Golden Realities: Politics and the Olympics

Golden Realities: Politics and the Olympics

ImageDespite the supposed political neutrality that the Olympic Games carries within its very essence, some had come to question the morality and correctness of holding the games in a state with a questionable human rights record.

Nonetheless, the anticipation was tangible.

Poll: Obama Leads McCain by 11 with Women

Poll: Obama Leads McCain by 11 with Women

ImageAccording to a new national poll commissioned by Lifetime Networks, Barack Obama leads John McCain 49%-38% with women voters. Not surprisingly, Obama’s strength is with minority women. Eight nine percent of African American women, and 62% of Hispanic women said that they are supporting Obama.

Pelosi Slams the GOP on Offshore Drilling

Pelosi Slams the GOP on Offshore Drilling

ImageNancy Pelosi was on ABC’s This Week and she blasted the Republican offshore drilling plan as decoy. Pelosi was asked why she won’t allow a straight up or down vote on offshore drilling. She said that Republicans are misleading the American people.

McCain Eyes New VP Candidate: Eric Cantor

McCain Eyes New VP Candidate: Eric Cantor

ImageAfter weeks and months of punditry and media speculations on who will be the Vice Presidential picks for both John McCain and Barack Obama, it appears that the normally dull McCain campaign has made a bit of fresh news by “leaking” some new developments to the press.

Obama Rejects Town Halls with McCain

Obama Rejects Town Halls with McCain

ImageIn a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates, Barack Obama’s campaign manager David Plouffe seems to reject the idea of Obama and McCain engaging in a series of town hall appearances around the country.

Poll: Obama Leads In Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania

Poll: Obama Leads In Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania

ImageA new poll released this morning by Quinnipiac University found that Barack Obama leads John McCain in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, but the race is getting tighter in each state. In Florida, Obama’s lead has been cut in half from 47%-43% to 46%-44%. In Ohio, Obama has lost four points from 48%-42% down to 46%-44%.