Democratic 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?
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.
Senate 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.
On 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.
Today 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.
President 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.
Well, 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.
A 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.
So, 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.
Last year, revolutionary legislation went into effect in Massachusetts mandating health coverage for all citizens of the Bay State. Because universal health coverage is one of would-be President Barack Obama’s big tickets, this might qualify as a teachable moment.
There was an interesting post on the official Nader 2008 blog today that called out some prominent American liberals for going against their own beliefs and supporting the Democratic Party. “It is just shameful that prominent American liberals continue to support the corrupt Democratic Party.
While speaking at the national VFW headquarters in Kansas City, MO today, Republican presidential candidate John McCain was looking ahead towards victory in Iraq, while labeling Clinton and Obama dishonest about Iraq.
While 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.
Imagine the plight of the public school principal when faced with this peculiar circumstance – What do you do when one of your teachers sends an 8-year-old student to your office for sniffing Sharpie ink?
During 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.
According 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.
In 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.