Of all the potential running mates mentioned for Obama, John Edwards is the most well known. Despite his notoriety, this edition of Pros and Cons will look at the prospects for an Obama/Edwards ticket.
So Phil Gramm finally fell on the sword and resigned from the McCain campaign after calling America a nation of whiners, but his reason for resigning is so delusional that even Rush Limbaugh on a two week bender couldn’t comprehend it.
The 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.
It 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.
Today 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.
Talk about a contrast. A day after John McCain said that he is learning how to use a computer, Barack Obama was on the campus of Purdue University today saying that he would make cyber security the top priority that it should be in the 21st Century.
Both Evan Bayh and Sam Nunn were at Barack Obama’s Summit on Confronting New Threats event on the campus of Purdue University today, and both were asked about speculation that either one of them could be Barack Obama’s running mate.
In 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.
It 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).
In 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.
Although the Iraq war remains wildly unpopular, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, Americans are divided over Barack Obama’s plan to withdraw the troops within 16 months of taking office.
The cover of the July 21 New Yorker depicts Obama in turban fist bumping his wife who is complete with an afro and automatic weapon while an American flag burns in the fire place and picture of Osama Bin Laden on the mantle that is getting all the attention.
After it was announced today that Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) would be one of the senators accompanying Barack Obama to Iraq, I though it would be a good idea to take a look at Reed and what he might bring to a potential ticket with Barack Obama.