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.

Spare Me Change

Spare Me Change

ImageIt seems to be the be-all and end-all, wonderful, magical, semi-religious, all-encompassing catch-word of this US presidential process (a process, which at its worst, is appearing to take longer to end than the half-life of Uranium 238).

Change.

Obama: I’ll Take the Fight to al-Qaeda

ImageIn a speech this morning at the International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama criticized George W. Bush and John McCain for ignoring Afghanistan, and he also promised to take the fight to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan.