Obama Reacts to Bush’s Iraq Speech

Obama Reacts to Bush’s Iraq Speech

ImageDemocratic presidential candidate Barack Obama issued a statement today, in reaction to President Bush’s Iraq speech today. Obama said, “President Bush gave no answer to the most important question about the way forward in Iraq: how will we end this war that is not making us safer?

The Angry Scotsman Radio Show: Wrap up

What a wonderful train wreak that was. Eventually I’ll get this whole sounding intelligent and talking straight at the same time thing down. However I do blame myself for being absolutely unprepared since all of the notes I wrote down for the show had come up missing.

Reid: Bush Only Has Exit Strategy for Himself

Reid: Bush Only Has Exit Strategy for Himself

ImageSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had some harsh words for President Bush’s announcement that there will be a halt to troop withdrawals from Iraq in July. Bush also announced that he is cutting the length of troop tours from 15 months down to a year. However, this change doesn’t impact troops already on the front lines.

Why Obama is Right on Talking to Iran

Why Obama is Right on Talking to Iran

ImageOn Tuesday during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about the progress of the Iraq war Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama suggested once again that we should implement a diplomatic surge that would include talking to Iran about the situation in Iraq.

Clinton Calls On Bush to State Iraq Endgame

Clinton Calls On Bush to State Iraq Endgame

ImageToday while speaking in Aliquippa, PA Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on President Bush to use his speech tomorrow to talk about the endgame for the Iraq war. “I have two requests of President Bush for his speech on Thursday. First, I call on the President to answer the question that General Petraeus did not.

Pelosi: Columbia Free Trade Will Not Pass

Pelosi: Columbia Free Trade Will Not Pass

ImagePresident Bush decided to ignore the recommendation of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and send the Columbia Free Trade agreement to Congress for a vote, yesterday. By law, all trade agreements must be voted on within 90 days of arrival from the White House.

The Also-Rans: Rudy Giuliani

The Also-Rans: Rudy Giuliani

ImageWell, it has been about two weeks since I contributed the first part of my comprehensive look at the Presidential candidates that have fallen by the wayside. I do apologize for the delay, but apparently I forgot about Opening Day in St. Louis, which was last week.

Obama closes to Within 6 in PA

Obama closes to Within 6 in PA

ImageA new Quinnipiac University poll of Pennsylvania Democrats released today found that Hillary Clinton’s lead over Barack Obama continues to decrease. Clinton now leads Obama 50%-44% in the state. This is a three point drop from the previous poll done last week, and a six point drop from two weeks ago. Obama gained support among white voters, men and women.

Got Rice?

Got Rice?

ImageSo, some very interesting rumors began circulating recently around the blogs on the “internets,” as our glorious president would say. It appears Secretary of State Condi Rice is lobbying for the VP slot on John McCain’s ticket.

The Iran War: Sale Pending

The Iran War: Sale Pending

ImageWhile the majority of the world rested easy after the intellegence assessment revealing that Iran had no nuclear weapons, nor had any plans of making them for more than 5 years, and many thinking an attack is far off into the future, it is my belief that the war had already started with a sale pending sign on it for the American people.

Sen. Dodd Says Obama Will Attract Republicans and Independents

Sen. Dodd Says Obama Will Attract Republicans and Independents

ImageDuring an appearance today on CNN’s “Late Edition” program, Barack Obama supporter Chris Dodd made the case that Barack Obama’s lack of experience could help instead of hurt him in the general election. Host Wolf Blitzer asked Dodd about experience after previous guest Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) said that he was supporting Clinton based on her experience.

John Edwards: No VP for me!

John Edwards: No VP for me!

ImageAccording to an article by Sinead Carew of Reuters, on Thursday, April 3rd, John Edwards closed the book on the presidential chapter of his life. After delivering a speech to the big fish of the nation’s wireless industry, Edwards was asked point blank by someone in the audience whether or not he would accept the VP slot on either the Clinton or Obama ticket.

Biden argues that the Troop Surge was a Failure in Radio Address

ImageIn this week’s Democratic response to President Bush’s weekly radio address, former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) argued that the troop surge in Iraq has been a failure. “The purpose of the surge was to bring violence in Iraq down so that its leaders could come together politically. Violence has come down, but the Iraqis have not come together.

Hillary Clinton: Union Killer

Hillary Clinton: Union Killer

ImageLabor union Change to Win charged in a statement on Friday that Hillary Clinton’s top political strategist Mark Penn met with the Columbian ambassador to discuss the Columbia Free Trade Agreement.