As crazy as it sounds today, Deputy Asst.
President George Walker Bush, unseated from the Oval Office through the 22nd Amendment to the Const
It is unfathomable in the 21st Century that we need to talk about this issue. However it seems that now is the time for legislation that would ensure equal pay for women is passed. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called this a priority of the House.
After the Minnesota Supreme Court rejected a request to count an additional 650 absentee ballots, the attorneys for Sen. Norm Coleman vowed to fight on despite the fact that Democrat Al Franken is likely to be certified the winner of the Senate election.
Once again, Sarah Palin showed her fragile grasp of the Constitution when she claimed that media attacks on her violate her First Amendment right to attack Barack Obama. The problem is that the First Amendment deals with Congress passing laws regulating speech, not the media.
Today on his radio show, Rush Limbaugh continued his attacks on Colin Powell. In Limbaugh's mind Powell's endorsement was about race, and pressure from the black elites in the Democratic Party. Limbaugh also made the claim that as Sec. of State, Powell damaged the Bush administration.
I got home a little late tonight and got in just as Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett Packard, is speaking. I'll leave her "comments" alone as I didn't see all of it. I'll start tonight's "running diary" of the GOP convention with the first speaker I had the opportunity to fully observe.
8:08pm---Mitt Romney's on stage. Wait, what? Romney's on stage? Who decided to let him out of the Christian fundamentalist doghouse?
During an interview with reporters today Barack Obama was asked about Republican claims that he is too naïve on foreign policy. "I think it's my impression that John McCain has adopted not only George Bush's policies but George Bush's playbook. This is what was done in 2000; this is what was done in 2004," Obama said.
Because Barack Obama supports the recent Supreme Court ruling that suspected terrorism detainees have a right to challenge their detention, McCain campaign advisor Randy Scheunemann accused him of possessing, "the prefect September 10 mindset." For all of you, who had June 17 in the pool as the date when McCain would invoke 9/11 consider yourself a winner.
Barack Obama said of today's Supreme Court ruling that the detainees at GITMO have the right to challenge their detention in civilian court, "The Court's decision is a rejection of the Bush Administration's attempt to create a legal black hole at Guantanamo - yet another failed policy supported by John McCain."