Obama Speaks About the Georgia-Russia Conflict

ImageDemocratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put out a statement condemning Russia for their escalation of the conflict with Georgia. “No matter how this conflict started, Russia has escalated it well beyond the dispute over South Ossetia and invaded another country.

The Deeper Meaning of Obama’s Embrace Ad

The Deeper Meaning of Obama’s Embrace Ad

ImageThe campaign of Barack Obama unveiled a new ad today that sought to turn the celebrity charge leveled against him by John McCain on its ear. The ad features shots of McCain on The View, Saturday Night Live, Leno, and Letterman, but the beneath the celebrity charge is a very clever ad that ties McCain to the politics of old.

Bob Barr Criticizes Bungled Maryland Police Raid

ImageLibertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr released a statement today criticizing the bungled police raid of the mayor’s home in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He said that no knock raids are unconstitutional, and that law enforcement has become arrogant and less accountable.

Hillary Clinton Supporters Get Their Show of Respect

ImageWith the announcement Sunday night that Hillary Clinton will be the headline speaker for the second night of the 2008 Democratic convention, perhaps the few disgruntled Hillary Clinton supporters will stop whining about the lack of respect they have been getting from the Obama campaign.

Obama Ad Slams McCain on Yucca Mountain

ImageIn a new television ad for the state of Nevada, the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama criticized John McCain’s support of opening up Yucca Mountain as storage facility for nuclear waste. The ad hit McCain hard saying that he supports nuclear waste in Nevada, but not in his own backyard of Arizona.

Here is the ad:

Edwards: I started to believe that I was special

Edwards: I started to believe that I was special

ImageLate today, John Edwards released a very open and blunt statement about his affair. He said that over the course of his campaigns he became egotistical and narcissistic. He also told people that they should feel free to beat him up over this, because he already has. This definitely was not the typical damage control statement from a politician.

John Edwards Admits Affair to ABC News

ImageIn an Interview that will air on ABC’s Nightline tonight, John Edwards admits that he lied about an extramarital affair during his 2008 presidential campaign, but stands by his statement that he did not father a child with his mistress. Is this the end of Edwards’s political career?

John McCain Encourages Supporters to Spam Blogs

John McCain Encourages Supporters to Spam Blogs

ImageCampaigns have used plants for centuries to get their message out. The planted audience member or radio caller is as old as the hills, but the McCain campaign is now encouraging supporters to spread his talking points and post what could be considered spam comments to specified web sites.

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.