McCain Implies That Oil Prices are Psychological

McCain Implies That Oil Prices are Psychological

ImageEither John McCain does not understand the laws of supply and demand, or he tried to pull the wool over our eyes in Wilkes-Barre, PA today when he claimed that by lifting the executive ban on offshore drilling, President Bush changed the psychology of the oil market.

Obama Takes a Strong Pro Israel Stand

Obama Takes a Strong Pro Israel Stand

ImageDuring a press availability in Sderot, Israel this morning Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, reiterated his strong support for Israel, “I bring to Sderot an unshakable commitment to Israel’s security. The state of Israel faces determined enemies who seek its destruction. But it also has a friend and ally in the United States that will always stand by the people of Israel.”

Obama and Couric Spar over the Surge

Obama and Couric Spar over the Surge

ImageIn an interview that will air on the CBS Evening News tonight, there was an interesting exchange between anchor Katie Couric and Barack Obama over Obama’s position on the Iraq troop surge strategy.

Here is the exchange:

Endgame Taking Shape for the Iraq War

Endgame Taking Shape for the Iraq War

ImageIn a statement to the House of Commons, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown laid the groundwork for the withdrawal of British troops from Iraq in 2009. This is another domino to fall in the endgame for the Iraq war.

Bush, Obama, and the Brandenburg Gate

Bush, Obama, and the Brandenburg Gate

ImageThe report today that Barack Obama won’t give a speech at the Brandenburg Gate next week in Germany, and instead will speak at Berlin’s Victory Column lends credibility to the speculation last week that the Bush administration was pressuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel to block the speech at the Gate.

Pros and Cons: Evan Bayh as Obama’s Running Mate

Pros and Cons: Evan Bayh as Obama’s Running Mate

ImageIt seems like in every election since 2000 Evan Bayh’s name has been floated as a potential running mate for the Democratic nominee. In the last few days, his name has surfaced again, so in this edition of Pros and Cons, we will take a look at Sen. Bayh (D-IN) as a potential running mate for Obama.

Gore: We Can Be Electricity Independent in 10 Years

Gore: We Can Be Electricity Independent in 10 Years

ImageToday former vice president Al Gore challenged the nation to produce all of its own electricity from renewable energy carbon clean sources in the next 10 years. “We’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the planet. Every bit of that’s got to change,” Gore said.

McCain Camp Compares Obama to Bush on Iraq

McCain Camp Compares Obama to Bush on Iraq

ImageIn a conference call with the media today McCain national security advisor Randy Scheunemann went as far as to compare Barack Obama to George W. Bush in terms of what he views as the Democrats inflexibility and stubbornness on Iraq.