~ 286 Comments

Note to GOP – ACORN Was Defrauded and You Know It.

A short history of how voter registration drives got to where they are today.
1. The GOP during the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s employed a number of methods to register voters to insure the people they were registering were indeed Republican.
One method was to go through a neighborhood and register everyone who wasn’t registered. Then they [...]

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14 September 2008 ~ 521 Comments

Its Not Just Palin — Its The Message.

There is no question that John McCain’s pick of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has changed the dynamic of the 2008 Presidential campaign, moved the current wave of polling to the GOP’s favor, and altered the terrain the rest of the election will likely be fought on.
The Obama campaign’s ability to recognize the shifting [...]

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07 September 2008 ~ 77 Comments

Tie-Breakers. Advantage Obama. Advice? Take Nothing for Granted

The recent CBS and Rasmussen polls show the race between Barack Obama and John McCain to be tied. Gallup has McCain taking a slight 3 point lead.
At the moment, all indications point to a very close contest between the GOP and Democratic nominees – but I want to point out that 57 [...]

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05 September 2008 ~ 23 Comments

John McCain — A Moving Story and a Speech that Disappoints

Running to catch a flight home. A quick note. I really expected John McCain to follow up on his pick of Sarah Palin with some bold reform initiative or other bold challenge to the nation — at least some challenge to Democrats and Obama. He did none of the above. Nothing [...]

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04 September 2008 ~ 274 Comments

Another John McCain Surprise?

I do not have a lot of time to blog from the Republican Convention but so far the McCain campaign is following the path I expected once I had heard that the Arizona Senator had selected Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska to be his running mate.
Now I expect McCain to continue to [...]

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31 August 2008 ~ 139 Comments

Don’t LOL. Palin Pick Is About Taking On Washington — Not About Gender.

I have seen a lot of commentary on why John McCain’s pick of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is a cynical and transparent ploy to bring disaffected women who supported Hillary Clinton to his cause – and why this ploy would fail.
But I don’t think John McCain and the people around him are that [...]

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