An interesting little detail emerged today about new right wing public enemy #1 CNN reporter Susan Roesgen. She twice applied for a job at Fox News. She applied in January and September 2005 and was turned down. Is Roesgen bitter, or is this just business as usual for cable news?
When asked today during his daily briefing if President Obama would reinstate the assault weapons ban, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made it clear that Obama was looking at other strategies, such as hiring more police officers, instead of reinstating the ban on assault weapons.
The Washington Times reported yesterday that President Obama is ending a federal program that train
Hijack: (v) to steal, to rob, to seize by force or threat of force.
Americans, especially since 9/11, have become all too familiar with the word and the notion of hijacking. This is so true that if we were ever on a plane and someone stood up and shouted "We're hijacking the plane!", many passengers would rush the man and give him a thorough beating.
The events of the past couple of weeks have helped Obama to take a narrow lead in the latest polls and we can suspect that in upcoming polls that his lead will grow larger. Americans are a bit freaked out by what they see on the nightly news or what they are reading in the daily paper.
In a stinging editorial in today's Anchorage Daily News, the newspaper claimed that Gov. Sarah Palin is hiding behind the hired guns of John McCain to avoid accountability and cooperation with the Troopergate investigation.
It's Thursday, the last day of the Republican National Convention. So far, they haven't offered much substance. They'd better seize the day and pull this one out.
Yesterday, when asked by Politico how many houses
Barack Obama has a wide range of Democrats to choose his running mate from. In recent years the Democratic Party has been able to elect 28 of the nation's 50 governors. These state executives represent some of the party's best talent. If Obama decides to add a governor to his ticket, here are five excellent choices.
Almost 85% of the results have been counted in many of the counties in Pennsylvania, and it is clear that the hunting gun loving counties in the state went heavily for Hillary Clinton. Here is a sample of how bad the Obama defeat was in the rural counties that didn't appreciate being told that they cling to their religion and guns.
On Friday night in Terre Haute, IN, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama used a town hall meeting to speak about voter frustration and anger at the politics as usual campaigns of Hillary Clinton and John McCain. "And for 25, 30 years Democrats and Republicans have come before them and said we're going to make your community better.