It took them very little time to get up. Looks like they are going to make a lot of the transition public. This is a welcome change from the past eight years of opaque government.

First 3 Predictions

The conservative mainstream pundits will claim that the results are actually a victory for conservatism; that McCain lost because he wasn’t a real conservative or conservative enough and this election proved that America is a center-right nation. The GOPers and assorted right wing nuts will claim that Obama won due to fraud from Acorn. They… Continue reading First 3 Predictions

Palin doesn’t understand First Amendment

To put it succinctly: the press can’t violate Palin’s First Amendment rights. If the government were to criminalize her speech, that would be a violation. But what the press is doing in criticizing Palin is exercising the First Amendment. Palin doesn’t understand First Amendment – War Room – Ouch. That was painful.

Hitchens Unjumps Shark

It therefore seems to me that the Republican Party has invited not just defeat but discredit this year, and that both its nominees for the highest offices in the land should be decisively repudiated, along with any senators, congressmen, and governors who endorse them. From Vote Obama – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine Hitchens’… Continue reading Hitchens Unjumps Shark

Issue Isn’t Faith and Family

It is not snobbish to recognize that the job of vice president of the United States at this point in history requires a broad understanding of our diverse, globalized world and ways to strengthen the weakened position in it that this country has suffered over the last eight years. From With Palin, the Issue Isn’t… Continue reading Issue Isn’t Faith and Family

Mississippi’s Ballot Trick

Defying state law, they have decided to hide a hard-fought race for the United States Senate at the bottom of the ballot, where they clearly are hoping some voters will overlook it. Their proposed design is not only illegal. It shows a deep contempt for Mississippi’s voters. From Mississippi’s Ballot Trick Remember the good old… Continue reading Mississippi’s Ballot Trick

Robert Reich on Vetting

Do you believe Sarah Palin was put through anything remotely like this before John McCain decided she would be his vice presidential candidate, and possible President of the United States? Robert Reich’s Blog: Vetting Robert Reich discusses the vetting process he went through and suggests that maybe Mrs. Palin was actually picked based on one… Continue reading Robert Reich on Vetting